Mr James Armitage



Cambridge, CB24 9EL

23 years of experience
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Cambridge, CB24 9EL

23 years of experience
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Mr James Armitage was appointed as a Consultant Urological Surgeon at Addenbrooke's hospital in 2012. He completed his undergraduate medical training at Guys and St Thomas' Hospitals in London and did his basic surgical training in Chichester. He then undertook a period of research investigating the epidemiology and management of benign prostatic hyperplasisa at The Royal College of Surgeons of England that led to the award of MD.

James went on to complete his higher surgical training in East Anglia during which time he gained specialist experience at both the Norfolk and Norwich and Addenbrooke's teaching hospitals.

Mr Armitage has interests in renal surgery, endourology and general urology, particularly benign prostatic hyperplasia and its surgical management. He is the clinical lead for patient safety in urology and emergency urology at Addenbrooke's hospital.

He maintains a strong academic interest, publishing in high quality peer-reviewed clinical journals and presenting his research locally, nationally and internationally. He teaches on and organises national and international training courses on Emergency Urology and laser prostate surgery.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • Laser prostate surgery
  • Kidney surgery including pyeloplasty and nephrectomy
  • Genitoscrotal surgery including circumcision and vasectomy
  • Laparoscopic urology
  • Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP)
  • Prostate surgery
  • Prostate screening
  • Cystoscopy
  • Orchidectomy
  • Circumcision
  • Vasectomy or male sterilisation
  • Kidney cancer
  • Testicular cancer
  • Investigation of blood in urine
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP)
  • Prostate disease
  • Renal cancer
  • Endourology


  • Urological Oncology

All conditions and treatments

  • Benign Prostate Hyperplasia
  • Blood in Urine (Haematuria)
  • Circumcision
  • Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate (HoLEP)
  • PSA Testing
  • Vasectomy (Male Sterilization)

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General Medical Council



  • MB BS Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals, London 2000
  • MD University College London 2011
  • FRCS (Urol) Intercollegiate 2009


  • British Association of Urological Surgeons
  • European Association of Urology

languages spoken

  • English

consultation fees

  • New appointment: £240
  • Follow-up appointment: £180


  • Norwich Union
  • Aviva Health
  • April
  • Saga Insurance
  • Allianz Worldwide Care
  • The Exeter
  • CS Healthcare
  • Legal & General
  • Freedom Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • health-on-line
  • Healix
  • Simply Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Vitality Health
  • Four Points Assistance
  • General Medical
  • WPA
  • Groupama
  • Bupa Fee Assured


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Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital


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What languages does Mr James Armitage speak?

Mr James Armitage speaks English

Where is Mr James Armitage located?

Mr James Armitage primarily practices at Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital, located at 30 New Road Impington, Cambridge, United Kingdom, CB24 9EL
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