Professor Christof Kastner


BM, PhD, FRCS (Urol), FEBU

GMC number: 4483971

Practicing since: 1996



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  • Nuffield Cambridge Monday 17:00 to 20:00
  • Nuffield Health at St Bartholomew's Thursday 08:30 to 13:00
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  • Internationally leading expert in prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment, including Vector MRI Fusion biopsies, focal/whole gland brachytherapy and spacer insertions, and laser surgeon for benign prostate disease
  • Training and prostate cancer fellowships in London, including Guy’s Hospital, UCLH, Imperial College, and Guildford
  • Prostate cancer lead Cambridge University Hospitals since 2014
  • Director of ‘The Cambridge Prostate MRI & Biopsy Course’ commissioned to train urologists and radiologists by numerous international conferences
  • Pioneer of MRI Fusion biopsy having introduced the technology to the UK
  • Co-chair of international multi-centre collaboration evaluating MRI-based prostate cancer diagnostics resulting in prolific real-life data publications
  • Professor of Urology, Rome, Italy 2016-2021
  • Mentor for Holmium Laser surgeons

Other interests

  • Benign and malignant prostate disease
  • Minimally invasive Technology based treatments
  • Health innovation

Personal interests

Dr Kastner has made growing international relationships and understanding one of his main objectives. He is actively involved in the exchange of students, junior doctors and medical students with other European centres.

Treatments and tests offered by Professor Christof Kastner at Nuffield Health

  • Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP)
  • Transurethral resection of bladder tumour (TURBT)
  • SpaceOAR® Hydrogel
  • Prostate screening
  • Prostate surgery
  • Orchidectomy
  • Circumcision
  • Prostate resection (TURP)
  • Penile lesions (biopsy of)
  • Prostate laser treatment

Locations Professor Christof Kastner works with

Related experience


Mr Kastner's research activities and publications related to the management of benign and malignant prostatic disease and the assessment of new technologies.

Fletcher P, De Santis M, Ippoliti S, Orecchia L, Charlesworth P, Barrett T, and Kastner C. Vector Prostate Biopsy: A Novel Magnetic Resonance Imaging/Ultrasound Image Fusion Transperineal Biopsy Technique Using Electromagnetic Needle Tracking Under Local Anaesthesia. European Urology. 2023.


  • Fellow Royal College of Surgeons
  • British Association of Urological Surgeons
  • Fellow European Board of Urology
  • European Association of Urology

Other posts held

  • Consultant Urologist Surgeon, Cambridge University Hospitals

Insurers Professor Christof Kastner works with

Professor Christof Kastner works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Childsure
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA


Professor Christof Kastner does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Professor Christof Kastner has the following interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital:

Mr Christof Kastner, as a partner of Cambridge Urology Partnership, owns a share in a 100 W Holmium Laser, and associated equipment for undertaking laser prostate surgery (HoLEP), used at the Nuffield Health Cambridge Hospital.

Professor Christof Kastner does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.