Professor Bhaskar Somani

Consultant Urological Surgeon

MRCS, FEBU, FRCS (Urol)


Specialises in

  • Urinary tract infections
  • Kidney stones
  • Bladder stones
  • Prostate cancer/BPH
  • Vasectomy
I am a full time Consultant Urological Surgeon and Honorary Senior Lecturer in urology at University Hospital Southampton. I am the clinical lead for the Endourology Unit and audit/research lead for urology. I perform over 250 ureteric or renal endoscopic procedures per year and specialise in paediatric stone surgery. Besides endourology, I also provide treatment for all general adult urological conditions (including prostate and bladder cancer/diseases, penile and scrotal conditions).I have streamlined the renal stone services in Southampton and perform complex stone surgery, bilateral ureteroscopic laser stone surgery, and regional referrals. I perform all modern minimally invasive stone treatments including Supine and Ultra-mini PCNLs.I am the audit/research lead for the unit and am involved in 4 NIHR funded national trials and I sit on three Editorial boards and serves as a reviewer for more than 12 journals. I have over 85 published articles, 170 scientific abstracts and five book chapters.I am a keen teacher and a faculty member of the British Association of Urological Surgeons skills courses in rigid/flexible upper tract endoscopy and TURP for last five years. Due to my expertise in stone disease and ureteroscopy, I am now an endourology tutor for the European School of Urology and regularly teaches techniques to Consultants and trainees in European training centers.
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General Medical Council Number: C5206018

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Professor Bhaskar Somani at Spire include:

Urology

Other treatments

  • Laser stone treatment
  • Diagnostic ureteroscopy for tumours
  • Complex kidney stone treatmentĀ 

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Urology

Current NHS posts

University Hospital Southampton, NHS TrustĀ 

Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Southampton

Personal profile

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

Financial interests

Holds less than 0.1% of the shares in Spire Healthcare Group Plc

Contact information

Telephone 023 8076 4389
Private secretary Becky Palmer
Private secretary fax 023 8091 4413
Private secretary email becky.palmer@spirehealthcare.com