Dr. Rajesh Ahlawat

Dr. Rajesh Ahlawat
Dr. Rajesh Ahlawat

Medanta – The Medicity, Gurugram


Dr. Rajesh Ahlawat
Group Chairman – Urology and Andrology, Kidney and Urology Institute
Medanta – The Medicity, Gurugram

Profile Snapshot

  • Dr. Ahlawat is one of India’s top kidney transplant surgeons, who has worked in leading Institutions of North India and has established successful Minimally Invasive Urology programs including Robotic surgery and Kidney Transplant services with excellent outcomes comparable to the best in the world.
  • Throughout his career, Dr. Ahlawat has initiated and established four successful Urology and Renal Transplant programs in India, at Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, at Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi, at Fortis Hospitals, New Delhi, and Medanta, the Medicity, Gurgaon. He has spearheaded the busiest Minimally Invasive Urology services in India at of his workplaces.
  • An accomplished minimally invasive surgeon, he has also been invited as guest faculty for live demonstration of variety of laparoscopic and robotic surgeries like Pyeloplasty, Partial Nephrectomy, Radical Prostatectomy, Radical Cystectomy and Kidney Transplantation surgeries at live surgery workshops held around the world.
  • He is also known for pioneering the world’s first Robotic Kidney Transplant (RKT) with regional Hypothermia technique. This was done in collaboration with Prof. Mani Menon’s team from Vattikuti Urology Institute (VUI) at Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, USA. He is also known for his efforts to spread the robotic technique around the world.
  • Dr. Ahlawat is also a recipient of President’s Gold Medal by USI in 2016. He was honored with the title of Honorary Lecturer by the University College London Hospitals (UCLH), U.K. in 1995 during his stint at Institute of Urology and Nephrology. Dr. Ahlawat has also served at Board of Directors of Endourology Society.


  • Robotic Kidney Transplant
  • Endourology
  • Laparoscopic and Robotic Urology
  • Nephrectomy

Work Experience

  • Chairman, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi
  • Senior Consultant, Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi
  • Senior Resident, King George Medical college ,Lucknow
  • Professor, Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute,Lucknow
  • Honorary Lecturer at University College London Hospital


  • MBBS- KGMC, Lucknow, 1978
  • MS (General Surgery)- KGMC, Lucknow
  • MNAMS – DNB Board, New Delhi
  • M Ch – Urology, New Delhi


  • Urological Society of India (USI)
  • National Academy of Medical Sciences
  • American Urological Association (AUA)
  • EndoUrology Society
  • Society Internationale de Urology

Awards & Recognitions

  • Kalyan Pharmacy Gold Medal, 1972
  • Certificate of Honour (Obst. & Gyn.), 1976
  • Kashi Ram Dhawan Gold Medal, 1980
  • P. N. Berry Scholarship, 1994
  • Agra Urological Club Best Video (First Prize), 2003
  • Best Poster Award, 2004
  • Agra Urological Club Best Video (First Prize), 2005
  • Agra Urological Club Best Video (second prize), 2005
  • Chandigarh Best Video (First Prize), 2006
  • Agra Urological Club Best Video (first prize), 2008
  • Agra Urological Club Best Video (first prize), 2011
  • Chandigarh Best Video (First Prize), 2011

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