Mr Alan Thompson

Mr Alan Thompson

Urology

37 years of experience
21 years as a specialist

Subspecialties

  • Andrology
  • Female Functional Urology
  • General Urology
  • Male and Female Incontinence
  • Urological Oncology
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3076493
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    Practices worked at

    New Victoria Hospital

    184 Coombe Lane West, Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom, KT2 7EG
    1,274 reviews

    The Royal Marsden - Chelsea

    Fulham Road, London, United Kingdom, SW3 6JJ
    77 reviews

    About

    Mr Alan Thompson is a respected Consultant Urological Surgeon with a both a private and an NHS practice at The Royal Marsden. He is also Head of the Urology Unit The Royal Marsden and Kingston Hospital NHS Trust. His work centres largely in London and the southeast UK.

    After qualifying in medicine from St Bartholomew's Hospital in 1985, Mr Thompson gained experience in general surgery, transplantation and paediatric surgery, before training as a urological surgeon in a number of hospitals in the south of England as well as a year as a Senior Surgical Resident in Bermuda. He was awarded the gold medal in the FRCS (Urol) examinations in 1998 prior to taking up his consultant post at The Royal Marsden.

    The Urology Unit at The Royal Marsden is a multidisciplinary division which focuses on the management and research of patients with prostate, bladder, renal and testicular cancers. It is also a National Centre of Excellence for prostate cancer research.

    A Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and the Royal Society of Medicine, Mr Thompson is also a Full Member of the British Association of Urological Surgeons and a Member of the European Association of Urology.

    His patient focus is mainly on prostate and bladder cancer. He offers a comprehensive service, performing robotic assisted radical prostatectomy, brachytherapy. For bladder cancer he also offers radical surgery with various reconstructive options.

    Over the last five years, he has 27 peer reviewed publications and has written six book chapters.


    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments


    Vasectomy.

    Hydrocoele (water on the testis)

    Removal of the prostate, kidney or bladder for cancer.

    Removal of kidney for stone or infection.

    Diversion of urine into a stoma (ileal conduit or bag)

    Reconstruction of the bladder following it's removal.


    • General urology
    • Prostate cancer - diagnosis (including template biopsies) and management, robotic surgery, brachytherapy
    • Bladder cancer - diagnosis and management. Surgery (including robotic) and reconstruction
    • Renal cancer - surgery

    Procedures

    • Artificial Urinary Sphincter
    • Bladder Instillation
    • Circumcision
    • Female and Reconstructive Urology
    • Hydrocelectomy
    • Kidney Stone Prevention
    • Prostate Biopsy
    • Testicular Sperm Extraction (TESE)
    • Transrectal Ultrasound (TRUS)
    • Vasectomy (Male Sterilization)
    • Vasectomy Reversal
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    Special interests

    • Benign Prostate Hyperplasia
    • Bladder Cancer
    • Bladder Pain
    • Blood in Urine (Haematuria)
    • Erectile Dysfunction
    • Faecal Incontinence
    • Priapism
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Testicular Pain
    • Urinary Incontinence
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    Education

    BSc (Hons)

    MBBS FRCS (Eng)

    FRCS (Urol) – Gold Medal

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