Raviender Bukkapatnam M.D.



Dr. Raviender Bukkapatnam, a native of Florida, earned his undergraduate degree from Duke University and his medical degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Elected to Alpha Omega Alpha, the prestigious medical honor society, he performed his urologic training in Tampa. Dr. Bukkapatnam then earned his fellowship in the field of Female Urology, Reconstruction and Voiding Dysfunction at UCLA. He is one of the few physicians in the state that is fellowship trained in this complex field.

The disorders in which Dr. Bukkapatnam specializes include: voiding dysfunction, pelvic organ prolapse, pelvic pain, and female sexual dysfunction. His surgical outcomes related to the treatment of incontinence in both male and female patients speak for themselves. Dr. Bukkapatnam has authored several peer-reviewed articles as well as chapters in well-recognized urology journals and books. He has presented his clinical research at regional, national and international meetings and is frequently asked to lecture on numerous topics both locally and nationally. Awarded “Tampa Metro” Best Doctor 4 years in a row.

Urology Specialties

  • Minimally Invasive Surgery for the treatment of enlarged prostate, prostate cancer, and kidney cancer
  • Robotic Surgery performed by experienced surgeons for prostate and kidney cancer
  • Urinary Control (Incontinence), full range of options for male and female incontinence treatment
  • Kidney Stone Disease – prompt evaluation, variety of treatment options individualized to your specific needs
  • Female Urology & Voiding Dysfunction
  • Neurologic Urology

Urological Conditions

  • Androgen deficiency (Low Testosterone)
  • Benign Prostatic Enlargement BPH
  • Cystocele
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Pelvic Prolapse
  • Stress Urinary Incontinence
  • Urethral Diverticulum
  • Urethral Strictures
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Tract Infections

Urological Treatments

  • Axonics (Sacral Nerve Stimulation)
  • Adrenalectomy (Robotic, Laparoscopic, or Open)
  • Biofeedback and Electrical Stimulation
  • Bladder Instillations
  • Bladder Suspension Surgery
  • Endoscopic Surgical Therapy (TURP, TUIP)
  • Laparoscopic Robotic Prostatectomy
  • Nerve Stimulation, Neuromodulation
  • Non-Scalpel Vasectomy
  • Percutaneous Nephrostolithotomy (CNL)
  • Peri-Urethral Injections
  • Pyeloplasty ( Open, Laparoscopic )
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Radical Nephrectomy (Robotic,Laparoscopic, or Open)
  • Shock Wave Lithotripsy
  • Sling Procedures
  • InterStim Therapy
  • UroLift

Advanced Technology
  • Bladder Cancer Screening and Surveillance with FISH
  • Cytology
  • CO2 Laser Therapy
  • DaVinci Robotic Surgery
  • Interstim, Lasers (Holmium)
  • Slings
  • Urgent PC
Medical Accreditations
  • Diplomate American Board of Urology
  • Member of American Urological Association
  • Medical School: University of Alabama at Birmingham; 1998
  • Residency: University of South Florida College of Medicine; 2003