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Dr Sachin, Urologist

Dr. Sachin Arakere Nataraj

Head & Lead- Urology, Uro- Oncology, Uro Robotic Surgery & Renal Transplant

MBBS, MS, MRCS (Edinburgh) MCh Urology and Renal Transplantation (SGPGIMS, Lucknow) Visiting Fellowship in Robotic Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, USA Vattikuti Robotic Fellowship in Uro-Oncology and Renal Transplantation
English, Hindi, Kannada

Dr. Sachin, HOD & Lead- Urology, Uro- Oncology, Uro Robotic Surgery & Renal Transplant at Aster Whitefield Hospital, is one of the finest consultant with a rich experience of 16 years in field of Urology and Renal Transplantation.

He completed/earned his Master in Surgery from Bangalore Medical College, which was followed by MRCS from Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh; and Mch. in Urology and Renal Transplant from Sanjay Gandhi Medical College, Lucknow.

He has also pursued fellowship in Robotic surgery at Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit & Vattikuti robotic fellowship in urology and renal transplantation, at Fortis Escorts kidney and urology institute, New Delhi.

He has worked at several prestigious hospitals and medical centers, and has presented his research work at various national and international conferences. Earlier to his association with Aster Whitefield , he was associated with Medanta Medcity, Gurgaon as Associate director, Uro oncology, Robotic Surgery and Renal Transplantation. Previous to that he was associated as Consultant Urology and Renal Transplant at Manipal Hospitals and Columbia Asia Hospital.

Dr. Sachin is highly proficient in managing complex urological conditions, including prostate cancer, bladder cancer, kidney cancer, and Renal Transplantation. He has vast experience in Robotic assisted urological procedures for malignancies of prostate bladder and kidneys.He is one of the few Robotic surgeons from the country trained to perform Robotic assisted kidney Transplantation. He is dedicated to providing personalized, compassionate care to his patients and strives to deliver the best outcomes.

Area of expertise
  • Robotic renal transplant techniques and outcome
  • Minimally Invasive Urologic surgeries
  • Robotic Surgical care of Prostate Cancer
  • Robotic Surgical care of Kidney Cancer
  • Robotic Surgical care of Bladder Cancer
  • Robotic Assisted Intracorporeal Urinary Diversions (Neobladder and Ileal conduit)
  • Robotic Assisted Retroperitoneal Lymph node dissection (Robotic RPLND)
  • Robotic Surgical care of Adrenal Tumors
  • Robotic Surgical Urinary Tract Reconstruction
  • Robotic Assisted Video endoscopic inguinal lymphadenectomy (Robotic VEIL)
  • MR-TRUS Fusion Biopsies of Prostate
  • Endourology and Laser Surgery with interest in RIRS, HoLEP, and PCNL (Miniperc, Ultramini and Micro PCNL)
  • Renal transplantation, Vascular and Peritoneal access
  • Female Urology
  • Urethral reconstruction surgeries
  • Penile prosthesis and Artificial Urinary sphincters
Awards and recognitions
  • Distinction in subjects of Biochemistry, Pathology and Preventive and Social Medicine in MBBS course.
  • Awarded American urology association-Urology society of India International travel fellowship by urology society of India in January 2014
  • Represented New York section of AUA at annual residents Bowl (AUA 2014) Orlando
  • Runner up AUA Resident Bowl 2014, Orlando
  • Awarded Vattikuti robotic urology fellowship by Vattikuti foundation, Detroit
  • Vattikuti Foundation International travel fellowship, September 2017 (Mount Sinai Hospital, New York)
  • AUA Annual Best Video award 2020
  • First prize in managing a complication at NZ-USI 2020
  • Papers presented at International Conferences
  • Podium presentation at SPU section of AUA 2014 (Orlando, Florida)
  • “Screening of distal renal tubular acidosis and growth retardation in Posterior urethral valve-Is there a role for bicarbonate therapy in improving growth”. A Prospective randomized study.
  • V9-4 Robot assisted radical cystectomy and cutaneous ureterostomy is a new paradigm in managing select cases of muscle invasive bladder cancers. WCE 2017, Vancouver, Sep 2017.
  • V3-13 Robotic partial nephrectomy in complex renal tumors. WCE 2017, Vancouver, Sep 2017.
  • V3-14 Robot-assisted Level II Inferior Vena Cava tumor thrombectomy with Metastasectomy for left sided renal tumor: Step-by-Step Technique. WCE 2017, Vancouver, Sep 2017.
  • Papers presented at National conferences

Award papers

  • Strontium substitution for calcium in LithogenesisàProgress session. Presented at 23rd Annual conference of USI-North zone chapter. November 15-17, 2013 at Chandigarh.
  • Marudhara Jodhpur trust best paper NZ Urological Society of India(Nov 2013 ) Chandigarh.
  • “Screening of distal renal tubular acidosis and growth retardation in Posterior urethral valve-Is there a role for bicarbonate therapy in improving growth”. A Prospective randomized study.
  • CKP Menon best paper
  • “Anteroposterior ratio of tumor to abdomen (APROTA) on CECT: a new parameter to predict conversion during laparoscopic radical nephrectomy for tumors larger than 10cms”.47th Annual conference of the urological society of India,29th January to 2nd February 2014,New Delhi
  • BK Patna Prize Paper
  • “Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis: Are there any predictors to minimize surgical morbidity?-A prospective study. 47th Annual conference of the urological society of India, 29th January to 2nd February 2014, New Delhi
  • Urology Best paper for young Urologist
  • “Specimen Retrival, Bimanual Examination And Intraoperative Frozen Sections During Robot-assisted Radical Prostatectomy: An Alternate Technique To Neurosafe In Reducing Positive Surgical Margins And Improving Oncological Outcome”. USICON 2021
  • Urology Best paper for young Urologist
  • ASURE during RARP improves continence”. USICON 2021


Original articles

  • Prospective randomized study to evaluate the feasibility and outcome of transmesocolic laparoscopic pyeloplasty and compare it with retro colic laparoscopic pyeloplasty in pediatric and adolescent patients DOI:10.4103/0970-1591.128499 IJU July-September 2014 Volume 30 | Issue3
  • Screening of distal renal tubular acidosis and growth retardation in Posterior urethral valve-Is there a role for bicarbonate therapy in improving growth! A Prospective randomized study.

Pediatric supplement of Journal of Urology

  • Anteroposterior ratio of tumor to abdomen (APROTA) on CECT: a new parameter to predict conversion during laparoscopic radical nephrectomy for tumors larger than 10cms.

Journal of Endourology

  • Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis: Are there any predictors to minimize surgical morbidity?

Urology gold journal

  • Orchalgia following left donor nephrectomy

Journal of Endourology. June 2015, 29(6): 696

  • Role of pre-operative duplex ultra-sonographic parameters to predict functionl maturatipn of wrist radio cephalic arteriovenous fistula for haemodialysis access

BJU International 2014, March

  • Safe and Optimal pneumo peritoneal pressure for transperitoneal laparoscopic renal surgery in infant less than 10 KG, looked beyond intra-operative period-A prospective and randomized study

European Urology Supplements, 13(1): e 548. April 2014

  • Feasibility and Functional Outcome of Robotic Assisted Kidney Transplantation Using Grafts With Multiple Vessels: Comparison to Propensity Matched Contemporary Open Kidney Transplants Cohort. August 2020Frontiers in Surgery 7:51.DOI:10.3389/fsurg.2020.00051
  • V10-03 FUNCTIONING LEFT RENAL HILAR EXTRA-ADRENAL PARAGANGLIOMA: RENAL SPARING EXCISION WITH RECONSTRUCTION OF RENAL VESSELS. April 2020.The Journal of Urology 203(Supplement 4): e931-e932 DOI:10.1097/JU.0000000000000935.03
  • V09-11 NEEDLE IN A HAYSTACK: PREVENTION AND MANAGEMENT OF NEEDLE LOSS DURING ROBOTIC SURGERY.April 2019. The Journal of Urology 201(Supplement 4) DOI:10.1097/01.JU.0000556991.69219.2b
  • An Adolescent with tuberous sclerosis with hypocalcemia and a renal mass.
  • Sachin Arakere Nataraj, Sidharth Sethi
  • Indian Journal of Nephrology, April 2023

Review article

  • Current concepts in ABO-incompatible kidney transplantation and its relevance in Indian context
  • Aneesh Srivastava, Sachin A N
  • Indian Journal of Transplantation 2012 January–March Review Article Volume 6, Number 1; pp. 20–23

Membership of Professional bodies


  • American urology association
  • European urology


  • Urological society of India
  • North Zone chapter of urological society of India
  • Bangalore Urology Society
  • Association of surgeons of India

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