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Prokar Dasgupta is Professor of Robotic Surgery and Urological Innovation at Kings College London and Hon. Consultant Urological Surgeon at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. He offers a wide range of Urological services and has particular special interests in minimally invasive surgery and robotics. He has also pioneerered a technique for Botulinum toxin injection for the treatment of overactive bladders.

Notable achievements:

1. UK's first modern robotic urological surgeon. Introduced da Vinci robot assisted prostatectomy, cystectomy for bladder cancer, nephrectomy and "one day" pyeloplasty.

2. First laparoscopic (key hole) urologist appointed to Guy's and one of London's first laparoscopic urological surgeons.

3. Pioneered the minimally invasive "Dasgupta technique" of injecting Botox into overactive bladders.

4. Academic urologist with extensive research experience within Kings College London School of Medicine. Supervises a number of PhD students in areas of robotics, telerobotics, neurophysiological sciences and prostate cancer.

5. Awarded the prestigious Karl Storz-Harold Hopkins Golden Telescope award by the British Association of Urological Surgeons for significant and lasting contribution to urology.


Please feel free to explore this website using the links to the left. There are a number of links in the patient information section with links to the Guy's and St. Thomas' webpages which have patient information leaflets to download. In addition there are some video clips of information regarding the Da Vinci robot and some of Profassor Dasgupta's procedures (see Video Downloads).

If you wish to contact Professor Dasgupta about any query please do not hesitate to do so by clicking the Contact link.

PLEASE NOTE: A broadband connection is recommended to view the video clips.


Date of last update: October 2010