Mr Bernard Potluri qualified with a MB BS in 1977. He then obtained a 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.
He is a member of several professional organisations including: British association of Urological Surgeons, European Association of Urology, American Urological Association. He is currently Clinical Lead for Urology at Princess Alexandra Hospital, Harlow, Essex.
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. His special interests include urological cancers- in particular prostate cancer diagnosis and managerment, erectile dysfunction , one stop prostate assessment, one stop haematuria assssment, No scalpel Vasectomy (NSV), Microsurgical 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. Some of his trainees have already been appointed to consultant posts in UK.
Mr Potluri received awards for clinical excellence 4 times since 2001. He is presently the Senior Urologist and Clinical lead.