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Professor of Urology

Complex cases may incur an additional fee and take longer to prepare a report (only after agreement)

Titles

  • Professor of Urology
  • Chair in Robotic Surgery and Urological Innovation

Expertise

  • General urology
  • Rapid diagnostics
  • Prostate cancer
  • Robotic assisted radical prostatectomy

Procedures

  • Cystoscopy
  • TURP
  • I-TIND and newer prostate treatments
  • Robotic assisted surgery - radical prostatectomy, cystectomy, nephrectomy, pyeloplasty
  • Botox injections of the bladder
  • Laparoscopic nephrectomy

Most common conditions seen

  • Prostate cancer
  • Benign prostatic hyperplasia
  • Overactive bladder
  • Haematuria
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Testicular lumps
  • Stone disease

Most common symptoms seen

  • Blood in the urine
  • Raised PSA
  • Urinary retention
  • Loin pain
  • Slow stream
  • Burning while passing urine
  • Lump in the scrotum
  • Urinary frequency and nocturia

Background

He graduated as MBBS in 1989, completed his FRCS in 1994 and FRCS in Urology in 2000. He was a Medical Research Council Fellow which led to a MSc in 1996 and MD from the University of London in 2001.

He was appointed as Consultant Urologist in 2002 where he pioneered robotic surgery in his specialty within the UK. He became the first Professor of Robotic Surgery and Urological Innovation in 2009.

In 2012 he became the Editor-in-Chief of the British Journal of Urology International, a leading journal in his field.

He has developed a national and international reputation for the highest quality of clinical services. In addition he has over 750 publications and a highly productive team of clinician-scientists developing advanced robotics for the delivery of new cell-based therapies in Prostate cancer. He is credited with the “Dasgupta technique” of injecting Botulinum toxin in overactive bladders. He was awarded the Golden Telescope by the British Association of Urological Surgeons for significant and lasting contribution to urology.

Training

He trained at the Institute of Urology, St. Peter’s Hospital London rotation.

He completed his surgical training at Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospitals before taking up post as Consultant.

His academic training was at The Institute of Neurology, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London

Clinical interests and areas of expertise

  • General urology
  • Rapid diagnostics
  • Prostate cancer
  • Robotic assisted radical prostatectomy

Research interests

  • Immunotherapy of prostate cancer
  • Development of novel touch and image guided robotic devices
  • Novel therapeutic targets for overactive bladder

Qualifications

  • MSc
  • MD
  • FRCS
  • CRCS Urol
  • FEBU

GMC Number: 4347998

Date of Registration: 1992

Memberships

  • FRCS Eng
  • FRCS Ed
  • FRCS (Urol)
  • FEBU

Complex cases may incur an additional fee and take longer to prepare a report (only after agreement)

Titles

  • Professor of Urology
  • Chair in Robotic Surgery and Urological Innovation

Expertise

  • General urology
  • Rapid diagnostics
  • Prostate cancer
  • Robotic assisted radical prostatectomy

Procedures

  • Cystoscopy
  • TURP
  • I-TIND and newer prostate treatments
  • Robotic assisted surgery - radical prostatectomy, cystectomy, nephrectomy, pyeloplasty
  • Botox injections of the bladder
  • Laparoscopic nephrectomy

Most common conditions seen

  • Prostate cancer
  • Benign prostatic hyperplasia
  • Overactive bladder
  • Haematuria
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Testicular lumps
  • Stone disease

Most common symptoms seen

  • Blood in the urine
  • Raised PSA
  • Urinary retention
  • Loin pain
  • Slow stream
  • Burning while passing urine
  • Lump in the scrotum
  • Urinary frequency and nocturia

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