Mr Bernard Potluri: Urology

Mr Bernard Potluri



  • Fee assured

Specialises in

  • General
  • Impotency and infertility
  • Urological malignancy

About us

Qualified with a MB BS in 1977. Obtained masters in general surgery in 1981 and was elected Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1989. Gained a diploma in urology from the Institute of Urology and University College, London in 1991.

Mr Potluri has worked as a surgeon with the Ministry of Health for several years in Jamaica, West Indies. He obtained urological skills in India, Jamaica and further urology training in Scotland, as well as the Institute of Urology at the Middlesex Hospital, London. He has held a consultant post at Hairmyres and Monklands hospitals in Scotland during 1996-1997.

Mr Potluri provided services to Princess Alexandra Hospital, Essex since November 1997- February 2018.

He enjoys teaching junior doctors, nurses and general practitioners. Princess Alexandra Hospital, the department has been recognised for specialist training in urology during his tenure. All his trainees have been appointed to consultant posts in prestigious institutions in UK band abroad

He is a keen promoter of developing community urology services.

Areas of interest

• Prostate assessment - including free, total and complex PSA, PCA3 test, DRE, transrectal ultrasound, uroflow studies and biopsy if indicated
• Prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment - Prostate template biopsy; MRI; Bone scan; Brachytherapy
• BPH surgery - Bladder neck incision; TURP; Laser treatment
• Prostatitis - Diagnosis & management
• Impotence / erectile dysfunction
• One stop haematuria clinic (for blood in urine) - consultation, ultrasound, urine cytology and cystoscopy
• Bladder cancer - diagnosis and management
• Vasectomy (no scalpel); Microsurgical vasectomy reversal
• Varicocele - Embolization; varicocelectomy
• Kidney stones - Endoscopic management; Shock wave lithotripsy
• Paediatric (children) - Circumcision; Fixation of testes; Hydrocele; Bedwetting etc
• Female urology - Bladder problems; Urinary tract infections (cystitis); Unstable / irritable bladder; Management of incontinence

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Procedures completed

  • M4510

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

    (1-5) (1-5)

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (5-50)

  • N3030

    Circumcision - (5-50)

    (1-5) (1-5) (1-5)

  • XR110

    Ultrasound guided biopsy(ies) - (5-50)

  • M4712

    Bladder instillation of pharmacologic agent (including cystoscopy) - (5-50)


  • M3111

    Holmium Laser Lithotripsy for calculi of ureter (including cystoscopy and insertion/removal of stent) - (1-5)

    (1-5) (1-5)

  • N0920

    Orchiopexy - (1-5)

  • M6582

    Transperineal template-guided biopsies of the prostate under image guidance - (1-5)

  • S5210

    Injection into subcutaneous tissue/painful trigger point under local anaesthetic - (1-5)

  • M2680

    Endoscopic removal and insertion of prosthesis into ureter (including cystoscopy) - (1-5)

  • M1400

    Extracorporeal fragmentation of calculus of kidney (lithotripsy) - single treatment - (1-5)

  • BT211

    Planning for insertion and removal of a radioactive agent (brachytherapy) into prostate tumour - (1-5)


  • M6530

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

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