Ramesh Thurairaja

Consultant urological surgeon


Ramesh Thurairaja is a consultant urological surgeon in bladder cancer, reconstructive and robotic surgery at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust.

He was a consultant position at Kent and Canterbury Hospital. While there, he started and led the robotic bladder cancer service for east Kent for 20 months.

Ramesh is a member of the British Association of Urology (BAUS) and the European Association of Urology (EAU).

Education and training

  • Urological training in Oxford, London, Bristol and Switzerland
  • Fellowship of the European Board of Urology, 2011
  • Fellowship (urology) of the Royal College of Surgeons, 2010
  • MD, University of London, 2006
  • Member of the Royal College of Surgeons, 2002
  • Bachelor of Medicine (BM), University of Southampton, 1998

Research interests

  • Superficial and muscle-invasive bladder cancer
  • Nutrition in urology patients
  • Enhanced recovery
  • Surgical techniques in urological surgery


  • David Telling Trust Grant for urological research, 2003

Last updated: July 2023

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