Welcome to Herts and Essex Urology

We provide state of the art surgical and medical treatment of diseases of the genito-urinary system affecting men, women and children. We have always provided quality, compassionate care in the treatment of urology conditions (diseases of urinary tract).

“With age comes the understanding and appreciation of your most important asset: your health.”

— Oprah Winfrey

About Our Surgeon

All your services will be personally provided by Mr Potluri and his dedicated team.

Mr Bernard Potluri qualified with a MB BS in 1977. He then obtained masters in general surgery in 1981 and was elected Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1989. Mr Potluri gained a diploma in urology from the Institute of Urology and University College, London in 1991.

Mr Potluri is fully registered with the General Medical council and is on the Specialist Register. He has been re-validated by the General Medical Council on 20/03/2013.

He is a member of several professional organisations including: British association of Urological Surgeons, European Association of Urology, and American Urological Association.

Mr P in theatre

Mr P in theatre

Mr Potluri At Work

Mr Potluri At Work

Mr Potluri has worked as a surgeon with the Ministry of Health for several years in Jamaica, West Indies. He obtained urological skills in India, Jamaica and further urology training in Scotland, as well as the Institute of Urology at the Middlesex Hospital, London. He has held a consultant post at Hairmyres and Monklands hospitals in Scotland during 1996-1997.

Mr Potluri was appointed to his present post with Princess Alexandra Hospital, Essex in 1997. He was the clinical lead for urology at the Princess Alexandra Hospital, Harlow during 2013- 2015. His special interests include urological cancers- prostate cancer diagnosis and management, erectile dysfunction, one stop prostate assessment, one stop Haematuria assessment, No scalpel Vasectomy (NSV), Micro-surgical vasectomy reversal.

He enjoys teaching junior doctors, nurses and general practitioners. Since being appointed to the Princess Alexandra Hospital, the department has been recognised for specialist training in urology. Several of his trainees are presently working in various parts of UK as consultants.

Mr Potluri received awards for clinical excellence 4 times since 2001.

Why choose Herts & Essex Urology?

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We provide state of the art surgical and medical treatment of diseases of the genito-urinary system affecting men, women and children. We have always provided quality, compassionate care in the treatment of urology conditions (diseases of urinary tract).

  • Prostate assessment – including Free, Total and Complex PSA, PCA3 test, DRE, Transrectal Ultrasound, Uroflow Studies and biopsy if indicated
  • Prostate Cancer diagnosis and treatment: Prostate Biopsy, MRI, Bone Scan, Brachytherapy
  • BPH Surgery- Bladder neck incision, TURP, Laser treatment
  • Prostatitis: Diagnosis & management
  • Impotence/Erectile dysfunction
  • One stop Haematuria Clinic (for blood in urine) – Consultation, Ultrasound, Urine cytology and Cystoscopy
  • Bladder Cancer – diagnosis and management
  • Vasectomy (No scalpel), Microsurgical vasectomy reversal
  • Kidney stones: Endoscopic management, Shock wave Lithotripsy
  • Paediatric (Children over 3 years of age) – Circumcision, fixation of testes, hydrocele, bedwetting etc
  • Female Urology – bladder problems, Urinary tract infections (cystitis), unstable/irritable bladder, conservative management of incontinence

Meet Our Doctors

  • Director & Surgeon

    Mr. Bernard Potluri

    Our Surgeon

  • Dr. Mubashar Zia

    Dr. Mubashar Zia

    Anaesthetist

  • Dr. Shashi Gopinath

    Dr. Shashi Gopinath

    Anaesthetist

  • Dr. Venkat Shenoy

    Dr. Venkat Shenoy

    Anaesthetist

  • Jo Nualart

    Jo Nualart

    Medical Secretary

  • Sharon Lambe

    Sharon Lambe

    Medical Secretary

Conditions & Procedures

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Bladder

Bladder related conditions

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Kidney stones

Kidney stone related conditions

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Prostate & Urethral

Prostate & Urethral conditions

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Penis

Penis related conditions

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Testes & Scrotal

Testes & Scrotal conditions

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No-scalpel vasectomy

No-scalpel vasectomy

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Vasectomy reversal

Vasectomy reversal

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