Profile Description

Dr. (Col.) Rajeev Sood

Director – Fortis Flt. Lt. Rajan Dhall Hospital, Vasant Kunj, Delhi
Department – Kidney Transplant
Procedures Expertised : Robotic and Laparoscopic Urology, neprectomy, Living and Cadaver Donor Kidney Transplants, Lithotripsy

Introduction of Dr. (Col.) Rajeev Sood

Dr. (Col.) Rajeev Sood is an eminent Kidney Transplant surgeon in India with immense knowledge and expertise in the field of Urology. He served in the Armed Forces for more than two decades where he performed more than 1000 kidney transplants and is also the first to perform cadaver kidney transplant and the first laparoscopic live donor nephrectomy. An expert in Robotic and Minimal Access procedures, Dr. (Col.) Rajeev Sood is also highly skilled in Laser techniques. He is the mastermind behind the success of the Laser Prostectomy Program in India. He introduced the High Energy Green Light Laser Prostectomy Program as well as the Holmium enucleation prostate program in the country.

With more than 35 years of experience in the field of Urology and Kidney Transplant, Dr. (Col.) Rajeev Sood is among the very few super specialized Urology surgeons. He has a number of published articles that show his dedication towards his work. Some of them are based on giant prostatic hyperplasia, endo-pyelotomy, giant staghorn urethral calculus, multi vessel renal transplant and primary amyloidosis of urinary bladder. He has the experience of surgical treatment of both adult and pediatric patients and has also lead and accompanied many
complex transplant cases.

He has always been interested in academics and received several awards and gold medals during his study years. He is regularly as a guest faculty in numerous conferences and institutes all over the world.

Work Experience

  • Director, Urology, Robotics and Kidney Transplant, Fortis Hospital, Vasant Kunj, Delhi, Present
  • Senior Consultant, Urology, Nova Healthcare, Delhi, 2011
  • Senior Consultant, Urology, Max Healthcare, Delhi, 2003
  • Consultant, Urology, Army Hospital (R&R), New Delhi, 1997
  • Consultant, Urology, Command Hospital, Lucknow, 1993
  • Surgical Specialist, Urology, Military Hospital, Est. 22, 1991
  • Clinical Tutor, Surgery, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, 1989
  • Medical Officer, Military Hospital Panagarh, West Bengal, 1982


  • MBBS, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune
  • MS- General Surgery
  • MCh and DNB- Urology
  • Advance Course, Surgery, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, 1986


  • Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi, 1993
  • Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy (ESWL), Henri Mondor Hospital, France, 1999
  • Cryo Surgery, University Hospital, Virginia, 2001
  • Brachytherapy Andrology, Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, 2002
  • Green Light Laser Prostate Surgery, Kings Hospital, London, 2003


  • Vishisht Sewa Medal, President of India

  • Kidney Transplant
  • Robotic Kidney Transplant
  • Nephrectomy

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