After completing his undergraduate medical training in India, Dr Ashwin Sridhar spent a year training in general surgery and then came to the UK to pursue a masters in surgical technology at Imperial College London. He then completed a one year rotational senior house officer training in accident and emergency, general surgery and trauma and orthopaedics at East Cheshire NHS Trust.
After deciding to pursue urology, he spent six years in urology training at UCLH gaining experience in various urological subspecialties, focusing on the management of urological cancer.
Mr Sridhar specialises in robotic pelvic cancer surgery. He is a trainer for robotic surgery and is currently working with specialist teams at UCLH to set up a robotic reconstructive surgery option. He has a keen interest in providing quality assurance of surgical treatment by improving surgical techniques and thereby enhancing patient experience.
He has presented in multiple national and international conferences, as well as published in high impact peer reviewed journals. He also has a keen interest in education and training of medical students, residents, novice robotic surgeons and the wider surgical teams. He is also currently undertaking an MA in clinical education at UCL to better understand educational theory and practice and incorporate it into his future educational activities.
- Oncological and functional outcomes research in urological pelvic cancer surgery
- Improving oncological and patient reported outcomes.
- Improving patient experience and patient pathways.
- Evaluating and delivering technology enabled active learning in surgical skills training.