Mr Sarath Nalagatla is a Consultant Urological Surgeon based at Hairmyres & Monklands Hospitals (NHS) and BMI Ross Hall Hospital (Private). He had 5 years of Urology Registrar training in Glasgow. He has been a consultant since 2008.
He successfully completed a Ureteroscopy and Percutaneous Renal Access Mini-Fellowship at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Orange, California in August 2009. During his time there, he had the opportunity to learn how to perform percutaneous access into the pelvicalyceal system of the kidney in order to perform percutaneous fragmentation and extraction of renal stones through a key hole.
Mr Nalagatla is specialised in renal stones and endourology. He is fully trained in using holmium laser to treat renal and ureteric stones. He performs flexible and rigid ureteroscopy to treat ureteric and kidney stones as well as Supine PCNL (Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy) for kidney stones which is a key hole surgery.
Mr Nalagatla also has interest in benign prostatic enlargement causing urinary symptoms, erectile dysfunction and female urinary symptoms.
Mr Nalagatla is a training committee member for Urology Speciality Trainees in Glasgow. He is actively involved in training urology speciality trainees in the west of Scotland training scheme. He is also actively involved as a Trainer in BAUS Ureteroscopy Training Course held every year during the annual conference.
Since January 2012 he has taken the role as an Educational Supervisor for Speciality trainees in Urology who attend Monklands Hospital during their rotation.