Dr. Venkat Sripathi

Senior Consultant Pediatric Urologist & Robotic Surgeon
Director Fellowship Program
Apollo Children’s Hospital, Chennai
Adjunct Professor
– The Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University, Chennai.


1975 – 1980 MBBS – Stanley Medical College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
1985 – MS (General Surgery) – Stanley Medical College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
1989 – MCh (Pediatric Surgery) – Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India.
1990 – FRACS (Pediatric Surgery)- Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Melbourne, Australia. Awarded the prestigious HOWARD EDDY GOLD MEDAL FOR  FIRST RANK in PRIMARY FELLOWSHIP EXAMINATION.
1994 – ELSAS – Certified in Laparoscopic Surgery by the Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of Asia and Singapore
2012 – Certified in Robotic Surgery and Paediatric Urology at Pritzker School of Medicine & Comer Children’s Hospital, Chicago,USA with additional training at Stanford University Medical Centre, Department Of Urology, Palo Alto, California, USA.


Work Experience

In India

1991 – 1996 – Assistant Prof of Paediatric Surgery & Urology – Institute of Child Health and Hospital for Children, Egmore, Chennai

From May 1991 – Visiting Consultant Pediatric Urologist at CHILDS TRUST Hospital, Chennai

From January 1994 – Visiting Consultant Pediatric Urologist – Sundaram Medical Foundation, Chennai

2004 onwards – Senior Consultant Pediatric Urologist, Apollo Children’s Hospital, Chennai and Co-ordinator Department of Pediatric Surgery

2011 onwards – Director Pediatric Urology Fellowship Program (TamilNadu Dr MGR Medical University)


Jan 1989 – Jan 1990 – Senior Registrar in Paediatric Surgery at Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, Perth, Western Australia

1990 – 1991 – Senior Registrar in Paediatric Surgery at Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia

May 1996 – Nov 1996 – Assistant Pediatric Urologist at King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – with Prof Saeed Ahmed

June 2003 – Oct 2003 – Locum Consultant in Pediatric Urology & Visiting Professor at Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, Perth, Australia

Academic Contributions

Invited to be part of Krikenbeck Consensus (2005) to standardize management of Ano-Rectal Malformations (one of four from India)

President of Pediatric Urology Subchapter of IAPS – 2008

Hony Secretary and Treasurer of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons – 2009 – 2011.

Conducted two National Conferences at Guwahati and Lucknow

President – Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons – 2012 – Presided over 46th National Conference in Bhopal, India

Adjunct professor, Tamil Nadu Dr.MGR Medical University

Fellowship of Organisations
  • Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons(IAPS)
  • Urology Society of India (USI)
  • Indian Academy of Pediatrics(IAP)
  • Indian Medical Association (IMA)
  • Association Of Surgeons Of India (ASI)
  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons(RACS)
  • European Society of Pediatric Urology(ESPU)
  • American Urological Association(AUA)
  • Society for Pediatric Urology  (SPU)