Course Directors: Prof. Prokar Dasgupta, Mr M Shamim Khan

Course Coordinators: Mr Kamran Ahmed, Mr Nicholas Raison

This hands-on-training course in robotic surgery is designed for urologists and operating room staff looking to develop their technical skills and understanding of robotic surgery.

We offer specific training programmes for

  • Consultants and Senior Trainees
  • Urology Trainees
  • Surgical Care Practitioners and Core Trainees
Course Content
  • Cadaveric robotic training using the latest Da Vinci Xi system with one-to-one mentoring
  • Virtual Reality Simulation Training
  • Live surgery and moderated discussion with an expert panel
  • Comprehensive Lecture Programme from an international faculty including
    • Introduction to the robot, Docking and Trouble Shooting
    • Robotic Prostatectomy- tips and tricks
    • Robotic Partial Nephrectomy & Nephroureterectomy
    • Robotic Cystectomy with Tips and Tricks from Dr K Guru
Mr M Speakman Consultant Urologist, 

President, BAUS

Mr C Brown Consultant Urologist,

King’s College Hospital

Mr B Challacombe Consultant Urologist,

Guy’s Hospital

Mr B Eddy Consultant Urologist,

Kent and Canterbury Hospital

Dr K Guru Professor of Uro-Oncology,

Roswell Park Cancer Institute, US

Mr S Nathan Consultant Urologist,


Mr R Popert Consultant Urologist,

Guy’s Hospital 

Mr Ed Rowe Consultant Urologist,

North Bristol Hospitals

Mr N Soomro Consultant Urologist,

Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Trust

Mr R Thurairaja Consultant Urologist,

Guy’s Hospital



Anatomy Laboratory and Gordon Museum

Hodgkin Building, King’s College London, Guy’s Campus, London, SE1 1HR 



Guy’s campus is located in central London adjacent to London Bridge Station (national rail and underground station).

 Driving to Guy’s

There are a number of private car parks within the vicinity however it should also be noted that the campus is within the congestion charge zone. If you are planning to drive, please contact us for help with organising parking.

 Travelling by Train

 Guy’s campus is adjacent to London Bridge Station (national rail and London underground links).

Flying to London

 London is served by 4 main airports:

  • Heathrow with underground connection and direct trains to London Paddington
  • Gatwick with direct train connections to London Bridge, Victoria and St Pancreas
  • Luton with direct train links to St Pancreas and Blackfriars
  • Stansted with direct train links to Liverpool Street

Course Coordinator: Nicholas Raison


Address: Division of Transplantation Immunology & Mucosal Biology

MRC Centre for Transplantation, King’s College London

Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine

5th Floor Tower Wing, Guy’s Hospital, London SE1 9RT