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.
MB BCh, Merit award in Anatomy 1996
Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (MRCSEd) 2000
Specialist Fellowship in Urology of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (FRCSEdUrol) 2007
English, Indonesian, Malay
New appointment: £200
“Large subcapsular hematoma following ureteroscopic laser lithotripsy of renal calculi in a spina bifida patient: lessons we learn”
Subramanian Vaidyanathan, Azi Samsudin, Gurpreet Singh, Peter L Hughes, Bakul M Soni, Fahed Selmi
International Medical Case Reports Journal, 2016:9 1–7
“Obstructive uropathy secondary to bilateral ureteroinguinoscrotal herniation”
Oladapo Feyisetan, Michael S. Floyd Jr., Azi Samsudin
International Brazilian Journal of Urology, Vol. 42 (3): 621-622, May – June, 2016
“Tips and tricks of ureteroscopy: consensus statement. Part II. Advanced ureteroscopy”
Cent European J Urol doi: 10.5173/ceju.2015.605b
“Tips and tricks of ureteroscopy: consensus statement. Part I. Basic ureteroscopy”
Nicholas J. Rukin, Bhaskar K. Somani, Jake Patterson, Ben Gray, William Finch, Sam McClinton, Bo Parys, Graham Young, Haider Syed, Andy Myatt, Azi Samsudin, John A. Inglis, Daron Smith
Cent European J Urol doi: 10.5173/ceju.2015.605a
“The problem-based learning workbook: Medicine and Surgery”
Co-author in publication, contributed to 3 chapters.ISBN=1+85775+736+X, 2007
“Site of local anaesthesia in trans-rectal ultrasographically-guided 12 core prostate biopsy: does it make a difference?”
J Philip, J McCabe, S Roy, A Samsudin, IM Campbell, P Javle
BJU Int Feb 2006; 97:263-265
“Reinvestigation of patients with a diagnosis of interstitial cystitis: common things are sometimes common.”
PP Irwin, A Samsudin.
Journal of Urology, August 2005; 174(2):584-587
“Site of Peri-prostatic Nerve Block in Prostatic Biopsy: A Prospective Randomised Study”
J Phillip, A Samsudin, P Javle.
EurUrolSuppl 2004; 3(2): 199
“Common things are common. Complete re-evaluation of patients with a diagnosis of Interstitial Cystitis – a 7 year prospective study”.
A Samsudin, PP Irwin.
ICS and IUGA 2004 Paris Abstract CD-ROM.
“Re: Comparative assessment of maximal bladder capacity, 0.9% NaCl vs. 0.2M
KCl, for the diagnosis of Interstitial Cystitis: a prospective controlled study”.
PP Irwin, A Samsudin, J Phillip.
Journal of Urology,April 2004; 171(4):1635-1636
“Disruption of the on call surgical team”
JR Hilton, S Shiralkar, A Samsudin, JMB Wheeler, R Saad, RB Galland, MH Lewis.
Annals Royal CollSurgEng (suppl) 2002; 84: 50-53
“Surgical Training and Critical Care”
B Kianifard, S Shiralkar, A Samsudin, A Qureshi, MH Lewis.
Care of the Critically Ill Journal, October 2001; 17(5): 157-8
“Should ICU be part of surgical training?”
A Samsudin, JMD Wheeler, B Kianifard, RB Galland, MH Lewis.
Annals Royal CollSurg Eng (suppl) 2002; 84: 9-11
“ITU posts in Basic and Higher Surgical Training schemes – Is it important, popular or of any value? The Welsh trainee’s experience”
A Samsudin, B Kianifard, RA Saad, MH Lewis.
Proceedings of the Welsh Surgical Society meeting, Caernarfon 2000
“Interesting presentation of Renal Cell Carcinoma”
A Samsudin, D Stock, DR Jones.
Proceedings of the Welsh Urological Society meeting, Llandudno 1999