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Urology
Recommended by 11 specialists
23 years of experience
General Urology, Male and Female Incontinence, Neuro-Urology + 2more

Mr Arun Sahai, PhD, FRCS (Urol), BSc (Hons.), is a Consultant Urological Surgeon in functional urology (bladder dysfunction, incontinence, uro-neurology and urinary tract reconstruction) at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals NHS Trust and a Reader in Urology within King’s College London.

Arun joined London Bridge Hospital in 2014 and has been a consultant at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Trust since 2013.

Arun qualified from the United Medical & Dental Schools of Guy’s and St Thomas’ and was trained in urology on the South Thames Rotation through the London Deanery. He spent his senior training years in the Department of Urology at Guy’s Hospital and following this undertook a visiting fellowship with Professor De Ridder at UZ Leuven Hospital in Belgium.

Arun is a member of the British Association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS), European Association of Urology, International Continence Society, International Consultation on Incontinence Research Society & Royal College of Surgeons of England.

His research interests include various aspects of benign bladder dysfunction. He is active in both commercial and non-commercial clinical trials. He has published > 90 peer reviewed international papers and >15 book chapters. He is the lead for undergraduate education in urology for his local medical school, King's College London. He is also involved in several aspects of postgraduate education including exam setting for the FRCS (Urol), invited faculty to numerous conferences (lectures and chair), tutor / faculty on many female and functional urology courses. He is currently on the committee of female, neurological and urodynamic urology within BAUS. He is a frequent reviewer for many international urology journals and is currently on the editorial board of Neurourology & Urodynamics.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

Male slings / Artificial Urinary Sphincter Surgery for male stress incontinence

Colposuspension (Robotic / Open) / Autologous Fascial Slings / Bulking injections to the urethra for female stress incontinence

Sacral Neuromodulation / Botulinum Toxin Injections to the bladder to treat overactive bladder

Urethral diverticulum surgery

Ureter reconstruction (open and robotic)

Vesico-vaginal fistula repair

Augmentation cystoplasty for overactive / neurogenic bladder

Continent (Mitrofanoff) diversion

Ileal conduit

General Urology: circumcision, vasectomy, scrotal surgery, cystoscopy, transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP)

Urinary Incontinence

Overactive Bladder

Benign Prostatic Enlargement

Haematuria

Bladder Pain Syndrome / Interstitial cystitis

Reconstructive Surgery

Complex lower urinary tract symptoms

Recurrent UTIs

Uro-Neurology

General Urology

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Urology
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Recommended by 9 specialists
17 years of experience

Mr. Vimo Arumuham is a Consultant Urological Surgeon and Endourologist, who works in the internationally renowed, Endourology and Stone Unit, at University College London Hospital (UCLH) and West Hertfordshire NHS Trust. He is available to see patients in Central London and Hertfordshire.

He is expert in the diagnosis and minimally invasive treatment of general urological diseases, with a particular subspecialty interest in the treatment and prevention of urinary tract stones - for which he sees patients from around the UK.

He is a graduate of the prestigious National Medical Director's Darzi Fellowship - awarded to only handful of Doctors in the NHS; A year with the King's Fund and a Master's Degree in Clinical leadership.

His specialist training has been held within the prestigious North Central London rotation and was awarded the "Markovitz Prize" at the completion of his training at the Intitute of Urology.

At West Herts, he is the Clinical Lead for the Acute Stone Pathway, both for referrals from the Emergency Department and through General Practice. Furthermore, with the development of his award-winning Virtual Stone Clinic, has reduced time to treatment and follow up by half. He is also a Medical Examiner to the Coroner of Hertfordshire and understands that clear communication and empathy is the centre of patient care.

He is Fellowship trained and has spent time in China and Sri Lanka, having been awarded "The Urology Foundation" Travelling Fellowship.


Common urological conditions that he treats include:

Surgical treatment of and prevention of Renal and Urinary Stone Disease (Renal Cysts, Kidney, Bladder and Ureteric Stones)

The management and treatment of Male and Female Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (Frequency, Urgency and Nocturia)

Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections in Men and Women (Prostatitis and Cystitis)

Diagnostic investigations for Bladder and Prostate Cancer (Elevated PSA, Haematuria, Haematospermia)

The management of peno-scrotal disorder (Phimosis, Hydrocele, Vasectomy)

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Urology
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Recommended by 5 specialists
16 years of experience
General Urology, Andrology, Female Functional Urology + 4more

Mr Sachin Malde, Consultant Urological Surgeon, currently works at Guy’s and St Thomas’s Hospital, London. He also works at several private practices around London. He has a wealth of experience in the management of urological problems – bladder disease, urinary symptoms, prostate enlargement, blood in the urine, and chronic UTIs. He is also a specialist in both male and female urinary problems, bladder cancer and neuro-urology.

He began his medical education at Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’s Medical Schools in London in which he graduated with a Bachelors in Medicine and Surgery. He then went on to complete his postgraduate research degree MD(res) examining post-prostatectomy incontinence at University College London. Following this, he started his Higher Specialty Training in Urology on the well-respected South Thames rotation. Afterwards, he undertook a fellowship at University College London.

He is currently on the panel of the European Association of Urology Guideline Panel for benign prostate enlargement and is an expert on the minimally-invasive surgery that can be performed for this condition. This type of surgery can preserve sexual function. He is also one of the only UK surgeons that can perform minimally invasive procedures for tibial nerve and sacral nerve stimulation for bladder issues. He also has oncological interests, especially in the management of non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer and can perform blue-light cystoscopy to enable better diagnosis and treatment of these cancers. He also regularly performs outpatient laser treatments for bladder tumours.

Mr Malde has a keen interest in research with a strong publication history in peer-reviewed journals. He has also been invited to speak at several conferences around the world to share his findings. He continues to contribute to medical education by being a tutor and examiner on several accredited national courses. He is also currently a member of the British Association of Urological Surgeons and the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

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Urology
Recommended by 4 specialists
25 years of experience
General Urology, Neuro-Urology

Mr Attar is a Consultant Urological Surgeon who has been awarded the Certificate of Excellence in Patient Care in the consecutive years of 2018, 2019,2020 and 2021. He is the Head of the Urology Department at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in Central London.

Beside his experience in General and Diagnostic Urology (primarily Prostate cancer and Bladder cancer diagnostics), he subspecialises in the endourological management of complex kidney stones using minimally invasive techniques and laser technology as well as the diagnosis and laser treatment of kidney and ureteric urothelial tumours.

He finished his higher surgical training in London and spent his final year at the highly-reputable University College London Hospital, where he received extensive training in treating urinary tract stones using minimally invasive techniques. He also spent one year doing his research post in Neuro-Urology at the Spinal Injury Unit at the renowned Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore where he gained a vast experience in treating various urological conditions such as kidney and bladder stones, bladder overactivity, urinary incontinence, recurrent infections and erectile dysfunction.

Mr Attar is active academically and has published over 30 scientific articles in various urological journals. He has presented his work in different international and national meetings.


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Urology
Recommended by 3 specialists
37 years of experience
Urological Oncology

Professor Christopher Eden is a Consultant Urological Surgeon with specialist interests in Urological and Prostate cancers. As a surgical trainee, he became a pioneer of laparoscopy urological surgery and performed the UK’s first laparoscopic pyeloplasty in 1994, first laparoscopic radical prostatectomy in 2000, first laparoscopic radical cystectomy in 2001, first robotic Retzius-sparing radical prostatectomy in 2016 and first laparoscopic Retzius-sparing radical prostatectomy in 2016.

Professor Eden attended Guy’s Hospital and King’s College Hospital Medical Schools, achieving an MBBS in 1985 from the University of London after winning Surgery and Paediatric Prizes. He became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1995 and achieved a Master of Surgery degree from the University of London in 1997. He is currently Professor of Urology at the University of Surrey, Consultant Urological Surgeon at The Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford, UK and Co-Director of Santis, London.

Professor Eden has one of the world’s largest personal series of minimal access urological procedures at over 5,000 cases and has published more than 50 peer-reviewed papers on laparoscopic urology, 9 book chapters and a book.

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Urology
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Recommended by 6 specialists
39 years of experience
General Urology, Urological Oncology, Andrology

Professor Persad is a Consultant Urological Surgeon and visiting Professor at several Universities including Bristol. He is a highly experienced Prostate Surgeon and Andrologist having trained in London, Bristol and Cambridge with Postgraduate fellowships at Johns Hopkins, USA and Lund, Sweden.

He has been a national pioneer in minimally invasive techniques for the treatment of benign prostate disease (BPH) as an alternative to TURP. These techniques include the Urolift procedure, REZUM (steam treatment of the prostate) and Green Light Laser https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eh8BAUi6PWo. All these techniques are offered by him, as well as traditional TURP if tablet therapy has failed or cannot be tolerated by the patient. He is a pioneer in advanced prostate diagnostic techniques to rule out cancer prior to treatment of prostate diseases and works with oncologists to optimise treatment outcomes (eg with insertion of rectal spacers and markers to help targeted treatments) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PgVlwrP9lGk

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Professor Persad works closely with the Oncology team to improve post treatment symptoms of radiation and treatment-induced toxicities. This includes offering treatment for erectile dysfunction, incontinence , bladder dysfunction (eg radiation cystitis) and loss of libido and low testosterone symptoms.

He is a leader in the treatment of Erectile Dysfunction. If treatment with tablets or medical devices hasn’t proved successful, he can offer restorative surgery using state-of-the-art penile prosthetic devices. He works as part of a very experienced team in this area . He also treats Peyronie’s disease, offering medical treatments in its early phases, and surgical correction if this fails.

Professor Persad has 25 years of experience in the restoration of fertility using microsurgical Reversal of Vasectomy and has some of the best results nationally. He also offers male infertility procedures such varicocele correction and testicular extraction of sperm in order to optimize assisted conception techniques.

He is committed to treatments which are tailored to the patient's lifestyle and which are based on a combination of scientific evidence and individual preference. His extensive research experience in healthcare allows this unique approach.

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Urology
Recommended by 3 specialists
38 years of experience
General Urology, Urological Oncology, Andrology

Professor Francis Chinegwundoh MBE has received expert training in London and the West Midlands, as well as international training from the USA. He has a breadth of knowledge in Urology, allowing him to treat emergency and elective urology patients. His interests focus on urological oncology, erectile dysfunction, incontinence, sexual dysfunction, and the prostate.

Prof Chinegwundoh is the regional lead for prostate brachytherapy and is currently leading a major study examining prostate cancer. He contributes to medical education by being on the selection panel for medical school entry. He holds the positions of chairman of the charity Black Care and trustee of the National Federation of Prostate Cancer Support Groups (Tackle). Currently, he runs a large medical-legal practice, in which he regularly attends court as an expert witness. Additionally, he also runs an incontinence service.

Prof. Chinegwundoh actively engages in research having regularly published within the medical and surgical press. He has been interviewed by a range of TV programmes including Channel 4, BBC and ITV to discuss prostate cancer, testis cancer, and bladder cancer. He was awarded an MBE in 2013 for his work and dedication to urology and the NHS, being one of the only urologists to be awarded this.

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Urology
Recommended by 3 specialists
23 years of experience
General Urology, Urological Oncology

Mr Acher is a Consultant Urological Surgeon. Following training on the South Thames part of the London Specialist Registrar roation he gained entry to the Specialist register in 2011. Mr Acher completed his PhD on prostate cancer brachytherapy at Cambridge University and in 2010 received a commendation at the Royal Socoiety of Medicine Young Trainee of the Year Awards.


His special interests include general urology, urinary stone disease, problems with urinary flow and urological cancers. Mr Acher has introduced short stay laser prostate surgery (HoLEP) for benign prostate problems and carries out 100 of these procedures per year. He also manages kidney stones and has set up an advanced Prostate Diagnostic services incorporating multiparametric MRI and comprehensive transperineal prostate biopsy- this has reduced infections and inconclusive transrectal biopsy, and most importantly is preferred by patients.


Mr Acher is passionate when it comes to evaulating outcomes and contributing to published literature and within his busy schedule manages to find time to present and teach at international meetings and as a result has received numerous prizes for his work.


Mr Acher strongly believes that patients should receive the best available and up-to-date evidence-based care.



Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments


Prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment

Laser prostate surgery HoLEP

Endourology - Kidney stone treatment

Local anaesthetic circumcision

Prostate disease

Prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment

Laser prostate surgery

Endourology

Stone diesease

General urology

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Urology
Recommended by 1 specialist
37 years of experience
Urological Oncology

After competing his higher surgical training at Guy's Hospital, London and urological research at King's College Hospital Rick Popert was appointed consultant in 1996. His main area of interest and where his skills excell are in the evaluation and surgical treatmetn of benign and malignant prostatic disease. 

His surgical expertise lie in Robotic radical Prostatectomy, Dynamic Prostate Brachytherapy, for which he has the UK's largest experience of single visit dynamic intra-operative prostate brachytherapy and has carried out over 800 of these cases since 2004; Precision Prostate Diagnosis with MRI Fusion Biopsies and Holmium Laser Prostatectomy for which he has carried out over 800 holmium laser enucleations with reduced bleeding and length of stay in patients with prostate volumes larger than 100 cc compared with standard transurethral prostatectomy (TURP). 

His surgical tecnhique is now a robotic assisted approach as opposed to the more conventional open radical prostatectomy carrying out over 600 robotic prostatectomies since 2006; For benign prostatic disease, he has one of the UK's largest experience of holmium laser prostatectomy (HoLEP).

He is an expert in Precision Prostate Diagnostics and has developed a rapid access prostate MRI assessment service together with with a unique systematic transperineal biopsy approach which provides accurate tumour localisation; this is an approach that has been further enhanced by the technique of MRI fusion targeted biopsy of the prostate which he introduced in March 2012. 

In 2014 he introduced a prostate arterial embolisation service. This is an alternative to the surgical management of benign prostatic disease avoiding the complications of urinary incontinence, erectile and ejaculatory dysfunction.

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Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • PSA
  • Urological Oncology
  • Brachytherapy
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Prostatic cancers
  • PSA testing
  • Brachytherapy
  • Laser prostate surgery

 

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Urology
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Recommended by 1 specialist
16 years of experience
Urological Oncology, General Urology

Born and educated in London, Muddassar Hussain qualified as a medical doctor from King’s College London in 2006. He then completed two years as a Foundation Year doctor, followed by two years of general surgical and urological experience, both in the South-East of England. He started his five-year focussed urology training in London and Kent/Surrey/Sussex in 2010 during which time he completed two fellowship years in the management of complex stone disease and complex open renal surgery at Guy’s Hospital in London. Mr Hussain also achieved a Masters degree with distinction in Urology from University College London during his early urological training. He then completed a Fellowship in robotic and laparoscopic kidney surgery at Frimley Park Hospital and continued on as a substantive consultant thereafter.

Muddassar is Department lead on Frimley Park Hospital’s Clinical Effectiveness and Audit Committee, chairs a monthly Morbidity & Mortality meeting and is also Clinical Governance lead.

He has publications in peer-reviewed journals and podium presentations both nationally and internationally and, is Co-Investigator in two trials relating to prostate surgery for bladder outflow obstruction.

Muddassar offers treatments for general urological conditions, including urinary symptoms, stone disease, incontinence, and scrotal and penile abnormalities. He also provides a tertiary regional laparoscopic and robotic surgical service for kidney problems.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Procedures for benign prostate enlargement - including Urolift, Rezum, TURP
  • Circumcision
  • Procedures for scrotal swellings
  • Prostate cancer biopsies
  • Treatment for bladder cancer - TURBT
  • Robotic Kidney Surgery
  • Benign prostate enlargement
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Kidney stones
  • Prostate cancer
  • Bladder cancer
  • Kidney cancer
  • Male sexual health


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