Professor Ben Turney is a Consultant Urological Surgeon at Nuffield Health Oxford, The Manor Hospital. Ben is Senior Clinical Researcher in Urology, Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Oxford and Honorary Consultant Urological Surgeon at the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust.
He was an undergraduate in Cambridge and undertook surgical training in the Oxford region. He has completed research for both an MSc and DPhil (= PhD) in Oxford. He also obtained a diploma in university level teaching in 2006 from the University of Oxford. Ben Turney has recently been made an Associate Professor at the University of Oxford.
Ben is trained in general urology and is available to see all general urology problems. He has a special interest in kidney stones and benign prostate surgery and is the founder of the Oxford Stone Group. This group exists to improve the management of kidney stones through research and training.
Ben has driven the introduction of several new urological treatments in Oxford: fixed site lithotripter (2009), 100W laser for stone and prostate surgery (2012), Urolift procedure (2017), REZUM procedure (2019), 120W laser for stone surgery and laser prostate surgery (2019). Ben introduced the introduction of international fellowships in stone surgery in Oxford; one of only three such centres recognised in Europe.
Ben is an elected member of the National BAUS Section of Endourology Committee and managing partner of Oxford Urology Associates.
- General Urology
- Management of Haematuria (blood in the urine)
- Prostate screening (raised PSA)
- Urinary tract infections
- Kidney stone treatment
- Flexible ureteroscopy for kidney stones
- Rigid ureteroscopy for ureteric stones
- Hydrocele repair
Treatments and tests offered by Professor Ben Turney at Nuffield Health
- Transurethral resection of bladder tumour (TURBT)
- Prostate surgery
- Extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT)
- Epididymal surgery
- Prostatic Urethral Lift
- Prostate resection (TURP)
- Rezum for benign prostatic hyperplasia
- Endoscopic kidney stone treatment
- Percutaneous nephrolithotomy
Ben has had a career
long interest in research and has been publishing papers regularly since 1996.
Ben believes that better understanding will drive better treatment. Ben’s
research focus is on kidney stone disease and surgical technology. He has
collaborations with several departments in Oxford (e.g. Engineering Sciences,
Mathematics) and is working with several industry partners (e.g. Boston
Scientific, Oneview Health, 3D lifeprints, Lumenis) to bring cutting edge
technology to the clinic. Work from his research is presented regularly at
international meetings and published in peer reviewed journals. Ben is invited
regularly to give presentations at national and international meetings.
- British Association of Urologists
- Royal College of Surgeons England
- European Association of Urology
Other posts held
- Consultant Urological Surgeon, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust
- Associate Professor at the University of Oxford
Insurers Professor Ben Turney works with
Professor Ben Turney works with the following private medical insurance providers:
- Aviva Health
- AXA PPP Healthcare
- AXA PPP International
- Bupa On Demand
- Exeter Family Friendly
- Vitality Health (Pru Health)
Professor Ben Turney does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.
Professor Ben Turney does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.
Professor Ben Turney holds the following paid advisory role(s) either at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health:
Professor Benjamin Turney is a member of the Nuffield Health Expert Advisory Group who provide project specific advisory services on an as required basis. EAG members are paid a day rate of £1,000 or an hourly rate of £150 plus reasonable expenses incurred.