Abhay Rane OBE, MS, FRCS, FRCS(Urol)
Professor Abhay Rane was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in the New Year 2014 Honours List for services to laparoscopic urology.
Professor Rane has been a Consultant Urological Surgeon at Surrey and Sussex NHS Trust for the last 13 years. He is appointed Adjunct Clinical Professor of Urology at the University of Southern California. He was one of the first laparoscopic urological surgeons in the United Kingdom. Instrumental in developing the technique of hand assisted laparoscopic nephrectomy in the UK from 2000, he was the first to described the usefulness of the technique in T3b (advanced) kidney cancers.