13th Mar 2020 Site

The Vattikuti Foundation office in the US has been closed due to the COVID-19 virus threat.  Staff will be working from home or remote sites, until directed to return.  Please click on the title above for more information.

10th Mar 2020 Site

The new Patient Forum is now active on this website!  We invite you to take a look.  Please click on the title above for the full story.

10th Mar 2020 Site

Please click onthe title above to oopen up our updated guidelines for submitting KS Awards videos.

14th Feb 2020 Site

Dr. Mahendra Bhandari, CEO of the Vattikuti Foundation is pleased to announce that the Timber Trail Heights Resort Hotel in Parwanoo, Himachal Pradesh, has been selected as the Robotic Surgeons Council of India 2020 meeting venue.

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06th Jan 2020 Site


The Vattikuti Foundation is pleased to announce the 2020 Vattikuti Foundation Sponsored Fellowships:

1- Vattikuti National Robotic Surgery Fellowships: Multiple opportunities in India.

2. Vattikuti International Fellowship at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center- ATLAS Program, Buffalo, New York, USA.  

3. Vattikuti Foundation Research Fellowship 

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN!  The deadline for applications is February 7, 2020!

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06th Jan 2020 Site

Announcing the Krishnaswamy Subramaniam (KS) National Robotic Surgery Video Awards for the Best Robotic Surgery Videos of 2020

The Vattikuti Foundation is pleased to announce 2020 KS National Robotic Surgery Video Awards. Three Prizes worth: INR 100,000, 50,000 and 25,000 would be awarded for First, Second and Third Prizes, respectively.  The Awards competition is open to all Indian robotic surgeons.  The subject material of your video shall be on an aspect of robotic surgery.  Any specialty is welcome.  This is a nationwide contest, open to all Indian Robotic Surgeons / Fellows / Residents.


The deadline for all videos will be: 1 October 2019.  

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26th Nov 2019 Site

The top videos from the KS National Robotic Surgery Video Awards (as selected at the 2019 Robotic Surgeons Council of India) Are now 'Live' on the Vattikuti Foundation Website.

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06th Nov 2019 Site

The Vattikuti Foundation, in cooperation with Dr. Khurshid Guru and the ATLAS Program at the Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center in Buffalo, New York have had a number of Vattikuti Fellows obtain expert training in Robotic Surgery.  Dr. Amit Tuli just completed his program there and sent us his report.  Please click on the title to read the complete story.

30th Oct 2019 Site

Robotic Surgeons Council of India 11-2019

Please click on the title above to access the preliminary schedule for the upcoming meetings (10-30-2019); Vattikuti Foundation Presents Robotic Surgeons Council of India XII Meeting Scientific Program 16th – 17th November 2019 Le Pondy Resort, Pondicherry Dr. Mahendra Bhandari


11th Oct 2019 Site

The Vattikuti Foundation is proud to announce our 2019 Vattikuti Scholarship Winners (random order): Asfar Ahamed, Apollo, Chennai; C. Danny Darlington, Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences; Vinodhini Selvam, JIPMER, Pondicherry; Amith Sreekanth JIPMER Pondicherry; Shruthii Nanjundappan, Amrita IMS, Kochi; Maitrayee Chennu, Narayana, Bangalore; Mariam Anjum Ifthikar, Yenepoya, Mangalore; H.V. Priyanka, Yenepoya, Bengaluru; Harshit Garg, AIIMS, Delhi; Harish N L Gujarat, Cancer Inst. Ahmedabad; Abhishek Chandna, PGIMER Chandigarh; Parag Sonawane, ,Vasantrao Pawar MC & RC, Adgaon; Manu Vats, Atal Bihari Vajpayee MC, Delhi.
We thank and congratulate these fine young surgeons!