Dr. Gopal Sharma

Consultant-Uro Oncology & Robotic Surgery Urology and Andrology , Kidney and Urology Institute

Gurugram

About

Fellowship-trained robotic surgeon

Intuitive certified Console surgeon

An active researcher and Editorial board member of IJU and WJUR

Dr. Gopal Sharma is a Consultant at the Department of Uro oncology and Robotic Surgery.

He has a special interest in the management of urological cancers such as prostate, kidney and bladder. Previously, he worked as an Associate Consultant in the Department of Urologic Oncology and Robotic Surgery at Max Super Speciality Hospitals, Saket, Delhi. After completing his basic training in Surgery and Urology, he received one-year training in robotic surgery through a competitively selected prestigious and internationally accredited “Vattikuti Fellowship in Robotic Surgery”. Subsequently, he has been certified by Intuitive Surgical Systems as a “Console” surgeon. He is dedicated to the field of Uro Oncology and has experience of managing patients with various urological cancers.

Apart from clinical work, he has published extensively on urological and surgical research with over 80 peer-reviewed articles, national and international research presentations and authored textbook chapters. He has been a lead/co-investigator in various National and International research projects. He is credited with the development of two clinically useful nomograms in urological cancers. He is an active reviewer for various National and International Journals and serves as an Editorial Board Member for the Indian Journal of Urology and the World Journal of Urology.

Medical Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONSINSTITUTE / DEPARTMENTYEAR
Vattikuti Fellowship in Urologic Oncology & Robotic SurgeryMax Institute of Cancer Care Saket, Delhi2022
M.Ch. UrologyPost Graduate Institute of Medical  Education and Research,  Chandigarh2021
M.S. SurgeryPost Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh2017
MBBSMaulana Azad Medical College, Delhi2014

Specialization and Expertise

  • Uro-Oncology
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Minimally invasive Surgery

Memberships & Certifications

  • European Association of Urology
  • American Urology Association
  • Urological Society of India
  • Société Internationale d'Urologie

Awards & Accomplishments

  • Vattikuti Fellowship in Robotic Surgery., 2022
  • Certificate of Intuitive System Training Equivalency as Console Surgeon, 2022.
  • Max Institute of Medical Education Fellowship in Urooncology and Robotic Surgery 2021
  • Secured first prize in the “Uro Quiz- USICON 2021”.
  • Selected for USI Travel fellowship for the year 2021.
  • Second Prize is CMC best poster for NZUSICON 2021.
  • Awarded Urooncology Travelling Fellowship to Miami Cancer Institute 2021.
  • Second Prize is Marudhara best paper for NZUSICON 2022.
  • Editorial Board member: IJU & WJUR

Publications

  • Sharma G, Rai S, Garg PK. Spontaneous asymptomatic rupture of pseudocyst into  stomach. BMJ Case Rep. 2018 Sep 26;2018:PMID: 30257874; PMCID: PMC6169720. :   1, 2018
  • Sharma G, Jain A, Sharma P, Sharma S, Rathi V, Garg PK. Giant exophytic renal  angiomyolipoma masquerading as a retroperitoneal liposarcoma: A case report and review  of literature. World J Clin Oncol. 2018 Nov 10;9(7):162-166. PMID: 30425941; PMCID:  PMC6230916. :   2, 2018
  • Attri V, Parmar K, Dewana S, Sharma G, Chandna A. Massive Bleed Following Optical  Internal Urethrotomy: An Unforeseen Doom Discussing the Unique Management  Technique. J Endourol Case Rep. 2018 Nov 1;4(1):179-182. PMID: 30397655; PMCID:  PMC6215387 :   3, 2018
  • Sharma G, Parmar KM, Lanka P, Singh SK. Unusual cause of bladder and urethral stones  in a child. BMJ Case Rep. 2018 Dec 22;11(1):e227792. PMID: 30580311; PMCID:  PMC6326320. :   4, 2018
  • Sharma G, Shreshtha S, Bhatt S, Garg PK. Retroperitoneal cystic mass: a diagnostic  challenge. ANZ J Surg. 2019 Dec;89(12):E576-E577. PMID: 30690855. :   5, 2019
  • Garg PK, Sharma G, Rai S, Jakhetiya A. Primary salivary gland-type tumors of the lung:  A systematic review and pooled analysis. Lung India. 2019 Mar-Apr;36(2):118-122.  PMID: 30829245; PMCID: PMC6410586. :   6, 2019
  • Choudhary D, Sharma G, Singh T, Chishi N, Garg PK. Isolated abdominal wall metastasis  in early ovarian cancer: a true systemic metastasis or local tumour cells implantation. J  Obstet Gynaecol. 2019 Jul;39(5):724-726. PMID: 31010379 :   7, 2019
  • Gupta R, Kulkarni AA, Babu R, Shenvi S, Gupta R, Sharma G, Kang M, Sharma V, Singh  H, Kumar-M P, Rana S. Predrainage and Postdrainage Prognostic Nomograms to Predict  Outcome of Percutaneous Drainage for Infected Pancreatic and Peripancreatic Necrotic  Collections. Pancreas. 2019 Oct;48(9):1212-1219.PMID: 31593016. :   8, 2019
  • Parmar KM, Tyagi S, Singh SK, Sharma G. Rare case with plethora of upper urinary tract  anomalies associated with pelviureteric junction obstruction: a surgical challenge managed  with robot assistance. BMJ Case Rep. 2019 Jan 28;12(1):bcr-2018-228684. PMID:  30696654; PMCID: PMC6350740. :   9, 2019
  • Kumar S, Narain TA, Sharma G, Tyagi S. Bilateral leiomyosarcoma of kidneys with  pericardial metastases: a double whammy. BMJ Case Rep. 2019 Mar 20;12(3):e228394.  PMID: 30898939; PMCID: PMC6453377. :   10, 2019
  • Parmar KM, Sharma G, Rai T. Urinary bladder mass with emphysematous cystitis: double  whammy. BMJ Case Rep. 2019 Jun 5;12(6):e230772. PMID: 31171537; PMCID:  PMC6557529. :   11, 2019
  • Dewana SK, Parmar KM, Sharma G, Bansal A, Panwar P, Mavuduru RS. Paraneoplastic  hepatic dysfunction with jaundice in a case of primary renal synovial sarcoma: A very rare  scenario. Urol Case Rep. 2019 Feb 11;24:100841. PMID: 31211052; PMCID:  PMC6562268. :   12, 2019
  • Sharma G, Sharma AP. Re: Goel P, Jain S, Bajpai M, Khanna P, Jain V, Yadav DK. Does  caudal analgesia increase the rates of urethrocutaneous fistula formation after hypospadias  repair? Systematic review and meta-analysis. Indian J Urol 2019;35:222-9. Indian J Urol.  2019 Oct-Dec;35(4):310-311. PMCID: PMC6792404. :   13, 2019
  • Sharma G. Extensive cavitatory lung metastases in cholangiocarcinoma. ANZ J Surg.  2020 Jan;90(1-2):173-174. PMID: 30836436. :   14, 2020
  • Gupta R, Kulkarni A, Babu R, Shenvi S, Gupta R, Sharma G, Kang M, Gorsi U, Rana SS.  Complications of Percutaneous Drainage in Step-Up Approach for Management of  Pancreatic Necrosis: Experience of 10 Years from a Tertiary Care Center. J Gastrointest  Surg. 2020 Mar;24(3):598-609. PMID: 31845144. :   15, 2020
  • Sharma G, Sharma AP, Mavuduru RS, Devana SK, Bora GS, Singh SK, Mandal AK. Role  of phosphodiesterase inhibitors in stent-related symptoms: a systematic review and meta analysis. World J Urol. 2020 Apr;38(4):929-938. PMID: 31254098. :   16, 2020
  • Sharma G, Sharma S, Parmar K. Buccal mucosa or penile skin for substitution  urethroplasty: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Indian J Urol. 2020 Apr Jun;36(2):81-88. PMID: 32549657; PMCID: PMC7279095. :   16, 2020
  • Sharma AP, Gupta MK, Sharma G, Mavuduru RS. Arteriovenous malformation with a  renal mass: A rare association. Indian J Urol. 2020 Jan-Mar;36(1):65-66PMCID:  PMC6961434. :   16, 2020
  • Singh SK, Chandna A, Sharma G, Bora GS, Sharma AP. Vaginal Flap Incorporation  During Robot-assisted Vesicovaginal Fistula Repair: A Novel Technique for Avoiding  Ureteric Reimplantation. Urology. 2020 Aug;142:250.PMID: 32380159. :   16, 2020
  • Sharma G, Savlania A, Arumulla SS. Hypertension and Unilateral Varicoceles in a Young  Male: Harbinger of a Sinister Finding. Urology. 2020 Aug;142:e43-e44. PMID: 32380158. :   16, 2020
  • Singh S, Tyagi S, Sharma G. Controlled Intramural Ureterotomy and Cystoscopic  Assistance During Transvaginal Repair of Complex Vesicovaginal Fistula. Urology. 2020  Sep;143:267. PMID: 32502606. :   16, 2020
  • Yadav AK, Sharma G, Mavuduru RS, Bora GS. Prolapsing bladder neck polyp in a  female: an innocuous pathology with unusual presentation. Int Urogynecol J. 2020 Aug  26. PMID: 32845400. :   16, 2020
  • Sharma G. Simplified PADUA REnal nephrometry system: A refitted PADUA score.  Indian J Urol. 2020 Apr-Jun;36(2):146-147. PMID: 32549672; PMCID: PMC7279097. :   16, 2020
  • Ranjan KR, Sharma G. Comment on "Efficacy and safety of oral phosphodiesterase 5  inhibitor for erectile dysfunction: a network meta-analysis and multicriteria decision".  World J Urol. 2020 May 30. PMID: 32474824. :   16, 2020
  • Sharma G, Sharma AP. Comment on "Safety and efficacy of bipolar versus monopolar  transurethral resection of bladder tumor: a systematic review and meta-analysis". World J  Urol. 2020 Jun 5. PMID: 32504315. :   16, 2020
  • Sharma G, Tyagi S. Comment on "Bipolar versus monopolar transurethral resection of  non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized  controlled trials". World J Urol. 2020 Jun 10. PMID: 32524256. :   16, 2020
  • Sharma G. Is Laser En Bloc Resection Better than Conventional TURBT? Urol Int.  2020;104(7-8):667-668. PMID: 32580189. :   16, 2020
  • Sharma G. Can anterior approach be used for all patients with upper ureteric stones for  shock wave lithotripsy? World J Urol. 2020 Jun 27. PMID: 32594226. :   16, 2020
  • Sharma G, Tyagi S. Does bipolar energy provide any advantage over monopolar surgery  in transurethral resection of non-muscle invasive bladder tumors? A systematic review and  meta-analysis. World J Urol. 2020 Jul 8. PMID: 32643030 :   16, 2020
  • Prasad S, Sharma G, Kumar S, Tyagi S. The impact of atrial fibrillation on outcomes in  patients undergoing radical prostatectomy. World J Urol. 2020 Jul 20. PMID: 32691148. :   16, 2020
  • Sharma G, Tyagi S, Parmar K, Kumar S. Comment on "Bladder infusion versus standard  catheter removal for trial of void: a systematic review and meta-analysis". World J Urol. 2020 Sep 1. PMID: 32870354. :   16, 2020
  • Sharma G, Tyagi S. Micropercutaneous versus Retrograde Intrarenal Surgery for the  Management of Moderately Sized Kidney Stones: A Systematic Review and Meta Analysis. Urol Int. 2020 Oct 1:1-2. PMID: 33002890. :   16, 2020
  • Kulkarni AA, Sharma G, Deo KB, Jain T. Umbilical port versus epigastric port for  gallbladder extraction in laparoscopic cholecystectomy: A systematic review and meta analysis of randomized controlled trials with trial sequential analysis. Surgeon. 2021 Apr  19:S1479-666X(21)00059-7. doi: 10.1016/j.surge.2021.02.009. Epub ahead of print.  PMID: 33888427. :   16, 2021
  • Sharma G, Sharma AP, Mavuduru RS, Bora GS, Devana SK, Singh SK, Mandal AK.  Safety and efficacy of bipolar versus monopolar transurethral resection of bladder tumor:  a systematic review and meta-analysis. World J Urol. 2020 Apr 21. PMID: 32318856. :   16, 2021
  • Sharma AP, Sharma G, Tyagi S, Devana SK, Mavuduru RS, Bora GS, Singh SK. Safety  and efficacy of "on-demand" tramadol in patients with premature ejaculation: an updated  meta-analysis. Int Braz J Urol. 2021 Feb 11;47. doi: 10.1590/S1677- 5538.IBJU.2020.0561. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33566469. :   16, 2021
  • Sharma G, Kaundal P, Pareek T, Tyagi S, Sharma AP, Devana SK, Singh SK. Comparison  of efficacy of various drugs used for medical expulsive therapy for distal ureter stones: A  systematic review and network meta-analysis. Int J Clin Pract. 2021 Apr 7:e14214. doi:  10.1111/ijcp.14214. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33825273. :   16, 2021
  • Sharma S, Sharma G, Tyagi S. Lidocaine lubricant jelly does not reduce pain perception  during female urethral catheterization: A systematic review with meta-analysis and trial  sequential analysis. Int J Clin Pract. 2021 Mar 24:e14162. doi: 10.1111/ijcp.14162. Epub  ahead of print. PMID: 33759297. :   16, 2021
  • Sharma G, Yadav AK, Pareek T, Kaundal P, Tyagi S, Devana SK, Singh SK. Impact of  pathological factors on survival in patients with upper tract urothelial carcinoma: a  systematic review and meta-analysis. Int Braz J Urol. 2021 Apr 20;47. doi:  10.1590/S1677-5538.IBJU.2020.1032. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34003609. :   16, 2021
  • Sharma G, Pareek T, Tyagi S, Kaundal P, Yadav AK, Thummala Y, Devana SK.  Comparison of efficacy and safety of various management options for large upper ureteric  stones a systematic review and network meta-analysis. Sci Rep. 2021 Jun 3;11(1):11811.  doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-91364-3. PMID: 34083725; PMCID: PMC8175352. :   16, 2021
  • Sharma G, Pareek T, Kaundal P, Tyagi S, Singh S, Yashaswi T, Devan SK, Sharma AP.  Comparison of efficacy of three commonly used alpha-blockers as medical expulsive  therapy for distal ureter stones: A systematic review and network meta-analysis. Int Braz  J Urol. 2021 Feb 20;47. :   16, 2021
  • Sharma G, Sharma A, Krishna M, Devana SK, Singh SK. Xpert bladder cancer monitor  in surveillance of bladder cancer: Systematic review and meta-analysis. Urol Oncol. 2021  Sep 14. :   16, 2021
  • Sharma G, Sharma A, Devana SK, Singh SK. Mini Versus Standard Percutaneous  Nephrolithotomy for the Management of Renal Stone Disease: Systematic Review and  Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. Eur Urol Focus. 2021 Aug 14:S2405- 4569(21)00194-2. :   16, 2021
  • Sharma AP, Sharma G, Kumar R. Systematic Review and Meta-analysis on Effect of  Carnitine, Coenzyme Q10 and Selenium on Pregnancy and Semen Parameters in Couples  With Idiopathic Male Infertility. Urology. 2021 Dec 4. :   16, 2021
  • Sharma G, Tyagi S, Mavuduru R, Bora GS, Sharma AP, Devana SK, Gorsi U, Kakkar N,  Singh SK. External validation of SPARE nephrometery score in predicting overall  complications, trifecta and pentafecta outcomes following robot-assisted partial  nephrectomy. Minerva Urol Nefrol. 2021 Jan 13. :   16, 2021
  • Krishnan A, Sharma G, Devana SK, Zohmangaihi D, Mavuduru RS, Mandal AK, Sharma  AP, Bora GS. Urinary adenosine triphosphate and nitric oxide levels in patients with  underactive bladder: a preliminary study. World J Urol. 2021 Dec;39(12):4421-4425 :   16, 2021
  • Tyagi S, Sharma G, Bora GS, Mavuduru RS, Sharma AP, Devana SK, Gorsi U, Kakkar  N, Singh SK. Trifecta and pentafecta outcomes following robot-assisted partial  nephrectomy for hilar versus nonhilar tumors: A propensity-matched analysis. Indian J  Urol. 2021 Oct-Dec;37(4):318-324. :   16, 2021
  • Tyagi S, Parmar KM, Singh SK, Sharma A, Shukla M, Sharma AP, Devana SK, Sharma  G, Kumar S, Mandal AK. 'Pee'BuSt Trial: A single-centre prospective randomized study  comparing functional and anatomic outcomes after augmentation urethroplasty with penile  skin graft versus buccal mucosa graft for anterior urethral stricture disease. World J Urol.  2021 Oct 16:1–7. :   16, 2021
  • Sharma G, Kakkar N, Singh SK, Parmar K, Sharma AP, Mavuduru R. Primary primitive  neuroectodermal tumour of the kidney in adults: Experience of managing 12 cases with  systematic review and pooled analysis of literature. Int J Clin Pract. 2021 Dec;75(12). :   16, 2021
  • Sharma G. Re: "Does tamsulosin or mirabegron improve ureteral stent-related symptoms?  A prospective placebo-controlled study". Low Urin Tract Symptoms. 2021  Jan;13(1):198. PMID: 33389823. :   16, 2021
  • Sharma G. Miniaturized percutaneous nephrolithotomy: Is smaller really better? Indian  J Urol. 2021 Oct-Dec;37(4):363-364. :   16, 2021
  • Sharma G. Comment on "Pooled analysis of Xpert bladder cancer based on the 5 mRNAs  for rapid diagnosis of bladder carcinoma". World J Surg Oncol. 2021 Aug 11;19(1):237. doi: 10.1186/s12957-021-02359-3. PMID: 34380515; PMCID: PMC8359550. :   16, 2021
  • Sharma G, Krishna M, Pareek T, Bora GS, Mavuduru RS, Mete UK, Singh SK, Patel  HRH. Current practice patterns in the perioperative management of patients undergoing  radical cystectomy: Results from a global survey. Urol Oncol. 2022 May;40(5):196.e1- 196.e9. :   16, 2022
  • Sharma G, Sharma A, Krishna M, Ahluwalia P, Gautam G. Diagnostic performance of  minichromosome maintenance 5 (MCM5) in bladder cancer: A systematic review and  meta-analysis. Urol Oncol. 2022 Apr 9:S1078-1439(22)00075-8. :   16, 2022
  • Sharma G, Sharma A, Tyagi S, Bora G, Mavuduru R, Devana S, et al. Robot-assisted  partial nephrectomy for moderate to highly complex renal masses. A systematic review  and meta-analysis. 2022;38:174-83. :   16, 2022
  • Sharma G, Darlington D, Ahluwalia P, Gautam G. Development and internal validation  of preoperative and postoperative nomograms predicting quadrifecta outcomes following  robotic radical prostatectomy. 2022;38:197-203 :   16, 2022
  • Sharma G, Shah M, Ahluwalia P, Dasgupta P, Challacombe BJ, Bhandari M, Ahlawat R,  Rawal S, Buffi NM, Sivaraman A, Porter JR, Rogers C, Mottrie A, Abaza R, Rha KH,  Moon D, Yuvaraja TB, Parekh DJ, Capitanio U, Maes KK, Porpiglia F, Turkeri L, Gautam  G. Comparison of perioperative outcomes following transperitoneal versus retroperitoneal  robot-assisted partial nephrectomy: a propensity-matched analysis of VCQI database.  World J Urol. 2022 Jul 22. doi: 10.1007/s00345-022-04101-4. Epub ahead of print. PMID:  35867142. :   16, 2022
  • Prasad S, Sharma G, Devana SK, Kumar S, Sharma S. Is tranexamic acid associated with  decreased need for blood transfusion in percutaneous nephrolithotomy: a systematic review  and meta-analysis. The Annals of The Royal College of Surgeons of England 2022 :   16, 2022
  • Sharma G, Shah M, Ahluwalia P, Dasgupta P, Challacombe BJ, Bhandari M, Ahlawat R,  Rawal S, Buffi NM, Sivaraman A, Porter JR, Rogers C, Mottrie A, Abaza R, Rha KH,  Moon D, Yuvaraja TB, Parekh DJ, Capitanio U, Maes KK, Porpiglia F, Turkeri L, Gautam  G. Perioperative outcomes following robot-assisted partial nephrectomy in elderly patients.  World J Urol. 2022 Oct 6. doi: 10.1007/s00345-022-04171-4. Epub ahead of print. PMID:  36203102. :   16, 2022
  • Sharma G, Shah M, Ahluwalia P, Dasgupta P, Challacombe BJ, Bhandari M, Ahlawat R,  Rawal S, Buffi NM, Sivaraman A, Porter JR, Rogers C, Mottrie A, Abaza R, Rha KH,  Moon D, Yuvaraja TB, Parekh DJ, Capitanio U, Maes KK, Porpiglia F, Turkeri L, Gautam  G. Development and Validation of a Nomogram Predicting Intraoperative Adverse Events  During Robot-assisted Partial Nephrectomy. Eur Urol Focus. 2022 Sep 21:S2405- 4569(22)00212-7. doi: 10.1016/j.euf.2022.09.004. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36153228. :   16, 2022
  • Sharma G, Shah M, Ahluwalia P, Dasgupta P, Challacombe B, Bhandari M, et al.  Perioperative outcomes following robot-assisted partial nephrectomy for complex renal  masses: A Vattikuti Collective Quality Initiative database study. 2022;38:288-95. :   16, 2022
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