Arun K. Srinivasan, MD, MRCS

Arun K. Srinivasan, MD, is an attending pediatric urologist in the Division of Urology at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Buried penis, Congenital and acquired hernia, Congenital urological anomalies, Duplex kidneys, Hydrocele, Megaureter, Penile anomalies, Phimosis, Prune belly syndrome, Undescended testis, Urachal anomalies, Bowel disease, Cloacal variants, Hypospadias, Neurogenic Bladder, Obstructive uropathy, Vesicoureteral Reflux, Voiding dysfunction
Locations: Main Campus; Specialty Care, Princeton at Plainsboro; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Bucks County; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Voorhees
Phone: 215-590-2754

  • Background

    Arun K. Srinivasan, MD, MRCS, is an attending pediatric urologist in the Division of Urology at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. He is also a staff urologist at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and an assistant professor of Urology in Surgery at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

    Dr. Srinivasan has extensive experience in minimally invasive urologic surgery, laparoscopy and robotic-assisted procedures. He has a special interest in treating infants, children and teens with pediatric stone disease, vesicoureteral reflux, urinary tract obstruction and neurogenic bladder disorders.

    Dr. Srinivasan’s approach to care is compassionate, individualized and evidence-based. He believes a child’s wellbeing and happiness are the most important measures of his success as a pediatric urologist.

    Dr. Srinivasan earned his bachelor of medicine and bachelor or surgery degree (MBBS) from Stanley Medical College in Madras, India. He earned Membership in the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS) of England, United Kingdom, and completed a residency in cardiothoracic surgery at Aintree University Hospital in Liverpool, UK.

    In 2004, Dr. Srinivasan decided to change his surgical focus to pediatric urology and came to the United States to further his training. He completed general surgery and urology residencies at the North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System in New York. Dr. Srinivasan continued his urologic training with a fellowship in pediatric urology at Emory University School of Medicine and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta in Georgia.

    In 2012, Dr. Srinivasan joined The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia as an attending physician in the Division of Urology.

    Dr. Srinivasan is an active member of multiple professional organizations and societies including the American Urological Association, The Society of Fetal Urology and the Enodurological Society.  In addition, he is member of the American College of Surgeons, the American Medical Association and the European Association of Thoracic Surgeons.

    Research is an important component of Dr. Srinivasan’s work. He was awarded a grant from the Empire Clinical Research Investigator Program (ECRIP) for his research on kidney ischemia, a renal disease caused by blood deficiency in one or both kidneys. He won prizes for best clinical research in 2008 and 2010 from the New York Chapter of American College of Surgeons. His present research interests include new techniques in minimal invasive surgery, novel tools in management of voiding dysfunction and neurogenic bladders, and design and development of new diagnostic and therapeutic devices in urology.

    Dr. Srinivasan has published extensively, serving as author or co-author on numerous urologic publications, including six textbook chapters, 33 articles and five editorials.  Dr. Srinivasan has presented more than 30 times at national and international conferences. He is also a reviewer for the Journal of Urology, the Journal of Endourology and the British Journal of Urology.

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    MBBS - Stanley Medical College, Madras India

    Residency

    Cardiothoracic Surgery - The Cardiothoracic Centre, Aintree University Hospital, Liverpool, UK
    General Surgery - North-Shore Long Island Jewish Health System, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY
    Urology - The Arthur Smith Institute for Urology, North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System, Lake Success, NY

    Fellowship

    Pediatric Urology - Emory University School of Medicine, Childrens’ Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia

    Board Certification

    Urology

    Undergraduate Degree

    MRCS - Royal College of Surgeons of England United Kingdom

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Attending Physician

    Assistant Professor of Urology in Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

  • Conditions Treated
  • Departments and Services
  • Publications

    Papers

    2015

    Long CJ, Srinivasan AK. Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy and Ureteroscopy in Children: Evolutions. Urol Clin North Am. 2015 Feb;42(1):1-17. Read the abstract

    2014

    AJ Kirsch, AM Arlen, T Leong,  EA Smith, and Srinivasan AK. Vesicoureteral Reflux Index (VURx): A Novel Tool to Predict Primary Reflux Improvement and Resolution in Children Less than Two Years of Age. J Pediatr Urol. 2014 Dec;10(6):1249-54. Read the abstract

    2013

    Okhunov Z, Friedlander JI, George AK, Duty BD, Moreira DM, Srinivasan AK, et al. S.T.O.N.E. Nephrolithometry: Novel Surgical Classification System for Kidney Calculi. Urology. 2013 Epub Mar 26. doi:pii: S0090-4295(13)00075-7. 10.1016/j.urology.2012.10.083. Cited in PubMed; PMID 23540858. Read the abstract

    George AK, Herati AS, Srinivasan AK, Rais-Bahrami S, Waingankar N, Sadek MA, et al. Perioperative outcomes of off-clamp vs complete hilar control laparoscopic partial nephrectomy. BJU Int. 2013 Apr;111(4 Pt B):E235-41. doi: 10.1111/j.1464-410X.2012.11573.x. Epub 2012 Nov 6. Cited in PubMed: PMID 23130741. Read the abstract

    George AK, Herati AS, Srinivasan AK, Rais-Bahrami S, Waingankar N, Sadek MA, et al. Perioperative outcomes of off-clamp vs complete hilar control laparoscopic partial nephrectomy. BJU Int. 2013 Apr;111(4 Pt B):E235-41. doi: 10.1111/j.1464-410X.2012.11573.x. Epub 2012 Nov 6. Cited in PubMed; PMID 23130741. Read the abstract