International Andrology Stalwart to Address SLMA Sexual Medicine Meetings

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Colombo (MMD Newswire) May 28, 2010 -- Dr. Sudhakar Krishnamurti, an internationally renowned, award-winning andrologist, microsurgeon and sexual medicine expert, and Director of the Andromeda Andrology and Sexual Medicine Center, Hyderabad, India, has been invited to deliver several lectures and address the 123rd annual scientific sessions of the Sri Lanka Medical Association between May 31 and June 04, 2010.

Dr. Krishnamurti's first deliberations will be at Hotel Topaz in Kandy, on Monday, 31 May, 2010, during the workshop on Male Sexual Dysfunction. The second deliberations will be held at Hotel Cinnamon Grand in Colombo, between 1 and 4 June, 2010, during the Sexual Medicine workshop (4 June).

Dr. Krishnamurti is the only Asian in history to have ever won the prestigious Herbert Newman award for original clinical research in the field of sexual medicine. He won this for have described the penile dermal flap operation for a condition known as Peyronie's disease. This operation is now known all over the world as the Krishnamurti operation. Dr. Krishnamurti is also among a select few who have been thrice nominated to consecutive international consultations in sexual medicine (including WHO co-sponsored), and has co-authored chapters in international textbooks of sexual medicine.

Dr. Krishnamurti is an active member of several academic associations and has presented and published several papers at national and international fora. He has been invited to lecture and/or operate in Germany, Italy, Malaysia, Turkey, Nepal, Muscat, China, France, Egypt, Taiwan, the Philippines, the Czech Republic, Japan, Indonesia, Thailand, Australia, Dubai, Korea, Argentina, Belgium and Ukraine.

In July, 2007, Dr. Sudhakar Krishnamurti became the only Indian to be admitted with full scholarship to the ESSM's first sexual medicine fellowship program which began at St. Catherine's College, Oxford, UK. This is the world's first fellowship program in the subject of sexual medicine.

Dr. Krishnamurti is also a writer, columnist and men's health advisor and contributes regularly to many medical textbooks, journals, newspapers, magazines and health portals, including his own award-winning website, Since its creation in 1998, this website has won as many as TEN international awards. These are indicated at the bottom of the andrology page.

His first book, Sex is Not a Four-Letter Word (Rupa, 2007: ISBN 81-291-1074-1), a sex 'edutainment' book, which hit the stands in January, 2007, is performing steadily, and has picked up many good reviews. These are available for ready perusal on the book's website, Recently, Sex is Not a Four-Letter Word has been nominated for the SSTAR Award, USA, 2009-10, for the best book on sexual health education for the general public!

Dr. Krishnamurti's clinical areas of expertise include surgery for male erectile dysfunction (impotence) e.g. penile prosthetic implantation, male infertility microsurgery for azoospermia, oligospermia, varicocoeles, etc., and for the straightening of penis curvatures, torsions and deformities, as in congenital curvature or Peyronie's disease. Recently, following the Oxford course, he has also begun addressing female, adolescent and geriatric sexual dysfunctions - both physical and psychological.

Dr. Krishnamurti will be available to talk to media persons at the Topaz Hotel (Tel: 081-2224150 ) in Kandy on May 31 and at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel (Tel: + 94 11 2 437 437) in Colombo between June 1 and June 4 by appointment. The best way to obtain an appointment to see him would be by sending an email to, calling the hotels named above at the numbers indicated, or on Dr. Krishnamurti's secretary's mobile phone (+ 91 986 610 0852).


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