About Herts & Essex Urology

We provide state of the art surgical and medical treatment of diseases of the genito-urinary system affecting men, women and children. We have always provided quality, compassionate care in the treatment of urology conditions (diseases of urinary tract).

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Welcome to Herts & Essex Urology

The Herts & Essex Urology team has nearly 50 years combined experience in the treatment of genito-urinary conditions. All our medical professionals are fully-qualified and we offer state-of-the-art treatments across the whole range of urological conditions. The clinical excellence of our patient-first approach has been rewarded by the medical industry on more than one occasion, so you can feel reassured that your care will be safe in our hands.

  • Prostate assessment – including Free, Total and Complex PSA, PCA3 test, DRE, Transrectal Ultrasound, Uroflow Studies and biopsy if indicated
  • Prostate Cancer diagnosis and treatment: Prostate Biopsy, MRI, Bone Scan, Brachytherapy
  • BPH Surgery- Bladder neck incision, TURP, Laser treatment
  • Prostatitis: Diagnosis & management
  • Impotence/Erectile dysfunction
  • One stop Haematuria Clinic (for blood in urine) – Consultation, Ultrasound, Urine cytology and Cystoscopy
  • Bladder Cancer – diagnosis and management
  • Vasectomy (No scalpel), Microsurgical vasectomy reversal
  • Kidney stones: Endoscopic management, Shock wave Lithotripsy
  • Paediatric (Children over 3 years of age) – Circumcision, fixation of testes, hydrocele, bedwetting etc
  • Female Urology – bladder problems, Urinary tract infections (cystitis), unstable/irritable bladder, conservative management of incontinence

Mr Bernard Potluri qualified with a MB BS in 1977. He gained his masters in General Surgery in 1981 and was elected Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1989. He then gained his Diploma in Urology from the Institute of Urology and University College, London in 1991.

Mr Potluri is fully registered with the General Medical Council and is listed on the Specialist Register. He was re-validated by the General Medical Council on 9th February 2018.

He is a member of several professional organisations including the British Association of Urological Surgeons, the European Association of Urology, and the American Urological Association.

Under Mr Potluri, Herts & Essex Urology have received awards for clinical excellence four times since 2001.

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We Care About You

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Embracing Your Health

Conditions affecting the genito-urinary system in men, women and children are many and varied. We at Herts & Essex Urology pride ourselves on providing quality, confidential and compassionate care for all urological conditions. We offer a suite of treatments, delivered with a patient-first approach, to ensure you receive the care you deserve.


Family Planning

In a fast-moving world, planning the future of your family is of paramount importance. Herts & Essex Urology offer a range of family-planning treatments that can help you shape your household for the years ahead.

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Achieving High Standards

At Herts & Essex Urology, the patient comes first. Our philosophy is always to put you at the heart of everything we do – you’re the reason for our work after all! The standards we set for our patient-first approach have led us to winning four awards for clinical excellence and we strive always to deliver those standards to every patient’s treatment journey.

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Our primary site

The Rivers Hospital

Although we also run clinics at Nuffield Brentwood and the Oakdin clinic, our main location is the Rivers Hospital in Sawbridgeworth, surrounded by tranquil, sculptured landscaping as well as beautiful wildlife.

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