Prof Prokar Dasgupta

Professor of Urology
Qualifications: MSc(Urol) MD, DLS FRCS FRCS(Urol) FEBU
Professor Dasgupta

Prof. Prokar Dasgupta graduated as MBBS in 1989, completed his FRCS in 1994 and FRCS in Urology in 2000.

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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. 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.

More information

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

  • Robotic assisted radical prostatectomy
  • Robotic assisted radical cystectomy
  • Robotic assisted pyeloplasty
  • Laparoscopic nephrectomy
  • Botox injections for overactive bladders
  • Robotic surgery
  • Rapid diagnostics
  • Urological cancers
  • Overactive bladder
  • Prostate diseases

  • 1989 Medical College Calcutta

Q&A: Prokar Dasgupta

Marylebone Journal
This year's recipient of the prestigious St Peter's medal talks robotic surgery, innovation and the search for synergy.

Would you trust a robot surgeon powered by algorithms?

Daily Telegraph
While robots are increasingly common, full automation remains a challenge.

Pioneering Procedure Offered for Common Prostate Condition

Clinical Services Journal
The London Clinic is treating patients with a new, pioneering procedure called prostate artery embolization for non-cancerous enlargement of the prostate.

Meet Versius, the surgical robot about to take aim at your organs

Wired UK
Professor Dasgupta is extensively quoted in this Wired piece on robotic surgery.


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