A CU Medicine provider.
Dr. Kukreja believes in providing the best care for urological cancer patients. This includes a multidisciplinary approach as well as the most advanced technology. Working with patients in developing a treatment plan is extremely important in the treatment of urologic cancers. Patients with urologic cancers often have unique needs and these must be recognized. She hopes that through the latest developments in surgery and cancer care we can provide the best urologic cancer care. Dr. Kukreja performs about 100 robot assisted bladder removal cases per year (radical cystectomies). Dr. Kukreja believes that having a physician that performs many of the same procedures per year improves outcomes and decreases complications. Dr. Kukreja performs the urinary diversions inside of the body with the robot and without making a larger incision.
I am very passionate about all urologic cancers, specifically bladder cancer. I have a particular interest in perioperative care for all cancer patients.
Qualifications and experience
- Urology, Cancers - Bladder Cancer, Cancers, Cancers - Cancer Surgery, Cancers - Chemotherapy, Cancers - Kidney Cancer, Cancers - Prostate Cancer, Cancers - Testicular Cancer, Cancers - Urologic Cancer, Surgery, Surgery - Robotic Surgery, Surgery - Urologic Surgery, Failed Prior Surgery, Kidneys and Urinary System, Kidneys and Urinary System - Bladder Disease
- Languages spoken
University of Texas at Houston/M D Anderson Cancer Center Program (2018)
University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine (2010)
University of Rochester Program (2016)
University of Missouri–Kansas City (MO) (2009)
University of Rochester (2014)
- Clinical interest for patients
Dr. Kukreja particular interest in the treatment of urologic cancers and focuses on bladder cancer for research. She believes in providing the most advanced therapies and technology and care for patients with urologic cancers. She has a special interest in perioperative care. She offers the following procedures robotic bladder (cystectomy/cystoprostatectomy) also known as a robotic cystectomy and urinary diversion creation (Ileal conduit, Indiana Pouch and Neobladder. She also offers robotic removal of: adrenal glands, prostate (prostatectomy), kidney (nephrectomy), partial kidney (partial nephrectomy/nephron sparing surgery), minimally invasive surgery, retroperitoneal lymph node dissection, inguinal lymph node removal, ureteral removal (partial ureterectomy).
- Research interest for patients
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