Marco Bolgeri is a full-time Consultant Urological Surgeon at St.George’s Hospital, with a special interest in the management of urinary stone disease and complex Endourology.

Marco graduated with honors in October 2005 from the University of Udine, his hometown in Italy, and in 2006 moved to the UK, where he completed the entirety of his postgraduate training, specializing in Urology on the London South Thames Programme.

During his training Marco developed a special interest in Stone disease and complex Endourology, and refined his skills working in tertiary referral centres such as St.George’s University Hospital and University College London Hospital, where he completed a year-long post-CCT Fellowship, developing competences in minimally invasive percutaneous stone treatment (UltraMini and SuperMini PCNL) and endoscopic combined intrarenal surgery (ECIRS) for the treatment of complex stones and strictures. He is looking to set up a minimally invasive PCNL service at St. George’s in the near future.

Marco is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS Urol) since 2013 and of the European Board of Urology (FEBU) since 2014. He is also a member of the British Association of Urology (BAUS).

Marco has an interest in research related to urinary stone disease. Besides being involved in the recruitment of patients  onto NIHR-funded multi-centre studies like SUSPEND and TISU, he has completed a Master degree in Urology at University College London. His research project on novel biomarkers of renal injury in patients with ureteric stones collected several awards including the Geoffrey Chisholm gold medal and the Dean’s Postgraduate Master’s Project 1st prize 2015/16 at University College London. He is currently setting up research trials on stone-related sepsis and pre-procedural antibiotic prophylaxis at St. George’s.