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.


  • Duke University – Bachelor of Science in Biology – Durham, NC
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham – Doctor of Medicine – Birmingham, AL


  • University of South Florida College of Medicine - General Surgery - Tampa FL


  • University of South Florida College of Medicine – Urology - Tampa FL
  • University of South Florida College of Medicine – Chief Resident in Urology - Tampa FL


  • U.C.L.A – Female Urology and Reconstruction – Los Angeles, CA

Board Certification:

  • Board Certified – Urology

Medical Accreditations:

  • Diplomate American Board of Urology

Professional Society Membership:

  • American Urological Association
  • Southeastern Section of American Urological Association
  • Endourological Association
  • Society of Urodynamics and Female Urology

Clinical Expertise:

  • Urology
  • Urological Surgery

Special Interests:

  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Male and Female Urinary Control (Incontinence)
  • Kidney Stones
  • Female Urology and 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 Treatment:

  • 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 LithotripsySling 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