Mr Bhaskar Somani



  • Fee assured

Specialises in

  • General
  • Urinary tract stones
  • Urological malignancy

About me

Mr Somani is an Associate Professor and a high volume surgeon and performs more than 200 ureteric or renal endoscopic procedures per year. He has performed more than 1000 ureteroscopy procedures and started the ‘Ultra-mini PCNL’ in the South Coast with results presented Internationally.

Mr Somani performs elective and emergency stone surgery, including complex stones, bilateral stones, paediatric stones and regional referrals. Mr Somani keeps a comprehensive database of his patients, contributing to National audits and publishing outcomes in peer-reviewed journals. He has published more than 200 papers and 300 International presentations/abstracts.

His main interests are in stone disease, benign prostate disorders, urinary tract infections, haematuria and general urology.

Mr Somani has developed a portfolio of activities to raise public awareness of the symptoms, prevention and treatment of kidney stones, including BBC Radio 4's Inside Health programme, BBC South television and ITV Meridian news.

Areas of interest

TURP (prostate resection surgery);
Minimally invasive prostate surgery;
Laser bladder and kidney stone treatment;
Benign bladder conditions;
Urinary tract infection (UTI);
Recurrent UTI;
Haematuria (Blood in urine);
Scrotal conditions (hydrocele, cyst excision);

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Procedures completed

  • M0910

    Endoscopic fragmentation of calculi of kidney (including cystoscopy and insertion/removal of stent) - (5-50)

    Nuffield Health Wessex Hospital (1-5)

  • M2920

    Endoscopic insertion/removal of prosthesis into ureter (including bilateral and cystoscopy, +/- pyelography) - (5-50)

    Nuffield Health Wessex Hospital (1-5)

  • M4510

    Diagnostic endoscopic examination of bladder (flexible cystoscopy) including any biopsy - (5-50)

  • M0940

    Percutaneous nephrolithotomy (including cystoscopy and retrograde catheterisation) - (1-5)

    Nuffield Health Wessex Hospital (1-5)

  • M2730

    Ureteroscopic extraction of calculus of ureter (including cystoscopy and insertion/removal of stent) - (1-5)

  • M4410

    Litholapaxy (including cystoscopy) - (1-5)

    Nuffield Health Wessex Hospital (1-5)

  • N3030

    Circumcision - (1-5)

    Nuffield Health Wessex Hospital (1-5)

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