Consultant Profile

Mr Bhaskar Somani

Mr Bhaskar Somani MRCS, FEBU, FRCS(Urol)
Practicing at:
Spire Southampton Hospital
  • Urology
    • Benign prostate diseases
    • Bladder / kidney stone disease
    • Erectile dysfunction
    • Incontinence
    • Prostate cancer
    • Sexual dysfunction
    • Urological cancers
Special clinical interests:
  • Haematuria
  • Ureteroscopy and laser stone treatment
  • Bladder and prostate disorders
  • Urinary Tract Infections
Research interests:
  • Renal cancer
  • Quality of life
  • Laparoscopy
  • Renal stones
Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Urological Surgeon (Stone Lead) and Honorary Senior Lecturer at University Hospital Southampton

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
  • British Association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS) and its endourology and academic sections
  • British Medical Association
  • Medical Protection Society
  • European Association of Urologists
  • American Urological Association
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
023 8076 4389
Private secretary:
Becky Palmer
Private secretary telephone number:
023 8076 4389
Private secretary fax:
023 8091 4413
Private secretary email address:
Wednesday AM, Alternate Tuesday AM+PM, Alternate Thursday AM
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Bhaskar Somani is a full time Consultant Urological Surgeon and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Urology at University Hospital Southampton. He is the clinical lead for the Endourology Unit and audit/research lead for Urology. He is a high volume surgeon and performs more than 250 ureteric or renal endoscopic procedures per year. He also specializes in pediatric stone surgery. Besides Endourology, he also provides treatment for all general adult Urological conditions (including Prostate and bladder cancer/diseases, penile and scrotal conditions).

He has streamlined the renal stone services in Southampton and performs complex stone surgery, bilateral ureteroscopic laser stone surgery, and regional referrals. He performs all modern minimally invasive stone treatments including Supine and Ultra-mini PCNLs.

He is the audit/research lead for the unit and is involved in 4 NIHR funded National trials. He sits on 3 Editorial boards and serves as a reviewer for more than 12 journals. He has published over 85 articles, 170 scientific abstracts and five book chapters

He is a keen teacher and is a faculty member of the British Association of Urological Surgeons skills courses in rigid/flexible upper tract endoscopy and TURP for last 5 years. Due to his expertise in stone disease and ureteroscopy, he is now an Endourology tutor for the European School of Urology and regularly teaches his techniques to Consultants and trainees in European training centers.

Personal profile:

I am married with two kids and enjoy music and cinema.

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