About the Surgeon
Dr. Abolfazl Hosseini
Our surgeon, Dr. Abolfazl Hosseini, who is responsible for the robotic surgery comes originally from Iran. Dr. Hosseini is an urologist with specialist interest in pelvic oncology at Karolinska University Hospital in Stockholm, Sweden where he is the lead urological surgeon for bladder cancer. Dr. Hosseini trained at Karolinska University Hospital in 1999 and was awarded his PhD from Karolinska Institutet.
He is one of the pioneers in the field of robotic surgery in Europe. Dr. Hosseini has one of the largest experiences in the world in totally intracorporeal robotic assisted radical cystectomy. Furthermore, he is also an experienced trainer in robotics and has mentored several surgeons in both robotic cystectomy and robotic prostatectomy, as well as helped set up robotic surgery services throughout Europe and Asia. He is regularly invited as a lecture at international conferences and has various publications in the area of robotic surgery.