Dr. Santosh S. Waigankar

Dr. Santosh S. Waigankar

Consultant, Urologic Oncology & Robotic Surgery

MBBS, MRCS (UK), DNB (Gen. Surgery), DNB (Urology), Vattikuti Fellowship in Urooncology and Robotic Surgery (USA)

  • YEARS OF PRACTICE: 10 years
  • GENDER: Male
  • LANGUAGES SPOKEN: English, Hindi, Marathi
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Dr. Waigankar is board certified in Genitourinary Surgery (Urology) from Jaslok hospital and Research Institute. He is a medical graduate from Pdm. D. Y. Patil Medical College, Navi Mumbai and received his training in General surgery from BARC hospital and research institute, Mumbai (National Board of Examinations). Dr. Waigankar is the 1st Vattikuti Fellow in Robotic Urooncology in India. He specializes in Urooncologic Surgery.

My Mantra

“Stay low, stay quiet, keep it simple, don't expect too much, enjoy what you have.”
“The only thing standing between you and your dreams is ... reluctance.”


Open Urooncological Surgeries, Minimally Invasive Urooncological Surgeries (Laparoscopic), Minimally Invasive Urooncological Surgeries (Robotic), ATOMS (Adjustable TransObturator Midurethral Sling) Surgery, HIVEC Procedure for Bladder Cancers (Hyperthermia IntraVEsical Chemotherapy)


Radical Prostatectomy, Radical Nephrectomy/ Partial Nephrectomy, Radical Cystectomy + Ileal Conduit/Neobladder, Radical Nephroureterectomy/ Penectomy (Total Partial), Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Dissection (RPLND), Video Endoscopic Inguinal Lymphadenectomy, ATOMS (Adjustable TransObturator Midurethral Sling) Surgery, HIVEC Procedure for Bladder Cancers (Hyperthermia IntraVEsical Chemotherapy)


Minimally invasive Urological cancer surgeries, HIVEC treatment for Bladder cancers, ATOMS (Adjustable TransObturator Midurethral Sling) treatment for Urinary Incontinence., HIVEC Procedure for Bladder Cancers (Hyperthermia IntraVEsical Chemotherapy)


    • BARC Hospital and Research Institute (Surgery)
    • Jaslok Hospital and Research centre (Urology)


  • Vattikuti Foundation and Research Institute USA (Robotic Urooncology Fellowship)
  • Awarded the SIU Resident Scholarship for 2018 by SIU (Société Internationale d'Urologie).
  • 2nd Prize (Best Poster Category): ERUS 2017: Pentafecta outcomes of robotic partial nephrectomy for T1b renal masses: Single institute-single surgeon retrospective analysis.
  • 1st Prize (KS Video Awards): RSC Mar’2017: 10 Key steps in Robotic Radical Prostatectomy: Surgical techniques and outcomes.
  • 1st Prize (Best Video Category): WZUSICON 2016: Da-Vinci Si robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical cystoprostatectomy with neobladder (Modified Karolinska Technique): Surgical technique & outcomes.
Dr. Waigankar completed his Vattikuti Fellowship in Uroncology (USA) in Kokilaben Hospital and Medical Research Centre in 2015 and since then has been an active member of the Robotic program till date encompassing both DaVinci Si and DaVinci Xi platforms.

Review Articles

  • Review Article: Yuvaraja T B, Waigankar S, Bakshi G, Prakash G. Genitourinary cancers: Summary of Indian data. Santosh S. Waigankar, Vimal Patel. Role of probiotics in urogenital healthcare. J Midlife Health. 2011 Jan-Jun; 2(1): 5-10. doi: 10.4103/0976-7800.83253.
  • Waigankar SS et al. Role of probiotics in urogenital healthcare. J Midlife Health. 2011 Jan; 2(1):5-10. doi: 10.4103/0976-7800.83253.

Original Articles

  • Living Donor Transplant Options in CKD5 patients with ABO Incompatibilities. {Indian Journal of Urology. Apr-Jun 2013, Volume 29, Issue 2 [p 114-118]}
  • Assessment of bio-safety of low-cost polyurethane urologic stents used in developing countries. {Indian Journal of Urology. April 2012, Volume 28, Issue 2 [p. 184-188]}
  • Epidemiology of Malnutrition in a rural field practice Area of Navi Mumbai. {Indian J. Prev. Soc. Med. Vol. 35 No. 1 & 2, 2004.}

Professional Memberships

  • Urological Society of India (USI)
  • American Urological Association (AUA)
  • European Urological Association (EAU)
  • Société Internationale d'Urologie (SIU)
  • West Zone USI (WZUSI)
  • Mumbai Urological Society (MUS)
  • Robotic Urology Forum (RUF)

Presently he is also the Executive council member of the Mumbai Urological Society and involved in many academic activities related to the society.

  • Mrs Misquitta

    Hello, I'm Mrs Misquitta from Mumbai. Just wish to convey my appreciation and gratitude to Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani hospital and Dr Santosh Waigankar and his team for the successful robotics prostrate cancer surgery performed last month o...

  • Deepa Lalwani


    Hearty thanks to Dr. Santosh Waigankar and

    A big, big Thank you to Dr. Waigankar and team

    The secret of awesome recovery is a doctor who is simply extraordinary, My M...

  • Hosne Daula Rowena Khanam, Bangladesh

    I have always been saying since I visited your hospital that you ( Dr. Santosh Waigankar) and your subordinate doctors in your team are totally devoted to the profession and cooperative with the patients as I felt in my case. The successful sur...

  • Mr. Vincent Mellya Kamili

    My name is Vincent Kamili Mellya, Tanzanian by nationality. I am glad to say thanks to Dr. Santosh Waigankar of Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital and his staff for saving my life.

    I was diagnosed with carcinoma of prostate in 2015 ...

  • Vincent Mellya, Tanzania

    We are very grateful since our arrival here on 20th Feb for the coordination and hospitality we were given.

    The treatment was good through the professional doctors, staff, and their idea throughout. We are thankful to Dr. Santosh Wai...

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