Meet the team: kidney stone service
We hold fortnightly meetings to discuss patients with complex stones and regional referrals. These meetings include interventional radiologists, adult urologists, metabolic physician, paediatric urologist and radiology and urology trainees.
Mr Bhaskar Somani, urological surgeon
Mr Somani is stone lead at the Trust. He is responsible for running our stone clinics, operating lists, multi-disciplinary team meetings and lithotripsy services.Read full profile
Dr Paul Cook, consultant in chemical pathology and metabolic medicine
Dr Timothy Bryant, consultant radiologist
Dr Bryant has a sub-specialist interest in urological, gynaecological, gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary intervention.Read full profile
Dr Iain Wilson, consultant radiologist
Mr Stephen Griffin, consultant paediatric urologist
Dr Amelia Pietropaolo, endourology fellow
Dr Pietropaolo started to work in UHS in 2017 after completing training as a urologist in Italy.
She is an active member of the stone team and plays a vital role in the investigation, screening, operative procedures and follow up of these patients. She is also dedicated to research and is the clinical lead of the lithotripsy service.
Matt Archer, benign urology nurse specialist
Matt has worked in urology since 2010. He spent four years working on the ward before taking up the position of benign urology nurse specialist. He works closely with the rest of the team to provide acute and ongoing support to kidney stone patients. His role also involves seeing patients in urology clinics and virtual telephone follow ups.