MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Pediatric Surgery
Consultant - Pediatric Surgery and Urology
Dr. Antony Robert Charles is a Pediatric Surgeon & Pediatric Urologist who is currently practicing in Bangalore and associated with Columbia Asia, Hebbal, Rainbow Hospital in Doddanakundi, Baptist Hospital and CSI Hospital. For over a decade, he has been focusing on Pediatric and neonatal care as well as emergency cases concerning Pediatric Trauma. His specific area of interest is in Neonatal Surgery and Pediatric Urology.
Dr. Charles underwent to do an advanced training in Pediatric Surgery at the renowned AIIMS in Delhi, after which he practiced at St. John’s Medical College, in Bangalore where he was an Associate Professor. For further studies, he went overseas and was a Fellow at the Children’s Hospital at Westmead in Sydney, Australia - receiving his training in Laparoscopy and Urology at this institution. Consequently, he has gained expertise in Minimally Invasive Laparoscopic procedures in children.
His commitment to bringing advanced and expert care to children is clear from the accolades he has received in this field - the Lorimer Dodd - Excellence in Surgical Teaching Award by the University of Sydney for 2 consecutive years. He has been at the forefront of relief activities, and has also led a medical team in the Andaman & Nicobar Islands following the Tsunami.
He has an active interest in the prenatal care and long-term care of children and the protection of child rights. As an active Pediatric Surgeon, Dr. Antony has authored many publications in peer-reviewed journals; and contributed chapters in the textbook "Pediatric Surgery', edited by Dr. DK Gupta, New Delhi. He has also has co-written a chapter in the textbook of Pediatric Nephrology.