Mr Azi Samsudin is a urologist based in Cheshire and Merseyside. He was appointed as a Consultant Urological Surgeon in Whiston and St Helens Hospital in 2008. He graduated from Cardiff Medical School in in 1996 and then completed higher specialist training in Urology in the Mersey region. Mr Samsudin also served as a Medical Officer in the British Army Reserve for 9 years and gained valuable battlefield experience when he was mobilised overseas in 2003. During this time, he even managed to perform an open prostatectomy in the middle of the desert!
Mr Samsudin sub-specialises in Endourology, and is experienced in both general and specialist urological therapy. His main interests are in the management of complex stone disease and bladder outlet obstruction. He is particularly interested in minimal access therapy for urological problems, eg. Urolift, ureteroscopic and percutaneous therapy for stone disease and upper tract cancer. Mr Samsudin is very active in medical education and is involved in teaching both medical/nursing students as well as qualified doctors. He is regularly invited to teach as a faculty member on national training courses in urology and has organised various Endourology courses in Merseyside.
In his spare time, he is mostly kept busy with entertaining his two young sons and dogs!
Primary Medical Qualification
MB BCh 1996 University of Wales
Specialist Register entry date
Urology From 25 Jul 2008
MRCSEd Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2000
FRCSEd(Urology) Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2007
The General Medical Council (GMC)
The British Association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS)