Dr Subodh Kamble

Urologist, Uro-Onco & Robotic Surgeon.
Specialist in 4D Brachytherapy for Prostate Cancers.

  • FIRST and ONLY urologist in Gujarat, and North to mid India to perform Intravesical Botulinum Toxin A (inside the bladder Botox) surgical procedure for an overactive bladder (irritable bladder) associated with debilitating incontinence (urine leak).

  • Only urologist in India to offer and perform Trans perineal Precision point Prostate Biopsy to diagnose Prostate Cancer under Local Anaesthesia.

  • Only Urologist in India to offer 4D Brachytherapy for treatment of Prostate Cancer which involves putting radioactive seeds directly inside the prostate.

  • Only Robotics surgeon in India with Post Graduate degree (MCh) (Super specialist Degree) in Robotic Surgery.

Fellowships:

One-year Fellowship in Robotic Pelvic Uro-Oncology and 4D Prostate brachytherapy, UK

Two years Fellowship in Female Urology, Urological Upper track and pelvic Robotic Surgery, UK

One-year Fellowship in Urological Robotic Surgery, Andrology and prostate brachytherapy, UK

Membership of Professional Bodies:

1. Member of European Association of Urologists

2. Member of British Association of Urological surgeons

3. Member of American Urological Association

4. Permanent Registration with General Medical council (GMC), UK

5. Permanent Registration with Australian Medical Board, Australia

Dr Subodh Kamble read medicine at the prestigious B J Medical College, Pune where he graduated with first class. He subsequently undertook his postgraduate training in General Surgery from the same institute and qualified as a General Surgeon from B J Medical College. He joined Jahangir Hospital and Apollo research centre as an assistant professor, ultimately retuning back to the B J Medical College as assistant professor in General Surgery and Urology.

Dr Kamble received a sponsorship from the British Council, UK for further training in the UK for which he travelled to the UK ultimately immigrating to UK. Within a short time after his arrival he undertook his MRCS qualification and became a member of the Royal College of surgeons, UK.

Dr Kamble received extensive training in General Surgery and Urology within the NHS from some of the prestigious and well-known institutes with Urology as career destination. The NHS provides a comprehensive range of health services and is the world’s largest publicly funded health services, which is one of the most efficient, egalitarian and comprehensive. Dr Kamble also undertook a second MRCS from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, UK.

Dr Kamble travelled to Australia where he received his training from the leading institute, The Alfred, Melbourne. The Alfred is a major tertiary referral teaching hospital and the biggest trauma centre in the southern hemisphere. Dr Kamble travelled to France to undertake his training in minimal Invasive Surgery and received a post graduate Diploma in Minimal Invasive Surgery from the University of Strasburg, France. He attained a postgraduate degree qualification MCh in Urology from The Royal College of Surgeons and The University of Edinburgh, UK.

Dr Kamble has a special interest in Robotics and minimal invasive surgery. In order to enhance his skills further he undertook further post graduate Diploma in Urological Robotics and minimal invasive surgery from University of Strasburg, France. Dr Kamble also attained postgraduate qualification MCh in Urological Robotics and minimal invasive surgery from Cambridge, UK.

Dr Kamble is specialised Brachytherapy and completed one-year fellowship in Prostate Brachytherapy for prostate cancer in UK. He received his training and mastered the skills in prostate brachytherapy under Professor Stephen Langley who has an international reputation as an expert in the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer. Dr Kamble mastered the skills in 4D Brachytherapy for prostate cancer by undertaking further one-year fellowship. Currently Dr Kamble is the only surgeon in India who specialises in 4D Brachytherapy. 4D Brachytherapy is a novel method to perform prostate brachytherapy using both stranded and loose seeds in a one-stage procedure with real-time dosimetry. This technique delivers an improved radiation dose to the prostate whist reducing the side effects compared to earlier techniques.

Dr Kamble also completed two years fellowship in UK for Female Urology, Urological Upper track and pelvic Robotic Surgery.

Dr Kamble recognizes that teaching is an integral part of clinical practice and specific skills are required to communicate effectively to motivate students. As well as his clinical responsibilities he plays an active role in teaching. To enhance his teaching skills Dr Kamble attained a post graduate Diploma in clinical education form the Royal college of physician and surgeon. He provides regular supervision to post graduate surgical students, staff, trainees and interns and the medical students.

Dr Kamble has performed many thousands of successful surgeries to date with zero mortality. Dr Kamble has published papers on a wide range of specialist subjects in peer reviewed journals internationally including the completion of a written book chapters.

Scientific Presentations:

  • Jan 2020 Invited as a SPEAKER at an international event ‘Global Congress on Nephrology & Urology 2020’, March 19-20, Valencia, Spain. https://www.scientificfederation.com/nephrology-urology-2020/speakers.php

  • Jan 2020 Abstract submitted for 35th Annual EAU Congress Amsterdam 2020. The title of the submitted abstract is: pT3a and pT3b Prostate Ca patients comparing final pathology with MRI scan of prostate. The abstract ID number is: AM20-6225. Authors: Kamble S., Rifat M., Moschonas D., Janardanan S., Patil K., Perry M., Eden C., Langley S. Royal Surrey County Hospital, Dept. of Urology, Guildford, United Kingdom

  • June 2019 “Yoga and Urology: An incredible coalition.” UN Int'l Day of Yoga at House of Commons London, For the House of Commons at The UK Parliament House.

  • June 2018 Healing touch: A confluence of Allopathy, Yoga and Ayurveda; All Party Parliamentary Group - Indian Traditional Sciences in partnership with High Commission of India and The Nehru Centre, The House of Parliament, The British Parliament, London, UK. (http://www.ayuryog.org/sites/default/files/2018_iydnhs70_tnc_programme.pdf)

  • Oct 2011 Asymptomatic and Idiopathic Giant Renal Arteriovenous Fistula. Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand, Victoria Section Annual Scientific meeting.

  • March 2008 “Complications occurring in the waiting period for carotid endarterectomise” Association of Surgeon in training conference, Birmingham, UK

  • Jan 2006 “Open Fractures & compartment syndrome”, Surgical committee Meeting, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth, UK

  • June 2005 “Subcutaneous Emphysema a challenge in Accident and emergency” Research committee meeting, Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham,UK

  • July 2004 “Carcinoid Tumours” General surgery clinical governance Meeting, Whipps Cross University Hospital NHS Trust, London, UK

  • Sept 2003 “Diathermy and Pacemakers: effects of diathermy on pacemaker” General surgery clinical governance meeting, The Princes Royal Hospital (Brighton and Sussex University Hospital NHS Trust), UK

Scientific Publications:

  • “Single centre experience of use of Radium 223 with clinical outcomes based on number of cycles and bone marrow toxicity”. S Kamble, N Vasdev, S Dadhania, A Hawkins, M Hall, A Gogbashian, G Rustin, A Sharma; Indian J Urol. 2018 Jan; 34(Suppl 1): S7–S72.

  • “A qualitative analysis of the impact of Carboplatin AUC 10 on physical, work functioning and bone marrow toxicity among Seminoma patients- A single centre experience.”S Kamble, N Vasdev, S Dadhania, R Alonzi, S Douglas, A Gogbashian, R Hughes, Z Danube, J Adshead, T Lane, C Westbury, N Anyamene, P Ostler, A Hawkins, A Sharma; Indian J Urol. 2018 Jan; 34(Suppl 1): S7–S72.

  • “Systematic Review and Cumulative Analysis of Perioperative Outcomes and Complications After Robotic Partial Cystectomy (RPC)”. Thesis and a systematic review for MCh Urology Specialist Academic Activity Assessment, University of Edinburgh and Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh 2016.

  • “Comparative Effectiveness for Oncological Outcome and Renal Function of Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy and Open Partial Nephrectomy for Localised Renal tumours: A Systematic Review”. Thesis and systematic review for Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge 2016.

  • “Do donor lung preservation techniques affect the outcome in recipient?: Core cooling versus pulmonary plegia”, Kasra Shaikhrezai, Hunaid A Vohra, Robert N Whistance, Subodh Kamble, Martin Carby, Asghar Khaghani, Toufan Bahrami; EACTS: European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery journal. 2012

  • "Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma.” Kamble S R, Dube V S, Kanitkar S V (2003), Medical Journal of Western India 30:153-155.

  • “Liposarcoma of the Breast: A rare entity.” Kamble S R, Dube V S, Kanitkar S V (2003), Medical Journal of Western India 30:130-133.

  • "Multiple foreign bodies in stomach in a psychiatry patient.” Ekbote G, Kamble S R, Date S (2002), Medical Journal of Western India 29:159-162.

  • "Primary retroperitoneal malignant germ cell tumours paediatric age group.” Kamble S R, Ekbote G, Wadile S (2002), Medical Journal of Western India 29: 155-158.

  • "A rare case of concomitant pulmonary and hepatic hydatid cyst.” Ekbote G, Kamble S R, Puntambekar S (2002), Medical Journal of Western India 29: 128-13.

  • "Percutaneous needle aspiration of liver abscesses: Diagnostic and therapeutic role.” Ekbote G, Mali K, Kamble S R (2001), Medical Journal of Western India 28:120-123.

  • "Acute diaphragmatic rupture due to blunt trauma and its repair.” Ekbote G, Kamble S R, Rane S (2001), Medical Journal of Western India 28:114-117.

  • "Splenectomy in idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura.” Ekbote G, Mali K, Kamble S R (1999), Medical Journal of Western India 27:179-181.

Book Chapters:

“Is a Career in Medicine Right Choice?”

Guiding the Students who had completed their HSC and preparing for entrance exams, and the MBBS students of India about the Medical Training as a career choice.

Name of the Book: ‘Praveshacha Gateway (Gateway for the Entry) 2015’

Sakal International Learning Centre (SILC)

“Offbeat yet Attractive Medical Education Alternatives”

Guiding the Students who had completed their HSC and preparing for entrance exams the options of Medical training (MBBS) in India and overseas.

Name of the Book: ‘Praveshacha Gateway (Gateway for the Entry) 2014’

Sakal International Learning Centre (SILC); 120-123

‘Praveshacha Gateway (Gateway for the Entry)’ book and the program were an initiative by the leading newsgroup ‘The Sakal Media Group along with the Sakal International Learning Centre (SILC), the Young Inspirators Network (YIN) and the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE). From the entire medical fraternity Sakal had approached me to write book chapters for them.