Laparoscopic (key hole) surgery in children especially nephrectomies and pyeloplasties, paediatric urology, hypospadias surgery, general paediatric surgery, childhood incontinence and neonatal surgery.
Clinical research in paediatric laparoscopic surgery; laparoscopic pyeloplasty
Consultant Paediatric Surgeon / Urologist at Norfolk and Norwich Universith Hospital NHS Trust
Fellow Royal Australasian College of SurgeonsFellow Royal College of Surgeons of EdinburghBritish Association of Paediatric UrologistsEuropean Society of Paediatric UrologyBritish Association of Paediatric Endoscopic Surgeons
Besides being a paediatric and neonatal surgeon, Mr Kulkarni also holds specialist qualifications in paediatric urology. His practice includes common conditions in paediatric surgery like hernia, hydrocele, circumcision and un-descended testes. His practice includes endoscopy and laparoscopy. As a paediatric urologist, he specialises in hypospadias repair, surgical management of urinary tract infections, cystoscopy, urodynamics. He is a skilled laparoscopic surgeon and performs retroperitoneoscopic nephrectomies, pyeloplasties and un-descended testes operations. He is an active researcher in minimally invasive surgery and paediatric urology.
He is a regular faculty member at British Association of Paediatric Endoscopic Surgeons Annual Training Workshop. He has participated in teaching activities at various national and regional training courses. He is an examiner for Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He is involved in undergraduate medical teaching at UEA medical school. He is currently Clinical Director for Paediatrics Directorate at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.
Mr Kulkarni primarily trained in India for his basic medical and postgraduate education in general surgery and then in paediatric surgery. He gained further experience in paediatric urology at Birmingham Children’s Hospital. He undertook training in clinical fellowship in New Zealand where he gained advanced laparoscopic skills.
He has worked as Consultant Paediatric Surgeon/Urologist since 2002 and undertakes primarily specialist work in paediatric urology. His experience is accredited by European Board of Paediatric Urology with Fellowship qualification. Mr Kulkarni is an advanced paediatric laparoscopic surgeon and has established laparoscopic paediatric urology services at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.
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