The London Clinic

Specialties

  • Urology

Sub specialties

  • Robotic surgery
  • Rapid diagnostics
  • Urological cancers
  • Overactive bladder
  • Prostate diseases
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  • Urolift
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Clinical interests

  • Robotic assisted radical prostatectomy
  • Robotic assisted radical cystectomy
  • Robotic assisted pyeloplasty
  • Laparoscopic nephrectomy
  • Botox injections for overactive bladders

Professional profile

Prof. Prokar Dasgupta graduated as MBBS in 1989, completed his FRCS in 1994 and FRCS in Urology in 2000. He was a Medical Research Council Fellow which led to a MSc in 1996 and MD from the University of London in 2001.
He was appointed as Consultant Urologist to Guy's Hospital in 2002 where he pioneered robotic surgery in his specialty within the UK. He became the first Professor of Robotic Surgery and Urological Innovation at King's College London in 2009.
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In 2012 he had the honour of the leading the British Journal of Urology International as its Editor-in-Chief.
Prokar has developed a national and international reputation for the highest quality of clinical services. In addition he has over 500 publications and a highly productive team of clinician-scientists developing advanced robotics for the delivery of new cell-based therapies in Prostate cancer. He is credited with the "Dasgupta technique" of injecting Botulinum toxin in overactive bladders. He was awarded the Golden Telescope by the British Association of Urological Surgeons for significant and lasting contribution to urology.
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Personal profile

Inspired by Haruki Murakami’s bestseller “What I talk about when I talk about running” Prokar took up marathon running in 2008 with much enthusiasm. He trains for an runs one marathon a year. In addition he is an ardent tennis fan, often seated court side at international tournaments.
He supports and raises funds for numerous charities including Prostate Cancer UK and The Urology Foundation.
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He is an amateur pianist and a reasonable cook.
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Part of

Professor Dasgupta is a member of Urologica London

Current posts

  • Professor of Robotic Surgery and Urological Innovation
    Guy's Hospital, King's College London, King's Health Partners
  • Consultant Urological Surgeon
    The London Clinic
  • Chairman, The Institute of Robotic Surgery
    King's College London, UK and The Vattikuti Foundation, USA

Medical training

Year qualified
1989
  • Medical College Calcutta
    1989

Ages treated

Adults

Other languages spoken

Hindi
Bengali
Urdu

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Clinic location

145 Harley Street
London W1G 6BJ
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Clinic times

Monday: 9am - 12.30pm alternate weeks
Wednesday: 1.30pm - 5pm
Friday: 1.30pm - 5pm

Secretary

Lucia Moral
020 3219 3524
020 3219 3236