Dr. Arun Kumar Chawla

Professor & Head of the Dept.

Department of Urology


    Dr Arun Chawla teaches and trains undergraduate and postgraduate students.

    He is:

    • Involved in the Outpatient and Inpatients management and clinical research
    • Also involved in presentations at various regional, national and international conferences (AUA, EAU and SAARC conferences).


Subject Semester / Year
Urology 7th semester


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MCh Urology KMC, Manipal, Manipal Academy of Higher Education 2002
DNB National Board of Examinations, New Delhi
MS General Surgery GMC, Amritsar 1989
MBBS GMC, Amritsar 1985


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
KMC, Manipal Professor and Head 01/10/2016 till date
KMC, Manipal Additional Professor 05/2009 to 30/09/2016
KMC, Manipal Associate Professor 09/2004 to 04/2009
KMC, Manipal Assistant Professor 07/2002 to 08/2004

Predictors Of Prolonged Hospital Stay And Mortality In Patients With Emphysematous Pyelonephritis

Principal Investigator: Dr. Ravi

Co-Investigator: Dr Arun Chawla

A Prospective Patient-Centred Evaluation Of Visual Internal Urethrotomy And Urethroplasty For Urethral Stricture Using A Patient Reported Outcome Measure

Principal Investigator: Dr. Sitaram

Co-Investigator: Dr Arun Chawla

A Single Center Prospective Randomized Controlled Study To Assess Outcomes & Complications Of Conventional Stent Placement Versus No Stent Placement After Urethroscopy For Distal Ureteric Calculus Of Size Less Than 1 Cms

Principal Investigator: Dr. Suraj

Co-Investigator: Dr Arun Chawla

Early Predictors Of Postoperative Urosepsis In Patients Undergoing Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy

Principal Investigator: Dr. Sourabh

Co-Investigator: Dr Arun Chawla

Super mini PCNL v/s standard PCNL in management of stone size > 1.5cm. A randomized controlled trial

Principal Investigator: Dr. Sanket

Co-Investigator: Dr Arun Chawla 

Patient Centered Evaluation To Assess Functional Outcome Of Transurethral Resection Of Prostate (TURP) For Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) Using A Patient Reported Outcome Measure

Principal Investigator: Dr.Shruti

Co-Investigator: Dr Arun Chawla 


Area of Interest

Minimal Invasive Urology and Endo-urology, Reconstructive Urology and Renal Transplant

Area of Expertise

Reconstructive urethral surgery, Micro-Mini PNLs

Area of Research

GUTB, Laser spectroscopy and Raman Spectroscopy in Urological malignancies

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Member of Society International de Urology.
  • Member AUA
  • Member of Indian Chapter of AUA.
  • Member of International Academy of Medical Sciences.
  • Member of International Urogynaecology Association.
  • Member of European Association of Urology.
  • Member of ASI.
  • Member of IMA.


A randomized trial investigating clinical outcomes and stent-related symptoms after placement of a complete intra-ureteric stent on a string versus conventional stent placement

Shah M Pillai S Chawla A de la Rosette JJMCH Laguna P Jayadeva Reddy S Taori R Hegde P Mummalaneni S

BJU Int. 2021 Jul 10

Outcomes and predictors of failure of arteriovenous fistulae for hemodialysis

Venkat Ramanan S Prabhu RA Rao IR Chawla A Shenoy SV Nagaraju SP Bhojaraja MV

Int Urol Nephrol. 2021 Jun 6.

Surgical interventions in female urethral strictures: a comprehensive literature review

Chakraborty JN Chawla A Vyas N

Int Urogynecol J. 2021 Jun 29.

Definition, treatment and outcome of residual fragments in staghorn stones

Ermis O Somani B Reeves T Guven S Pes PL Chawla A Hegde P de la Rosette J

Asian J Urol. 2020 Apr;7(2):116-121.

Fused Supernumerary Kidney Presenting as Total Urinary Incontinence

Kriplani A Pandit S Chawla R Chawla A

Urology. 2020 Aug;142:e52-e53.

Book- Atlas of Endourology


Postnatal Outcome of Antenatal Hydronephrosis


Vikas Jain

Delayed repair of Pelvic fracture urethral injuries


Sathish K



Paediatric Urolithiasis

    Renal Transplant



    RCC, UTI in females