Dr. Virender Kaur Sekhon

Consultant Urology and Andrology , Kidney and Urology Institute

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About

Proficient in handling various neonatal and paediatric emergencies

Awarded for best paper titled “Laparoscopic Management of Urolithiasis in children” at the 8th Annual conference of Pediatric Endoscopic Surgeons of India (PESI), Chandigarh in February, 2013.

Went for Clinical Observership in Pediatric Urology at Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital, Manchester, UK 27th -30th June, 2016

Dr. Virender K Shekhon is a Paediatric Urology Consultant at Medanta, the Medicity, She completed her graduation from Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College in 2005, further proceeding her pos..

Medical Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONSINSTITUTE / DEPARTMENTYEAR
UMN-SIU Leo Fung Memorial International Pediatric FellowshipUniversity of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA2016
Post Doctoral Fellow (Paediatric Urology)Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS)2016
Senior Fellow (Paediatric Urology)Medanta Kidney and Urology Institute, Medanta- The Medicity, Gurgaon2015
MCh (Paediatric Surgery)Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India2012
Senior Resident (Paediatric Surgery)Kalawati Saran Children’s Hospital, LHMC, New Delhi2009
MS (General Surgery)NetajiSubhash Chandra Bose Medical College Hospital, Jabalpur, India2009
MBBSNetaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College Hospital,Jabalpur, MP, India2005

Specialization and Expertise

  • Paediatric minimally invasive surgery (MIS)

Memberships & Certifications

  • Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons (IAPS), Life member
  • Pediatric Endoscopic Surgeons of India (PESI), Life member
  • Urology Society of India, Life Member (Associate)
  • North Zone of Urology Society of India
  • European Society of Pediatric Urology}

Awards & Accomplishments

  • Awarded best paper titled “Trans-cutaneous posterior tibial nerve stimulation in pediatric overactive bladder: A prospective evaluation” at the 3rd Annual conference of Urology Association of Uttar Pradesh, UAUCON, Kanpur, 2016
  • Awarded best video titled “Posterior urethral lengthening, detrusor double breast wrap around and cross tensor fascia lata sling : A novel method for bladder neck reconstruction” at the 3rd Annual conference of Urology Association of Uttar Pradesh, UAUCON, Kanpur, 2016
  • Awarded International Young Surgeon Travel Grantfor the paper titled “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 ” at the 24th Congress of the Asian Association of Pediatric Surgeons and the 53rd Annual Congress of the Japanese Society of Pediatric Surgeons, Fukuoka, Japan, 2016
  • Best poster titled “Trans-umbilical open pyeloplasty for paediatric giant hydronephrosis” at the 2ndInternational Workshop-cum-Symposium on Paediatric Urology, New Delhi, 2013
  • Best paper titled “Laparoscopic Management of Urolithiasis in children” at the 8th Annual conference of Pediatric Endoscopic Surgeons of India (PESI), Chandigarh, 2013
  • Best e-poster award titled “Correlation of symptomatology duration with success of enema reduction in intussusception ” at the 37th Annual conference of Indian Association of Paediatric Surgeons, Chennai, 2011
  • Gold medal for best post-graduate student, Jabalpur, 2009
  • Awarded Dr Saroj Upadhyay Gold Medal for best paper titled “Computed tomography staging of empyema in children” at 4th Annual conference of Madhya Pradesh chapter of Indian Association of Paediatric Surgeons, 2008

Publications

  • Penile hair tourniquet syndrome : Case report and a review of literature :   Paediatric urology case reports, 2017
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  • Bilateral Transvesicoscopic Cross-trigonal Ureteric Reimplantation in Children: Surgical Subtleties and a Prospective Summary :   Urology Gold, 2016
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  • Persistent Mullerian Duct Syndrome presenting as irreducible inguinal hernia – A surprise surgical finding! :   Journal of Pediatric Surgery case reports, 2016
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  • Esophago-tracheo-pericardial fistula from safety pin ingestion :   Journal of Pediatric Surgery case reports, 2016
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  • Inguinal Ectopic Scrotum, Anorectal Malformation with Sacral Agenesis and Limb Defects: An Unusual Presentation :   Journal of the Korean Association of Pediatric Surgeons, 2015
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  • Chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction: systematic histopathological approach can clinch vital clues :   Virchows Arch, 2014
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  • Nephrectomy in children: Comparison of stress response to laparoscopic and open methods :   Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons, 2013
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  • Subcutaneoscopic excision of external angular dermoid cyst in children without conspicuous scarring :   Asian Journal of Endoscopic Surgery, 2013
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  • Hepatic duct confluence injury in blunt abdominal trauma - a diagnostic dilemma :   Turkish Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery, 2013
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