News & Events


20th Nov 2017 Site


The first photographs from the just-concluded Robotic Surgeons Council of India are in!  


17th Nov 2017 Site

This is the final schedule for the November 18 & 19, 2017 Robotic Surgeons Council of India meeting in Goa.  

(Nov. 17, 2017 update)

02nd Nov 2017 Media

Vattikuti Foundation Partner Surgeon Dr. Venkat Sripathi, Senior Consultant Pediatric Urologist and Director Pediatric Urology Fellowship Program at Apollo Children’s Hospital, has published an article of a significant robotic pediatric procedure in the Journal of Robotic Surgery: Robotic treatment of a type 2 calyceal diverticulum in a child: is suture closure and marsupialisation enough for a good outcome? More: J Robotic Surg DOI 10.1007/s11701-017-0758-1

26th Oct 2017 Site

CEO of the Vattikuti Foundation, Dr. Maahendra Bhandari has announced two new Vattikuti Robotic Surgery Fellowships!

11th Sep 2017 Site

In a history-making move, Vattikuti Foundation CEO Dr. Mahendra Bhandari has announced eight new Vattikuti Robotic Surgery Fellowships.  

Please note: the application period is now closed!

19th Oct 2017 Site

The AUA News, the official newsmagazine of the American Urological Association has an article in the From The Secretary byline of Manoj Manga, MD, FACS, Editor of the AUA News.  Dr. Monga takes note of the recent Smithsonian Institution exhibit featuring personal artifacts from Vattikuti Foundation President & Founder Raj Vattikuti, as well as items from Vattikuti Foundation CEO Dr. Mahendra Bhandari and Robotic Surgery pioneer Dr. Mani Menon, Director of the Vattikuti Urology Institute.

16th Oct 2017 Site

DEADLINE NOTICE:  All Robotic Surgeons Council of India materials for the November 18 & 19, 2017 scientific program (Best Practices, Podium Presentations, Sessions) must be sent to the Vattikuti Foundation by this Friday, October 20th. Send your PPT's and .mov or .mp4 files to:

12th Oct 2017 Site

Canadian surgeon Prof. Walter Gotlieb was the guest speaker October 6th, when All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Bhopal held a Master Class on Robotic Surgery.  One observer called it a "History making event."

11th Oct 2017 Site

Professor Anupama Rajanbabu tells the Vattikuti Foundation thet the 2nd International Robocon Robotic Surgery Workshop & Master Class held October 7 & 8, 2017, was a success.

09th Oct 2017 Site

The Vattikuti Foundation is pleased to announce the 30-winners of Vattikuti Scholarships to attend the Robotic Surgeons Council of India Meetings in Goa November 18 & 19.


04th Aug 2017 to 06th Aug 2017

P.O. Goa University, Bambolim, North Goa,Goa, India

It gives a great pleasure in inviting you participate in the Uro-oncology conference that we are organising on 4th ,5th ,6th August at Hotel Grand Hyatt, Goa. Urologic oncology is an exciting speciality and always a challenging one. Many path-breaking c

18th Aug 2017 to 20th Aug 2017

2, Press Enclave Road, SaketNew Delhi, India

We are pleased to inform that the department of Urology, Max Super specialty Hospital, Saket is organizing a CME cum video workshop on Uro-oncology from August 18th to August 20th, 2017. Didactic lectures, panel discussions and un-edited videos by various