Professor Raj Persad

Professor Raj Persad

MB, BS, ChM, FRCS(Eng), FRCS(Urol), FEBU

Urology

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4 specialists

38 years of experience
25 years as a specialist
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Overall Rating

Overall Experience

4.95

Bedside Manner

4.9

Explanation

4.95

Top feedback

“I emailed Prof Persad this morning about my husband Tom’s urological problem, and he called me within the hour ! How amazing ! He sound so friendly, wise , and down to earth ! He unselfishly referred me to another expert consultant Prof Hashim for Tom. I am so overwhelmed by his fantastic humanity and kindness! I am really grateful and in awe to have spoken to such a prominent doctor in such a pragmatic, compassionate manner. He has given me hope that I will find a treatment for Tom to relieve his suffering . You are a credit to the medical profession! Thank You Prof Persad! “
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Subspecialties

  • General Urology
  • Andrology
  • Urological Oncology
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Italian
  • French
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 2825012
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £250

    Follow-up appointment: £200

    Practices worked at

    The Princess Grace Hospital

    42-52 Nottingham Place, London, United Kingdom, W1U 5NY
    1,442 reviews

    The Harley Street Clinic

    35 Weymouth Street, london, United Kingdom, W1G
    1,124 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

    Mon
    14:00 - 18:00
    Tue
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    About

    Professor Persad is a Consultant Urological Surgeon and visiting Professor at several Universities including Bristol. He is a highly experienced Prostate Surgeon and Andrologist having trained in London, Bristol and Cambridge with Postgraduate fellowships at Johns Hopkins, USA and Lund, Sweden.

    He has been a national pioneer in minimally invasive techniques for the treatment of benign prostate disease (BPH) as an alternative to TURP. These techniques include the Urolift procedure, REZUM (steam treatment of the prostate) and Green Light Laser https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eh8BAUi6PWo. All these techniques are offered by him, as well as traditional TURP if tablet therapy has failed or cannot be tolerated by the patient. He is a pioneer in advanced prostate diagnostic techniques to rule out cancer prior to treatment of prostate diseases and works with oncologists to optimise treatment outcomes (eg with insertion of rectal spacers and markers to help targeted treatments) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PgVlwrP9lGk

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NuFROGlP8OQ&t=564s

    Professor Persad works closely with the Oncology team to improve post treatment symptoms of radiation and treatment-induced toxicities. This includes offering treatment for erectile dysfunction, incontinence , bladder dysfunction (eg radiation cystitis) and loss of libido and low testosterone symptoms.

    He is a leader in the treatment of Erectile Dysfunction. If treatment with tablets or medical devices hasn’t proved successful, he can offer restorative surgery using state-of-the-art penile prosthetic devices. He works as part of a very experienced team in this area . He also treats Peyronie’s disease, offering medical treatments in its early phases, and surgical correction if this fails.

    Professor Persad has 25 years of experience in the restoration of fertility using microsurgical Reversal of Vasectomy and has some of the best results nationally. He also offers male infertility procedures such varicocele correction and testicular extraction of sperm in order to optimize assisted conception techniques.

    He is committed to treatments which are tailored to the patient's lifestyle and which are based on a combination of scientific evidence and individual preference. His extensive research experience in healthcare allows this unique approach.

    Procedures

    • Rezum
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Prostate Cancer Diagnostics
    • Prostatectomy (Radical)
    • Prostatectomy (Robotic)
    • Vasectomy (Male Sterilization)
    • Bladder Botox Injections
    • Bladder Instillation
    • Bladder Neck Incision
    • Circumcision
    • Cystoscopy
    • Focal Therapy (Prostate Cancer)
    • Frenuloplasty (Penis)
    • Green Light Laser Prostatectomy
    • High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU)
    • Hydrocelectomy
    • Inflatable Penile Prosthesis
    • MRI of Prostate
    • Microsurgical Epididymal Sperm Aspiration (MESA)
    • Nerve Sparing Prostatectomy
    • Orchidectomy
    • Orchiopexy for Undescended Testicle (UDT)
    • PSA Testing
    • Penile Implants
    • Prostate Biopsy
    • Prostatectomy (TURP)
    • Robotic Surgery
    • Transurethral Resection of a Bladder Tumour (TURBT)
    • UroLift
    • Vasectomy Reversal
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Benign Prostate Hyperplasia
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Erectile Dysfunction
    • Overactive Bladder
    • Testicular Lumps & Swellings
    • Male Infertility
    • Testicular Pain
    • Varicocele
    • Bladder Cancer
    • Bladder Pain
    • Blood in Urine (Haematuria)
    • Epididymal Cysts
    • Foreskin and Scrotal Conditions
    • Male Hypogonadism
    • Peyronie's Disease
    • Peyronies Disease
    • Priapism
    • Prostatitis (Prostate Swelling)
    • Undescended Testicle
    • Urological Cancers
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    Education

    Education

    MBBS

    FRCS (Urol)

    FEBU

    Membership

    Fellow of the RCS England

    European Organisation for Research and Treatment in Cancer

    Executive Committee Member: British Prostate Group

    British Association of Urological Surgeons

    Bristol Urological Institute

    Professor University of Pittsburgh

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