Mr Omer Karim



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I am a teaching hospital consultant specialising in the use of robotics for prostate treatment, and in particular performing da Vinci prostatectomy. I am one of the leading innovators in this technology, and one of the few formally trained robotic surgeons in the UK.

Over the years, I have been instrumental in the development of our understanding of the nature of prostate disease. This includes treatment techniques that can be pivotal in preserving normal sexual activity following prostate surgery. Laser surgery treatments for enlarged prostates can mean that normal bladder and sexual functions can be resumed almost immediately after treatment.

I also have an interest in kidney surgery using robotic techniques and have had excellent results.


Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Omer Karim at Spire include:


Other treatments

  • Water ablation (REZUM therapy)
  • Urology
  • Men's Health

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Clinical interests


Special Clinical Interests: Robotic surgery for prostate disease – da Vinci prostatectomy

Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Royal College of Surgeons

Research and publications

The development of understanding prostate disease and techniques in preserving normal sexual function following prostate surgery.

Current NHS posts

The Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth

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