Professor Bhaskar Somani

Professor Bhaskar Somani

Urology 05206018


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  • Not in Open Referral network
Fee assured
Not in Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Benign Prostate disorders
  • General urology
  • Urinary tract stones


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Prof Somani has worked as a consultant endourologist in South of England since 2012. He is the ‘Clinical Director of South Coast Lithotripter services’ and the ‘Endourology Lead’ for the hospital. He has performed more than 2500 Ureteroscopy procedures.

He is the 'Editor in Chief' of 'Journal of Clinical Urology' (JCU) which is the official journal of British Association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS).

His main interests are in benign prostate disorders, urinary tract infections, kidney stone disease, haematuria (blood in urine) and general urology.

Prof Somani has developed a portfolio of activities to raise public awareness of the symptoms, prevention and treatment of kidney stones, including BBC Radio 4's Inside Health programme, BBC South television and ITV Meridian news.

1. Top expert (listed number 1) in the world for Ureteroscopy (laser) procedures -

2. Top expert (listed number 1) in the world for PCNL (percutaneous stone) procedures -

3. Top expert (listed number 1) in Europe for kidney stone treatment.

4. First person from UK and 5th from Europe to win 'Arthur Smith' Endourology award (awarded for 2020)

5. Winner of British Urology 'Golden Telescope' award for 2021.

6. Published over 500 peer-review papers in Urology.

Areas of interest

TURP (prostate resection surgery);
Prostate artery embolisation;
Rezum; Urolift; HoLEP;
Minimally invasive prostate surgery;
Laser bladder and kidney stone treatment;
Benign bladder conditions;
Urinary tract infection (UTI);
Recurrent and complex UTI;
Haematuria (Blood in urine);
Scrotal conditions (hydrocele, cyst excision);

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