Mr Prasanna Sooriakumaran

Tel: 020 3447 8454
Fax: 020 3456 4205

University College Hospital at Westmoreland Street

Prostate Cancer, Urology

Professional background

Mr Sooriakumaran @PSUrol qualified with a First Class degree in Human Anatomy and Cell Biology and a Medical Degree with Honours, before completing his Surgical and Urology Training in London. He obtained a PhD in Prostate Cancer and graduated from Robotic Prostatectomy and Cystectomy Fellowships at Cornell University, New York and the Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, before being appointed as an Academic Consultant Urologist at the University of Oxford, UK. At Oxford, he became the highest volume robotic surgeon performing half of all the robot-assisted radical prostatectomies. In January 2017, he moved to UCLH and continues to perform robot-assisted radical prostatectomy in large numbers.

Research interests

Mr Sooriakumaran is one of the UK's leading academic prostate cancer surgeons, with over 150 peer-reviewed publications, 30 awards and prizes, and over 200 presentations and state-of-the-art lectures at national and international conferences. His research is focused on early, lethal prostate cancer, and Mr Sooriakumaran runs the UK clinical trial on examining radical prostatectomy in oligo-metastatic prostate cancer.


GMC/GDC number: 4645940