Mr Gidon Ellis

Mr Gidon Ellis

MB ChB, BSc (Hons), FRCS (Urol)

Urology

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2 specialists

11 years of experience
3 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

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5
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5
Explanation
5

Top feedback

“Very satisfactory and reassuring. I stopped worrying after the initial consultation. “
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Subspecialties

  • Kidney Stones
  • Benign Prostatic Enlargement
  • General Urology
  • Urinary tract infections (UTI)
  • Urological Oncology
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 7017100
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £250

    Follow-up appointment: £150

    Practices worked at

    Platinum Medical Centre

    15-17 Lodge Road, London, United Kingdom, NW8 7JA
    341 reviews

    The Wellington Hospital

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

    About

    Mr Gidon Ellis is a Consultant Urological Surgeon working at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust. He has a broad general urology practice and has subspecialist interest in the ureteroscopic management of kidney stones, HoLEP for BPH (laser prostate surgery) and endoscopic management of bladder and upper tract urothelial cancers. He is a core member of the bladder cancer, renal cancer, and kidney stone multi-disciplinary teams.

    Mr Ellis ranked first in the UK National Selection process in 2012 and completed his higher urological training in London. He spent a year working at the Institute of Urology, University College London Hospitals subspecialising in endourology and the treatment of kidney stones. He received The Urology Foundation Endourology Travelling Fellowship Award. After his specialist training, Mr Ellis undertook a Fellowship position at Luton and Dunstable Hospital. Here he subspecialised in laser prostate surgery (HoLEP), for the management of voiding difficulties and benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in men.  

    Mr Ellis has also served as a faculty member on both national and international workshops and masterclasses in kidney stone management and HoLEP surgery.

    Please visit www.gidonellis.co.uk for further information

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    Medical procedures

    • Cystoscopy (flexible and rigid)
    • Bladder biopsy
    • Ureteroscopy (rigid and flexible) and laser treatment of ureteric and kidney stones
    • Lithotripsy
    • HoLEP – Holmium laser enucleation of prostate
    • TURP – Transurethral resection of prostate
    • TURBT – Transurethral resection of bladder tumour
    • Suprapubic catheter insertion
    • Injections of Botox into bladder wall
    • Peno-scrotal operations, including circumcision, hydrocele and vasectomy
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    Special interests

    • Rapid Access Clinics
    • General Urology
    • Diagnostic Urology
    • Emergency Urology
    • Minimally invasive/endoscopic treatments
    • Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS)
    • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)
    • Prostate disorders
    • Haematuria (Blood in urine)
    • Bladder cancer
    • Upper tract urothelial cancer (UTUC)
    • Penile and scrotal conditions
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    Education

    • FRCS (Urol) - Royal College of Surgeons of England 2016
    • Intercollegiate MRCS - Royal College of Surgeons of England 2011
    • MB ChB - University of Manchester 2008
    • BSc (Hons), Immunology and Cell Pathology, First Class - University College London 2007

     

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    Reviews

    5 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    Explanation
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    Kidney Stones
    2/14
    Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate (HoLEP)
    1/14
    Kidney stones
    1/14
    Prostatectomy (TURP)
    1/14
    Rigid & Flexible ureterorenoscopy and Laser fragmentation of stones
    1/14
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    (5/5)
    Very satisfactory and reassuring. I stopped worrying after the initial consultation.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Gave us an appointment on very short notice and was engaged, helpful and forthright. Felt that information was clearly explained. Dr. Ellis took the time to meet with us in an unhurried and professional manner.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    Patient seen for:
    Prostatectomy (TURP)
    Clear and to the point in our telephone consultation. I felt that I had transferred my problems to him.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Rigid & Flexible ureterorenoscopy and Laser fragmentation of stones
    Very thorough, professional doctor/surgeon. Gives a good explanation of the illness and all the various choices of remedies
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    Overall
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    Patient seen for:
    Kidney Stones
    Mr Ellis is a fantastic consultant who puts you at ease whilst explaining both the diagnostic tests and the options for treatment. I found him to be professional and friendly and answered all my questions and concerns. I was able to see him quickly and came away knowing I was in good hands. I would thoroughly recommend his service and wouldn’t hesitate to use it again if it were needed.
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    (5/5)
    Service provided by Mr Ellis was excellent. I felt reassured and would highly recommend him. I would like to stress that his secretary Dawn is very professional and has been a great help.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    My experience was excellent. All the options were explained fully. I was able to ask any question I liked and he helped me through my concerns. I would certainly recommend Mr Ellis to anyone with similar problems. I wish him well.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    My experience was excellent, I was given all the options and a very full explanation of each option. I was able to ask any questions I likes and MrEllis helped me through my concerns. I would certainly recommend Mr Ellis to anyone with similar problems.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    Patient seen for:
    Kidney Stones
    Very clear - considered - professional with a friendly and human manner
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    Overall
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    I found the consultancy was very reassuring and the explanations given easy to assimilate, It was altogether a calm and effective management both from a medical and administration experience. Highly recommended.
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    Overall
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Excellent and honest communicator. Good empathy I felt comfortable with him and confident. I now have a much understanding of my condition and am in a better position to decide what course to take
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    Overall
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    Patient seen for:
    Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate (HoLEP)
    Very helpful and attentive. All explanations were very concise but well illustrated and the operation was a great success! Many thanks.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    My experience was excellent. He is very good at explains things. He is also good at telling you the pluses and minises of all the options.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Kidney stones
    I found Mr Ellis very approachable and patient focused. He clearly explained every stage of my treatment with clear diagnosis and prognosis.
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    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 2 doctors for:
    2

    Urology

    Mr Tev Aho
    Mr Tev Aho
    Urology

    02-09-2020

    Gidon is a top quality urological surgeon who is dedicated to delivering the best possible care to his patients. We are fellow faculty members at a regular HoLEP (Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate) masterclass where we help train other urologists in the technique of HoLEP.

    For specialty: Urology
    For conditions: Benign Prostate Hyperplasia
    For procedures: Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate (HoLEP)
    Connection: Is a colleague
    Mr Jonathan Makanjuola
    Mr Jonathan Makanjuola
    Urology

    07-09-2020

    Gideon is a great urologist , compassionate and skilled surgeon. I would be happy for him to operate/manage my family members

    For specialty: Urology
    For conditions: Bladder Cancer, Overactive Bladder, Urinary Incontinence, Benign Prostate Hyperplasia, Blood in Urine (Haematuria), Urological Cancers
    For procedures: Transurethral resection of a bladder tumour (TURBT), Prostatectomy (TURP), Hydrocelectomy, Rigid & Flexible ureterorenoscopy and Laser fragmentation of stones, Kidney Stone Prevention, Ureteroscopy, Circumcision, PSA, Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate (HoLEP)
    Connection: We trained together

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