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अखिल भारतीय आयुर्विज्ञान संस्थान, नई दिल्ली
All India Institute Of Medical Sciences, New Delhi

Dr. Rajeev Kumar

Prof. Rajeev Kumar

Associate Dean (Academics)
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Areas of special interest:


  • Minimally invasive (Laparoscopic and Robotic) Urology

  • Surgery of the adrenal gland

  • Microsurgery for male infertility


  • Magnetic resonance techniques for prostate cancer

  • Etiology of male infertility


Major Appointments:

  • Chief Editor. Indian Journal of Urology

  • President-Elect, Société Internationale d'Urologie (SIU)

  • Adjunct Secretary General, Urological Association of Asia (UAA)

  • Faculty in charge, Andrology and Male Infertility clinic

  • Associate Editor: National Medical Journal of India

  • International consulting editor: Journal of Urology

  • Associate Editor: International Journal of Urology

  • Assistant Editor: Journal of Endourology


Selected Publications: (ORCID Record)

  1. Sridhar P, Kumar R. Outcomes of robotic surgery for low-volume surgeons. Soc Int Urol J. 2022;3(5):323–330

  2. Garg H, Seth A, Kumar R. Impact of previous transurethral resection of prostate on robot-assisted radical prostatectomy: a matched cohort analysis. J Rob Surg. 2022;10.1007/s11701-021-01348-8

  3. Sharma AP, Sharma G, Kumar R. Systematic review and meta-analysis on effect of Carnitine, Coenzyme Q10 and Selenium on pregnancy in couples with idiopathic male infertility. Urology. 2021; 161:4-11

  4. Garg H, Singh P, Seth A, Kumar R. Changing trends in robot-assisted radical prostatectomy: inverse stage migration-a retrospective analysis. Prostate Int. 2021; 9:157-162

  5. Kaushal R, Gurnani N, Kumar M, Dada R, Kumar R. Male infertility in India: Demographics, aetiology and outcomes of standard clinical practice. Natl Med J India. 2020;33:340-343

  6. Prakash P, Ramachandran R, Tandon N, Kumar R. Open surgery for pheochromocytoma: Current indications and outcomes from a retrospective cohort. Indian J Urol. 2020;36:21-5

  7. Tiwari DP, Razik T, Das CJ, Kumar R. Prospective analysis of factors predicting feasibility & success of longitudinal intussusception vasoepididymostomy in men with idiopathic obstructive azoospermia. Indian J Med Res. 2019;149:51-56

  8. Kaushal R, Das CJ, Singh P, Dogra PN, Kumar R. Multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging transrectal ultrasound fusion biopsies increase the rate of cancer detection in populations with a low incidence of prostate cancer. Investig Clin Urol. 2019;60:156-161

  9. Prakash P, Ramachandran R, Tandon N, Kumar R. Changes in blood pressure, blood sugar, and quality of life in patients undergoing pheochromocytoma surgery: a prospective cohort study. Indian J Urol. 2019;35:34-40

  10. Bandewar SVS, Aggarwal A, Kumar R, Aggarwal R, Sahni P, Pai SA. Medical Council of India's amended qualifications for Indian medical teachers: Well intended, yet half-hearted. Indian J Urol. 2018;34: 3-6 (Simultaneous publication in 6 journals)

  11. Kumar R. A new era of Asian urology: a SWOT analysis. Nat Rev Urol. 2016;13:685-689.

  12. Rao N, Ramachandran R, Tandon N, Singh P, Kumar R. Surgical and hemodynamic outcomes in pheochromocytoma surgery: a prospective cohort study. Urology. 2016;98:103-106.

  13. Aggarwal R, Gogtay N, Kumar R, Sahni P, for the Indian Association of Medical Journal Editors. The revised guidelines of the Medical Council of India for academic promotions: Need for a rethink. Indian J Urol 2016;32:1-4 (Simultaneous publication in 22 journals)

  14. Garg H, Kumar R. An update on the role of medical treatment including antioxidant therapy in varicocele. Asian J Androl. 2016;18:1-7

  15. Garg H, Kumar R. Empirical drug therapy for idiopathic male infertility: what is the new evidence? Urology. 2015; 86:1065-75

  16. Kumar R, Jagannathan NR. Editorial: Prebiopsy magnetic resonance studies for prostate cancer diagnosis. Int J Urol. 2013;20:140-1

  17. Kumar R, Nayak B. Robotic versus conventional laparoscopic pyeloplasty: A single surgeon concurrent cohort review. Indian J Urol. 2013;29:19-21

  18. Kumar R, Anand A, Saxena V, Seth A, Dogra PN, Gupta NP. Safety and efficacy of PCNL for management of staghorn calculi in pediatric patients. J Pediatr Urol. 2011;7:248-51

  19. Kumar R, Mukherjee S, Gupta NP. Intussusception Vasoepididymostomy with Longitudinal Suture Placement for Idiopathic Obstructive Azoospermia. J Urol. 2010; 183:1489-92

  20. Kumar R, Mukherjee S. 4x4 vasovasostomy: a simplified vasectomy reversal technique. Indian J Urol. 2010;26:350-2


Major awards and recognitions:


  1. Urology Gold Medal for Best Post Graduate, AIIMS, 2001

  2. Institute Medal for Best Graduate, AIIMS, 1993

  3. Institute Prize for Best Graduate in Surgery, AIIMS, 1993

  4. Institute Prize for Best Graduate in Medicine, AIIMS, 1993

  5. Institute Prize for Best Graduate in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, AIIMS, 1993

  6. Institute Prize for Best Graduate in Pharmacology, AIIMS, 1991

  7. Institute Prize for Best Graduate in Physiology and Biochemistry, AIIMS, 1990

  8. New Zealand High Commissioner’s Prize, AIIMS, 1993

  9. Institute Merit Scholarship, AIIMS, 1990-1994


  • Elected Member, American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons

  • Fellow, National Academy of Medical Sciences, 2020

  • Pinnamaneni Venkateswara Rao Oration, Urological Society of India, 2020

  • Dr PB Sivaraman endowment lecture: SZC-Urological Society of India, 2016

  • International Surgical Education Scholarship-American College of Surgeons, 2014

  • DUSCON Gold Medal for Clinical Research in Urology, 2014

  • Dr Roy Chally Oration: Urological Association of Kerala, 2013

  • International Guest Scholarship, American College of Surgeons, 2011

  • Outstanding Young Urologist, Urological Association of Asia, 2010

  • DUSCON Award and Gold Medal for Basic Research in Urology, 2010

  • Chakroborty Fellowship: Visiting Clinician, Mayo Clinic, USA, 2007

  • MIUC Fellowship, Urological Society of India, 2007

  • ICRETT Fellowship, UICC, Geneva: Mayo Clinic, USA, 2006


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