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  • Name Dr Sanjai Addla
  • Specialization Urologist
  • e-mail ID apollohealthcity@apollohospitals.com
  • Location Apollo Health City Campus Hyderabad
  • Qualifications MBBS, MRCS, MD, CCT in Urology, FRCS (Urol), Fellowship in Uro-Oncology

Awards and Achievements

Academic prizes and acheivements:

  • Invited to the British Parliament discussion on access to Robotic surgery in 2015.
  • Runners up in the Team of the year award from Bradford teaching hospitals for the year 2015.
  • Established North of England Robotic Urological Surgeons (NERUS) group for sharing good practise and for collaboration on data sharing between the centres in 2014.
  • Principle surgeon in the first team in the North of England to undertake Robotic radical cystectomy and intracorporeal neobladder in Dec 2012
  • Clinical excellence award in 2012, 2013, 2014 from Bradford teaching hospitals NHS foundation trust.
  • Best poster presentation for the session during 26th Annual EAU Congress, Vienna, 2011
  • Best poster presentation for the session during 22nd Annual EAU Congress, Berlin, 2007
  • Best poster presentation for the session during 21st Annual EAU Congress, Paris, 2006
  • Best poster presentation for the session during 20th Annual EAU Congress, Istanbul, 2005
  • Best poster presentation for the session during 19th Annual EAU Congress, Vienna, 2004

Scholarships and funding applications:

  • The Urological foundation robotic preceptorship of £18000 for advanced Robotic training in Nashville, Teenneesse, USA in November 2013
  • Successful in getting a grant of £200,000 for Robotic programme in Bradford teaching hospitals from Sovereign Health care in April 2012
  • Successful in getting a grant of £600,000 for Robotic programme in Bradford teaching hospitals from BTHFT charity fund in March 2012
  • EUSP Clinical fellowship, 2008
  • The IPSEN fund training award, 2008
  • BUF Clinical visit award, 2008
  • BUF Blackwell Publishing/ Sackler Foundation Scholarship for the year 2005-06

Research and Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

  • Local Anaesthetic for Transrectal Ultrasound-Guided Prostate Biopsy: a prospective, randomised, double blind, placebo-controlled study.SK Addla, AAB Adeyoju, GD Wemyss-Holden, D Neilson European Urology,2003,43,5,441-443
  • Diclofenac for Treatment of Nocturia caused by Nocturnal Polyuria: A Prospective, Randomised, Double-Blind placebo controlled crossover study. SK Addla, AB Adeyoju, D Neilson, P O’Reilly European Urology, 2006,49,720-726
  • Histological outcome of delayed orchidectomy following primary chemotherapy for metastatic germ cell tumour of the testis Ramani V, Grey B, Addla SK, Dunham M, Sangar V, Clarke N ClinOncol (R CollRadiol). 2008 Apr;20(3):247-52.
  • A simple aid to improve patient positioning during Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy Addla SK, Rajpal S, Sutcliffe N, Adeyoju A Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2008 Jul;90(5):433-4.
  • Characterization of the Hoechst 33342 side population from normal and malignant human renal epithelial cells.Addla SK, Hart C, Ramani V, Brown M, Clarke N Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2008 Sep; 295(3):F680-7.
  • Phytotherapy in Chronic prostatitis MC. Goris, TRoumeguere, SK Addla, CC. Schulman and BDjavan Current Prostate Reports. 2009 Feb; 7(1): 39-43.
  • Hoechst 33342 side population identification is a conserved and unified mechanism in urological cancers Oates JE, Grey BR, Addla SK, Samuel JD, Hart CA,Ramani V, Brown MD, Clarke NW.Stem Cells Dev. 2009 Dec;18(10):1515-22
  • Avoid cruising on the Uroflowmeter – Evaluation of cruising artefact on spinning disc flowmeter in an experimental setup Addla SK,Marri RR, Daayana SL, Irwin PP NeurourolUrodyn. 2010 Sep;29(7):1301-5
  • Localising Prostate Cancer: Comparison of Endorectal Magnetic Resonance (MR) Imaging and 3D-MR Spectroscopic Imaging with Transrectal Ultrasound guided biopsy.
  • GorisGbenou MC, Peltier A, Addla SK, Lemort M, Bollens R, Larsimont D, Roumeguere T, Schulman CC, van Velthoven R.Urol Int. 2012;88(1):12-7
  • Comparison of open and robotic nephron sparing surgery C Jelley, R Singh, H Bardgett, SK Addla Accepted for publication in Journal of Clinical urology, July 2016

Chapters in books:

  • Title of the Chapter: Trends in Prostate Cancer Screening – Overview of Europe Authors: SK Addla, B Djavan Title: Prostate cancer screening 2nd Edition Editors: I Thompson, D Ankerst, C Tangen Details: 2nd Edition, 2009, 35-51, Humana Press Inc, Totowa, NJ, USA
  • Title of the Chapter: Intestinal and Urological Stomas: Surgical aspects Authors: A Jadav, NW Clarke, SKAddla, G Carlson Title: Abdominal Stomas and Their Skin Disorders Editors: CC Lyon, AJ Smith Details: 2nd Edition, 2009, Martin Dunitz Ltd, London, UK
  • Title of Chapter: Introduction to PLAB and General surgical topics Authors:  H Kaukuntla, SL Daayana, SK Addla Title:  Plab Hand Book Part 2 Details: 3rd Edition, 2006, 1, 1-30, Paras Medical Books, Hyderabad, India
  • Title: Resuscitation and Mannequin Authors: H Kaukuntla, N Shah, SK Addla, SL Daayana, K Henshall Title: Birmingham PLAB course-Teaching DVD for PLAB-2 (OSCE)Details: Birmingham PLAB course in association with South Manchester University Hospital NHS trust, UK

Work Experience

  • Presently Working in Apollo Hospitals, Jublee Hills, Hyderabad
  • Consultant Urological cancer surgeon and Head of Robotic cancer surgery  Bradford Teaching hospitals, Bradford, UK 2009-2016
  • Post CCT Fellowship in Urological cancer surgery Christie Hospital, Manchester, UK 2009
  • Urological Higher surgical training Manchester, UK 2001-2008

Certifications & Professional Memberships


  • Post CCT fellowship in Uro-oncology Christie Hospital, Manchester, UK June 2009
  • Fellowship in Laparoscopy Erasme Hospital, Brussels, Belgium June 2008


  • British Association of urological surgeons
  • European Association of Urologists

Special Interests

  • Robotic and open surgery for all Urological cancer with specialist interest in Kidney, Bladder and Prostate cancer surgery.


  • CCT in Urology  Higher surgical training, UK May 2009
  • MD University of Manchester Oct 2010
  • FRCS (Urol) Intercollegiate Exam June 2007
  • MRCS (General Surgery)RCS England June 2000
  • MBBS APUHS,India June 1997

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