- Fee assured
- Verified account
- Open Referral network
- Benign Prostate disorders
- General urology
- Urinary tract stones
- Video and telephone consultations
In October 2020 Mr Kass began working as a Consultant Urological Surgeon in York.
He qualified from Aleppo University Medical School in Syria in 2004. Since 2005 Mr Kass has worked in hospitals throughout the UK including the West Midlands, North-East/West, South-West, London and Yorkshire. Mr Kass has amassed vast experience in Urology supporting his current practice.
He has a special interest in the diagnosis and treatment of Urological Stone disease and is currently the Lead Clinician for the stone services at York Hospital.
Mr Kass is active academically, producing multiple peer-reviewed publications in high-impact journals: the European Journal of Urology (2018) and the British Journal of Urology (2014). He has presented nationally and internationally at Urological conferences in the UK, Sweden, Ireland, France, and the USA. He has written and published a book regarding interview preparation for the specialist training national selection for urology (2017) and won the best paper prize at the British Association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS) conference in Liverpool in 2014.
Mr Kass completed a Master's degree (MSc) in Science at the University of Edinburgh in 2010, passing with distinction. His graduation thesis detailed the functional outcomes and health-related quality of life for patients after radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer.
Areas of interest
Stone disease (kidney, ureter and bladder)
* Uretero-Renoscopy and laser lithotripsy
* Vasectomy for contraception,
* Circumcision for phymosis
* Skin lesions, Penile lesion, testicular lesions
Urgent diagnostic work up
* Blood in the urine
* Raised PSA
Prostate and bladder conditions
* Lower urinary tract symptoms including voiding difficulty and overactive bladder
* Recurrent UTIs
* Blood in the sperm (haematospermia)
* Transurethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP),
* Transurethral Resection of Bladder Tumour (TURBT)
* Transperineal (TP) Biopsies of the Prostate
* Rigid and Flexible Cystoscopy and bladder biopsy
* Erectile dysfunction,
Female and functional urology
* Initial assessment of urinary incontinence
* Urodynamics (Pressure Flow Studies)
* Cystoscopy and intravesical botox injection
* Penile, pelvic, scrotal or testicular pain
- Ian Chapman
- Nuffield Health York Hospital Haxby Road York YO31 8TA
- 07562 244562
Anaesthetists worked with
Current NHS consultant posts held
Oct 20- Present Consultant Urological Surgeon
York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Jul 2021 Second prize, Educational and clinical supervisor award, York
Nov 2019 Top five scorers on the FRCS Urol Shergillâ€™s course, Warrington
Sep 2017 Second prize: Mark wright prize BUI meeting, Bristol
March 2017 Top UK Score in the EBU online in-service assessment (85%)
June 2014 Best paper prize: Oral presentation at the British Association of
Urological Surgeons (BAUS), annual meeting, Liverpool.
Sep 2009 Distinction: MSc Surgical Sciences, The University of Edinburgh
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Arabic - Native or bilingual
- French - Conversational
Huges S, Kass-Iliyya A
Isolated penile metastases secondary to invasive bladder cancer BMJ Case Rep
2021 May 25;14(5):e243673.doi: 10.1136/bcr-2021-243673.
Kass-Iliyya A, Hashim H
Nocturnal polyuria: Literature review of definition, pathophysiology, investigations and treatment. J Clin Urol 12(1):60â€“71
Kass-Iliyya A, Jovic G, Murphy C et al.
Two-years Postradiotherapy Biopsies: Lessons from MRC RT01 Trial. Eur Urol. 2018 Jun;73(6):968-976.
Kass-Iliyya A, Warren K
Beware the large air bubble. A case report of bladder explosion during transurethral resection of bladder tumour.
Solom E, Kass-Iliyya A, Malde S, Kirkham AP, Greenwell TJ, Ockrim JL
The correlation between retrograde leak point pressure and 24-hour pad weight
Neurourology Urodynamics July 2016. Doi: 10.1002/nau.23063 [Epub ahead of print]
Kass-Iliyya A, Young J.G.
Medullary sponge kidney: A treatment conundrum
Journal of Clinical Urology May 2016 vol. 9 no. 193-200
Kass-Iliyya A, Rashid T, Citron I, Foley C, Hamid R, Greenwell T, Shah P, Ockrim J.
Long-term efficacy of polydimethylsiloxane (Macroplastique) injection for Mitrofanoff leakage after continent urinary diversion
BJU Int. 2015 Mar; 115(3): 461-5
Kass-Iliyya A, Jenks J, Moore CM, Hamid R, Shah JR, Greenwell TJ, Ockrim JL.
Tined lead versus percutaneous nerve evaluation for sacral nerve stimulator assessment
Journal of Clinical Urology January 2015, 8: 46-51
Kass-Iliyya A, Solomon E, Chaudhury I, Hamid R, Andrich DE, Greenwell TJ, Ockrim JL.
Retrograde leak point pressure correlates with 24 h pad weight for assessing post prostatectomy incontinence
Internation Journal of Surgery, November 2014, Volume 12, Supplement 3, Page S106
Kass-Iliyya A, Jovic G, Sydes M, Fisher C, Murphy C, Nicol D, Dearnaley D.
The predictive value of 2-year post-treatment biopsy after prostate Cancer conformal radiotherapy for future overall survival and Biochemical failure. The results of the UK MRC RT01 trial.
The Journal of Urology, April 2014, Volume 191, Issue 4, supplement, Pages e596-e597
Kass-Iliyya A, Moore C, Chaudhury I, Hamid R, Andrich D.E, Greenwell, T.J, Shah PJR, Ockrim JL.
Early outcomes for the first patients within 2-arm randomized and
Parallel sling-versus-sphincter feasibility protocol
European Urology Supplements April 2014, Volume 13, Issue 1, page e63
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- FRCS Urol Intercollegiate Royal College of Surgeons 2019
- MD Aleppo University 2004
Reference number 6110430
Details of entry to specialist register
- On the Specialist register for Urology , 2020
Affiliations / memberships
British Association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS)
General Medical Council (GMC)
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Follow-up out-patient consultation - remote - (5-50)
Endoscopic fragmentation of calculi of kidney (including cystoscopy and insertion/removal of stent) - (1-5)
Endoscopic hydrostatic distension of bladder (including cystoscopy) - (1-5)
Circumcision - (1-5)
Diagnostic endoscopic examination of bladder (flexible cystoscopy) including any biopsy - (1-5)
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