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About Professor Prasanna Sooriakumaran
Professor Sooriakumaran (Prof PS) MA(Oxon) BMedSci(Hons) BMBS(Hons) PhD PGCertMedLaw ADCertClinInv(Cornell) FRCS (Urol) FEBU USMLE is Full Professor of Urology at the world-leading Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine. The Cleveland Clinic is the Second Best Hospital in the World and the Second Best Hospital in the USA for Urology. Prof PS leads the Urology service at Cleveland Clinic London and has replicated that world-class care in the London unit.
Prof PS is an internationally reputed Consultant Urological & Robotic Surgeon specialising in Prostate Cancer, and is widely accepted to be one of the UK's foremost authorities on prostate cancer care. His clinical and research work has changed the practice of prostate cancer care, especially robotic surgery, and saw him listed as one of London's Most Influential People in Healthcare in 2018 and at the top of the List in 2019, making him London's Most Influential Doctor that year. Prof PS was also named as one of the UK's best prostate cancer surgeons/urologists in a poll of UK urologists who were asked who they would most like to have their nearest and dearest treated by. This poll was published in the Daily Mail.
Prof PS is the only urologist to win the Vice-Chancellor's Alumni Award for his services to prostate cancer care. He has also won dozens of other prizes and awards from learned international societies such as the American Urologic Association, American Society of Clinical Oncology, European Association of Urology, British Association of Urological Surgeons, Royal Society of Medicine, and many more. Prof PS is highly educated in his field, being one of a few UK urologists to hold a PhD in Prostate Cancer, and also has degrees/qualifications in Human Anatomy & Cell Biology (First Class), Medicine (With Honours), Urology, Medical Law, and Clinical Investigation.
Prof PS has undergone extensive and unparallelel training having completed three world-class fellowships with the pioneers of robotic surgery at Ivy League's Cornell University in New York, the Nobel-awarding Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, and the world-leading University of Oxford. Prof PS performs precision surgery for his patients, with an individualized approach to all his surgeries. He is an expert in all technical maneuvers to preserve urinary and sexual function after robotic prostate cancer surgery, including Retzius sparing and Neurosafe prostatectomy. His considerable experience coupled with his exceptional international training at the world's best institutions, has enabled Prof PS to achieve world-class outcomes for his patients.
Prof PS has published research to improve the care for prostate cancer patients globally, and is a highly sought after speaker/trainer at international conferences in robotic surgery for prostate cancer. Prof PS has given over 300 presentations/state-of-the-art lectures/research talks at international forums and has published over 200 medical journal articles in the field, making him one of the UK's leading researchers in surgery for prostate cancer.
Prof PS' status as a world-leading prostate cancer academic surgeon is also evidenced by his conferment of the titles of Visiting Professor of Urology at the University of Oxford, Visiting Professor of Urology and Robotic Surgery at the All-India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Jodhpur, Member of the Faculty of Clinical Medicine at the University of Oxford, and Member of the University of Oxford's sovereign body, the Congregation. Prof PS was also conferred with the degree of Master of Arts from the University of Oxford as recognition of his academic standing and seniority at this world-leading university. Prof PS is the only urologist in London to hold these prestigious Cleveland, Oxford, and AIIMS academic credentials.
Prof PS has many patients from around the globe who would be happy to speak to prospective patients. Many of his patients have also provided unsolicited testimonials on social media platforms such as Facebook and Linked In, where PS has over 15,000 unique followers.