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Professor Dasgupta pioneered robotic urology in the UK. He is the Chairman of the Kings-Vattikuti Institute of Robotic Surgery at Guy's Hospital, London. He specialises in all aspects of diagnostic outpatient urology and second opinions, and is credited with the Dasgupta technique of botox injections for overactive bladder. He is also the Editor-in-chief of BJUInternational.
Areas of interest
Immunology of prostate cancer.
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Current NHS consultant posts held
Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals
Laparoscopic (keyhole) and robotic-assisted surgery
Botox treatment for overactive bladder
2007 The Geoffrey Chisholm Gold Medal (Fellow: P Sangster)
2008 Best research prize World Congress of Endourology, Shanghai (K Althoefer)
2008 European Association of Urology best paper (Fellow: S Thompson)
2008 Susan Tucker award (Fellow: S Thompson)
2008 The Geoffrey Chisholm Gold Medal (Fellow: T Nedas)
2009 Engineering and Urology Society Outstanding Paper Award (Fellow: D Zbyszewski)
2009 American Urological Association Best Poster award (Fellow: SN Datta)
He has over 400 publications which include nearly 170 peer-reviewed papers, 17 chapters and 4 books. He is credited with over 250 presentations in national and international meetings. He has raised almost £3 million through 34 grants including those from the MRC, MS Society and BUF. He has established numerous collaborations in basic science research the most recognised of these being the understanding of receptor function in the human and rat bladders and the translational implications. He is interested in stem cells in prostate cancer and bladder regeneration and the development of image guidance and indentation probes to improve the accuracy of robotic surgery in urological oncology.
Affiliations / memberships
MSc (Urol), MD, DLS, FRCS (Urol), FEBU