Akhil K. Das

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HS Clinical Professor, Urology
School of Medicine
B.S., Rutgers University, 1985, Computer Science
M.D., Hahnemann University now Drexel Medical School, 1991, MD
Phone: 714-456-7005
Fax: 888-378-4358
Email: akhild2@uci.edu
University of California, Irvine
3800 W. Chapman Ave
Suite 7200
Orange, CA 92868
Research Interests
Awards and Honors
1985 - Cook College Leadership Award
1982 - 1985 Rutgers University Dean’s List
2000 - Advisory Board Member and Proctor, Lumenis
2001 - Strathmore’s Who’s Who, Member
2003 - Advisory Board Member and Proctor, Medtronic
2007 - Reviewer, Journal of Endourology
2010 - Reviewer, Canadian Journal of Urology
2012 - Advisory Board, Convergent Technology
2013 - Advisory Board for BPH Technology, Boston Scientific Corporation
2014 - Faculty, Holmium Academy
2019 - Reviewer, Lasers in Surgery and Medicine
2019 - Reviewer, British Journal of Urology
2019 - Guest Editor, Supplement for TJU Symposium, Emerging Technologies for the
Treatment of BPH, Canadian Journal of Urology.
2020 - Guest Editor, Supplement for TJU Symposium, Men’s Health Forum, Canadian
Journal of Urology.
2021 - Guest Editor, Supplement for TJU Symposium, Focus on Urinary Incontinence
and the Surgical Management of BPH , Canadian Journal of Urology
2021 - Reviewer, Urology Practice
Das AK, Han TM, Rudnick B, Hardacker T, Shenot PJ, Shvero A. Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate Following Previous Prostatic Urethral Lift. Journal of Endourology. DOI: 10:1089/end.2021.0351. July 2021.
Shvero A, Han TM, Salib A, Shenot, PJ, Das AK, Conversion of Holmium Laser Enucleation of Prostate to Open Prostatectomy. Urology, DOI:10.1016/j.urology.2021.12.010. December 2021.
Patrick J. Shenot, Seth Teplitsky, Andrew Margules, Aaron Miller & Akhil K. Das (2020) Urinary undiversion by conversion of the incontinent ileovesicostomy to augmentation ileocystoplasty in spinal cord injured patients, The Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine, DOI:10.1080/10790268.2020.1829420
Shvero A, Calio B, Humphreys MR, Das AK. HoLEP: the new gold standard for surgical treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia. Can J Urol 2021;28(Suppl 2):6-10.
Shvero A, Kloniecke E, Capella C, Das AK. HoLEP techniques – lessons learned. Can J Urol 2021;28(Suppl 2):11-16.
Tokarski AT, Leong JY, Roehrborn CG, Shvero A, Das AK. Aquablation of the prostate:a review and update. Can J Urol 2021;28(Suppl 2): 17-21.
Clark C, Ragam R, Das AK, Shenot PJ. Management of neurogenic detrusor overactivity. Can J Urol 2021;28(Suppl 2):33-37.
Clark CB, Kucherov V, Kloniecke E, Shenot PJ, Das AK. Management of urinary incontinence following treatment of prostate disease. Can J Urol 2021;28(Suppl 2):38-43.
Leong JY, Tokarski AT, Roehborn CG, Das AK. UroLift and Rezum: minimally invasive surgical therapies for the management of benign prostatic hyperplasia. Can J Urol2021;28(Suppl 2):2-5.
Han TM, Shenot PJ, Uhr A, Glick L, Das AK. The Evidence For and Against Prostate-Reducing Procedures for Men with Neurogenic Bladder. Current Bladder Dysfunction Reports. 15(5):1-7, November 2020.
Das AK, Teplitsky S, Chandrasekar T, Perez T, Guo J, Leong JY, Shenot PJ. Stress Urinary Incontinence post-Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate: A Single-Surgeon Experience. J of Int Braz Urology. Vol 46(x) March 2020.
Chung PH, Han TM, Rudnick B, Das AK. Peyronie’s Disease: What Do We Know and How Do We Treat It? CJU Vol 27, Supplement 3.
Das AK, Han TM, Uhr A, Roehrborn CG. Benign prostatic hyperplasia: An Update on Minimally Invasive Therapy including Aquablation. CJU Vol 27, Supplement 3.
Das AK, Han TM, Hardacker T. Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate (HoLEP): Size-Independent Gold Standard for Surgical Management of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia. CJU Vol 27, Supplement 3.
Das AK, Kucherov V, Glick L, Chung PH. Male Urinary Incontinence After Prostate Disease Treatment. CJU Vol 27, Supplement 3.
Das AK, Teplitsky S, Humphreys MR. Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP): a review and update. Can J Urol. 2019 Aug;26(4S1):13-19.
Roehrborn CG, Teplitsky S, Das AK.Aquablation of the prostate: a review and update. Can J Urol. 2019 Aug;26(4S1):20-24.
Murphy A, Teplitsky S, Das AK, Leong JY, Margules A, Lallas CD. Medical evaluation and management of male and female voiding dysfunction: a review. Rom J Intern Med. 2019 Sep 1;57(3):220-232.
Syed A, Leong JY, Teplitsky S, Li W, Das A. Rectourethral fistula: a rare complication after HoLEP. Can J Urol. 2018 Dec;25(6):9617-9619.
Das AK, Leong JY, Roehrborn CG. Office-based therapies for benign prostatic hyperplasia: a review and update. Can J Urol. 2019 Aug;26(4S1):2-7.
Smith WR, Murphy AB, Das AK, Shenot PJ. Botulinum Toxin A: Evolving Treatment Strategies for the Chronic Pelvic Pain Patient. Journal Current Bladder Dysfunction, Sept 2016, Volume 11, Issue 3, pp277-283.
Das AK, Teplitsky S, Uhr A, Leong JY, Kucherov V, Shenot PJ. A retrospective comparison of diode to holmium for laser enucleation of the prostate. Can J Urol. 2019 Aug;26(4):9836-9842.
Sandhu JS, Leong JY, Das AK. Photoselective vaporization of the prostate: application, outcomes and safety. Can J Urol. 2019 Aug;26(4S1):8-12.
Das AK, Lewandowski P, Laganosky D, Walton J, Shenot PJ. Ureteroarterial Fistula: A Review of the Literature. Vascular. 0(0)1-5. May 2015.
Hirsch LM, Amirian MJ, Hubosky SG, Das AK, Abai B, Lallas CD. Urologic and Endovascular Repair of a Uretero-iliac artery fistula. Canadian Journal of Urology. 22(1):7661-5. February 2015.
Das AK, Shenot PJ, Review of Nager W C et al.,A Randomized Trial of Urodynamic Testing before Stress-Incontinence Surgery. NEJM:366:21. 1987-1997. May 24,2012, in Evidence Based Reviews on auanet.org, May 2012.
Das AK, Shenot PJ, Review of Altman D et al. “Anterior colporrhaphy versus transvaginal mesh for pelvic organ prolapse” from N Engl J Med 2011:364(19):1826-36, in Evidence Based Reviews on auanet.org, May 2012.
Kelly DC, Das AK, Holmium Laser enucleation of the prostate technique for benign prostatic hyperplasia.19(1):6131-6134, 2012.
Lallas CD, Liu XS, Chiura AN, Das AK, Bagley DH, Urolithiasis Location and Size and Association with Microhematuria and Stone-Related Symptoms. J of Endourology:25:12: 1909-1913, Dec 2011.
Hettiarachchi, JA, Samadi A, Konno S, Das AK, Holmium Laser Enucleation for large (greater than 100 ml) prostate glands. Int J of Urol.: 233, 2002.
Hiettiarachchi JA, Johnson GB, Panageas E, Drinis S, Konno S, Das AK, Urethral Squamous Carcinoma Associated with Malignant Priapism. Urol Int: 114-116, 2001.
Das AK, Erhard M, Bagley DH: Intrarenal use of Holmium Laser. Lasers Surg Med. 21:198-202, 1997.
Das AK, Chancellor MB, Watanabe T, Sedor J, Rivas DA: Intravesical Capsaicin in Neurologic Impaired Patients with Detrusor Hyperreflexia. J. Spinal Cord Med 19(3):190-193, Jul 1996.
Das AK, Gilling PJ, Fraundorfer MR: Holmium Laser Resection of Bladder Tumors (HoLRBT). Tech. Urol. 4:12-14, 1998.
Das AK, Conlin M, Chiura A, Bagley DH: Treatment of Biliary Calculi using Holmium:YAG laser. Gastroint. Endo. 98:207-209, 1998.
Das AK, Strup SE, Canfield S, Mulholland SG, Gomella LG: Utilization of Autologous Blood Donation During Radical Retropubic Prostatectomy. Tech. Urol 4:131-135, 1998.
Das AK, Soroush M, Maurer P, Hirsch I: Multicomponent Penile Prosthesis Implantation Under Regional Anesthesia. Tech Urol. 5:92-94, 1998.
Gilling PJ, Kennet K, Das AK, Thompson D, Fraundorfer MR: Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate (HoLEP) combined with transurethral tissue morcellation: An update on the early clinical experience. J of Endourol. 12:457-459, 1998.
Das AK, Fraundorfer MR, Gilling PJ: Holmium Resection of the Prostate (HoLRP): Two Year Follow-up Data. J Endourol.12: 16-22, 1998.
Das AK, Rivas DA, Liu JB, Goldberg B, Chancellor MB: Endoluminal Ultrasound Examination of the Male and Female Urethras. J. Urol 151:477A, 1994.
Bagley DH, Chiura A, Wirtschafler A, Gueco R, Das AK: Urologic Applications of the Ho:YAG Laser. J Urol 157:1053, 1997.
Professional Societies
AUA (membership since 1996)
AMA (member since 1994)
Member of Society of Endourology (member since 1999)
Society of Urodynamics and Female Urology member since 2010
Other Experience
Professor of Urology
Thomas Jefferson University 2008—2021
Graduate Programs
Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
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