Consultant Profile

Mr Milind Kulkarni

Mr Milind Kulkarni FEAPU (Paed Urol.), FRACS (Pead Surg.), FRCS (Pead Surg.), FRCSED, MCh (Pead Surg.), MS (Gen Surg.), DNB, MBBS
Practicing at:
Spire Norwich Hospital
  • Paediatric surgery
    • Hypospadias surgery
    • Paediatric laparoscopic surgery
    • Paediatric urology
  • Urology
    • Incontinence
    • Urodynamics
Special clinical interests:

Laparoscopic (key hole) surgery in children especially nephrectomies and pyeloplasties, paediatric urology, hypospadias surgery, general paediatric surgery, childhood incontinence and neonatal surgery.

Research interests:

Clinical research in paediatric laparoscopic surgery; laparoscopic pyeloplasty

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Paediatric Surgeon / Urologist at Norfolk and Norwich Universith Hospital NHS Trust

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Fellow Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
Fellow Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
British Association of Paediatric Urologists
European Society of Paediatric Urology
British Association of Paediatric Endoscopic Surgeons

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01603 255574
Private secretary:
Karen Edwards
Private secretary telephone number:
Tuesday evening 6.00pm - 8.00pm
Background Information 
Professional profile:

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.

Personal profile:

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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