Professor Hashim is a Consultant Urological Surgeon, Honorary Professor of Urology and Director of the world-renowned Urodynamics Unit at the Bristol Urological Institute, Southmead hospital. He graduated from St Bartholomew's and the Royal London School of Medicine and Dentistry and completed his urology training in the South West of England. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Fellow of the European Board of Urology.
Prof. Hashim is nationally and internationally renowned in his field, and provides a national and international personalised service for his patients with urinary incontinence and lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). He is fellowship-trained in female and functional urology, neuro-urology, pelvic reconstruction and urodynamics and is experienced in urodynamics, female and male urinary anti-incontinence procedures (autologous fascial sling, colposuspsension, urethral bulking agent, artificial urinary sphincters, Botox, sacral neuromodulation), benign prostate surgery (TURP, Rezum), neuro-urology and mesh removals. He is also an expert in general urology.
His main research interests include the overactive bladder, urinary incontinence, nocturia and urodynamics.
Prof. Hashim is a committee member of the European Section of Female and Functional Urology in the European Association of Urology (EAU-ESFFU), the British Association of Urological Surgeons section on Female Urology, Neuro-urology and Urodynamics (BAUS FNUU), International Consultation on Incontinence in Urodynamics and the EAU Male LUTS guidelines. He is an Associate Editor of Neuro-urology and Urodynamics and BJUI Compass Journals. He has authored seven books, over 50 book chapters, over 85 articles in peer-reviewed journals, is a reviewer for several national and international journals and has been an invited speaker to national and international meetings, as well as teaching urodynamics both nationally and internationally.
- Lower urinary tract symptoms including incontinence in men and women
- Reconstructive urology
- Pelvic organ prolapse
- Benign prostate diseases
- Mesh complications
- Bladder pain syndrome
- Urinary tract infections
Travelling and spending time with his wife and two children
Treatments and tests offered by Professor Hashim Hashim at Nuffield Health
- Penile prosthetic surgery
- Transurethral resection of bladder tumour (TURBT)
- Prostate surgery
- Prostate screening
- Prostate resection (TURP)
- Rezum for benign prostatic hyperplasia
- Penile lesions (biopsy of)
- Vasectomy or male sterilisation
Professor Hashim is a member of the European Association of Urology Strategic Planning Office, the International Consultation on Incontinence Urodynamics committee and an editorial board member of Neuro-urology and Urodynamics.
He is the chief investigator of the UNBLOCS trial which compares standard endoscopic prostate surgery (TURP) to thulium laser vaporesection of the prostate. He is also the principal investigator for the MASTER trial comparing male sling to artificial urinary sphincters in men with urinary incontinence. Both these trials are funded by the National Institute for Health Research.
Professor Hashim is also involved in other clinical trials on nocturia, overactive bladder syndrome and urodynamics.
He has lectured at major national and international conferences and has trained several trainees and fellows in female urology and urodynamics. He has published over 50 articles in peer-reviewed journals, 4 books and 35 book chapters. He also teaches urodynamics nationally and internationally, and is director of the highly successful certificate in urodynamics course.
- Royal College of Surgeons of England
- British Association of Urological Surgeons
- European Association of Urology
- International Consultation on Incontinence
- International Continence Society
Other posts held
- Consultant Urological Surgeon, Bristol Urological Institute, Southmead Hospital
- Director of the Urodynamics Unit, Bristol Urological Institute, Southmead Hospital
- Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Bristol
Insurers Professor Hashim Hashim works with
Professor Hashim Hashim works with the following private medical insurance providers:
- Aviva Health
- AXA Health
- Bupa On Demand
- CS Healthcare
Professor Hashim Hashim does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.
Professor Hashim Hashim does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.
Professor Hashim Hashim does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.