Mr Andrew Ballaro

Mr Andrew Ballaro

MBBS BSc(Hons) MSc MD FRCS(Urol)

Urology

27 years of experience
13 years as a specialist
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4.89

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Subspecialties

  • Benign Prostatic Enlargement
  • General Urology
  • Kidney Stones
  • Male and Female Incontinence
  • Urinary Tract Infections (UTI)
  • Urological Oncology
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4027768
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £200

    Follow-up appointment: £150

    Practices worked at

    The Wellington Hospital

    St Johns Wood, London, United Kingdom, NW8 7JA
    936 reviews

    About

    Mr Andrew Ballaro is a senior Consultant Urological Surgeon providing a comprehensive urological service in North London and Essex. He is highly experienced in all general urological problems and has a major subspecialist surgical interest in surgery for kidney stones and the enlarged prostate.

    Mr Ballaro has been a full time NHS and Private Consultant for over 10 years and is the leading specialist for kidney stone surgery at his large London NHS Trust. He consistently publishes some of the best surgical outcomes for complex stone removal operations nationally and provides a high quality comprehensive stone service. He also specialises in prostate disease and offers a choice of procedures for benign prostatic enlargement (BPE) tailored to the patients requirements including TURP, laser prostatectomy (HOLEP) for large prostates and minimally invasive REZUM steam therapy. He is also an expert in MRI-fusion template prostate biopsy for raised PSA and prostate cancer diagnosis.

    Mr Ballaro is approved by all major insurance companies and is supported by a professional practice management team on tel: 0207 042 1790. He provides easy access to results and offers free post-consultation advice for additional questions.

    In terms of training Mr Ballaro qualified from The Royal Free Hospital Medical School, London and after being awarded both a Masters degree in Urology and an MD in Clinical Sciences from The Institute of Urology at University College London, he completed higher urological training on the North London Training Scheme. He received further advanced training in complex stone surgery from internationally recognised experts. He has been awarded a number of prestigious research fellowships and a Hunterian Professorship from the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

    In addition to his clinical interests, Mr Ballaro has a research interest in urological stent design, minimally invasive surgical techniques and the basic science of bladder dysfunction on which he has over fifty publications. He trains Urologists at all levels, lectures widely and is co-author of the latest edition of the standard medical student textbook ‘Lecture notes in Urology’.

    Telephone and Zoom video consultations available- please email or tel: 0207 042 1790.

    Additional patient reviews at: https://www.iwantgreatcare.org/doctors/mr-andrew-ballaro.

    Direct email for queries: andrew.ballaro@privatepractice.healthcare


    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    • Laser surgery for kidney stones
    • Supine Percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL)
    • Lithotripsy (ESWL) for stones
    • REZUM therapy for prostate problems
    • Holmium Laser Prostatectomy (HoLEP)
    • Endourology (minimally invasive surgery)
    • PSA, Prostate surgery and MRI template prostate biopsy
    • All circumcision
    • Scrotal surgery
    • Bladder surgery
    • Prostatitis
    • Kidney stones
    • Stent problems
    • Urine infections
    • Blood in the urine
    • Benign prostate disease
    • Testicular pain
    • Incontinence
    • Overactive bladder
    • Urinary symptoms
    • Foreskin problems
    • Testicular swellings
    • Prostate symptoms
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    Procedures

    • Bladder Instillation
    • Blue Light Cystoscopy
    • Circumcision
    • Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate (HoLEP)
    • Hydrocelectomy
    • Kidney Stone Prevention
    • Orchidectomy
    • PSA
    • Prostate Biopsy
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Prostatectomy (TURP)
    • Rigid & Flexible Ureterorenoscopy and Laser Fragmentation of Stones
    • Transrectal Ultrasound (TRUS)
    • Transurethral Resection of a Bladder Tumour (TURBT)
    • Ureteroscopy
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Blood in Urine (Haematuria)
    • Benign Prostate Hyperplasia
    • Bladder Pain
    • Erectile Dysfunction
    • Overactive Bladder
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Testicular Pain
    • Urinary Incontinence
    • Urological Cancers
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    Education

    BSc(Hons) UCL 1989

    MBBS Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine 1993

    FRCS Royal College of Surgeons of England 1999

    MSc(Urol) UCL 2001

    MD UCL 2005

    FRCS(Urol) Intercollegiate 2006

    North London Higher Urological Training Scheme London Deanery 2006

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