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Dr. Krishnamurthy Sairam

Consultant Urologist

Urology & Lithotripsy

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Locations
CMC Hospital – DHCC 2
Languages
English Hindi Tamil

Bio

Dr Krish Sairam has more than 20 years of experience as a urologist and has been practising in Dubai since 2014. He underwent basic and higher surgical training in surgery and urology and obtained the CCT in urology in the United Kingdom. He trained in laparoscopic and robotic urological surgery during his higher surgical training and worked as a consultant in the UK. He worked in India for a short period (2010-14) before moving to Dubai.

He was Urology Tutor and Course Director of Laparoscopy in Urology at the Ethicon Institute of Surgical Education in India from 2012 to 2014; served as faculty in the Board of Education, Urological Society of India. He has served as adjunct clinical faculty in the prestigious Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences since early 2019.

Dr Krish Sairam has published extensively, including peer reviewed articles, abstracts, book chapters and editorials. He has also done several regional, national and international presentations.

Treatments
  • Urological cancers (prostate, bladder, kidney, testis )
  • BPH, OAB, erectile dysfunction
  • Laparoscopic/robotic surgery – nephrectomy, cystectomy, pyeloplasty, adrenalectomy, varicocelectomy
  • Ureteroscopy and laser surgery for stones, ESWL (lithotripsy)
  • TURP, TURBT, Holmium & Greenlight laser prostatecto
Education
  • MBBS
  • FRCSG
  • FRCS (England)
  • Diploma Urology
  • FRCSG (Urology)
  • FACS

Memberships

  • Emirates Urological Society (EUS)
  • Emirates Medical Association (EMA)
  • American Urological Association (AUA)
  • European Association of Urology (EAU)
  • Urological Society of India (USI)
  • American College of Surgeons (ACS)
  • Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Glasgow
  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
Publications
  1. Sairam K, Scoffone C, Alken P et al on behalf of the CROES PCNL Study Group. Percutaneous nephrolithotomy and chronic kidney disease: results from the Clinical Research Office of the Endourological Society (CROES) PCNL Global Study. J Urol. 2012 Oct;188(4):1195-200.
  2. Ananda Kumar D, Sairam K, Srinivasan V. Limitations and complications of robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: The other side of the coin. Indian Journal of Urology, 2010; 26(4), 601-2.
  3. Sairam K, Dasgupta P. Robot assisted radical prostatectomy: current concepts. Minerva Urol Nefrol 2009 Jun; 61(2):115-20.
  4. Spencer C-D, Sairam K, Challacombe B, Murphy D, Dasgupta P. Robot-assisted laparoscopic pyeloplasty (RALP) for the management of pelvi-ureteric junction obstruction in horseshoe kidneys: initial experience. Journal of Robotic Surgery, 2009; 3(2): 99-102.
  5. Hakeem AR, Sairam K, Plail RO. The value of blood tests following transurethral resection of the prostate. UIJ. 2009 Apr;2(2). doi:10.3834/uij.1944-5784.2009.04.05
  6. Smith JBK, Sairam K, Olsburgh J. Acute urinary retention secondary to a urethral calculus in a bladder drained kidney pancreas transplant patient – a metallic clip nidus. Journal of International Medical Research, 2009; 37: 253-256.
  7. Sairam K, Elhage O, Murphy D, Hegarty N, Dasgupta P. Robotic renal surgery. Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica, Sep 2008; 60(3): 185-96.
  8. Sairam K, Dasgupta P. Robot-assisted partial nephrectomy. BJUI Aug 2008; 102(3):266-7.
  9. Sairam K, Kulinskaya E, Boustead GB, Hanbury DC, McNicholas TA. Sildenafil influences lower urinary tract symptoms. BJU Int, 2002; 90: 836 – 839.
  10. Sairam K, Kulinskaya E, Boustead GB, Hanbury DC, McNicholas TA. Oral sildenafil (Viagra ™) in male erectile dysfunction: use, efficacy and safety profile in an unselected cohort presenting to a British district general hospital. BMC Urology, 2002, 2:4.
  11. Sairam K, Kulinskaya E, Boustead GB, Hanbury DC, McNicholas TA. Prevalence of undiagnosed prostate cancer in men with erectile dysfunction. BJU Int, 2002; 89 (3): 261 – 263.
  12. Sairam K, Kulinskaya E, Boustead GB, Hanbury DC, McNicholas TA. Prevalence of undiagnosed diabetes mellitus in male erectile dysfunction. BJU Int, 2001; 88: 68 – 71.
  13. Sairam K, McNicholas TA. Sildenafil in diabetic peripheral neuropathy. Br J Diabetes VascDis, 2002; 2: 304.
  14. Carroll KM, Sairam K, Olliff SP, Wallace DMA. Paravesical Suture Granuloma (PSG) resembling bladder carcinoma on CT scanning. Br J Radiol, 1996; 69: 476 – 8.

PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS

  1. Sairam K, Scoffone C, Alken P et al on behalf of the CROES PCNL Study Group.Percutaneous nephrolithotomy and chronic kidney disease: results from the Clinical Research Office of the Endourological Society (CROES) PCNL Global Study. AUA 2012, Atlanta, USA.
  2. Sairam K, Wozniak SP, Isworth RA. LESS: initial experience in a UK district general hospital. Controversies in Urology (CURy) – 4th World Congress, Paris, France, Jan 2011.
  3. Elhage O,Challacombe B, Sairam K, Murphy D, Dasgupta P. Robotic assisted radical prostatectomy with 5 mm snake head instruments. J Endourol 2008; 22 s(1): 49
  4. O Elhage, B Challacombe, K Sairam, C Dowson, S Shah, D Murphy, N Hegarty, R Popert, P Dasgupta. Robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy in T3 cancers. J Endo 2008 ; 22(supp 1) :A37.
  5. Sairam K, Kulinskaya E, Boustead GB, Hanbury DC, McNicholas TA. Does sildenafil influence male lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS)? The association of LUTS with male erectile dysfunction (MED). BJU Int, 2000; 86 (Sup. 3): 185.
  6. Sairam K, Boustead GB, Hanbury DC, McNicholas TA. Screening for prostate cancer in male erectile dysfunction (MED). BJU Int, 2000; 86 (Supplement 3): 232.
  7. Sairam K, Fletcher H, Miller PD. Holmium:YAG laser ablation of superficial TCC of bladder. BJU Int, 2000; 85 (Supplement 5, Abstract 87): 33.
  8. Sairam K, Hanbury DC, Boustead GB, McNicholas TA. Are lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) related to male erectile dysfunction (MED)? Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases, 2000; 3:128.
  9. Sairam K. Cardiovascular risk in ED. BJU International 2002; 88 (9), 987.
  10. Sairam K. Sildenafil – the basis for its prophylactic use. Is there one? BMJ 2003; 326: 9a.

BOOK CHAPTER

  1. Sairam S and Sairam K. Principles of pre-hospital care and casualty management of a trauma victim including principles of triage. In: Vetrivel C, editors. Vetrivel’s Textbook of Orthopaedics. In press.
  2. Sairam K. Neurogenic bladder. In: Tamilselvi A, Rane A, editors. Principles & Practice of Urogynaecology. India: Springer, 2015, p. 77-84.(http://www.springer.com/us/book/9788132216919)

EDITORIALS / COMMENTS

  1. Sairam K. Simulation – the need for a paradigm shift in urological training. Cent European J Urol. 2015; 68: 213.
  2. Sairam K. Should we SUSPEND MET? Not really. Central European J Urol, 2016; 69(2): 183.

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