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- Urinary tract stones
- Urological malignancy
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 170 papers and 270 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
Endourology; Laser stone treatment; Urological oncology
- Becky Palmer
- Spire Southampton Hospital Chalybeate Close SOUTHAMPTON SO16 6UY
- 023 8076 4389
- Chevon Nunn
- Nuffield Health Wessex Hospital Winchester Road Chandler's Ford EASTLEIGH SO53 2DW
- 023 8025 8474
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Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Bhaskar Somani is a Consultant Urological Surgeon and Associate Professor in Urology at University Hospital Southampton. He is the clinical lead for the Endourology Unit.
He is the Wessex Clinical Research Network (CRN) and Simulation Lead for Urology, and has published more than 170 peer review papers and 270 published abstracts in National and International meetings.
He has published one of the first papers in the world on upper tract PDD using oral 5-ALA for upper urinary tract tumour diagnosis, and his papers on testicular torsion, erectile dysfunction, urinary tract infection, haematuria, urine cytology and penile length measurement are amongst the largest series in the UK.
He spends his spare time with his family and enjoys music and cinema.
Joint winner- ‘NHS Emerging Leader’ (Thames Valley and Wessex region, 2015)
Finalist - ‘NHS Innovation Award’ (Thames Valley and Wessex region, 2014)
Hindi, Urdu and Bengali (Spoken)
Click the link below to access his list of published papers - http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=somani+b
Affiliations / memberships
The Endo-Urological Society
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
- Nuffield Health Wessex Hospital, SO53 2DW
- 18:00 - 20:00
- 023 8025 8474
- Spire Southampton Hospital, SO16 6UY
- 08:30 - 13:00
- 023 8076 4389
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.