Mr Tamer El-Husseiny

Mr Tamer El-Husseiny

MBBCh(Hons) MRCS MSc MD FEBU FRCS(Urol)

Urology

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7 specialists

18 years of experience
15 years as a specialist
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Overall Experience

4.96

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4.99

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4.95

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Subspecialties

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

  • English
  • Arabic
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 6093260
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £200

    Follow-up appointment: £150

    Practices worked at

    The Princess Grace Hospital

    42-52 Nottingham Place, London, United Kingdom, W1U 5NY
    1119 reviews

    The Harley Street Clinic

    35 Weymouth Street, london, United Kingdom, W1G
    868 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

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    17:30 - 20:00
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    09:00 - 18:00
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    About

    Mr Tamer El-Husseiny is a consultant urological surgeon at Charing Cross and St Mary's hospitals. In addition to general urology he sub-specialises in the diagnosis and management of kidney stones and Benign prostatic disorders. He is an expert in endourological surgery (minimally invasive surgery) such as ureteroscopy and laser stone fragmentation, PCNL (keyhole surgery for kidney stones), HoLEP (Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate), Urolift, Rezum water vapour therapy and the endourological management of upper tract urothelial cancers. He treats other upper tract abnormalities, including strictures and extrinsic obstruction. He also has special expertise in the use of different types of urological stents.


    Mr El-Husseiny graduated from medical school with honours, he has then completed his basic surgical and urological training and was appointed as an assistant lecturer in urology. He underwent his higher specialist urological training on both the London and West Midlands urology training schemes. In addition, he has also completed the prestigious two-year subspecialty endourology fellowship (Awarded by the Endourological Society, USA) at St Bartholomew's Hospital, specialising in the management of complex stone disease.

    He has completed a MSc and MD degrees in urology and is very passionate about research and academic urology. He has led on and completed numerous research projects and has extensively published in peer reviewed journals, authored book chapters and presented in international, national and regional conferences and meetings. He maintains a strong teaching interest and he has taught on numerous courses and workshops. He is also a peer reviewer for numerous international journals.


    Publications:

    Percutaneous Endourologic Procedures in High-Risk Patients in the Lateral Decubitus Position under Regional Anaesthesia. J Endourol. 2009 Oct; 23 (10): 1603-6.

    The role of open stone surgery. A J Urol, May 2012; 10, 284–288.

    The new Invisio® DUR-D “chip-on-the-tip” digital Flexible Ureterorenoscopes – evaluation of changes in physical properties over time. Therapy (2010) 7(4), 423–427.

    Erectile Dysfunction; a review on current management. GPonline. December 2013. http://www.gponline.com/erectile-dysfunction-clinical-review/mens-health/erectile-dysfunction-premature ejaculation/article/1223911

    Transurethral Ethanol Ablation of the Prostate (TEAP) for symptomatic Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH): long term follow up. T. El-Husseiny, N. Buchholz. J Endourol 2011 Mar; 25 (3): 477-80.

    What is better in percutaneous nephrolithotomy – Prone or supine? A systematic review. A J Urol, 14, Issue 2, June 2016, Pages 101–107

    Long-term follow-up of recurrent stone formers – who, how long and how often? BJU Int. 2010 Jan; 105(1): 1-2. Epub 2009 Nov 13.

    A comparative study of the requirement of introducer sheaths for ureteric access between an old generation fibre-optic flexible ureteroscope and a new “chip on the tip” digital flexible ureteroscope. The Journal of Urology, Volume 183, Issue 4, Supplement, April 2010, Page e497.

    The Current Role of Memokath 051 Thermo-Expandable Metal Stent in Management of Benign and Malignant Ureteric
Strictures. Med Surg Urol (2012) S4:003. Doi: 10.4172/2168-9857.S4- 003

    A novel wire stent (Zebrastent) for ureteric stenting in stone patients. Expert Rev Med Devices. 2008 Sep; 5 (5): 545-7.

    Pain in extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy. Urol Res. 2009 Apr; 37 (2): 51-3.

    Ureteric guide wire damage by Holmium: YAG laser: preliminary results. Urol Res. 2009 Feb; 37(1): 7-10.

    Treating bladder-outflow obstruction with thermo-expandable prostate metal stents. Expert Rev Med Devices. 2009 Jul; 6 (4): 357-363.

    Assessing and developing percutaneous renal access skills of trainees using the state of the art PERC MENTOR™ simulation trainer. European Urology Supplements, Volume 9, Issue 2, April 2010, Pages 36-37.

    ‘Putting lead in your pencil’: self-insertion of an unusual urethral foreign body for sexual gratification. J R Soc Med Sh Rep 2010; 1: 18. DOI 10.1258/ shorts.2010.010014.

    Characterising Stent Symptoms Associated with a Segmental Thermo-Expandable Metallic Stent Using a Validated Stent Symptoms Questionnaire. Cur Urol 2011; 5: 72–78.

    'An interventional urology list' - a novel concept for UK urological services. Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2010 Oct 25.

    Improving Patient Positioning to Reduce Complications in Prone Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy. J Endourol. May 2009: 831-832.

    A novel long-term thermo-expandable ureteric metal stent: Memokath 051TM. Papatsoris AG, Masood J, El-Husseiny T, Ndirika S, Junaid I, Buchholz N: In: BJU International website. Fitzpatrick JM, Drake M, Webber R (eds): Atlas of Surgical Devices, 2008.

    Case based investigation: Urodynamics. Maan Z, Dickens N, El-Husseiny T, Moraitis K, Masood J, Junaid I, Buchholz N: Foundation Years Journal. June 2009 Volume 3, Issue 5: Urology.

    Emergency inpatient extra-corporeal shockwave lithotripsy (ESWL) a safe and effective alternative. European Urology Supplements, Volume 9, Issue 2, April 2010.

    Endovascular covered stenting for the management of post-percutaneous nephrolithotomy renal pseudo pseudoaneurysm: a case report. J Med Case Reports. 2010 Sep 23; 4 (1):316.

    Simultaneous antegrade/retrograde upper urinary tract access: Bart's modified lateral position for complex upper tract endourologic pathologic features. Urology. 2012 Feb; 79(2): 287-92. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2011.08.023. 

    Insertion of a Ureteric Memokath Stent through a Prostatic Memokath Stent Using Extracorporeal Needles Placed on the Skin to Mark and Measure the Ureteric Stricture in a Patient with Prostate Cancer. Curr Urol 2008; 2:200-203.

    Should urologists in the UK perform their own nephrostomies and renal access for endourological procedures - what does the future hold? : BJU Int. 2009 Sep; 104(6): 755-7.

    Comparison of Stent-Related Symptoms between Conventional Double-J Stents and a New-Generation Thermoexpandable Segmental Metallic Stent: A Validated-Questionnaire-Based Study. J Endourol. April 2010: 589-593.

    A technique to flush out renal stone fragments during percutaneous nephrolithotomy. J Endourol. 2009 Jan; 23(1): 5-6.

    Simultaneous anterograde and retrograde endourologic access: "the Barts technique". J Endourol. 2008 Dec; 22(12)

    Endourological management of an iatrogenic ureteric avulsion using a thermoexpandable nickel-titanium alloy stent (Memokath 051).  J Endourol Case Reports. May 2017, 3(1): 57-60. 

    Clinical, fiscal and environmental benefits of a specialist‐led virtual ureteric colic clinic: a prospective study. BJU Int 2019. 

    Metallic Ureteric Stents in Malignant Ureteric Obstruction: a Systematic Review. Urology. 2018 Feb 2. pii: S0090-4295(18)30064-5. 


    Book Chapters:

    Ureteric stents; Physiology of stent flow. Tamer El-Husseiny & Martin Knight. In: N P Buchholz et al (Eds), Handbook of Urinary Stents: Basic Science and Clinical Applications. ISBN-10: 1907816658. ISBN-13: 978-1907816659 JP Medical Ltd, London, 2016  

    Advanced Training of a Practicing Urologist in Stone Disease Management. In: Urolithiasis; basic science and clinical practice. T El-Husseiny and N Buchholz. In: Hans-Goran Tiselius, David M. Albala, Zhangqun Ye et al. (ends). Urolithiasis, 1 DOI 10.1007/978-1-4471-4387-1_102, © Springer-Verlag London 2013

    Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy: Renal Stones. El-Husseiny T, Papatsoris A, Masood J, Buchholz N. In: N.P. Rao et al.
(eds.), Urinary Tract Stone Disease, 455-467. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-84800-362-0_39, © Springer-Verlag London Limited 2011.

    Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy in Peyronie’s Disease. El-Husseiny T, Papatsoris A, Masood J, Buchholz N: In: Loske AM (ed): New Trends in Shock Wave Applications to Medicine and Biotechnology. Research Signpost Publishers, 2009.

    Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy: Its application in orthopaedics. El-Husseiny T, Papatsoris A, Masood J, Buchholz N: In: Loske AM (ed): New Trends in Shock Wave Applications to Medicine and Biotechnology. Research Signpost Publishers, 2009.

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    Procedures

    • Cystoscopy
    • Bladder Botox Injections
    • Rezum
    • UroLift
    • Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate (HoLEP)
    • Rigid & Flexible Ureterorenoscopy and Laser Fragmentation of Stones
    • Prostate Cancer Diagnostics
    • Bladder Instillation
    • Blue Light Cystoscopy
    • Transrectal Ultrasound (TRUS)
    • Video Consultation
    • Frenuloplasty (Penis)
    • Prostatectomy (TURP)
    • Transurethral Resection of a Bladder Tumour (TURBT)
    • Bladder Neck Incision
    • Kidney Stone Prevention
    • Orchidectomy
    • Urodynamics
    • Hydrocelectomy
    • Circumcision
    • Ureteroscopy
    • PSA
    • Vasectomy (Male Sterilization)
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    Special interests

    • Benign Prostate Hyperplasia
    • Overactive Bladder
    • Testicular Lumps & Swellings
    • Bladder Cancer
    • Blood in Urine (Haematuria)
    • Erectile Dysfunction
    • Kidney Cysts
    • Prostatitis (Prostate Swelling)
    • Testicular Pain
    • Bladder Pain
    • Bladder Stones
    • Urinary Incontinence
    • Urological Cancers
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    Education

    Qualifications:

    • MBBCh (Hons)
    • MSc - Urology
    • MRCS - Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
    • MD - Urology
    • FEBU
    • FRCS (Urol) - Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

    Memberships:

    • European Association of Urology
    • Endourological Society
    • British Medical Association
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    Reviews

    4.97 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    Bedside Manner
    Explanation
    Kidney Stones
    16/97
    Benign Prostatic Enlargement
    9/97
    Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate (HoLEP)
    5/97
    Benign Prostate Hyperplasia
    4/97
    General Urology
    3/97
    Circumcision
    2/97
    Overactive Bladder
    2/97
    Testicular Lumps & Swellings
    2/97
    Urology
    2/97
    Bladder Cancer
    1/97
    Bladder Instillation
    1/97
    Blood in Urine (Haematuria)
    1/97
    Blue Light Cystoscopy
    1/97
    Cystoscopy
    1/97
    Erectile Dysfunction
    1/97
    Kidney Cysts
    1/97
    Prostatitis (Prostate Swelling)
    1/97
    Rigid & Flexible Ureterorenoscopy and Laser Fragmentation of Stones
    1/97
    Testicular Pain
    1/97
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    Patient seen for:
    It has been a very positive experience to have Mr Tamer El-Husseiny as a consultant. He explained me very clearly the issues I had to face and all was done very professionally.
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    (4/5)
    He was thoroughly professional and the procedure was a great success. Highly recommended.
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    (5/5)
    Excellent experience as ever. Mr El-Husseiny listens attentively and reaches diagnosis with clear explanation. Treatment arranged with great efficiency. Highly recommended.
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Mr El-Husseiny excellent interpersonal skills helped reduce any possible anxiety and his attention to detail - pre and post op - is meticulous. A first rate surgeon and highly recommended on my part, all went well as hoped and expected with my recent procedure.
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    I had issues with a kidney stone and had been treated at an NHS hospital. Dr El-Husseiny saw me immediately, had surgery the next day. He is an absolutely amazing consultant who explained things to me so clearly and concisely. He is also so friendly and caring.
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Faultless. Exceptional dexterity-particularly with stent removal. I would recommend him unreservedly to anyone with kidney stones
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    Overall Experience
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    (4/5)
    Urbane and charming. Businesslike approach inspires confidence.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Mr El- Husseiny has once again given me the usual excellent levels of care & understanding. He explains everything fully & patiently & I leave my appointment feeling reassured & confident.
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    I felt under the care of a knowledgeable, caring and kind doctor.
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    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 7 doctors for:
    6

    Urology

    1

    Kidney Stones

    Dr. Mohamed Abdelghani
    Dr. Mohamed Abdelghani
    Psychiatry

    02-10-2016

    Tamer is very experienced urologist and extremely skilled surgeon. He is highly regarded by both his patients and colleagues. Tamer is a friend and colleague and he is always my first point of contact when I have any urology query. He is a good listener and a thorough clinician who takes great pride in his work. I would confidently recommend him to any patient who is looking for an honest and knowledgeable urologist.

    For specialty: Urology
    Connection: Is a colleague
    Mr Hussain Alnajjar
    Mr Hussain Alnajjar
    Urology

    17-05-2021

    Mr El-Husseiny is an excellent clinician and urologist. He is very well liked by his patients. He is an expert in stone and laser prostate surgery. He is kind and pleasant. I have no hesitation in recommending him to my friends and family.

    For specialty: Urology
    For conditions: Benign Prostate Hyperplasia
    For procedures: Rigid & Flexible Ureterorenoscopy and Laser Fragmentation of Stones, Ureteroscopy, Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate (HoLEP)
    Connection: Is a colleague
    Mr Rozh Jalil
    Mr Rozh Jalil
    Urology

    17-05-2021

    Excellent Urologist!

    For specialty: Urology
    For conditions: Benign Prostate Hyperplasia
    For procedures: Rigid & Flexible Ureterorenoscopy and Laser Fragmentation of Stones, Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate (HoLEP)
    Connection: Is a colleague
    Mr Aniruddha Chakravarti
    Mr Aniruddha Chakravarti
    Urology

    01-08-2019

    excellent skills in endourology. a great urologist with a very mature clinical judgement.

    For specialty: Kidney Stones
    For conditions: Benign Prostate Hyperplasia
    Connection: I trained them

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