Mr Paul John Cathcart

Mr Paul John Cathcart



22 years of experience
11 years as a specialist

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“I am extremely grateful to Mr Paul Cathcart for the care that he has provided in my prostatectomy procedure journey. Pre-op he fully explained the procedure and the expected outcome. I am pleased to say that the outcome for myself has been the best possible with minimal post-op discomfort and a rapid recovery. In his post-op consultation after the catheter removal he fully explained the lab results offering advice and expectations going forward. The meetings with Paul are always very informative and relaxed as is his friendly, welcoming manner. His forecast that “you will be back on the golf course within a month” was only in error in that I don’t play golf. I am in no doubt that my rapid post-op recovery is due to Paul’s surgical skills. Credit and thanks is also due for the exceptional care provided by the nursing team at the King Edward VII Hospital both during the two day hospital stay and in post-op out-patient visits, with a special thanks to Michael Martin for his thorough training sessions. “
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  • English
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  • General Medical Council: 4741475
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    Mr Paul John Cathcart is a Consultant Urological Surgeon initially appointed at University College Hospital London, moving to Guys and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust in 2015. He is regarded as an expert in prostate cancer diagnosis, nerve-sparing robotic radical prostatectomy, robotic radical prostatectomy for high-risk prostate cancer and salvage robotic radical prostatectomy. He is Clinical Co-ordinator for the National Prostate Cancer Audit and Chief Investigator for a number of clinical trials including the RAFT study which assesses the effectiveness and safety of salvage robotic prostate cancer surgery after focal therapy. 

    Mr Cathcart qualified from St George’s Hospital Medical School in 2000 before completing fellowships in uro-oncology and robotic surgery at The Royal Melbourne Hospital and the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne, Australia. 

    Mr Cathcart is well-published in the field of prostate cancer and lectures both nationally and internationally on this subject, while also dedicating time to teaching and training junior urologists. He is the London training programme director for specialist urology registrar training and is a national selector for the national training programme for urology.

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    • Nerve-sparing robotic radical prostatectomy
    • Radical prostatectomy for high-risk prostate cancer
    • Salvage-robotic radical prostatectomy
    • Prostate disease including prostate cancer
    • Bladder cancer


    • Prostate Cancer
    • Prostatectomy (TURP)
    • Prostate Biopsy
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    Special interests

    • Benign Prostate Hyperplasia
    • Bladder Cancer
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    MBBS St. Georges Hospital Medical School London 2000

    MD University of London 2008

    FRCS(Urol) 2009

    Fellowship in Uro-oncology and Robotic surgery – Royal Melbourne Hospital and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne Australia – 2010

    National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Academic Clinical Lecturer – University College London – 2009

    Specialist Registrar Training – 2006-2009

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