Mr Benjamin Turney

Mr Benjamin Turney

Oxford Urology Associates

Urology 04583888

  • Bupa Platinum consultant
  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
Bupa Platinum consultant
Fee assured
Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • General urology
  • Urinary tract stones
  • Urological oncology


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

About me

Ben Turney is an Associate Professor in Urology in the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Oxford and Consultant Urological Surgeon in Oxford. Ben was an undergraduate in Cambridge (Downing College) and undertook surgical training in the Oxford region. He has completed research for both an MSc and DPhil (= PhD) in Oxford. He also obtained a diploma in university level teaching in 2006 from the University of Oxford.

Ben's clinical interests are in kidney stones and new treatments for benign prostate enlargement (BPH). Ben has driven successful business plans to introduce a fixed site lithotripter for shock wave lithotripsy, high power Holmium and Thulium fibre lasers for stone surgery and HOLEP, Rezum (steam treatment) for benign prostate enlargement, single use ureteroscopes and many more innovative technology to improve patient care. Ben drove the successful application to host international European Board of Urology fellowships in Oxford (the second site in Europe to offer these positions).

Ben believes that clinical research improves his practice and keeps him up to date with the best methods to treat patients. His research interest is in kidney stone disease and he has collaborations with genetics, mathematical modelling, biomedical engineering, public health and epidemiology departments in Oxford ( Work from his research is presented regularly at international meetings and published in peer reviewed journals (>100 publications). He is invited regularly to give presentations at national and international meetings.

Ben also has an research interest in surgical technology and digital healthcare. He is working with industry partners in IT and medical technology to develop better surgical solutions for the future.

Ben has benefited from international experience with recognised leaders in the field including Prof Glenn Preminger at Duke University, North Carolina, USA and Prof Olivier Traxer, Hôpital Tenon, Paris. In 2013, Ben was awarded the International Guest Scholarship of the American College of Surgeons, one of only 13 awarded internationally.

Areas of interest

Endourology; Stone disease; Kidney Stones; Renal colic; Medical investigation and management of kidney stones; ureteroscopy; flexible ureteroscopy; percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL); metabolic evaluation of kidney stone formers; Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs); Lower urinary tract symptoms; haematuria (blood in the urine); Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH); Prostate cancer diagnosis; raised PSA; Urological oncology; Urinary tract disorders; Bladder cancer

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