Dr. Harkirat Singh Talwar

Associate Consultant Kidney and Urology Institute



Trained from two of the most coveted institutes (AIIMS, Rishikesh and PGIMER, Chandigarh)

Several awards in paper and podium presentations and international fellowships (AUA and NAUS)

Over 40 publications in indexed journals, 30 presentations in national and international conferences

Dr Harkirat Singh Talwar is a motivated, hard-working and an enthusiastic young urologist. Having trained from two of the most-coveted institutes of national importance in India (AIIMS and PGIMER), he believes very passionately in having strong work ethics and more importantly in patient safety always taking priority. With a fulfilling residency and fellowship at Medanta, Gurugram in robotic surgery and kidney transplantation, he is skilled in managing and treating most of the common urological ailments. With a zest to keep learning, he hopes to keep upgrading his technical skills and academic knowledge.

Trained in managing common urological problems like stone disease, benign prostatic hyperplasia, male health problems, urological cancers, female urology, and neuro-urology. Trained in performing a wide variety of open, laparoscopic, and endourological procedures.Experienced in handling urological emergencies Assisted and performed complex urological procedures including laparoscopic and robotic cases. Been a part of over 150 robotic surgeries.
Experienced in handling urological lab catering to services such as ESWL, urodynamics, and diagnostic and interventional urological procedures.
Provided training to interns, undergraduate and postgraduate students. Trained in emergency procedures like endotracheal intubations, central line insertions, mechanical ventilation, and cardio-pulmonary resuscitation, etc.

Interest in research activities. Good verbal and written communication skills. Excellent patient-doctor interpersonal relationship skills. Able to lead and motivate staff and fellow team members.

Medical Qualifications

Senior Clinical Fellow in Robotics, Urooncology and Renal TransplantationDepartment of Urology, Medanta, The Medicity, Gurugram2023
M. Ch. UrologyAll India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh2022
M. S. General SurgeryPost Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh2018
InternshipGandhi Hospital, Secunderabad, Telangana2014
MBBSGandhi Medical College and Hospital, Secunderabad, Telangana2013

Specialization and Expertise

  • Urolithiasis
  • Uro-Oncology
  • Renal Transplant
  • Andrology and sexual health

Memberships & Certifications

  • American urological association (AUA)
  • European association of urology (EAU)
  • Urological society of India (USI) 
  • North Zone Urological society of India (NZ-USI
  • Urological association of Uttar Pradesh (UAU)
  • Basic life support (American Heart Association); 2014
  • Research Methodology and Biostatistics, January 2018
  • Hand hygiene and biomedical waste management; October 2019
  • Advance trauma life support/ATLS (instructor course); September 2021

Awards & Accomplishments

  • Awarded AUA fellowship, for the year 2022 (By the Urological society of India)
  • Awarded NAUS fellowship, for the year 2021 (By the Urological society of India)
  • NZUSICON 2020: 2nd Prize Paper presentation
  • UAUCON 2020: 1st prize Video presentation
  • UAUCON 2021: 1st Prize, Quiz competition
  • NZUSICON 2021: 1st Prize, PG Quiz
  • NZUSICON 2021: 1st Prize, Podium presentation
  • NZUSICON 2021: 1st Prize, Podium presentation
  • NZUSICON 2022: 2nd Prize, Poster presentation


  • :   Talwar HS, Mittal A, Panwar VK, Tosh JM, Singh G, Ranjan R, Ghorai RP, Kumar S, Navriya S, Mandal À. Efficacy and safety of percutaneous nephrolithotomy in patients with chronic kidney disease: Outcomes from a tertiary care center. J Endourol. 2021 Dec 3. doi: 10.1089/end.2021.0514. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34861766,
  • :   Talwar HS, Narain TA, Panwar VK, Mittal A, Mandal AK. A nationwide cross-sectional study to assess the impact of COVID-19 on surgical residency programs in India. J Edu Health Promot 2021;10:440,
  • :   Narain TA, Gautam G, Seth A, Panwar VK, Rawal S, Dhar P, Talwar HS, Singh A, Jaipuria J, Mittal A. Uro-oncology in times of COVID-19: The available evidence and recommendations in the Indian scenario. Indian J Cancer. 2020 Apr-Jun;57(2):129-138. doi: 10.4103/ijc.IJC_356_20. PMID: 32445315,
  • :   Bahuguna G, Panwar VK, Mittal A, Talwar HS, Mandal AK, Bhadoria AS, Chapple C. Management strategies and outcome of ureterovaginal fistulae: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Neurourol Urodyn. 2022 Jan 15. doi: 10.1002/nau.24874. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35032348,
  • :   Narain TA, Tosh JM, Gautam G, Talwar HS, Panwar VK, Mittal A, Mandal AK. Neoadjuvant Therapy for Cisplatin Ineligible Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer Patients: A Review of Available Evidence. Urology. 2021 Aug;154:8-15. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2021.03.010. Epub 2021 Mar 26. PMID: 33775784,
  • :   Talwar HS, Narain TA. COVID-19: an ethical predicament and the dichotomy of society. Postgrad Med J. 2021 Jun;97(1148):343-344. doi: 10.1136/postgradmedj-2020-139537. Epub 2021 Jan 15. PMID: 33452153,
  • :   Talwar HS, Narain TA. Highs and lows of being a urologist: A perspective. Postgrad Med J. 2021 Nov;97(1153):681-682. doi: 10.1136/postgradmedj-2020-139627. Epub 2021 Mar 9. PMID: 33688064,
  • :   Talwar HS, Panwar VK, Ghorai RP, Mittal A. Catastrophic complications of urolithiasis in pregnancy. BMJ Case Rep. 2021 May 31;14(5):e241597. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2021-241597. PMID: 34059543; PMCID: PMC8169486,
  • :   Talwar HS, Mittal A, Narain TA, Panwar VK. A wide spectrum of rare clinical variants of Zinner syndrome. BMJ Case Rep. 2021 Jan 18;14(1):e239254. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2020-239254. PMID: 33462046; PMCID: PMC7813347,
  • :   Ranjan R, Mittal A, Ranjan SK, Panwar V, Talwar HS. Ganglioneuroma presenting as an adrenal incidentaloma: Feasibility of adrenal-sparing surgery. J Minim Access Surg. 2021 Jul-Sep;17(3):389-391. doi: 10.4103/jmas.JMAS_147_20. PMID: 34045401; PMCID: PMC8270040,
  • :   Talwar HS, Panwar VK. Adenocarcinoma of the urinary bladder with inferior vena cava thrombus. BMJ Case Rep. 2020 Nov 3;13(11):e237772. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2020-237772. PMID: 33148582; PMCID: PMC7640484,
  • :   Talwar HS. Docetaxel, abiraterone, enzalutamide, apalutamide in patients with metastatic hormone-sensitive prostate cancer. Indian J Urol. 2021 Jul-Sep;37(3):288-290. doi: 10.4103/iju.IJU_547_20. Epub 2021 Jul 1. PMID: 34465964; PMCID: PMC8388330,
  • :   Talwar HS, Panwar VK. New safe haven for maggots: a report of penile wound myiasis. BMJ Case Rep. 2020 Sep 7;13(9):e237762. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2020-237762. PMID: 32900751; PMCID: PMC7477969,
  • :   Talwar HS, Panwar VK, Narain TA, Mittal A, Ranjan R. Subcapsular Renal Hematoma Following Ureteroscopic Lithotripsy: An Uncommon Complication of a Common Procedure-A Report of Two Cases. J Endourol Case Rep. 2020 Sep 17;6(3):244-247. doi: 10.1089/cren.2020.0055. PMID: 33102738; PMCID: PMC7580629,
  • :   Panwar VK, Narain TA, Mittal A, Talwar HS. Female counterpart of the Zinner syndrome in men: decoding the 'OHVIRA' syndrome. BMJ Case Rep. 2021 Feb 10;14(2):e239625. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2020-239625. PMID: 33568411; PMCID: PMC7878149,
  • :   Talwar HS, Kumar S, Narain TA, Panwar VK, Mittal A, Navriya S, Bhirud DP. Da Vinci Walks the Pebbled Streets of a Primary Obstructed Megaureter with Ureterocele. J Endourol Case Rep. 2020 Dec 29;6(4):358-361. doi: 10.1089/cren.2020.0111. PMID: 33457673; PMCID: PMC7803277,
  • :   Talwar HS, Panwar VK, Mittal A, Narain TA. Spontaneous Large Urinoma Secondary to Obstructing Ureteral Calculus: A Kidney Pop-Off Mechanism. J Endourol Case Rep. 2020 Dec 29;6(4):302-304. doi: 10.1089/cren.2020.0091. PMID: 33457659; PMCID: PMC7803266,
  • :   Ranjan R, Mittal A, Panwar V, Narain TA, Talwar HS, Mammen KJ. Extending Horizon of Robotic Surgery to Bladder-Preserving Approach for Vesical Paraganglioma: Rare Case with Unusual Presentation. J Endourol Case Rep. 2020 Dec 29;6(4):319-321. doi: 10.1089/cren.2020.0077. PMID: 33457663; PMCID: PMC7803269,
  • :   Talwar HS, Mittal A, Kumar S, Panwar VK, Narain TA, Ranjan R, Ranjan SK. Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Approach in a Patient of Zinner Syndrome with Hematuria: A Rare Presentation. J Midlife Health. 2021 Jan-Mar;12(1):79-81. doi: 10.4103/jmh.JMH_49_20. Epub 2021 Apr 17. PMID: 34188430; PMCID: PMC8189340,
  • :   Talwar HS, Panwar VK, Mittal A, Ghorai RP. Successful management of a high-output urinary fistula following radical cystectomy and ileal conduit: a conservative approach. BMJ Case Rep. 2021 Dec 30;14(12):e244617. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2021-244617. PMID: 34969789; PMCID: PMC8719165,
  • :   Talwar HS, Kumar S, Mittal A, Narain TA, Panwar VK. Incidental encounter of intraperitoneal tuberculosis during renal surgeries: A surgeon's dilemma. Indian J Tuberc. 2021. doi: 10.1016/j.ijtb.2021.03.004,
  • :   Talwar, H.S., Mittal, A., Panwar, V.K. et al. Metastatic Ewing’s Sarcoma of the Adrenal Gland in a Young Indian Male: a Rare Fate. Indian J Surg 83, 767–769 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12262-020-02470-x,
  • :   Talwar HS, Panwar VK, Mittal A, Narain TA . Cisplatin Based Chemotherapy for Non Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer: Synchronous Gall Bladder Cancer Takes Care of the Other Bladder. Clin Oncol Case Rep 2021, 4:4 (169),
  • :   Talwar HS, Upadhyay A, Panwar VK, Mittal A . Giant infected hydronephrosis: A kidney bag filled with 6300cc pus. Clin. Pract. (2021) 18(3), 1652-1654,
  • :   T Narain, A Mittal, RP Ghorai, R Ranjan, HS Talwar, VK Panwar, S Kumar, DP Bhirud. MP41-12 Sigmoid epiploica saves the day: a step forward in robot assisted laparoscopic genitourinary fistula repair with its use as tissue interposition graft. The Journal of Urology 203 (Supplement 4), e599-e599,
  • :   HS Talwar, S Navriya, S Kumar, KJ Mammen. Ice slush in surgical glove: An innovative device to keep the graft cool during renal transplantation. Eur Urol 79, S1255-S1256,
  • :   Ghorai RP, Singh G, Mittal A, Panwar VK, Talwar HS. (May 05, 2022) Urological Manifestations of Kindler Syndrome: A Case Report. Cureus 14(5): e24758,
  • :   Ghorai RP, Talwar HS, Mittal A, Narain TA, Panwar VK. A 17-year-old indwelling ureteral stent with large vesical calculus at one end: The tombstone of a forgotten Double "J" stent. J Family Med Prim Care. 2022 Feb;11(2):796-798,
  • :   Panwar VK, Tosh JM, Mittal A, Narain TA, Mandal AK, Talwar HS. Small contracted bladders posing bigger problems, J Family Med Prim Care.2022 May; 11(5):2246-2251,
  • :   Talwar HS A0498 The journey of the “Lichtleiter”, the first ever cystoscope: An ode to Philipp Bozzini and his great invention. Eur Urol 81, S751,
  • :   Talwar HS A0503 Urolagnia and 'Watersports': The story behind the tabooed but a surprisingly common sexual fetish using urine. Eur Urol 81, S756,
  • :   Talwar HS A0506 ‘Aphrodite’ and ‘Priapus’: The mother-son duo from Greek mythology and their link to urology. Eur Urol 81, S759,
  • :   Talwar HS , Panwar VK , Mittal A , Tosh J , Singh G , Ranjan R , Ghorai RP , Kumar S , Navriya S , Mandal AK A1015 Efficacy and safety of percutaneous nephrolithotomy in patients with chronic kidney disease: Outcomes from a tertiary care center Eur Urol 81, S1489,
  • :   H. S. Talwar, A. Mittal, S. Kumar, K. J. Mammen, V. K. Panwar, S. Navriya. Spontaneous large perinephric hematoma secondary to small renal angiomyolipoma: A lesson learnt the hard way. Abstracts - USICON 2020. Indian J Urol 2020;36, Suppl S1:1-56,
  • :   Talwar, H.S., Panwar, V.K., Mittal, A. et al. A Clinicopathological Correlation of Bladder Cancer in Young and Old Patients: Our Experience and Review of Literature. Indian J Surg Oncol (2022). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13193-022-01575-x,
  • :   Wadhwa P, Goel S, Talwar HS, Zafar F. Recurrent vesico-acetabulo-cutaneous fistula: lessons to be learnt. BMJ Case Rep. 2022 Aug 19;15(8):e250618. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2022-250618. PMID: 35985748.,
  • :   Singh G, Mittal A, Panwar VK, Kumar A, Talwar HS. Inner ear barotrauma: A case report of rare post-operative complication following robot-assisted radical prostatectomy. J Min Access Surg [Epub ahead of print] [cited 2022 Sep 3].,