Dr Noor Buchholz was trained in Germany, Switzerland and Australia. He
has worked as a Consultant Urologist in Pakistan and in the Netherlands,
and for 14 years in the United Kingdom where he was the Director of
Endourology and Stone Services at the Royal London Hospital. In 2014, he
has moved his practice to Dubai/ UAE.
Dr. Buchholz is a leading expert in minimally invasive urological surgery in
general, and stone treatment in particular. He is a worldwide recognised
expert in shockwave lithotripsy, the treatment of urinary stones,
endourology and laparoscopy. He is also the world’s leading expert in the
novel technology of permanent metal stenting of the urinary tract.
For more than 10 years, Dr. Buchholz has been one of only 46 trainers
worldwide recognised by the International Endourology Society (IES) for
Endourology and Stone treatment, and the first such recognised trainer in
Europe by the European Board of Urology (EBU). He was awarded multiple
grants and awards. He is author on more than 350 original articles in
scientific journals and book chapters. He sits on the editorial board of many
international urological scientific journals, and is a peer reviewer for many
Dr. Buchholz sat also on the board of the stone section of the European
Association of Urology (eULIS-EAU) for 8 years, which is responsible for
guidelines, training and standards in stone treatment, both in European and
worldwide. He was member of the Board of Directors of the Societe
Internationale d’Urologie (SIU). He is founder and chairman of Experts in
Stone Disease (ESD) organising global scientific meetings.