Dr Karthikeyan is one of the few trained uro-Andrologist’s in the country completely dedicated to treatment of male infertility and performs all procedures for sperm related problems. He is an expert in microsurgical procedures such as microtese for non-obstructive azoospermia, microsurgical Varicocelectomy for Varicocele which give the best results and treats erectile dysfunction. Men with low sperm counts with hormone deficiency can benefit from his treatment which can aid in natural conception. Couples who have failed previous IVF procedures or with repeated abortions usually have a missing male factor evaluation and treatment. His practice involves identification of these problems by special tests and genetic testing. He performs penile implant surgeries for erectile dysfunction. He is a faculty at national and international conferences and teaches Andrology to Urologists.

MBBS 2001-06 JIPMER, Puducherry
MS Gen Surg 2008-11 JIPMER, Puducherry
MCh Uro 2013-16 INU, Bengaluru
MRCS (Edin) 2018
FAIS (2018)
Male Infertility Diploma, Brazil (EACCME) (2021)


Senior Resident - Urology & Renal Transplant, JIPMER, Puducherry - Assistant Professor, General Surgery, SVMCH, Puducherry

Sep 2016 – Jan 2022 - Consultant - Urology

  • Part of team which provides comprehensive urological care under the roof, with subspecialty practice (Female Urology & Pelvic health, Reconstructive Uro, Transplant, Andrology & Men’s Health)

  • Integral part in getting accreditation for DNB Urology program which will start in January 2022

  • Part of initiating renal transplant services in 2019

  • Integral part in getting accreditation for DNB Urology program which will start in January 2022

  • Centre of excellence for RIRS, URS, PCNL, TURP, vascular access, transplant and urethroplasty

  • Published 10 papers from 2018-2020, active research ongoing

Dec 2018 – Jan 2022 - Lead Consultant, Andrology and Men’s Health

  • Fellowship in Andrology under Dr Vineet Malhotra in 2018 and initiated the Andrology OPD and we completed 6000+ patient visits in 2.5 years, despite COVID pandemic

  • National & International Faculty and conducted workshops and CME in Andrology; Expert Faculty for Andrology at Apollo (Chennai) DNB Teaching program

  • One of the earliest centers in Vellore district to introduce sperm DNA fragmentation index and state of-the-art genetic panels for infertility

  • Observer ship with Dr Ranjith Ramasamy, Miami, USA to sharpen skills and introduce international standards in practice

  • Convenor of first Andrology subspecialty session at TAPASUCON2021; Convenor of Meet the Andrologist Series of CME; Peer reviewer - Andrology USICON2021

  • Routinely performing microsurgical varicocelectomy, penile prosthesis, testicular sperm aspiration, intracavernosal injections (Bimix/ Alprostadil) and microTESE

Feb 2022 – present

Full time Andrologist / Urologist at Apollo Hospitals,

Greams Road, Chennai

  • Best Outgoing MCh Urology resident

  • Best Outgoing MBBS graduate

  • Gold Medals in Surgery and Pathology

  • Young Urologist Fellowship 2019 (Uro Assoc of Asia)

  • MIUC Travelling Fellowship 2018 (South Zone Urology)

  • EUREP 2015, Prague (Urological Society of India) – travelling fellowship

  • Sitaraman Memorial Essay winner (Uro Society of India)

  • Davengere PG symposium winner (Karnataka Uro Asso)

  • Member, Global Andrology Forum, Cleveland Clinic, USA

  • Convenor, USI Andrology subsection

  • Member, IMA Standing Committee for Men’s Health

  • Member, USI Collaborative Research Panel

  • Member, USI ED guidelines Panel

  • Member, Editorial Committee, IJU

  • Editor, Men’s Health Soc of India