Prof Ben Turney

Professor Ben Turney

GMC number: 4583888
Year of qualification: 1999

Areas of expertise:

General Urology
Urinary Stone Disease
Benign Prostate Surgery (Urolift, Rezum, TURP).
Recurrent urinary tract infections

Member of:
  • Royal College of Surgeons of England (Fellow)
  • British Association of Urological Surgeons
  • BAUS Section of Endourology
Contact details:

Tel: 01865-307733

Subspecialty services that this consultant provides:

In addition to general urology Prof Turney specialises in:-

  • Diagnosis and treatment of urinary stone disease
  • Management of benign prostate disease
  • Management of recurrent urinary tract infections

Ben Turney is an Associate Professor in Urology in the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences and Consultant Urological Surgeon. Ben was an undergraduate at Downing College, Cambridge and undertook surgical training in the Oxford region. He has completed research for both an MSc and DPhil (= PhD) in Oxford.  He also obtained a diploma in university level teaching in 2006 from the University of Oxford. As the clinical lead for kidney stone services in Oxford, Ben has driven successful business plans to introduce a fixed site lithotripter in Oxford (2009) and a 100W laser (2012) for stone surgery and laser prostate surgery (HOLEP). Ben hosts the EBU Fellowship Programme in stone management in Oxford – one of only 2 such recognised fellowship programmes in Europe. Ben has benefited from international experience with recognised leaders in the field including Prof Glenn Preminger at Duke University, North Carolina, USA and Prof Olivier Traxer, Hôpital Tenon, Paris. In 2013, Ben was awarded the International Guest Scholarship of the American College of Surgeons, one of only 13 awarded internationally.


Prof Turney’s main research interest is in kidney stone disease. Ben established and leads the Oxford Stone Group and he has active collaborations with Biomedical Engineering, Mathematics, and Epidemiology departments in Oxford. He has supervised 9 DPhil student projects in Oxford.

Work from his research is presented regularly international meetings and published in peer reviewed journals. He gives invited presentations at national and international meetings.

Languages spoken:


Current posts:

Consultant Urological Surgeon, Oxford University Hospitals Foundation NHS Trust
Associate Professor in Urology, Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Oxford.


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