Mrs Kalpana Patil is renowned and highly-experienced paediatric urologist in central London, practising at her two private clinics Portland Hospital for women and children and Cromwell Hospital. She specialises in scanning for kidney problems before birth and following them through childhood up until adulthood. As well, Mrs Patil takes speciality in reconstructive operations such as hypospadias, buried penis repair, varicocoele repair and bladder reconstructions. She also looks after all aspects of foreskin related problems including baby circumcisions.
She has more than 30 years of experience in both paediatric urology and paediatric surgery, in addition to a solid background in general surgery. Mrs Patil gained her experience spanning three different countries: India, Saudi Arabia, and the United Kingdom. She graduated with her basic medical training from Bombay, India, before moving to London and completing her research degree and speciality degree from the Institute of Child Health London and University College London. She later received her Fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons of England and her Fellowship in paediatrics from the Royal College of Physicians. Mrs Patil finalised her training and received her Certificate of Completion in Training before undertaking her post CCT training at Great Ormond Street Hospital for three years in paediatrics.
In 2004, Mrs Patil established the baby circumcision clinic in Portland Hospital, where they offer a complete and comprehensive service for babies. Over the years, she has successfully carried out more than 2,000 baby circumcisions, resulting with less than literature published complication rate of 1 to 2 per cent. Mrs Patil is also an educational supervisor for post CCT national trainees in paediatric urology.