Prof. Hashim is a Consultant Urological Surgeon, Honorary Professor of Urology and Director of the Urodynamics Unit at the Bristol Urological Institute. He graduated from St Bartholomew’s and the Royal London School of Medicine and Dentistry in London, England. Following that he completed his basic surgical training in London and Oxford where he obtained membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. This was followed by two years as a clinical research fellow at the Bristol Urological Institute, and was awarded a Doctor of Medicine (MD) research degree by the University of London for his thesis entitled, ‘Antidiuresis in overactive bladder syndrome’.
Prof. Hashim completed his urology training in the South West of England followed by three clinical fellowships in female and functional urology, neuro-urology, pelvic reconstruction and urodynamics in Leuven (Belgium), Leicester (England) and London (England). He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Fellow of the European Board of Urology and was awarded the best Fellow award by the European Association of Urology. His main research interests include the overactive bladder, urinary incontinence, nocturia and urodynamics.
Prof. Hashim is a committee member of the European Association of Urology (EAU) Functional Urology section (ESFU), the International Consultation on Incontinence (ICI) Urodynamics committee, the British Association of Urological Surgeons Female, Neurourology and Urodynamic Urology (BAUS FNUU), EAU male Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms guidelines, and Associate Editor of Neuro-urology and Urodynamics and BJUI compass journals. He has authored over 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals, as well as 40 book chapters and 7 books, and is a reviewer for several national and international journals. He has also been an invited speaker to national and international meetings and has taught urodynamics both nationally and internationally.