Professor Hitendra Patel is a leading expert in the field of Urology, offering general and specialist urological care. He specialises in Urological Cancers including prostate, bladder and kidney.
Professor Patel has been instrumental in the training of junior urologists, he has taught extensively on Minimal Access Surgery, Robotics and Simulation. Until very recently he was Deputy Director of the Minimal Access Surgery and Simulation Centre at University College London Hospital. He has also co-led the implementation of minimal access surgery at a number of departments including Section of Laparoscopy and Robotic Surgery at University of Rochester Medical Centre (URMC) in New York, University College London Hospitals, Royal Free and Whittington NHS Trusts and Guys and St Thomas's NHS Trust.
He was made an Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at Bart’s & The London, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and recently became a Professor of Surgery & Urology, and Director of Robotic Urological Surgery, University Hospital North Norway.
Professor Patel is actively involved in clinical research and has been published in over 300 articles, book chapters, abstracts and books. He also supervises students conducting research through PhD and MSc programmes.