MANGALURU – Dr G G Laxman Prabhu, a renowned urologist and secretary of the Urological Society of India (USI), passed away on Friday at the age of 60. With over three decades of experience in urology, he served as the professor and head of the Department of Urology at KMC Hospital Mangaluru.Well-known urologist, G.G. Laxman Prabhu, 60, passed away in Mangaluru on Friday.
Dr. Prabhu suffered cardiac arrest last week while on duty and was in the intensive care unit. He is survived by his wife and two children.
Dr. Prabhu served in Kasturba Medical College Hospital Mangaluru for over 30 years and was head of the Department of Urology.
Having done his MBBS and MS in KMC Mangaluru, Dr. Prabhu did his MCH in urology in 1992 and DNB in urinary surgery in 1993. Dr. Prabhu headed the urology department of KMC since its start in 2012. He continued in the post even after superannuation early this year
Dr Prabhu was recognized for his expertise in general urology, urolithiasis, andrology, urodynamics, recon-urology, urogynecology, and endourology. Known for his attention to detail, accurate diagnosis, and empathetic patient care, he handled numerous complex medical cases throughout his distinguished career.