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Expert in: Urology
18 years of experience
Neuro-Urology , Female Functional Urology , Male and Female Incontinence + 2 more

Rizwan Hamid is a Consultant Urological Surgeon at University College London Hospital & London Spinal Injuries Unit, Stanmore. He completed specialised training at the Functional Urology Unit at the Institute of Urology, London.During this time, he was awarded the Markowitz Prize for the best trainee at the Institute of Urology.

Mr Hamid specialises in conservative and surgical management of bladder dysfunction in both male and females. This includes, Urinary incontinence, Overactive bladder, Bladder pain syndrome and Urinary tract infection. He has particular interest in managing post prostatectomy incontinence in males and is an acknowledged expert in the management of bladder dysfunction after neurological diseases. He undertakes surgical procedures like Botox to bladder, neuromodulation, colposuspension, rectus fascial slings and artificial urinary sphincters.

He is the Director of School of Neurourology of International Continence Society. He sits on the Boards of a number of international organisations. This includes Female and Functional sections of EAU & BAUS. He is a Board member of the Standardisation & Neurourology Committees of the International Continence Society. 

He has been involved in a number of guidelines initiatives including co-chair for terminology in Neuro-Urology and male surgical procedures. He is also a member of neuro-urology guidelines panel of EAU.

He has published more than 95 articles and has been invited to contribute a number of review articles. He has authored more than 15 book chapters.

He enjoys travelling. Cars are his passion.

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Expert in: Urology
Recommended by 3 specialists
30 years of experience
Urological Oncology , Benign Prostatic Enlargement

For face to face consultations in London or Windsor, video or phone consultations anywhere, please ring 0175 390 3660

Mr Marc Laniado specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of men with prostate cancer and urinary symptoms due to an enlarged prostate (BPH). His aim is to return men to normal life quickly with the least side effects. Being a consultant since 2002 in the full-time direct clinical care of patients, without other distractions, he has great experience and expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer and urinary symptoms due to the prostate (BPH). 

Marc Laniado offers an individualised approach, tailoring the tests or treatments to the specific values of the man he sees.

For men at risk of prostate cancer, he offers advanced tests:

  • SelectMDx urine test for prostate cancer 
  • multiparametric MRI

  • MRI-targeted transperineal prostate biopsies under local (PrecisionPoint) or general anaesthesia 

For men, who need therapy for prostate cancer, Marc Laniado offers:  

  • Prolaris:  a special way of analysing prostate biopsies to help avoid active treatment more safely 
  • Focal therapy with HIFU when appropriate, as it preserves bladder control and erections.
  • Retzius-sparing prostatectomy; a special version of the robotic prostatectomy technique for the early recovery of bladder control and erections. To make as sure as possible cancer has been removed, the prostate is analysed in real-time, which is called NeuroSAFE, so that more tissue can be removed if necessary. To make the recovery more comfortable,  urine is drained though a suprapubic tube rather catheter in the penis. Marc Laniado does more than 100 cases a year.

To help men have fewer side effects from radiotherapy, He does SpaceOAR insertions under local anaesthetic.

For men with urinary symptoms due to BPH, Marc Laniado advises men on lifestyle changes and medications. Where these are unsuccessful, he performs day-case procedures that alleviate urinary symptoms without affecting ejaculation (UroLift, Rezum). Some men have unsuitable prostates and need a HoLEP (Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate) and Aquablation, which can also preserve erections and ejaculation.  These are performed as day-case sometimes or overnight stay).

Marc Laniado trained in open prostatectomy started laparoscopic prostatectomies in 2006 and moved onto robotic prostatectomies in 2008/9. He switched from the anterior approach for robotic prostatectomy to the Retzius-sparing technique at the end of 2016. He does this for all patients, as it gives the quickest recovery of bladder control, especially when combined with full functional urethral length preservation, which is a surgical technique to preserve the sphincter (valve) muscle. Marc does nerve-sparing whenever possible and checks the surgical margins intraoperatively with frozen section to ensure the surgical margins are negative. This allows more nerve-sparing to be performed, and so more erections to be preserved. Marc does about 100 cases a year.

Marc Laniado is the chairman of the prostate cancer multidisciplinary team at the HCA Wellington Hospital and prostate cancer lead at Wexham Park Hospital (Frimley Health). He trains other surgeons in the robotic prostatectomy. He has driven the development of multiparametric MRI and MRI-targeted fusion biopsies of the prostate to diagnose men accurately. He started MRI-targeted biopsies in 2012 and does over two hundred MRI-targeted fusion biopsies a year. He introduced Retzius sparing prostatectomy at the end of 2016 as his preserved surgical technique (100 cases a year). He is the primary investigator at Wexham Park for several prostate cancer clinical trials.

By continually increasing his knowledge and awareness of developments in surgical treatments for urological conditions, he brings his expertise and experience to the patient by introducing them into his regular practice, ensuring that patients receive the very best care.  

After having graduated from Guy's and St Thomas' medical school, Mr Laniado studied on urological training schemes in London and spent a period at the Cleveland Clinic. He has since gained further recognition and awarded further qualifications and an award from The British Urological Foundation Fellowship, Gilbert Bursary and other awards.

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Expert in: Urology
36 years of experience
Benign Prostatic Enlargement , General Urology , Urinary tract infections (UTI) + 1 more

Professor David Nicol has been a Consultant Urologist for over 20 years, currently appointed as Consultant Urologist and Chief of Surgery at the Royal Marsden Hospital since 2012. His clinical work focusses on urological cancer, predominantly complex kidney and testicular cancer, in conjunction to a strong interest in general adult urology, encompassing diagnosis and treatment of common urological conditions related to bladder and prostatic symptoms, male genital problems and urinary infections.

Originally from Australia, Professor Nicol trained in Brisbane, Queensland and Canada. He was previously Director of Urology and Renal Transplantation at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane and Professor of Surgery at the University of Queensland, pioneering laparoscopic urological surgery and performing the first laparoscopic nephrectomy in 1993. He has worked in the UK since 2009 – initially at the Royal Free Hospital and UCLH where he was Clinical Lead of Renal Transplantation and Renal Surgery. Following his move to the Royal Marsden Hospital in 2012 his clinical work has focussed on complex surgery for kidney cancer including those with vena caval extension and testicular cancer with patients referred nationally and internationally by urological colleagues. With testicular cancer he performs approximately 25% of all retroperitoneal lymph node resections in the UK. He has trained numerous urologists from UK and abroad in his subspecialty interests who now also practice in these areas at other major institutions. In addition he frequently works with colleagues in other surgical specialities such as gynaecology and colorectal surgery for complex surgical procedures where urological structures are involved and made need to be resected or repaired.

Professor Nicol’s research interests focus on kidney and testicular cancer and he is an invited speaker at specialty meetings in the UK and abroad. He has published over 150 articles in specialty journals and 8 book chapters. He is member of the European Association of Urology Testicular Cancer Guidelines as well as the NCRI Kidney and Bladder Research Committee.

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Expert in: Urology
22 years of experience
Urinary tract infections (UTI) , General Urology , Female Functional Urology + 6 more

Miss Charlotte Foley is a Consultant Urological Surgeon at East and North Hertfordshire Trust. Her private practice is based at Pinehill and Spire Harpenden Hospitals. Miss Foley qualified at the University of Oxford and trained in Urology at teaching hospitals in North London. She undertook subspecialist training in reconstructive and female urology at University College London Hospital and the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital in Australia. Miss Foley obtained her MD(Res) from University College London for lab research funded by the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Cancer Research UK. She took up a consultant position in 2012 at the East and North Herts Trust.

Miss Foley sees patients with general urological issues. She performs a range of urological procedures and is particularly interested in female and reconstructive urology, benign prostate hyperplasia, incontinence, recurrent urinary tract infections (UTI), and bladder pain. She has extensive experience in transperineal prostate biopsies (being one of the first UK Urologists to perform these under local anaesthetic), fiducial marker placement and rectal spacer (SpaceOAR) insertion under local or general anaesthetic.

Miss Foley is actively involved in research and education. She is a co-author of numerous peer-reviewed publications and she lectures on the UCL MSc in Urology and London Urology Registrar teaching programmes. She also is an examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons of England and provides training in Urology for GPs.

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Expert in: Urology
22 years of experience
Kidney Stones , Urinary tract infections (UTI) , Benign Prostatic Enlargement + 1 more

Mr Matthew Bultitude graduated in London at the United Medical and Dental Schools (UMDS) of Guy's and St. Thomas' in 1997 before later undertaking further higher surgical training in various hospitals around South East England. His desire to expand his clinical knowledge saw him complete a fellowship year in Melbourne at The Alfred Hospital. Following this, he then did a year of sub-specialist training in the stone unit at Guy's and St Thomas’ before taking up his full time consultant appointment.

His extensive clinical expertise means that he can consult on a wide range of general urological procedures. He has been clinical lead for Urology in his department and is now clinical director for transplant surgery, nephrology and urology at Guy's and St. Thomas'. He has been Secretary of the Royal Society of Medicine and spent 9 years as Associate Editor for BJU International. 

He consults on all areas of general urology and has a specialist interest in stone disease. He offers the full range of treatments for kidney and ureteric stone including shockwave lithotripsy (ESWL), rigid and flexible ureteroscopy and percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL). He also specialises in metabolic stone disease and investigation and with his colleague at Guy's runs the largest practice of cystinuria patients in the world. 

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Expert in: Urology
26 years of experience

Mr Muhammad Shamim Khan was the first urological surgeon to establish the country’s robotic cystectomy programme in UK, a feat which not only gained him recognition amongst his peers, but that expedited and improved recovery for a wealth of future patients.

Mr Khan is a consultant and reader in urology at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and King’s College School of Medicine, London. His primary clinical interest is in the management of bladder cancer, where he has done collaborative clinical research on the diagnostic value of photodynamic diagnosis.

His work has seen him author over 150 peer-reviewed papers and his extensive research and pursuit for innovation in healthcare saw him awarded the OBE in 2007 for humanitarian work.

Today, Mr Khan is director of the BAUS (British Association of Urological Surgeons) office of education and to this extent, is heavily involved in teaching and training locally, regionally, nationally and internationally.

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Expert in: Urology
20 years of experience
Urological Oncology , Kidney Stones , Urinary tract infections (UTI)

Following training on the South Thames part of the London Specialist Registrar roation Mr Acher was appointed Consultant Urological Surgeon at Southend University Hospital in 2011.  Mr Acher completed his PhD on prostate cancer brachytherapy at Cambridge University and in 2010 received a commendation at the Royal Socoiety of Medicine Young Trainee of the Year Awards.

His special interests include general urology, urinary stone disease, problems with urinary flow and urological cancers.  Not only has Mr Acher introduced short stay laser prostate surgery for benign prostate problems and manages kidney stones but in his NHS role, Mr Acher has set up an advanced Prostate Diagnostic services incorporating multiparametric MRI and comprehensive transperineal prostate biopsy- this has reduced infections and inconclusive transrectal biopsy, and most importantly is preferred by patients.  

Mr Acher is passionate when it comes to evaulating outcomes and contributing to published literature and within his busy schedule manages to find time to present and teach at international meetings and as a result has received numerous prizes for his work.

Mr Acher strongly believes that patients should receive the best available and up-to-date evidence-based care.

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Expert in: Urology
20 years of experience
Urinary tract infections (UTI)

Mr Arun Sahai, PhD, FRCS (Urol), BSc (Hons.), is a consultant urological surgeon in functional urology (bladder dysfunction, incontinence, uro-neurology and urinary tract reconstruction) at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals NHS Trust and a honorary senior lecturer within King’s College London.

Arun joined London Bridge Hospital in 2014 and has been a consultant at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Trust since 2013.

Arun qualified from the United Medical & Dental Schools of Guy’s and St Thomas’ and was trained in urology on the South Thames Rotation through the London Deanery. He spent his senior training years in the Department of Urology at Guy’s Hospital and following this undertook a visiting fellowship with Professor De Ridder at UZ Leuven Hospital in Belgium.

Arun is a member of the British Association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS), European Association of Urology, International Continence Society, International Consultation on Incontinence Research Society & Royal College of Surgeons of England.

His research interests include various aspects of benign bladder dysfunction. He is active in both commercial and non-commercial clinical trials. He has published > 90 peer reviewed international papers and >15 book chapters. He is the lead for undergraduate education in urology for his local medical school, King's College London. He is also involved in several aspects of postgraduate education including exam setting for the FRCS (Urol), invited faculty to numerous conferences (lectures and chair), tutor / faculty on many female and functional urology courses. He is currently on the committee of female, neurological and urodynamic urology within BAUS. He is a frequent reviewer for many international urology journals and is currently on the editorial board of Neurourology & Urodynamics. 

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Expert in: Urology
34 years of experience
Urological Oncology

After competing his higher surgical training at Guy's Hospital, London and urological research at King's College Hospital Rick Popert was appointed consultant in 1996.  His main area of interest and where his skills excell are in the evaluation and surgical treatmetn of benign and malignant prostatic disease.  

His surgical expertise lie in Robotic radical Prostatectomy, Dynamic Prostate Brachytherapy, for which he has the UK's largest experience of single visit dynamic intra-operative prostate brachytherapy and has carried out over 800 of these cases since 2004; Precision Prostate Diagnosis with MRI Fusion Biopsies and Holmium Laser Prostatectomy for which he has carried out over 800 holmium laser enucleations with reduced bleeding and length of stay in patients with prostate volumes larger than 100 cc compared with standard transurethral prostatectomy (TURP).  

His surgical tecnhique is now a robotic assisted approach as opposed to the more conventional open radical prostatectomy carrying out over 600 robotic prostatectomies since 2006; For benign prostatic disease, he has one of the UK's largest experience of holmium laser prostatectomy (HoLEP).

He is an expert in Precision Prostate Diagnostics and has developed a rapid access prostate MRI assessment service together with with a unique systematic transperineal biopsy approach which provides accurate tumour localisation; this is an approach that has been further enhanced by the technique of MRI fusion targeted biopsy of the prostate which he introduced in March 2012. 

In 2014 he introduced a prostate arterial embolisation service. This is an alternative to the surgical management of benign prostatic disease avoiding the complications of urinary incontinence, erectile and ejaculatory dysfunction.



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Expert in: Urology
22 years of experience
Female Functional Urology , Male and Female Incontinence , Reconstructive Urology + 2 more

Miss Daniela Andrich is a Consultant Reconstructive Urological Surgeon and Honorary Associate Professor in the Division of Surgery and Interventional Science at University College London (UCL). Together with Professor AR Mundy she runs one of the leading Reconstructive Urology Units world-wide with particular expertise in all aspects of urethral reconstruction, all types of complications arising from prostate cancer treatments, repair of complex urological fistulae and other urological aetiologies requiring reconstructive surgery. Miss Andrich is the organiser of the annual GURS-Masterclass, an international state-of-the-art meeting including live-surgery to promote and advance best practice in the field.

On account of her extensive surgical expertise, Miss Andrich is a globally recognised and renowned expert in Reconstructive Urology.

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What is a Urologist?

A Urologist specialises in the field of surgery interested in both male and female urological organs. They investigate and treat disorders of kidneys, adrenal glands, ureters, urinary bladder, urethra, testes, epididymis, seminal vesicles, prostate and penis. Search and book the best urologist in London with Doctify.

When to see a Urologist?

You may need to consult a Urologist if your GP recommends that you do so, but also if you suffer from men’s health issues such as erectile dysfunction, prostate problems or if you need screening and/or treatment for kidney or bladder cancer.

What conditions does a Urologist treat?

What procedures can you find at a Urology clinic? 

  • Vasectomy (Male Sterilization)
  • PSA
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Female And Reconstructive Urology
  • Ureteroscopy
  • Green Light Laser Prostatectomy
  • Rigid & Flexible Ureterorenoscopy And Laser Fragmentation Of Stones
  • Bladder Instillation
  • Holmium Laser Enucleation Of The Prostate (HoLEP)
  • Micro-Surgical Sperm Retrieval (MESA)
  • Vasectomy Reversal
  • Inflatable Penile Prosthesis
  • Orchidectomy
  • Hydrocelectomy
  • Prostatectomy (TURP)
  • Transurethral Resection Of A Bladder Tumour (TURBT)
  • Robotic Pyeloplasty
  • Robotic Cystectomy
  • Nerve Sparing Prostatectomy
  • Prostate Biopsy
  • Blue Light Cystoscopy
  • Testicular Sperm Extraction (TESE)
  • Transrectal Ultrasound (TRUS)
  • Orchiopexy For Undescended Testicle (UDT)
  • Video Consultation