Mr Kevin Turner

Qualifications

MA, DM, FRCS (Urol)

GMC number: 4032928

Practicing since: 1993

Specialties

Urology

Consultation times

  • Wednesday am
  • Overview

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01202 551060

About

Kevin Turner was appointed as Consultant Urological Surgeon in Bournemouth in 2007. Having been an undergraduate in Cambridge (where he was awarded a double First Class degree), he qualified from Oxford in 1993 and trained in Urology in Oxford, Edinburgh, and Melbourne. He is interested in all aspects of Urology but particularly in urological cancer, minimally invasive (robotic) surgery, and diseases of the prostate / PSA.

Mr Turner regularly undertakes radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer and he initiated the da Vinci robotic radical prostatectomy in Bournemouth.

Mr Turner is co-author of the Oxford Handbook of Urological Surgery (2nd edition May 2020) and he is an examiner for the FRCS(Urology) examination. As a trainee his research in to kidney cancer was awarded the European Association of Urology Thesis Award and resulted in his election as a Hunterian Professor of the Royal College of Surgeons. He has authored and co-authored numerous publications, presentations, and book chapters. He currently co-leads a research group at Bournemouth University where he is a Visiting Professor.

Mr Turner is married to a teacher and has teenage twins. He enjoys looking after an old house, being involved in the local church, and keeping fit by running and cycling.

Special interests

  • Investigation and management of urological complaints / urinary symptoms in men and women
  • Prostate procedures
  • Penile, testicular, and scrotal procedures
  • Surgery for bladder and prostate cancers
  • PSA
  • Haematuria (blood in the urine)
  • Prostate biopsy

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Kevin Turner at Nuffield Health

  • Transurethral resection of bladder tumour (TURBT)
  • CT scan (or CAT scan)
  • MRI scan
  • Cystoscopy
  • Prostate resection (TURP)
  • Circumcision
  • Orchidectomy
  • Vasectomy or male sterilisation

Locations Mr Kevin Turner works with

Related experience

Research

Mr Turner's research thesis in to renal cancer was awarded the European Association of Urology Thesis Award in 2002. In 2004 he was elected an Hunterian Professor of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in recognition of his research in urological cancer.

Memberships

  • Fellow Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • British Association of Urological Surgeons

Other post held

  • Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Insurers Mr Kevin Turner works with

Mr Kevin Turner works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA

Declaration

Mr Kevin Turner does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Kevin Turner does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr Kevin Turner does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.