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academic administrator , urologist

Mahendra Bhandari, Indian urologist, academic administrator. Named Hindustan Warner's Traveling fellow, Association Surgeons India, 1973; recipient Distinguished Alumnus award, SMS Medical College, Jaipur, 1993, Doctor British Columbia Roy National award, 1995, Padmashri award, Government India, 2000.


Bhandari, Mahendra was born on December 24, 1945 in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India. Son of South Carolina and Smi Sushila Bhandari.


Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Science, Rajasthan University, India, 1969. Master of Science in Surgery, Rajasthan University, 1972. Mean Corpuscular hemoglobin in Urology, Madras University, 1972, 1975.


From junior house surgeon to lecturer Sawai Man Singh Medical College and Hospital, Jaipur, India, 1970—1975, lecturer department surgery, urology, 1975—1976. Civil assistant surgeon Mobile Surgical Unit Rajasthan, India, 1972—1973. Senior resident department urology Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore, India, 1973—1975.

Lecturer department urology All India Institute Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 1976—1978. Associate professor, head department urology Jawarharlal Institute Porgrad. Medical Education & Research, Pondicherry, India, 1979—1984, professor, head department, 1984—1988.

From professor, head Department Urology and Kidney Transplantation to director Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India, 1988—2001, director, since 2001. Vice chancellor Medversity Appollo Hospital, Hyderabad, India, 2000—2001. Member organizing, science committee World Congress Endourology & SWL, 1998.

Speaker in field.


  • Other Work

    • Member editorial board Archivos Espanoles de Urologia, since 1989, British Journal Urology, since 1989, CUSINE, 1992, Journal SIUT. Co-editor: Perspectives in Organ Transplantation, 1993. Co-author: Modern Concepts in Surgery, 1992, A Textbook of Surgery for Undergraduates, Calculous Disease-Management of Bladder and Urethral Calculi, 1998.

      Contributor numerous articles and abstracts to professional journals.


Member academy board Madras University, 1986—1988. Member governor bod. Indian Council Medical Research, since 1993, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute Medical Sciences, Lucknow, since 1993. Fellow: National Academy of Sciences, National Academy Medical Sciences.

Member: International Society Urology, Urolithiasis Society India (life), Indian Society Organ Transplantation (life. President 1994-1995), Asian Society Transplantation (life. President-elect since 2001, member governor council), Urology Society India (life.

President N. Zone 1996, member governor council, Gold medal 1999, Doctor R. Sitharaman Memorial Essay prize 1984), British Association Urological Surgeons.


Married Sushma Bhandari, February 17, 1972. 1 child Akshay.

South Carolina

Smi Sushila Bhandari

Sushma Bhandari

Akshay Bhandari