Aashray urology institute

About The Doctor

Dr. Ashit Shah

Dr. Ashit Shah

Meet the doctor

Dr. Ashit Shah

Aashray Urology Institute
80A Sampatrao Colony, Off R.C. Dutt Road Alkapuri
Vadodara 390007
Gujarat, India

QUALIFICATION

MB, MS, DNB(Urology), DLU(France)

Dr. Ashit Shah is a senior consultant Urologist heading Aashray Urology Institute. Having spent more than 27 years in the profession of Urology, he has experience of over 75,000 urological consultations and more than 15,000 surgeries. Dr. Shah did his M.B.B.S. from Medical College and M.S. University, Baroda. Post-graduation, he completed M.S. from Medical College and S.S.G. Hospital, Baroda with a specialization in General Surgery and also was awarded Diplomate of National Board (D.N.B.) in Genito-Urinary Surgery by the National Board of Examinations (NBE), New Delhi. After that, he went to France and earned his Diplomate in Laparoscopic Urology from Louis Pasteur University, Strasbourg. He is certified by the Indian Medical Council, Gujarat Medical Council, National Academy of Medical Sciences (National Board of Examinations), and Louis Pasteur University, France. 

Dr. Shah has a special interest in Endo-Urology especially, Urolithiasis i.e. Urinary Stone Disease. Besides being the pioneer Andrologist in the city, he is an acknowledged expert focused on treating patients having urological disorders with minimally invasive urosurgery. His associations in his more than 27 years of experience include Indian Medical Association, Urological Society of India, Societe’ Internationale d’ Urologie, American Urological Association, and numerous other state and local medical societies. Being counted amongst the torch bearers of ethical and transparent medical practice in the city of Vadodara, he was conferred ‘Inspiring Urologist Award’ for the year 2019 by The Economic Times. Believing in the concept of “We treat, He cures”, Dr. Ashit Shah envisaged the concept of Aashray with the idea of becoming co-healers with the patients in their journey of becoming free from urological ailments.

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The Economic Times Award, Year 2019

27

Years of Experience

75,000 +

Urological Consultations

15,000 +

Surgeries

MEDICAL EDUCATION

  1. 1989 – Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S.)
    Medical College and M.S. University, Baroda.
  2. 1993 – Master of Surgery (M.S.) in General Surgery
    Medical College and S.S.G. Hospital, Baroda.
  3. 1997 - Diplomate of National Board (D.N.B.) in Genito-Urinary Surgery
    Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital, Nadiad; National Board of Examinations,New Delhi.
  4. 2006 –Diplomate in Laparoscopic Urology
    Louis Pasteur University, Strasbourg, France

BOARD CERTIFICATION

  1. Indian Medical Council
  2. Gujarat Medical Council
  3. National Academy of Medical Sciences / National Board of Examinations
  4. Louis Pasteur University, France

OCCUPATION

  1. Private Clinical Practice as Chief Urologist at - Aashray Urology Institute (80 A Sampatrao Colony, Off R. C. Dutt road Alkapuri, Vadodara.).
  2. Work experience of more than 27 years in Urology.
  3. Exposed to various disciplines in Urology viz. Endo-Urology, Andrology, Paediatric Urology, Kidney Transplantation, Urodynamics, Uro-oncology, and Reconstructive Urology in premier national Urological institutes:
  1. Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital, Nadiad.
  2. Institute of Kidney Diseases and Research Centre, Ahmedabad.
  1. Carried out over 150 live Kidney Transplantations as part of the renal transplantation team.
  2. Trained in Urology under stalwarts like Dr. S. D. Bapat, Dr. Mahesh Desai, and Dr. R.B. Sabnis.
  3. Received training in Andrology under Dr. Rupin Shah (the pioneer Andrologist of the country) for 2 years.
  4. Trained on live tissue in Laparoscopic Urology at European Institute of Telesurgery, France.

SPECIAL INTERESTS

  1. Endo-Urology (Urolithiasis).
  2. Andrology.
  3. Minimally Invasive Urosurgery.

HONOURS / AWARDS

  1. National Scholar – Government of India (1984).
  2. Aryabhatta Science Talent Scholar (1984).
  3. National Mathematic Olympiad Champion (1982).
  4. Yoga Scholar (1980).
  5. United Schools International (U.N.) certification – 1980, 1981.
  6. College representation in General Knowledge (G.K.) Quiz competition at National level.
  7. 1st in Gujarat to carry out Artificial Penile Implantation (Penile Prosthesis) for erectile dysfunction.
  8. FIRST PRIZE – Best Video presentation “The Indian Penile Prosthesis” at U.S.I. Annual Conference (W.Z.) 1997.
  9. Best Scientific Paper “Dismembered Pyeloplasty” at GUSSACON – 1997.
  10. International Medical Excellence award - 2002.
  11. ‘Inspiring Urologist’ award for the year 2019 by The Economic Times.

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE :

1. CLINICAL EVALUATOR

  1. Clinically evaluated the prototype KARL STORZ IMAGE 1 HX, HX-P camera head, a part of IMAGE 1 SPIES HX system.
  2. Clinical evaluated the 'Efficacy and Tolerability of FDC of Tamsulosin SR plus Tolterodine LA in Patients with Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia’ (RX/MACR/2004-14).
  3. Clinically evaluated the feasibility of Transurethral Bipolar Enucleation (TUBE) in patients using the prototype Karl Storz Bipolar Vapo enucleation electrode.

2. SYMPOSIUM CONVENOR

  1. Conducted a Symposium on “Peri-operative sterilisation - The Sacred Cows” in The Urological Society of India, West zone chapter; XXV Annual Conference at Goa on September 13th, 2015, Goa.

3. FACULTY MEMBER

  1. ‘Update in Andrology’ by Indian Medical Association at Medical Conference Hall, SSG Hospital, Baroda – December 6th, 1998.
  2. Symposium on ‘Urology in next Millennium’ by I.M.A., Baroda branch – August 8th, 1999.
  3. 'Marketing of Health Services' - Training Programme by Baroda Management Association, Nov- Dec, 2000.
  4. Workshop on Male Sexual Dysfunction at Hotel Holiday Inn, Baroda by I.M.A., Baroda branch – December 2000.
  5. Andrology Workshop at Hotel Holiday Inn, Baroda – 2001.
  6. CME by I.M.A., Baroda branch, 'Recurrent U.T.I.' - April 2001.
  7. 'Management of Nursing Homes' - Certificate Course by Baroda Management Association, August 30th, 2001.
  8. Course on ‘Human Resource Management’ by Baroda Management Association, 2001.
  9. 'Recent advances in Endourology and Laparoscopy' - Gujarat Urological Association; 4th Annual Conference at Mehsana on January 5th, 2002
  10. “Workshop on 'Marketing of Health Services' - by Baroda Management Association, Sept-Oct, 2002.
  11. 'The Fertility of Infertility Management in Private Practice' - Ahmedabad Urological Association; 5th Annual Conference at Ahmedabad on January 5th, 2003;
  12. Symposium on ‘Azoospermia’ – The Urological Society of India, West zone chapter; XIII Annual Conference at Goa on September 13th, 2003.
  13. 'Dam the flow'- Big debate on Use of Combination therapy of Tamsulosin and Tolterodine in Patients with LUTS and BPH. - The Urological Society of India, West zone chapter; XVII Annual Conference, Goa, 2007.
  14. ‘Kidney Disease awareness drive’ – Symposium Organised by Narmada Kidney Foundation, Mumbai on occasion of World Kidney Day at C. C. Mehta auditorium, Vadodara; March 2008.
  15. ‘Understanding kidney diseases’ – Symposium organised by Indian Medical Association, Vadodara at Hotel Express Residency; October 2008.
  16. Symposium on ‘Discoveries in Urology’ – The Urological Society of India, West zone chapter; XVIII Annual Conference at Solapur on November 16th, 2008.
  17. Programme on Kidney awareness organized on the World Kidney Day by National Kidney Foundation at Prof. C. C. Mehta auditorium, Vadodara on 9th March, 2009.
  18. 'Urinary Incontinence' – Scientific symposium at Sterling hospital, Ahmedabad; November 8th, 2009.
  19. 'Uro-Gynaec Update” – organized by Study Circle,Vadodara and Vadodara Uro-Nephro Association at Hotel Surya Palace on 29 August, 2010.
  20. ‘Understanding Carcinoma Prostate’ UROQUEST symposium at Hotel Taj Gateway; September 26th, 2010.
  21. ‘What’s the hurry’ - A Talk show on Premature Ejaculation in The Urological Society ofIndia, West Zone chapter conference
  22. 'Childhood to Manhood and beyond! Testosterone replacement therapy' in The Urological Society of India, West zone chapter; XXII Annual Conference at Lonavala on September 15th, 2012.
  23. 'MiniPerc in unusual situations' in The Urological Society of India, West zone chapter; XXIII Annual Conference at Raipur on September 27th, 2013.
  24. Symposium on 'The Economics of Urology' in The Urological Society of India, West zone chapter; XXIV Annual Conference at Vadodara on September 27th, 2014.
  25. 'Understanding Bipolar Technology in TUR(P)' in The Urological Society of India, West zone chapter; XXIV Annual Conference at Vadodara on September 28th, 2014.
  26. 'Fosfomycin Trometamol - The promising Antibiotic Therapy in the Management of UTI' - Xpanse, VIIth International Urology Summit, 20th June, 2015, Goa.
  27. 'Management of UTI: What’s true, What’s new' Panel Discussion in UROSCOPE on 3rd December, 2016 at Coimbatore.
  28. 'Cross-fires in Urology' Speaker For PCNL in PCNL vs RIRS; Breakout session at IX International Summit Xpanse, at Mahabalipuram on 7th April, 2017.
  29. 'Panel discussion with experts' a CME on 'Sexuality Audit' on 20th August, 2017 at Vadodara.
  30. Panel Discussion on ‘Challenges in Endourology’ at 28th Annual Conference of Urological Society of India - West Zone at Raipur on 26th October, 2018.
  31. Panel Discussion on ‘Sexual Dysfunction’ at XLIV Annual Conference of Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists - CUT-ICON 2018 at Ahmedabad on 15th December, 2018.
  32. Faculty member for ‘USI Skill Lab -  Ultrasound’  - Teaching Ultrasound skills (Transabdominal and Transrectal) to Urologists during the 53rd USI Annual conference at Kochi from 23-26th January, 2020.
  33. Demonstrated Live RIRS surgery for complex calculi at Cook-Vista Live workshop in Sterling Hospital, Vadodara on 8th March, 2020.
  34. Panel Discussion on 'Nightmares in Endourology’ webinar under auspices of Urological Society of India - Indian School of Urology on 6th March, 2021.

4. GUEST LECTURES

  1. 'Urology in the new millennium' – Indian Medical Association, Modasa branch, August 1998.
  2. Indian Medical Association, Anand branch, April 17, 1999. – 'Urology in the new millennium'.
  3. 'Urology in 21st Century'– Indian Medical Association, Broach, 2000.
  4. 'Recent advances in the management of Male Infertility'– Indian Medical Association, Godhra, 2000.
  5. Indian Medical Association, Ankleshwar branch, year 2000 – 'Urology in the new millennium'.
  6. 'Recent advances in Urology and Andrology' - Baroda General Practitioners’ Association on April 28th, 2000.
  7. 'Managing Male Infertility from a Gynaecologist’s chamber' – Baroda Obstetric and Gynaecology society on 19th January, 2001.
  8. 'Urology in the new millennium' – Indian Medical Association, Dabhoi branch, 2002.
  9. 'Preventive aspects of Kidney Disease' – Builders’ Association of India – Baroda chapter, Hotel Welcome, June 15th, 2002.
  10. 'Urological problems in the elderly' – Senior Citizens’ association, O.P. road branch; July 2002.
  11. 'Managing BPH from your office' – Consultants of Baroda, March 2004.
  12. 'Myths and Facts in Urology'- Indian Medical Association, Dahod, April 2004
  13. 'Managing Urological Problems from your clinic' – Family Physician's Association, Baroda, May 2005.
  14. 'Managing Urological Problems from your clinic' – Homeopathic Medical Association of India, Baroda, May 2006.
  15. 'Office management of Urological disorders'- All India Video Conference – February 2008.
  16. 'Marketing of Medical practice – The ethical way' – 60th Annual Conference of Indian Medical Association, Gujarat state branch; November 21st, 2008.
  17. 'Managing Urological Problems from your clinic' – Consultants’ association, Halol; February 3rd, 2010’
  18. ‘Urology-Interactive CME’ – Family Physicians’ Association, Vadodara, 3 July, 2011
  19. 'What you need to know about Urology' - Pioneer Medical College, Vadodara as an Invited Speaker from Lion’s Club of Baroda, Race Course Circle, Vadodara.
  20. 'Redefining The Role of Family Physician in Urological Disorders' -at FPCON - 2014, Vadodara; 23rd February, 2014.
  21. 'Place and Role of Newer molecules in the treatment paradigm’ - Vadodara Physicians’ Association meet at Hotel Gateway, Vadodara; June 2015
  22. 'Place and Role of Newer molecules in the treatment paradigm’ at Saturday Club, Vadodara on 19th September, 2015
  23. 'Managing Urological Problems from your clinic' – Consultants’ association, Halol; March 8th, 2017’
  24. ‘Our Tryst with NABH’ - at Urofinancecon, organised by The Urological Society of India at Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital, Nadiad on 2nd December, 2018.
  25. ’The Prostate - To pill……alone’ - as an invited Faculty for Dr. B. C. Patel memorial IMA Vadodara CME on 17th March, 2019.
  26. ‘Generation Z - It's your world’ - Motivational talk to students at Vision classes in December, 2019
  27. ‘How to boost the career path of a young Urologist’ - Satellite symposium during the 53rd USI Annual conference at Kochi on 24th January, 2020.
  28. ‘How to get a good deal on Instruments!’- WZUSI Webinar - ’The Naive Urologist - Weapons, War field and Warcraft’ on 15th January, 2021.
  29. ‘Urinary Calculus Disease - What’s In and What’s Out!’ and ‘The Prostate - To pill…Leave it alone’  Zoom Meeting  - SAB ACADEMICS by Surgeons’ Association of Baroda  on 20th March, 2021.

5. CHAIRING A SCIENTIFIC SESSION

  1. Surgical update 2002, organized by Gujarat State Surgeons’ Association, A.S.I., and Baroda Surgeons’ Association at Hotel Welcome on October 20th, 2002.
  2. 'Urinary Calculus Disease – Yesterday and Today'. Update in Practice Management, organized by Indian Academy of Paediatrics, Vadodara branch, at Hotel Tropicana on December 15th, 2002. – Session I.
  3. Video presentation (Scientific paper), WZUSICON 2007.
  4. 9th AMASI skill course organised by Association of Minimal Access Surgeons’ of India on 4th October, 2008.
  5. Symposium on ‘Pitfalls in Urodynamics’ – The Urological Society of India, West zone chapter; XVIII Annual Conference at Solapur; 14th to 16th November, 2008.
  6. 'Bipolar TURP for very large prostates - A myth or reality?' – The Urological Society of India, West zone chapter; XXIII Annual Conference at Raipur; 27th September, 2013.
  7. 'State of the art Lecture - Sterilization of Endoscopes' - Advancements in Endourology at Gujarat University Convention Centre, Ahmedabad; 14th February, 2016.
  8. 'Balloon debate' in the workshop 'Art of Prostate Enucleation: Laser versus Bipolar’- Urological Clinics of Vadodara on19th June, 2016 at Vadodara.
  9. Masterclass on PCNL and RIRS - Advancements in Endourology at Ahmedabad; 23rd February, 2018.
  10. Sub Specialty Session: Endo-Urology : Miniperc/RIRS during the 53rd USI Annual conference at Kochi on 24th January, 2020.

6. PAPER PRESENTATIONS AT VARIOUS CONFERENCES

  1. 'Early definitive treatment in Decompensated prostatic obstruction' at USICON (WZ) 1994, Kolhapur.
  2. 'Normal Uroflowmetric Parameters – An Indian Experience' at USICON 1994, Calcutta.
  3. 'Relevance of IPSS in Indian Population' at USICON (WZ) 1995, Goa.
  4. 'Turbidity test – A new method in evaluation of stone formers' at USICON 1995, Bangalore.
  5. 'Urological complications of Renal Transplantation' at ISOT1996, Ahmedabad.
  6. 'Correlation of IPSS and Uroflowmetry in BPH' at USICON (WZ) 1996, Indore.
  7. 'Role of TRUS in evaluation of infertile males with low volume ejaculate' at USICON 1996, Bombay.
  8. 'The Indian Penile Prosthesis' Video presentation at USICON (WZ) 1997, Jamnagar.
  9. 'Sex at 90 – Fact or Fiction' at USICON (WZ) 1997, Jamnagar.
  10. 'Varying presentations of Ectopic Ureters in females' at USICON (WZ) 1997, Jamnagar.
  11. 'Dismembered Pyeloplasty – factors affecting success' at GUSSACON 1997, Modasa.
  12. 'Pyeloplasty in children' at Paediatric Urology conference 1998, Nadiad.

7. PUBLICATIONS

A] JOURNAL

Original Article:

  1. Predicting The Future Of Urology – Looking Beyond The Horizon! - International Journal of Basic and Applied Physiology Volume 1, Issue1, December 2012.
  2. Editor: Urogynaecology Update, Issue 5.
  3. Editor: Urogynaecology Update, Issue 6.

B] MAGAZINE

  1. Article titled “Stone in your kidney?” in INSIGHT magazine (March - April, 1998).
  2. Health article in ABHIYAAN magazine (March 13, 2004).
  3. Health article in Gujarat Healthline (April, 2005).
  4. Health article in ABHIYAAN magazine (April 21, 2007).
  5. Articles on 'Stone disease and its treatment' and 'Prostate gland and its diseases' in FEELINGS magazine (September 15, 2007).
  6. Health article in ‘Paanchmi Disha’ magazine
  7. Health interview in 'Expert Talk' column in India Today (June 5, 2017).
  8. 'Fact sheet on Urinary Stones' in 'Ask The Experts' column in India Today (October 23, 2017).
  9. Patient awareness article in ’The Week’ magazine, November 20, 2020.

C] BOOK

  1. Endo urology Update - 1994 (Urological Society of India). Co-authored chapters on Shock wave Lithotripsy, PCNL for staghorn calculi, and Ureteroscopic removal of ureteric calculi.

D] NEWSPAPER

  1. 'Sex counselling a must today' – The Times of India (Baroda Times); December 26, 1998.
  2. 'Combating Kidney stones' – The Times of India (Baroda Times); May 13, 2000.
  3. 'Do you have Kidney stone?' – The Indian Express (Body and Mind); April 27, 2003.
  4. 'Do you have enlarged prostate?' – The Indian Express (Vadodara News line); December 28, 2003.
  5. 'Preventable causes of renal failure' – Divya Bhaskar; March 6, 2008.
  6. Article on ‘Renal failure’ on the occasion of World Kidney Day – Sandesh; March 11, 2010.

E] PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS AND PRESENTATIONS

  1. Published over 45 Abstracts and Presentations at various Urological conferences.

8. RADIO / TELEVISION PROGRAMMES / VIDEO CONFERENCES

  1. 'Hello Doctor' - An interactive talk show on urological disorders; All India Radio, Vadodara on October 8th, 2006.
  2. 'How can we minimize the gap between Patient and Doctor', a talk show on VNM T.V.; February 12th, 2009.
  3. 'Kidney care tips' – Radio Mirchi; April 2010.
  4. Chat on urinary Incontinence – Radio Mirchi, October 2010.
  5. ‘How to prevent kidney stone formation’ – Red FM; May 2016
  6. Webcast on UTI for Gynaecologists - August, 2014
  7. Video conference on ‘Role of Fosfomycin in Uncomplicated Cystitis’ - November, 2015

9. INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES / WORKSHOPS / SEMINARS ATTENDED

  1. Attended 21 International Conferences/ Workshops/ Seminars.

10. ORGANISATIONAL CAPABILITIES

  1. Organising Secretary (Joint), 24th Annual Conference Urological Society of India, West Zone at Vadodara; 25th - 28th September, 2014.
  2. Active member of Organising committee, “The Latest and Best in BPH” at Ahmedabad; 14th and 15th December, 2013.
  3. Active member of Organising committee, Advancements in Endourology at Ahmedabad; 13th and 14th February, 2016.
  4. Organising committee member, Urological Clinics of Vadodara: Workshop on ‘Art of Prostate Enucleation: Laser Versus Bipolar' at Vadodara; 19th June, 2016.

11. MEMBERSHIP OF VARIOUS BODIES

  1. Mensa Club, U.K.
  2. Societe’ International d’ Urologie.
  3. American Urological Association.
  4. Urological Society of India.
  5. European Institute of Telesurgery, France.
  6. National Academy of Medical Sciences.
  7. Indian Society of Organ Transplantation.
  8. Endourological Society.
  9. Indian Medical Association.
  10. Council of Sex Education and Parenthood (International) Urological Society of India, West zone chapter.
  11. Continuing Urological Education – Credit Society (U.S.I.) Gujarat Urological Society.
  12. Indian Society of Pediatric Urology.
  13. Gujarat Medical Association.
  14. UroNephro Association of Vadodara.
  15. IMA Academy of Medical Specialities.
  16. Baroda Surgeons’ Association.
  17. Alumni of Muljibhai Association.
  18. Alumni Association of Medical College, Baroda.
  19. Consumer Education and Research Centre.
  20. ‘IM4 Doctors’.

12. SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

  1. Trustee, Shroffs Foundation Trust, Vadodara.
  2. Trustee, The M.L.Gandhi Higher Education Society, Modasa.
  3. Active Member, Annapurna Trust in Modasa, Aravalli District, Gujarat; a trust for providing food to patients and relatives at negligible cost.