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Mahesh Desai, MD, MS, FRCS, FRCS, FACS

Mahesh Desai, MD, MS,

Mahesh Desai, MD, MS, FRCS, FRCS, FACS
Past President, Endourological Society
Past President, Societe Internationale d'Urologie
Medical Director
Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital, India

What has been your most memorable Annual Meeting and why?

The 2004 Annual Conference in Chicago was my most memorable Annual Meeting. For the first time I gave an Oration in the Plenary session. I believe that was the first time that an Indian from India gave such a lecture.

If you weren't a urologist what would you be?

A singer.

What is one thing left on your Bucket List?

Having developed multiple modality for stone treatment; our clearance rate is more than 90%. Now I want to concentrate on how to lessen recurrence and establish stone analysis.

If you could have lunch with one person, living or dead, who would it be?

Joe Segura.

What is one piece of advice you would give to a urology resident?

I would advise them to give the highest care for their patients. Be compassionate and be available all the time.