Mr Arun Sahai, PhD, FRCS (Urol), BSc (Hons.), is a Consultant Urological Surgeon in functional urology (bladder dysfunction, incontinence, uro-neurology and urinary tract reconstruction) at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals NHS Trust and a Reader in Urology within King’s College London.
Arun joined London Bridge Hospital in 2014 and has been a consultant at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Trust since 2013.
Arun qualified from the United Medical & Dental Schools of Guy’s and St Thomas’ and was trained in urology on the South Thames Rotation through the London Deanery. He spent his senior training years in the Department of Urology at Guy’s Hospital and following this undertook a visiting fellowship with Professor De Ridder at UZ Leuven Hospital in Belgium.
Arun is a member of the British Association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS), European Association of Urology, International Continence Society, International Consultation on Incontinence Research Society & Royal College of Surgeons of England.
His research interests include various aspects of benign bladder dysfunction. He is active in both commercial and non-commercial clinical trials. He has published > 90 peer reviewed international papers and >15 book chapters. He is the lead for undergraduate education in urology for his local medical school, King's College London. He is also involved in several aspects of postgraduate education including exam setting for the FRCS (Urol), invited faculty to numerous conferences (lectures and chair), tutor / faculty on many female and functional urology courses. He is currently on the committee of female, neurological and urodynamic urology within BAUS. He is a frequent reviewer for many international urology journals and is currently on the editorial board of Neurourology & Urodynamics.
Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
Male slings / Artificial Urinary Sphincter Surgery for male stress incontinence
Colposuspension (Robotic / Open) / Autologous Fascial Slings / Bulking injections to the urethra for female stress incontinence
Sacral Neuromodulation / Botulinum Toxin Injections to the bladder to treat overactive bladder
Urethral diverticulum surgery
Ureter reconstruction (open and robotic)
Vesico-vaginal fistula repair
Augmentation cystoplasty for overactive / neurogenic bladder
Continent (Mitrofanoff) diversion
General Urology: circumcision, vasectomy, scrotal surgery, cystoscopy, transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP)
Benign Prostatic Enlargement
Bladder Pain Syndrome / Interstitial cystitis
Complex lower urinary tract symptoms