The Department’s patients will be impressed and satisfied, not only for the provision of the most modern surgical techniques, the best equipment, the best surgical result, but above all from the sincere behavior of the entire department, both the medical and nursing staff.
The Urology Department of St Luke’s hospital is one of the most recognizable surgical urology clinics in Greece. It consists of collaborators of great scientific value and prestige. Every year more than 2400 operations are performed and the whole range of urological diseases is treated. The experience of the department in the area of Urological Oncology and Endourology is considered special.
Scientific project of the Department

In the scientific part, the work of the Department is active with the participation of many of the hospital’s urological partners in medical research and in the publication of scientific works in recognized international conferences and journals.
Pioneer of the Department in Greece
In the hospital, innovative surgical techniques were applied for the first time, with the experience of the Department consequently being the largest nationwide. In the field of robotic surgery for prostate cancer, pioneering techniques are applied throughout Northern Greece, such as Retzius Sparing and SMART prostatectomy.
In December 2019, robotic neuroprotective prostatectomy for prostate cancer with the revolutionary NeuroSAFE technique was performed for the first time nationwide.
In February 2019, the first transurethral enucleation of the prostate using the Holmium Laser (HoLEP), a pioneering method for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia, was carried out for the first time nationwide.

Other operations performed at St Luke’s for the first time in the private sector of Northern Greece are the following:

  • Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy for prostate cancer
  • Laparoscopic Radical Cystectomy for Bladder Cancer
  • Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy for kidney cancer
  • Percutaneous Nephrolithotripsy for large kidney stones

Modern equipment

St Luke’s Urological surgeries are equipped with the most modern machines. Among them are the latest generation robotic system of the company Intuitive “Da vinci X” and the most powerful laser system in all of Greece “Lumenis 100W”.
Operations performed
  • Robotic and Laparoscopic Surgery – oncological procedures
  • Robotic Radical Nephrectomy
  • Robotic Partial Nephrectomy
  • Robotic Nephroureterectomy
  • Robotic Adrenalectomy
  • Robotic Complex Retroperitoneum Surgery
  • Robotic Radical Prostatectomy
  • Robotic Radical Prostatectomy with nerve preservation (NeuroSAFE technique)
  • Robotic Salvage Radical Prostatectomy
  • Radical Cystectomy and Neocyst Creation
  • Robotic radical cystectomy and urinary diversion using small bowel
  • Robotically Assisted Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Cleansing
  • Laparoscopic Radical Nephrectomy
  • Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy
  • Laparoscopic Nephroureterectomy
  • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
  • Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy
  • Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy with nerve preservation
  • Laparoscopic Salvage Radical Prostatectomy
  • Laparoscopic Cystectomy and Neocyst Creation
  • Laparoscopic radical cystectomy and urinary diversion using small bowel
  • Laparoscopic Assisted Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Cleansing
  • Robotic and Laparoscopic Surgery – operations for benign conditions
  • Robotic or Laparoscopic Pelvicoplasty
  • Robotic Renal Cyst Marsillization
  • Robotic Open Prostatectomy
  • Robotic Ureteral Transplantation
  • Robotic Cervical Catheterization
  • Robotic Suspension
  • Robotic Inguinal Hernia Repair

Operations performed for the diagnosis – exclusion of prostate cancer

  • MRI-guided Transperineal Targeted Fusion Biopsy of the Prostate
  • Rectal Prostate Biopsy
Operations performed to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia
  • HoLEP (Transurethral enucleation of the prostate with Holmium Laser)
  • TUBEP (Transurethral Enucleation of the Prostate with Bipolar Diathermy)
  • TURis/TURP Transurethral Resection of the Prostate
  • Bladder neck cross section (BNI)
  • Rezum (Targeted Therapy – Water Vapor Energy Channeling)
  • Prostate Gland Embolization for Prostatic Hypertrophy
  • Operations performed for the diagnosis – treatment of superficial bladder cancer
  • Flexible Cystoscopy
  • Transurethral resection of bladder tumor (TURBT)
  • Transurethral enucleation of bladder tumor with Laser
  • Intravesical chemotherapy
  • Intravesical Immunotherapy (BCG)
  • NBI (Narrow Band Imaging) cystoscopy
  • Operations related to the male reproductive system
  • Testicular biopsy – Microsurgical finding of spermatozoa
  • Circumcision
  • Penis enlargement
  • Epididymal cyst removal
  • Hydrocele plastic
  • Orchiopexy
  • Plastic reconstruction of varicocele (Microsurgery / Laparoscopic / Robotic)
  • Surgical repair of Peyronie’s disease – congenital penile curvature
  • Testicular Cancer Surgery
  • Penile Cancer Surgery
  • Procedures related to the female urinary and reproductive system
  • Incontinence tape placement (TVT, TOT)
  • Robotic – Laparoscopic Vaginal Suspension
  • Robotic – Laparoscopic Hyacinoplasty for pelvic organ prolapse
  • Plastic repair of vesico-abdominal fistula
  • Management of surgical complications from previous surgeries
Department staff
In addition to urological partners with experience in centers of recognized value abroad (USA, UK, Germany), the urological surgery department is staffed with the most experienced nursing staff.

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