Kashmiri urologist Syed Sajjad Nazir honoured with prestigious Oliver Trexar Award

Professor (Dr) Syed Sajjad Nazir (Head Department of urology and Renal Transplantation SS Hospital GMC Srinagar) being honoured with Oliver Trexar Award.

Srinagar: Professor Syed Sajjad Nazir, the Head of the Department of Urology and Renal Transplantation at SS Hospital GMC Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir has been honoured with the Oliver Trexar Award.

The recognition was bestowed upon him for his video presentation on the use of laser techniques in treating impacted large upper ureteric calculi.

This work was showcased at the 6th Advancements in Endourology in Ahmedabad from December 15-17, 2023, attended by a distinguished international faculty.

The video presentation demonstrated a novel methodology, earning praise from peers and experts in the field.

The award was presented during an international conference inaugurated by Home Minister of India Amit Shah and Chief Minister of Gujarat Bhupinder Bhai Patel.

In response to receiving the award, Professor (Dr) Syed Sajjad Nazir expressed his deep honour and commitment to advancing urological care.

The Department of Urology, under his leadership, has been at the forefront of minimally invasive techniques for renal stones, particularly with the introduction of RIRS since 2018.

Congratulating the department, Principal/Dean GMC Srinagar Dr Masood Tanvir commended the team’s efforts in improving patient care and outcomes.

Dr Tanveer Iqbal, Associate Professor of Urology, emphasised that the recognition not only applauds the urology team’s dedication but also underscores the importance of laser techniques in treating upper ureteric calculi.

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