Mr Omer Karim: Urology

Mr Omer Karim


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About me

Mr Omer Karim is one of the first and most experienced, formally trained robotic surgeons in the UK. He started robotic surgery in 2004 and has been involved in over 250 successful robotic operations for prostate cancer. Prior to helping establish robotic urological surgery in the UK, he had performed over 500 open radical prostate cancer operations. He trained in the UK and did his postgraduate research in the USA. He has been instrumental in the development of our understanding of the nature of prostate disease and in developing treatment techniques, such as laser surgery treatment for enlarged prostates. He is the Trust’s lead in Prostate Cancer (East Berks) with a special interest in green light laser surgery, stone surgery and robotic surgery. He is also a consultant robotic surgeon to St Mary’s, Paddington, a UK trainer in robotic surgery and examiner for in-service examination for urology trainees.

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Procedures completed

  • M4510

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

    (5-50) (1-5)

  • M6583

    Transperineal MRI - US fusion targeted prostate biopsy - (5-50)

    (1-5) (1-5)

  • M6533

    Holmium Laser Enucleation of Prostatic Adenoma (HoLEP) - (5-50)


  • M6530

    Endoscopic resection of prostate (TUR) (including cystoscopy) - (1-5)


  • M5600

    Therapeutic endoscopic operations on outlet of female bladder (including cystoscopy) - (1-5)


  • M2730

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


  • M3900

    Open removal of calculus from bladder (including cystoscopy) - (1-5)


  • M2920

    Endoscopic insertion/removal of prosthesis into ureter (including bilateral and cystoscopy, +/- pyelography) - (1-5)

  • M3010

    Endoscopic retrograde pyelography (including bilateral and cystoscopy) - (1-5)

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