Current Appointments

Consultant Urological Surgeon

The Royal Melbourne Hospital Parkville, Victoria

Consultant Urological Surgeon

Western Health Footscray, Victoria

Consultant Urological Surgeon

Mercy Hospital Werribee, Victoria

Consultant Urological Surgeon

Epworth Healthcare Richmond, Victoria

Consultant Urological Surgeon

Western Private Hospital Footscray, Victoria


Dr Agarwal has invented several new surgical techniques in the field of Urology. These techniques have been published in various reputed International journals.
  • Sliding Clip Technique for Partial Nephrectomy: Dr Agarwal invented a novel technique which has revolutionised the practice of partial nephrectomy around the world. Link
  • Minimally invasive surgical method for Nephroureterectomy. Link

  • Balloon technique of Retroperitoneal surgery: Dr Agarwal was involved with Dr Gaur in developing the pioneer technique of Balloon Retroperitoneal surgery. This has now become a standard surgical technique and is widely published in various Urological Text books and Journals.
  • One of the important surgical steps during Robotic Assisted Radical Prostatectomy. Link

  • Renal clamp for Partial Nephrectomy. Link





A novel technique to limit renal warm ischaemia time during laparoscopic partial nephrectomy. BJU International. 110 (8): 1216- 19, 2012.

Anterior retraction of the prostate during robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy using the closure device. BJU International. 103(4): 558-62, 2009.

Modified Transurethral Technique for the Management of Distal Ureter During Laparoscopic Assisted Nephroureterectomy. Urology. April; 71(4): 740-743, 2008.

Modified technique of renal defect closure following laparoscopic partial nephrectomy. BJU Int. Oct; 100: 967-970, 2007.

Robotic laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: setup and procedural techniques after 150 cases. Urology. Feb; 67(2) 364-7, 2006.

Day-case holmium laser enucleation of the prostate for gland volumes of < 60 mL: early experience. BJU Int. Jan;91(1):61-4, 2003.

Pelvic lipomatosis associated with proliferative cystitis occurring in two brothers.
Urology. Apr;59(4): 602, 2002.

An easy method of deflating a blocked foley balloon. ANZ J. Surg. 72:848, 2002.

Differential response of prostate specific antigen to testosterone surge after luteinizing hormone releasing hormone analogue in prostate cancer and benign prostatic hyperplasia. Br J Urol, 85:690, 2000.


Evaluation of interstitial diode laser therapy in treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia. Accepted for publication. Techniques in Urology.

Role of PSA Stimulation Test using LH-RH analogue in early detection of prostate cancer: a pilot study. Clin Biochemist Rev, 21:93,1999.

Analytical comparison of the Abbott axsym monoclonal total PSA assay. Clin Biochemist Rev, 19: 90, 1999.

ROC analysis of the Abbott axsym free PSA assay. Clin Biochem Rev, 19: 90, 1999.

A modified ileocystoplasty following supratrigonal cystectomy in management of interstitial cystitis. Aust N Z Surg, 70: 34, 2000.

Transurethral needle ablation of the prostate(TUNA): Clinical results and ultrasound, endoscopic, and histologic findings in pilot study of patients in urinary retention. J. Endourol, 9(5): 407, 1995.

Extraperitoneal laparoscopic caliceal diverticulectomy. J. Endourol, 10(5): 425, 1996.

Laparoscopic surgery: its relevance to Indian urology. In: Gupta RL (ed.), Recent advances in surgery, No.5, New Delhi, Jaypee brothers, ch.19, 1996.

Retroperitoneal Laparoscopic Nephrectomy: Initial Case Report. J. Urol, 149: 101, 1993.

Laparoscopic Ureterolithotomy for Impacted Lower Ureteral Calculi: Initial Case Report. Minimally Invasive Therapy, 2: 267, 1993.

A Case of Crossed Testicular Ectopia. Indian Journal of Urology. 10: 25, 1993.


Retroperitoneal Laparoscopic Varicocelectomy. J. Urol, 151: 895, 1994.

Retroperitoneal Laparoscopic Ureterolithotomy for Multiple Upper Mid Ureteral Calculi. J. Urol, 151: 1001, 1994.

Laparoscopic Renal Biopsy via Retroperitoneal Approach. J. Urol, 151: 925, 1994.

Laparoscopic Orchidopexy. J. Urol, 153(2): 479,1995.

Retroperitoneal Laparoscopic Pyelolithotomy. J. Urol, 151: 927, 1994.

Laparoscopic Condom Dissection: New Technique of Retroperitoneoscopy. J. Endourol, 8(2): 149, 1994.

Retroperitoneal laparoscopic decortication of renal cysts; an initial report. Minimally Invasive Therapy, 3: 139, 1994.

Single Port Laparoscopic Ligature Carrier. Minimally Invasive Therapy, 2: 195, 1993.

Laparoscopic Punch Scissors cum Hook Dissector. Minimally Invasive Therapy, 2: 197, 1993.

Agarwal-Gaur Knot Pusher. Minimally Invasive Therapy, 2: 339, 1993.

A New Concept of Laparoscopic Suturing. Minimally Invasive Therapy, 3: 227, 1994.