Mr Su-Min Lee



GMC number: 7284414

Practising since: 2012



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Mr Su-Min Lee is a Consultant Urological Surgeon, based at the Bristol Urological Institute (BUI) at Southmead Hospital, Bristol.

After graduating from the University of Leicester with a joint medical degree and PhD in microbiology (MBPhD), he completed his basic surgical training in London and Essex before moving to the South West to complete his higher urology training. He became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in 2020 and entered the Specialist Register in 2021. After completion of his training, Mr Lee completed a fellowship in Holmium LASER enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP) at Luton and Dunstable University Hospital before taking up his consultant post at the BUI in 2022.

He is actively involved in the training of medical students and junior doctors at the University of Bristol Medical School, and regularly examines on British Association of Urological Surgeons training courses.

He maintains a diverse urological practice which encompasses high volume endourology (stone disease, benign conditions and upper tract urothelial cancer) and core urology with a specialist interest in male lower urinary tract symptoms, including benign prostatic enlargement.

Special interests

  • Stones and Endourology
  • Male Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms and Benign Prostatic Enlargement

Other interests

  • Core Urology and General Urological Disorders
  • Men’s Health

Personal interests

Su-Min grew up in Vancouver, Canada, before emigrating to the UK. When away from work, he enjoys spending time with his family, including two young sons and a miniature Schnauzer.

Languages spoken


Treatments and tests offered by Mr Su-Min Lee at Nuffield Health

  • Transurethral resection of bladder tumour (TURBT)
  • Prostate surgery
  • Prostate resection (TURP)
  • Circumcision
  • Endoscopic kidney stone treatment

Locations Mr Su-Min Lee works with

Related experience


Selected Publications:

-       Lee SM, Gordon K, McMillan R, Crystal F, Acher P. Day-case holmium laser enucleation of the prostate: feasibility, safety and predictive factors. Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2018 Mar 15:1-5.

-       Lee SM, Collin N, Wiseman H, Philip J. Optimisation of shock wave lithotripsy: a systematic review of technical aspects to improve outcomes. Translational andrology and urology. 2019.

-       Aning et al. UK national bladder outlet obstruction surgery snapshot audit. BJU International. 2021.

-       Lee SM, Gammie A, Abrams P. Assessment of quality in urodynamics: Cough vs Valsalva. Neurourology and Urodynamics. 2021; 40(4):1021-1026

Full details of Mr Lee's published research can be found online at:


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

Other posts held

  • Consultant Urologist at Bristol Urological Institute, Southmead Hospital, Bristol

Insurers Mr Su-Min Lee works with

Mr Su-Min Lee works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA
  • Healix Healthcare


Mr Su-Min Lee does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Su-Min Lee does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr Su-Min Lee does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.