Dr. Krishnan Venkatesan, MD

Dr. Krishnan Venkatesan, MD

Languages: English, Portuguese, Spanish, Tamil
Fax: (202) 877-7012

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Specialties
  • Trauma and Reconstructive Urology
  • Urology
Conditions I Treat
  • atonic urinary bladder
  • balanitis
  • benign prostatic hyperplasia
  • bladder disease
  • bladder fistula
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Procedures I Perform
  • active surveillance of prostate cancer
  • amputation of penis
  • artificial urinary sphincter
  • biopsy of penis
  • biopsy of periurethral tissue
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About the Provider

Krishnan Venkatesan, MD, is the Director of Urologic Reconstruction at Washington Hospital Center. He earned his medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan.
Dr. Venkatesan completed a residency at Wayne State University School of Medicine Department of Urology. He was a Clinical Fellow in Genitourinary Reconstruction at the Institute of Urology University College London Hospital in London, United Kingdom. He also completed a fellowship in Urethral Reconstruction at Kulkarni Institute for Urethral Reconstruction in Pune, India, and was a Visiting Fellow in Urologic Reconstruction at the Sava Perovic Foundation in Belgrade, Serbia.
Dr. Venkatesan is a member of the American Association of Physicians from India, American Medical Association, American Urological Association and the Society of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgeons. He has been published in multiple publications, abstracts and editorials and has presented around the United States on various urology topics.
Dr. Venkatesan has been presented with several awards for his work. He is fluent in English and Tamil (South India) and proficient in Portuguese and Spanish.

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Education
  • Fellowship Program: Kulkarni Endosurgery Institutue (2012)
  • Fellowship Program: University College London Hospital (2011)
  • Residency Program: DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital (2010)
  • Residency Program: DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital (2006)
  • Medical School: Wayne State University School Of Medicine (2005)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Urology, Urology
Insurance
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Practice Locations
  • 6862 Elm Street
    Mc Lean, VA 22101
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  • 106 Irving Street Northwest
    Suite NW
    Washington, DC 20010
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  • 1133 21st Street Northwest
    Building 2 – 6th Floor
    Washington, DC 20036
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    Phone: (202) 416-2000

  • 102 Irving Street Northwest
    Washington, DC 20010
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  • 12158 Central Avenue
    Mitchellville, MD 20721
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    Phone: (301) 430-2700
    Fax: (301) 430-2751

Member of Medical Staff
  • MedStar Washington Hospital Center
  • MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital
  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital