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Bultitude, Matthew - consultant urological surgeon and clinical director (TRU)


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Matt Bultitude


Stone secretary: Gill Ludlow
Secretary email:
Tel: 020 7188 9099 

Area of expertise: general urologystone disease, cystinuria

  • Biography

    Matthew Bultitude is a general urologist with a specialist interest in stone disease. Having previously been stone unit lead and clinical lead for the department, he is now clinical director for transplant, renal and urology.

    He graduated from this hospital in 1997. He undertook surgical training in various hospitals around South East England and a fellowship year in Melbourne at The Alfred Hospital. Finally he completed a year of sub-specialist training in the stone unit here at Guy's and St Thomas’ before taking up his consultant appointment.

    He undertakes a wide range of general urological procedures and has a sub-specialist interest in the medical and surgical aspects of stone disease. With Kay Thomas he runs a dedicated cystinuria clinic. He also maintains the urology Trust webpages.

    He is past secretary for the Urology Section of the Royal Society of Medicine and is an Associate Editor for the international journal ‘BJUI’.


    • Best presentation at the Royal Society of Medicine Urology Short Papers meeting 2000.
    • Best presentation at the BAUS Section of Endourology Annual Meeting, October 2003.
    • 3rd prize, Short Papers Meeting, Royal Society of Medicine, October 2009.
    • Best presentation at the Royal Society of Medicine Clinicopathology meeting, March 2010.
    • 3rd prize, Communication Meeting, Royal Society of Medicine, May 2010
    • Best Paper at BAUS Annual Conference, June 2010
  • Education and training

    • Dulwich College 1992
    • Guy's and St Thomas's Hospitals Medical School - MBBS - 1997
    • South Thames Training Rotation 2004- 2010
    • MSc in Urology 2004
    • FRCS(Urol) 2008
  • Specialist interests

    • General urology
    • Ureteroscopy
    • PCNL
    • Stone prevention
    • Metabolic stones
  • Research interests

    Matthew has been involved in a number of clinical research projects. His thesis as part of his MSc assessed the safety of flexible ureteroscopy. His clinical papers have included management of stone disease in the morbidly obese; encrusted ureteric stents; flexible ureteroscopy; renal trauma.