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Dr. Aseem Shukla is Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery in the Department of Urology at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and an Associate Professor of Surgery (Urology) at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine.

Specialty – Dr. Shukla conducts research into robotic-assisted laparoscopy, bladder exstrophy-epispadias, urinary tract reconstruction, hypospadias, and disorders of sexual differentiation.

Education – Dr. Shukla received his M.D. from the University of South Florida in Tampa. He stayed there to complete a residency in General Surgery and Urology. Dr. Shukla was also a fellow in Pediatric Urology at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Other – Dr. Shukla is active in efforts to develop Pediatric Urology as a global discipline. Since 2007, he has co-directed an annual complex pediatric urological surgery teaching course—The Bladder-Exstrophy and Epispadias Workshop—at the Civil Hospital in Ahmedabad, India, that is co-sponsored by International Volunteers in Urology and Hindu American Physicians in Seva. Dr. Shukla is also a volunteer surgeon for the Foundation for the Children of Iran, a not-for-profit organization that helps arrange life-altering medical and surgical treatment for Iranian children.