Dr. R Shivashankar is a Sr. Consultant and the Director of the Department of Urology at Manipal Hospital, Bangalore. An MBBS, MS in General Surgery, M.Ch in Urology and FICS to his credit, Dr. Shivashankar is a highly skilled and successful urologist, with years of expertise in general urology, endo urology, paediatric urology, uro oncology, andrology, gynec urology, and renal transplant surgery. To add to his list of accomplishments, Dr. R Shivashankar has performed over 2000 renal transplantations, over 4000 percutaneous renal surgeries for stone and other conditions, over 7000 ureteroscopic procedures for ureteric stones and other conditions, over 13000 Trans urethral procedures for prostate, bladder tumours and urethral conditions, and around 6000 prostate operations. He has also successfully treated over 20000 patients for urinary tract stone disease and many uro-oncology procedures. Dr. Shivashankar also has many publications and presentations to his credit.