Dr. Ragavan N

Dr. Ragavan N

Urology| 27 Yrs
Doctor Education
MBBS, MS (Gen. Surg.), FRCSEd, PGCTLCP, MD (Uro-Onco.), FRCS (Uro)
Apollo Hospitals Greams Road,Chennai
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English, Hindi, Tamil, Bengali
About Dr. Ragavan N

Dr. Ragavan N is an experienced urologist in Chennai, offering specialized healthcare assistance to patients. He is brilliant at diagnosing and curing conditions involving the male and female urinary tract and male reproductive organs. He has successfully treated health conditions like urinary incontinence, prostate diseases, prostate cancer, urinary tract infections (UTIs), and kidney stones. He is renowned for delivering comprehensive uro-oncology care to patients with cancer of the urinary tract and related organs.

Consulting urologist remains vital to maintain a healthy urinary system and boost reproductive health. Dr N Ragavan offers expert counselling so patients can get rid of the discomforts due to diseases of the bladder, urinary tract, penis, prostate, urethra, testicles and adrenal glands. His expert medical guidance helps patients identify severe illnesses like cancer at an early stage. He also guides individuals in acquiring insights into their fertility issues.

Dr. Ragavan handles urological conditions with utmost care and attention. His methods of diagnosis involve preliminary assessment, imaging tests, urine tests and urodynamic examinations. Based on the type of disease and its severity, he recommends treatment involving medications, reconstructive surgeries, and other curative procedures.

Dr. Ragavan N is one of the best uro-oncologists in Chennai with an experience of 27 years. With his extensive knowledge, he develops individualized care routines for patients. He prioritizes prevention over cure to ensure minimal damage and optimum health standard for the patients. He says, "Prevention in urological diseases is of utmost importance. The timely diagnosis and healthy lifestyle can prevent the onset of severe diseases." 

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Detailed Experience

-He has 15 + years of working in UroOncology with expertise in open,laparoscopy and robotic surgeries for patients with prostate, bladder, kidney penile and testicular cancers.

-Trained and worked as a Consultant Urologist and UroOncologist in UK.

Awards & Achievements
  • - Gold Medal in Surgery
  • - Gold Medal in Anatomy
  • - Best Young Scientist Award
  • - Brian Booth Research Prize - Rosemere Cancer Foundation, 2005
  • - Best Presentation - North West Trainee’s Research Meeting, 2004
  • - Best Poster award – Poster session 37 at EAU, 2005
Professional Memberships
  • - GMC (UK)
  • - British Association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS),UK
  • - European Association of Urology (EAU)
  • - Urological Society of India
  • - SOGO
  • - Royal College Of Surgeon of Edinburgh (RCSEd),UK
  • - General Medical Council , Uk
Trainings and Certifications
  • He was first in South India to perform novel and pioneering works in Robotics including Extraperitoneal radical prostatectomy Total Intracorporeal nephroureterectomy , RPLND, Cystectomy with ileal conduit, Boari flap , Culp pyeloplasty .
Research and Publications
  • - Ragavan N, Dholakia K, Ramesh M, Stolzenburg JU. Extraperitoneal vs.transperitoneal robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy-analysis of perioperative outcomes, a single surgeon's experience. J Robot Surg. 2018 Jul 19.
  • - Shah P, Ragavan N, Bhat S, Dholakiya K. Case report: Robot-assistedlaparoscopic excision of giant ganglioneuroma of the adrenal gland. J Robot Surg. 2017 Jul 26.
  • - Primary Intrarenal Yolk Sac Tumour . N Ragavan, K Dholakia, S Annapurneswari. IJU 2017 ; 33;2; 167
  • - Robot assisted Laparoscopic excision of Organ of Zuckerkandl . N Ragavan, NK Narayanan, Malavizhi Ramesh, YVC Reddy. J. Robotic surgery. 2016. Dec;10(4):373-374
  • - Prostate Biopsy for elevated PSA – Indian Perspective .N. Ragavan IJMR June 2014
  • - Feasibility of minimally invasive radical prostatectomy in prostate cancer patients with high prostate-specific antigen: feasibility and 1-year outcomes Do M, Ragavan N, Dietel A, Liatsikos E, Anderson C, McNeill A, Stolzenburg JU. Int J Urol. 2012 Oct;19(10):923-7.
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  • - Treatment of Prostrate Cancer, Urinary Bladder Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Penile Cancer, and Testicular Cancer
  • - Treatment of Urinary Incontinence and Stones
  • - Erectile Dysfunction Treatment
  • - Treatment of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS)
  • - Transurethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP)
  • - Transurethral Resection of Bladder Tumor (TURBDT)
  • - Cystoscopy
  • - Uretero-renoscopy
  • - Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy
  • - Robotic Urology
  • - Prostatic diseases and Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
  • - Reconstructive Urology
  • - Robotic and Laparoscopic Uro - Oncological Surgery(Including Radical Prostatectomy,Radical Cystectomy,Radical Nephrectomy and Partial Nephrectomy and Nephroureterectomy)
  • - Robotic and laparoscopic Incontinence and Reconstructive Surgery
  • - Stone and Endourology
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  • THURSDAY07:30 PM - 08:00 PM
  • FRIDAY07:30 PM - 08:00 PM
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  • WEDNESDAY09:00 AM - 02:00 PM
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  • FRIDAY09:00 AM - 02:00 PM
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Dr Ragavan N offers online consultations on our web platform Apollo 24/7 and Apollo 24/7 App. Also, available for physical consultations at the following locations: Apollo Hospitals Greams Road,Chennai

Dr Ragavan N is a Urologist with over 27 Yrs. years of experience and has the following qualifications -MBBS, MS (Gen. Surg.), FRCSEd, PGCTLCP, MD (Uro-Onco.), FRCS (Uro)

Dr Ragavan N can speak English, Hindi, Tamil, Bengali.

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