Profile Description

Dr. Muruganandham K

Senior Consultant and Head- Gleneagles Hospital, Perumbakkam, Chennai
Department- Urology
Procedures Expertised : Kidney transplant surgery, Uro oncology, minimally invasive urology surgery, reconstructive urology

Introduction of Dr. Muruganandham K

Dr. Muruganandham K is a leading Urologist with the credit of performing the first cadaver kidney transplant as well as the first laparoscopic kidney retrieval surgery in Pondicherry. He has a vast experience of performing transplant surgeries and performs various types of procedures for diseases and disorder of the urological region. His area of expertise encompasses a vast range of services that includes treatment of bladder and kidney stones, surgery for kidney, bladder and prostate cancer, Transurethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP), open and radical prostatectomy, radial and partial Nephrectomy and surgery for urinary incontinence.

Dr. Muruganandham K has been serving as a kidney transplant, reconstruct and uro oncology surgeon for over a decade now. He has pioneered the field in various aspects and has helped in the treatment of several patients with different types of urological disorders. He has played an important role in setting up the Kidney transplant and vascular access program at Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Pondicherry and helped make it one of the best institutes for Urology in the world. He performed the first kidney transplant in the institute in 2012.

Equally involved in academics, Dr. Muruganandham K is responsible for training and teaching many undergraduate and postgraduate students. He also guides and mentors MCh students from various parts of the country. He has been invited to several CMEs and workshops where he has put out live demonstrations of urological procedures. He has made paper presentations in various conferences and scientific meetings all over the world. He also has publications in national and international medical journals based on uro oncology, kidney transplant and reconstructive urology.

Work Experience of Dr. Muruganandham K

  • Head and Senior Consultant, Urology, Gleneagles Global Hospital, Perumbakkam, Chennai, 2016- Present
  • Associate and Assistant Professor, Urology, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical
  • Education and Research, Pondicherry, 2010- 2015
  • Consultant, Urology, R G Stone Urology and Laparoscopy Hospital, Chennai, 2009- 2010

Education and Fellowship

  • MBBS, Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai
  • MS, General Surgery, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Pondicherry
  • DNB, National Board of Education
  • MCh, Urology and Renal Transplant, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow
  • FMAS, Minimally Access Surgery


  • Indian Medical Association
  • Urological Society of India
  • Association of Southern Urologists
  • Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry Association of Urologists
  • Association of Minimally Access Surgeons of India

  • Gender
  • Hospital Affiliations Global Hospitals, Chennai
  • Experience / Tranining
  • Medical School
  • Internship
  • Residency
  • Fellowship
  • Certifications
  • Leadership Roles
  • Kidney Transplant
  • Urological Surgeries
  • Reconstructive Urology

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