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Aseem Ravindra Shukla, M.D.
Pediatric Surgery - Urology

 
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Administrative Office:
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Pediatric Urology
3rd Floor Wood Center
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
34th Street and Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4399
Administrative Assistant: Bridie Weber
Telephone: 215-590-7889
Fax: 215-590-3985

Clinical Offices:
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Urology
3rd Floor Wood Center
34th Street & Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Clinical Telephone: 215-590-7889
Clinical Fax: 215-590-3985

shuklaa@email.chop.edu

Link to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

 

Dr. Shukla completed residencies in general surgery and urology at the University of South Florida College of Medicine and a fellowship in pediatric urology at The Children’s Hospital of
Philadelphia. Prior to returning to CHOP, he served as director of urology at University of Minnesota Amplatz Children’s Hospital
and held associate professorships in urology and pediatrics at the University of Minnesota.  Dr. Shukla additionally served as the Residency Program Director of the University of Minnesota Department of Urology.  At CHOP, Dr. Shukla is the Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery with a keen clinical and research interest in
robotic-assisted laparoscopy, urinary reflux, hydronephrosis, urinary tract reconstruction,
hypospadias and disorders of sexual differentiation.

 
Faculty Appointments
07/01/04 - 06/30/06  Assistant Professor of Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Jacksonville, Florida
 
07/01/06 - 06/30/09 Assistant Professor of Urology, University of Minnesota School of Medicine
Minneapolis, Minnesota
 
07/01/06 - 06/30/09 Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota School of Medicine
Minneapolis, Minnesota
 
07/01/09 - 06/30/12 Associate Professor of Urology, University of Minnesota School of Medicine
Minneapolis, Minnesota
   
07/01/09 - 06/30/12 Associate Professor of Pediatrics
University of Minnesota School of Medicine
Minneapolis, Minnesota
   
Hospital and Administrative Appointments
07/01/04 - 06/30/06  Attending Pediatric Urologist, Nemours Children’s Hospital
Jacksonville, Florida
   
07/01/05 - 06/30/06 Courtesy Urologist, Shands Medical Center
Jacksonville, Florida
   
07/01/05 - 06/30/06 Staff Urologist, Baptist Medical Center Downtown
Jacksonville, Florida
   
07/01/05 - 06/30/06 Staff Urologist, University of Florida Medical Center
Jacksonville, Florida
   
07/01/05 - 06/30/06 Staff Urologist, Wolfson Children’s Hospital
Jacksonville, Florida
   
07/01/06 - 06/30/12 Attending Pediatric Urologist, Children’s Hospital of Minneapolis
Minneapolis, Minnesota
   
07/01/06 - 06/30/12 Attending Pediatric Urologist, Children’s Hospital of St. Paul
St. Paul, Minnesota
   
07/01/06 - 06/30/12 Attending Pediatric Urologist, Fairview Ridges Hospitals and Clinics
Minneapolis, Minnesota
   
07/01/06 - 06/30/12 Attending Pediatric Urologist, Health East Hospitals and Clinics
St. Paul, Minnesota
   
07/01/06 - 06/30/12 Attending Pediatric Urologist, Hennepin County Medical Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota
   
07/01/06 - 06/30/12 Attending Pediatric Urologist, United Hospital and Clinics
St. Paul, Minnesota
   
07/01/06 - 06/30/12 Attending Pediatric Urologist, University of Minnesota Amplatz Children’s Hospital Fairview, Minneapolis, Minnesota
   
07/01/06 - 06/30/12 Attending Pediatric Urologist, University of Minnesota Medical Center Fairview
Minneapolis, Minnesota
   
07/01/06 - 06/30/12 Director of Pediatric Urology, University of Minnesota Department of Urology
Minneapolis, Minnesota
   
01/01/08 - 06/30/12 Associate Residency Program Director, Department of Urology
University of Minnesota School of Medicine
Minneapolis, Minnesota
   
03/01/08 - 06/30/12 Medical Director for Urology, University of Minnesota Amplatz Children’s Hospital
Minneapolis, Minnesota
   
05/01/08 - 06/30/12 Director of Pediatric Urology, University of Minnesota Amplatz Children’s Hospital
Minneapolis, Minnesota
   
07/01/08 - 06/30/12 Residency Program Director, Department of Urology
University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Minneapolis, Minnesota
   
07/01/12 - present Active Physician, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Education/Training
08/87 - 12/90 B.S., University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida (Neuroscience)
 
08/91 - 05/95 M.D., University of South Florida College of Medicine
Tampa, Florida
 
Postgraduate Training and Fellowship Appointments
07/95 - 06/96 Internship in General Surgery, University of South Florida College of Medicine
Tampa, Florida
 
07/96 - 06/97 Residency in General Surgery, University of South Florida College of Medicine
Tampa, Florida
 
07/97 - 06/01  Residency in Urology, University of South Florida College of Medicine
Tampa, Florida
 
07/01 - 06/04 Fellowship in Pediatric Urology, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Memberships/Societies
 
National/International Societies
1997 - present  American Urological Association
Member, Core Curriculum Steering Committee, Apr. 2006
 
2000 - present  Society of Fetal Urology
 
2005 - present American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on Urology
 
2006 - present  Society of Pediatric Urology
 
Local/Regional Societies
1995 - present  Florida Medical Association
 
2004 - present North Central Section of American Urological Association 
 
2006 - present Minnesota Medical Society
 
2006 - present  Minnesota Urological Society
 
Research
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Publications
Research Publications, Peer Reviewed
  1. Shukla AR, Hoover D, Homsy Y, Pearlman S, Sherman S, Reisman E.  Urolithiasis in the small infant: The role and efficacy of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy. Journal of Urology, 165(6 Pt. 2):2320-2323, June 2001.
  2. Tewari A, Issa M, El-Galley R, Stricker H, Peabody J, Pow-Sang J, Shukla AR, Waisman Z, Rubin M, Wei J, Montie J, Demers R, Johnson CC, Lamerato L, Divine GW, Crawford ED, Garnito EJ, Farah R, Narayan P, Carlson G, Menon M.  Genetic adaptive neural network to predict biochemical failure after radical prostatectomy: A multi-institutional study.  Molecular Urology 5(4):163-169, Winter 2001.
  3. Shukla AR, Pow-Sang JM, Helal MA, Seigne JD, Ordorica R, Lockhart JL.  Urinary incontinence after continent urinary diversion using cecal wrap or plicated ileum: A patient questionnaire review. Urology 61(2):328-331, Feb. 2003.
  4. Shukla AR, Woodard C, Carr M, Huff D, Canning D, Zderic S, Kolon T, Snyder H.  Testicular teratoms: Experience with testis-sparing teratoma at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Journal of Urology 171(1):161-163, Jan. 2004.
  5. Shukla AR, Huff D, Canning DA, Filmer RB, Snyder HM, Carpintieri D, Carr MC.  Juvenile granulosa cell tumor of the testis: Contemporary clinical management and pathological diagnosis.  Journal of Urology 171(5):1900-1902, May 2004.
  6. Shukla AR, Nguyen T, Zheng Y, Zderic S, DiSanto M, Wein A, Chacko S.  Over expression of smooth muscle specific caldesmon by transfection and intermittent agonist induced contraction alters cellular morphology and restores differentiated smooth muscle phenotype. Journal of Urology 171(5):1949-1954, May 2004.
  7. Shukla AR, Kiddoo D, Canning DA.  The neonatal vanishing kidney: Congenital and vascular etiologies.  Journal of Urology 172(1):317-318, July 2004.
  8. Shukla AR, Patel RP, Canning DA.  The 2-stage hypospadias repair: Is it a misnomer? Journal of Urology 172(4 Pt 2):1714-1716, Oct. 2004.
  9. Patel RP, Shukla AR, Snyder HM.  The island tube and island onlay hypospadias repairs offer excellent long-term outcomes: A 14 year followup. Journal of Urology 172(4 Pt 2):1717-1719, Oct. 2004.
  10. Shukla AR, Bellah R, Carr M, Snyder HM, Canning DA, Zderic S.  Giant bladder diverticulum causing bladder outlet obstruction in children. Journal of Urology 172(5 Pt 1):1977-1779, Nov. 2004.
  11. Shukla AR, Kiddoo D, Canning DA.  Unilateral nephrectomy as palliative therapy in an infant with autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease.  Journal of Urology 172(5Pt1): 2000-2001, Nov. 2004.
  12. Pohl HG, Shukla AR, Metcalf PD, Cilento BG, Retik AB, Bagli D, Huff DS, Rushton HG. Prepubertal testis tumors: Actual prevalence rate of histological types. Journal of Urology 172(6 Pt 1):2370-2372, Dec. 2004.
  13. Shukla AR, Cooper J, Patel RP, Carr MC, Canning DA, Zderic SA, Snyder HM 3rd.  Prenatally detected primary megaureter: a role for extended followup.   Journal of Urology 173(4):1353-1356, Apr. 2005.
  14. Patel RP, Shukla AR, Austin JC, Canning DA.  Modified tubularized transverse preputial island flap repair for severe proximal hypospadias.  British Journal of Urology International 95(6):901-904, Apr. 2005.
  15. Patel RP, Shukla AR, Leone NT, Carr MC, Canning DA.  Split onlay skin flap for the salvage hypospadias repair.  Journal of Urology 173(5):1718-1720, May 2005.
  16. Shukla AR, Huff DS, Canning DA, Filmer RB, Snyder HM, Carpintieri D, Carr MC.  Juvenile granulosa cell tumor of the testis: New paradigms for management.  Review Series Oncology 10(1):16-17, 2005.
  17. Alanee S, Shukla A.  Pediatric testicular cancer: An updated review of incidence and conditional survival from the Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results database. British Journal of Urology International 104(9):1280-1283, Nov. 2009.
  18. Smith KM, Shrivastava D, Ravish IR, Nerli RB, Shukla AR.  Robot-assisted laparoscopic ureteroureterostomy for proximal ureteral obstructions in children.  Journal of Pediatric Urology 5(6):475-479, Dec. 2009.
  19. Smith KM, Windsperger A, Alanee S, Kashtan C, Humar A, Shukla AR.  Risk factors and treatment success for ureteral strictures after renal transplantation. Journal of Urology 183(1):317-322, Jan. 2010.
  20. Alanee S, Shukla AR.  Bladder malignancies in children aged <18 years: Results from the Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results database. British Journal of Urology International 106(4):557-560, Aug. 2010.
  21. McAdams S, Kim N, Ravish IR, Monga M, Ugarte R, Nerli R Shukla AR.  Stone size is only independent predictor of SWL success in children: A community experience.  Journal of Urology 181(2):659-664, Aug. 2010.
  22. McAdams S, Kim N, Dajusta D, Monga M, Ravish IR, Nerli R, Baker L, Shukla AR. Preoperative stone attenuation value predicts success after shock wave lithotripsy in children.  Journal of Urology 184(4 Suppl):1804-1809, Oct. 2010.
  23. McAdams S, Shukla AR.  Pediatric extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy: Predicting successful outcomes. Indian Journal of Urology 26(4):544-548, Oct. 2010.
  24. Fine MS, Smith KM, Shrivastava D, Cook ME, Shukla AR.  Posterior urethral valve treatments and outcomes in children receiving kidney transplants. Journal of Urology 185(6 Suppl):2507-2511, June 2011. [Epub Apr. 27, 2011]
  25. O'Brien ST, Shukla AR.  Transition from open to robotic-assisted pediatric pyeloplasty: A feasibility and outcome study. Journal of Pediatric Urology May 24, 2011. [Epub ahead of print]
  26. Alanee S, Gupta P, Gleich P, Shukla AR.  Complete urethral duplication: Description of surgical approach mimicking distal epispadias repair.  Journal of Pediatric Urology Aug 17, 2011. [Epub ahead of print]
  27. Willihnganz-Lawson KH, Malaeb BS, Shukla AR.  DeCastro technique used to create neophallus: A case of aphallia.  Urology Nov. 28, 2011. [Epub ahead of print]
  28. Leavitt DA, Rambachan A, Haberman K, Demarco R, Shukla AR.  Robot-assisted laparoscopic ipsilateral ureteroureterostomy for ectopic ureters in children: Description of technique.  Journal of Endourology  July 3, 2012. [Epub ahead of print]
  29. Lukasewycz SJ, Smith AR, Rambachan A, Macmillan ML, Lewis JM, Shukla AR.  Intractable hemorrhagic cystitis after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation: Is there a role for early urinary diversion in children? Journal of Urology 188(1):242-246, July 2012. [Epub May 15, 2012].
Reviews in Peer Reviewed Research Publications
  1. Shukla AR, Patel RP, Canning DA.  Hypospadias. [Review] Urology Clinics of North America 31(3):445-460, Aug. 2004.
  2. Kraft KH, Shukla AR, Canning DA.  Hypospadias. [Review] Urologic Clinics of North America 37(2):167-181, May 2010.
  3. Shukla AR.  Impact of global medicine on urologic education. [Review] Current Urology Reports 12(2):132-136, Apr. 2011.
  4. Kraft KH, Shukla AR, Canning DA.  Proximal hypospadias. [Review] Scientific World Journal  19(11):894-906, Apr. 2011.
Research Publications, Non-Peer Reviewed
  1. George P, Belani KG, Shukla APostoperative nausea and vomiting in infants and young children following urologic surgery.   Minnesota Medicine 94(3):41-42, Mar. 2011.
Abstracts (Last 3 Years)
  1. McAdams S, Kim N, Ravish IR, Monga M, Ugarte R. Shukla AR.  Multi-institutional analysis demonstrates that stone size is only independent predictor of SWL success in children.  Journal of Urology 181:1627, 2009.
  2. Dajusta D, Schlomer B, McAdams S, Huang R, Shukla AR, Baker L.  Pediatric extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) outcomes can be predicted by radiodensity and size. American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference, Washington DC, Oct. 2009.
  3. Fine M, Smith K, Shrivastava D, Cook M, Shukla AR. Posterior urethral valve treatments and outcomes for children receiving kidney. Journal of Urology 183:540, 2010.
  4. Fine M, Varda B, Alanee S, Prosen T, Lewis J. Shukla AR.  Degree of antenatal hydronephrosis predicts need for postnatal surgery: No correlation with vesicoureteral reflux or urinary tract infection.  Presented at the North Central Section of AUA, Chicago, IL, Sept. 29, 2010.
  5. O’Brien S, Shukla AR.  Transition from open to robot assisted pediatric pyeloplasty: A feasibility and outcome study. Presented at the North Central Section of AUA, Chicago, IL, Sept. 29, 2010.
  6. Willihnganz K, Isharwal S, Lewis J, Sarafogolou K, Boisclair-Fahey A, Shukla AR.  The delayed vaginoplasty for disorders of sexual differentiation. Presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference, Boston, MA, Oct. 15, 2011.
  7. Schomburg, J, Haberman, K, Willihnganz-Lawson, K, and Shukla, AR.  Robot-assisted laparoscopic ureteral reimplantation: A single surgeon comparison to open surgery. Presented at the North Central Section of AUA, Palm Springs, CA, Oct. 19, 2011.
  8. Schomburg J, Haberman K, Leavitt D. Shukla AR.  Robot-assisted laparoscopic ipsilateral ureteroureterostomy for ectopic ureters in children: Cases and description of technique.  Video presented at the North Central Section of AUA, Palm Springs, CA, Oct. 19, 2011.
  9. Willihnganz K, Isharwal S, Lewis J, Sarafogolou K, Boisclair-Fahey A, Shukla, AR.  The delayed vaginoplasty for disorders of sexual differentiation.  Presented at the North Central Section of AUA, Palm Springs, CA, Oct. 19, 2011.
Editorials, Chapters, Case Reports & Participation in Committee Reports
  1. Quintero R, Shukla AR, Bukkapatnam R, Homsy Y.  Successful in utero endoscopic incision of posterior urethral valves: A new dimension in fetal urology. [Case Report]  Urology 55(5):774, May 1, 2000.
  2. Shukla AR, Homsy Y.  Dismembered pyeloplasty followed by metachronous uretero-pelvic junction obstruction in the contralateral kidney. [Case Report] Urology 55(5):775, May 1, 2000.      
  3. Homsy Y, Shukla AR.  Urological emergencies in the newborn.  In Levy DA (Ed.): Urology Pearls of Wisdom. Boston, Boston Medical Publishing Corp., 2001, 95-102.
  4. Canning D, Shukla AR.  Testicular tumors in children.  Found on auanet.org, Patient Information section, 2002.
  5. Shukla AR, Canning D.  Extrophy of the bladder.  In Schwartz MW (Ed.): The 5 Minute Pediatric Consult, 3rd Edition.  Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2002, 362-363.
  6. Shukla AR, Patel R, Canning D.  Hypospadias.  In Gearhart JP (Ed.): Pediatric Urology. Totowa NJ: Humana Press, 2003, 103-126.
  7. Shukla AR, Canning D.  Extrophy of the bladder.  In Schwartz MW (Ed.): The 5 Minute Pediatric Consult, 4th Edition.  Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2005, 370-371.
  8. Shukla AR, Erhard M.  Endourology for stone disease.  Sect. III, Chap. 26 in Docimo SG, Canning DL, Khoury A (Eds.): The Kelalis-King-Belman Textbook of Clinical Pediatric Urology, 5th Edition.  London: Informa Healthcare, 2007, 401-420.
  9. Shukla AR, Canning DA, Snodgrass WT.  Hypospadias.  Sect. IV, Chap. 71 in Docimo SG, Canning DL, Khoury A (Eds.): The Kelalis-King-Belman Textbook of Clinical Pediatric Urology, 5th Edition.  London: Informa Healthcare, 2007, 1205-1238.
  10. Shukla AR, Canning D.  Extrophy of the bladder.  In Schwartz MW, Bell LM, Bingham PM, Chung EK, Friedman DF, Loomes KM, Mamula P, Mascarenhas M, Tanel RE (Eds.): The 5 Minute Pediatric Consult, 5th Edition.  Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2008, 316-317.
  11. Shukla AR, Figueroa TE.  History and physical examination of a child.  Chap. 1 in Shukla AR, Austin PF, Herndon CDA (Eds.):  The Kelalis-King-Belman Textbook of Clinical Pediatric Urology Study Guide.  London: Informa Healthcare, 2009, 1-2.
  12. Shukla AR.  Pediatric renal nuclear medicine.  Chap. 5 in Shukla AR, Austin PF, Herndon CDA (Eds.):  The Kelalis-King-Belman Textbook of Clinical Pediatric Urology Study Guide.  London: Informa Healthcare, 2009, 11-12.
  13. Franc-Guimond J, Marie-Houle A, Shukla AR.  Adrenal tumors and functional consequences.  Chap. 16 in Shukla AR, Austin PF, Herndon CDA (Eds.):  The Kelalis-King-Belman Textbook of Clinical Pediatric Urology Study Guide.  London: Informa Healthcare, 2009, 49-52.
  14. Lukasewycz S, Shukla AR.  Endourology for stone disease.  Chap. 26 in Shukla AR, Austin PF, Herndon CDA (Eds.):  The Kelalis-King-Belman Textbook of Clinical Pediatric Urology Study Guide.  London: Informa Healthcare, 2009, 79-82.
  15. Lukasewycz S, Shukla AR.  Laparoscopic management of duplication anomalies.  Chap. 41 in Shukla AR, Austin PF, Herndon CDA (Eds.):  The Kelalis-King-Belman Textbook of Clinical Pediatric Urology Study Guide.  London: Informa Healthcare, 2009, 127-128.
  16. Lukasewycz S, Shukla AR.  Basic science of the testis.  Chap. 66 in Shukla AR, Austin PF, Herndon CDA (Eds.):  The Kelalis-King-Belman Textbook of Clinical Pediatric Urology Study Guide.  London: Informa Healthcare, 2009, 205-206.
  17. Snodgrass WT, Shukla AR, Canning DA.  Hypospadias.  Chap. 71 in Shukla AR, Austin PF, Herndon CDA (Eds.):  The Kelalis-King-Belman Textbook of Clinical Pediatric Urology Study Guide.  London: Informa Healthcare, 2009, 219-222.
  18. Lukasewycz S, Shukla AR.  Abnormalities of the penis and scrotum.  Chap. 72 in Shukla AR, Austin PF, Herndon CDA (Eds.):  The Kelalis-King-Belman Textbook of Clinical Pediatric Urology Study Guide.  London: Informa Healthcare, 2009, 223-224.
  19. Meyer SR, Smith KM, Ravish IR, Saltzman DA, Shukla AR.  Complex cloacal anomaly in discordant monozygotic twins. [Case Report] Urology 73(3):532-544, Mar. 2009.
  20. Shukla AR.  Editorial comment.  Journal of Urology 182(4 Suppl):1749-1750, Oct. 2009. [Epub Aug. 18, 2009]
  21. Miller BS, Shukla AR.  Sterile abscess formation in response to two separate branded long-acting gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonists. [Case Report] Clinical Therapeutics 32(10):1749-1751, Sept. 2010.
  22. Shukla AR.  Commentary to 'Analysis of indications for ureteral reimplantation in 3738 children with vesicoureteral reflux: A single institutional cohort. Journal of Pediatric Urology. Journal of Pediatric Urology 7(6):611, Dec. 2011. [Epub Aug. 23, 2011]
  23. Shukla AR.  Commentary on “Increased admissions for pyelonephritis: Contributing factors.”  AAP Grand Rounds 27(1):6, Jan. 2012.
Books
  1. Shukla AR, Austin PF, Herndon CDA (Eds.):  The Kelalis-King-Belman Textbook of Clinical Pediatric Urology Study Guide.  London: Informa Healthcare, 2008.
  2. Shukla AR, Section Editor.  Pediatric Urology Book.  First free on-line textbook, published 2011 and available at  http://www.pediatricurologybook.com/contents.htm.

Alternative Media

  1. Shukla AR.  Die with dignity or anguish: The choice is yours.  Washington Post “On Faith” blog/column, Nov. 5, 2009. (link
  2. Shukla AR.  Much ado about circumcision: A pediatric urologist’s perspective.  Washington Post “On Faith” blog/column, June 10, 2011. (link)

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