Carlo Bettocchi
Professor of Urology
Policlinico – University of Bari
Bari, Italy

Prof Carlo is Urologist since 1994. He is working since November 1995 in the Urological Unit at Policlinico – University Hospital of Bari, Italy, and he has been largely involved in both diagnostic and surgical patient’s care. He has became responsable of the Andrological Section of this Unit in January 1996. He is now Professor in the University of Bari since 2008.  His research and clinical career has included positions in other European urological departments, such as the Academic Hospital of Maastricht, the Netherlands (with R. Janknegt – 1991), the Middlesex Hospital UCLH and King’s College Hospital, UK (with J.P. Pryor and D.J. Ralph – 1992-1995 and 2004-2008).

Prof Bettocchi has produced, as author, more than 200 publications in national and  international journals, chapters of books and  national magazines. He is reviewer of several international scientific journals and  has been a principal investigator or investigator on several protocols in the field of uro-andrology.

Prof Bettocchi is currently Treasurer of the European Society of Sexual Medicine (ESSM),  Executive Member of both Andrological Section of the European Association of Urology (ESAU) and Italian National Observatory on Gender Dysphoria (ONIG) and Honorary Consultant of the University College London Hospital NHS Trust (UK).  He is also Visiting Professor in Saudi with license for working in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. In 2004-2005 he has been also Honorary Senior Lecturer of the University College London Hospital NHS Trust (UK) and he has the General Medical Council (GMC) accreditation.

His main topics are male sexual dysfunction, infertility and gender dysphoria. He is currently an internationally renowned surgeon in this area and is on the top of  this field in our country. He is actually running an andrological outpatients clinic with referral patients complaining erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation, infertility, LUTS,  penile deformities (curvature, small penis and  so on), undescended testicles, urethral injuries and others benign male genitalia problems. He is also performing surgical activity related to the previous listed pathologies, such as penile prosthesis, corporoplasty, urethroplasty, varicocele,  orchidopexy,  glans resurfacing, testicular biopsy, penile enlongment/enlargement and others male reproductive and genitalia procedures related.