About Mr Ammar Alanbuki

Consultant Urological Surgeon

Men's Health

Sub-specialties: Andrology, Urology, Kidney Disease, Prostate, Urological Cancer, Erectile Dysfunction, Kidney Stones.

Dr. Ammar Alanbuki is a Consultant Urologist at the University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust since 2016, specializing in Robotic Surgery and possessing a keen interest in Urinary Upper Tract Oncology, Stone Diseases, Minimal Invasive Prostate Surgery (Urolift), Andrology, and Robotic Surgery.


Bookings: bookings.menshealth@onewelbeck.com

Tel: 02036532042

Areas of Expertise

Dr. Alanbuki's expertise encompasses a range of conditions, including:

Dr. Alanbuki provides various treatments and procedures, including:

  • Robotic surgery
  • Laser stone and prostate surgery
  • Minimal invasive surgery for prostate conditions
  • Botox therapy

About Mr Ammar Alanbuki

Mr. Ammar Alanbuki is a distinguished Consultant Urologist, renowned for his expertise in various facets of urological care. He commenced his journey in the field of urology by joining the Urology Department at the University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust in 2016, where he assumed the role of Consultant Urologist. His commitment to advancing patient care and his profound interest in urological oncology, stone diseases, and advanced surgical techniques have solidified his reputation as a leading figure in the field.
Mr. Alanbuki's professional voyage commenced with his basic training in surgery in the Northeast of England, where he garnered a breadth of experience in both general surgery and urology. His thirst for knowledge led him to a pivotal role as a research fellow at the Barts and London University Hospitals, where he contributed to the Reduction by Dutasteride of Prostate Cancer Events (REDUCE) trial, showcasing his dedication to advancing the understanding and treatment of urological conditions.
In his pursuit of excellence, Mr. Alanbuki embarked on higher surgical training in urology within the Eastern deanery, where he honed his diagnostic and therapeutic skills in general urology. His passion for sub-specialisation led him to dedicate two years to intensive training in endourology, laparoscopic kidney surgery, and stone disease management at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals, further enriching his expertise and proficiency in the field.
At the forefront of his professional endeavours, Mr Alanbuki assumes several key roles, including serving as the MDT lead for kidney cancer and laparoscopic surgery, pioneering minimal invasive surgery for prostate conditions in the Southeast region, and spearheading the Robotic Programme as part of the modernization of minimal invasive surgery. Additionally, he actively contributes to medical education as the Urology Module leader for year three medical students at the Brighton and Sussex Medical School, embodying his commitment to nurturing the next generation of urologists.
Mr. Alanbuki's professional interests span a wide spectrum, with a primary focus on kidney cancer, stone diseases, urolift and prostate surgery, as well as andrology and laparoscopic/robotic surgery. His dedication to patient-centric care extends beyond the confines of the hospital, as he endeavors to establish robust collaborations with primary care colleagues to ensure timely and high-quality urological interventions through electronic clinics and urology advice surgeries.
With a comprehensive array of treatments and tests offered, ranging from vasectomy reversal to prostate laser treatment, Mr Alanbuki epitomizes excellence in urological care, driven by a steadfast commitment to patient well-being, innovation, and continuous improvement. His relentless pursuit of excellence and his unwavering dedication to advancing the field of urology underscore his status as a distinguished figure in the medical community

Additional Information


  • Royal College of Surgeon England
  • European Urology Association
  • Americal Urological Association

Research Highlights

Mr. Ammar Alanbuki

Key Publications 

  • Gabriel J, Shafik L, Vincent E, Ajzajian J, Alanbuki A, Larner TRG. The computer will see you now: ChatGPT and artificial intelligence large language models for health information in urology-an invited perspective. Transl Androl Urol. 2023 Dec 31;12(12):1772-1774. doi: 10.21037/tau-23-491. Epub 2023 Dec 7. PMID: 38196696
    PMCID: PMC10772652.
  • Gabriel J, Gabriel A, Shafik L, Alanbuki A, Larner T. Artificial intelligence in the urology multidisciplinary team meeting: can ChatGPT suggest European Association of Urology guideline-recommended prostate cancer treatments? BJU Int. 2024 Apr;133(4):407-409. doi: 10.1111/bju.16240. Epub 2023 Dec 6. PMID: 38009391.
  • Gabriel, J., Alanbuki, A. and Larner, T.R.G. (2024), Transincisional quadratus lumborum block in robotic and laparoscopic renal and adrenal surgery: a novel approach. BJU Int, 133: 118-120. https://doi.org/10.1111/bju.16187.
  • 4. Protocol for a MULTI-center feasibility study to assess the use of 99m Tc-sesta MIBI SPECT/CT in the diagnosis of kidney tumors (MULTI-MIBI study).
  • COVIDSurg Collaborative group, Mortality and pulmonary complications in patients undergoing surgery with perioperative SARS-CoV-2 infection: an international cohort study. The Lancet, July 2020. 
    VOLUME 396, ISSUE 10243, P27-38.
  • Sturch P, Alanbuki A, Video Step by Step TURP. BJUI knowledge, September 2019, https://doi.org/10.18591/BJUIK.0014.
  • Curry D, Yassin, M, Thwaini A, Pahuja A, Alanbuki A, Rajan T, Loan W, Radiofrequency ablation of renal cell carcinoma: a follow up of outcomes. CAN J UROL, Feb. 2014
  • Hameed Alanbuki A, Bandi A, Blackford N, Meconium periorchitis mini review, CUAJ, July 2013;7(7-8):e495-8.
  • Ammar Hameed, Bob White, Frank Chinegwundoh, Ali Thwaini and Ajay Pahuja, Testicular tumours, a review in management. World J ONCOL, June 2011. 2, 3, 94-101.
  • Thwaini A, Aslam Z, Duggan B, Hameed A, O’kane H, Mulholland C, Thompson T. Urologists versus radiologists made pcnl tracts. The U.K experience. UROL RES, June 2011
  • Hameed A, Pahuja A, Thwaini A, Nambirajan T. Subclavian vein thrombosis: an unusual presentation of renal cell carcinoma (rcc), case study. CUAJ, April 2011
  • Mawhinney A, Hameed A, Thwaini A and Mulholland c.Vesico-vaginal fistula post cold cup bladder biopsy: mini review. Open access journal of urology, September 2010
    (2) 171–175.

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Dr. Ammar Alanbuki is a Consultant Urologist at the University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust since 2016, specializing in Robotic Surgery and possessing a keen interest in Urinary Upper Tract Oncology, Stone Diseases, Minimal Invasive Prostate Surgery (Urolift), Andrology, and Robotic Surgery.