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Our Surgeons

Our Surgeons

Professor Roger Kirby

With an international reputation as a clinician, researcher, communicator and writer, Roger is the UK’s best known and most experienced prostate surgeon. Always in the vanguard of advances in patient care, he has performed over 2000 radical prostatectomy operations (the last 950 using the da Vinci robot)

020 7935 9720

info@theprostatecentre.com

Mr Christopher William Ogden

Mr Ogden is the leading robotic surgeon in the UK, having performed over 1000 robotic procedures during his career.

He put together the first team in the UK to be recognised as performing robotic prostatectomy using the da Vinci surgical system and he has the largest series of radical robotic prostatectomy operations in the UK, performing approximately 200 removals each year.

0207 224 5089

info@lua.co.uk

Professor Prokar Dasgupta

Prokar has an impressive track record as an innovator, academic and teacher. One of the first urologists in the UK to use laparoscopic (keyhole) techniques, he pioneered the use of the da Vinci robot and now acts as mentor throughout the UK to surgeons learning the technique.

020 7935 9720

info@theprostatecentre.com

Mr Paul John Cathcart

Dr Cathcart works at both Bart's Health and University College Hospital London as a consultant urological surgeon. Paul was trained under the tutorage of one of the world's leading robotic prostate cancer surgeons, Professor Tony Costello, and these days performs approximately 100 robotic prostate cancer surgeries every year.

0207 224 5089

nina.daniel@hcahealthcare.co.uk

Mr Ben Challacombe

Mr Challacombe practices urological medicine using robotic surgery. He has continued his training focusing on robotic procedures for the treatment of kidney, prostate and bladder problems.

020 7935 9720

info@theprostatecentre.com

Mr Christopher John Anderson

Keyhole Urology

Mr Anderson has conducted fellowships abroad to widen his surgical knowledge of the use of robotic surgical systems in radical prostatectomy surgeries. In 2005, Chris helped to introduce robotic surgery to the UK and has since continued to explore the robotic approach to early stage prostate cancer.

0207 486 1135

janine@keyholeurology.co.uk

Professor John Kelly

Institute of Urology

Professor John Kelly is the Clinical Lead at UCLH for Urology and Robotic surgery and has worked to develop robotic surgery using the da Vinci Si system for prostate and bladder cancer.

01223 303336

cambridgeurologypartnership@practicemanager.co.uk

Mr Ranjan Thilagarajah

Mr Thilagarajah was appointed Clinical Lead of the Da Vinci Robot Surgery Service at Mid Essex Health Trust in 2008. He covers a number of specialities, with his main subspeciality being in kidney and stone surgery including robotic pyeloplasty and partial nephrectomy.

01245 234 158

ranjan@essexurology.co.uk

Professor Massimo Malago

UCL Partners

Professor Malago is a hepato-pancreato-biliary and transplant surgeon and leads the surgical management of pancreatic and liver tumours, as well as liver transplantation, at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust. He has extensive experience in the field of transplants, having performed the first pancreas transplant at Hamburg University in 1992 and has brought the technique of live donor liver transplantation to a number of hospitals in the USA, Europe and the Middle East.

020 7034 8034

Shera.Pourdud@hcahealthcare.co.uk

Mr Charles Imber

Pioneering Surgeons

Mr Charles Imber is a consultant general surgeon with a special interest in hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery, as well as liver transplantation. This area of surgery ranges from keyhole gallbladder surgery to more advanced liver / pancreatic resections for cancer. He also specialises in hernia surgery and is a member of the 'total abdomen' team here at the Princess Grace which is a unique multidisciplinary unit offering all aspects of straightforward and complex hernia surgery.

0207 053 6133

Doreen.Frame@HCAHealthcare.co.uk

Professor Sina Dorudi

Colorectal Surgery

Professor Sina Dorudi is a Consultant Colorectal Surgeon within Barts and The London NHS Trust and has a personal chair in surgical oncology at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry. His major clinical interests are the surgical treatment of colorectal cancer and pelvic surgery.

Working closely with Professor Andrew Silver (head of the colorectal cancer genetics group at ICMS), Professor Dorudi's research focuses on improving the prognostic stratification of colorectal cancer patients following surgery and the immunology of differing colorectal cancer phenotypes.

020 7034 5008

Asif.Patel@HCAHealthcare.co.uk

Mr Ameet Patel

London Weight Loss Surgery

Mr Ameet Patel qualified from St Georges Hospital, London in 1985. He trained in Surgery in the UK (London, Norwich and Cambridge), Fellowship in Minimal Access, HPB, Upper GI and Bariatric Surgery, Australia (Mr George Fielding, Mr Les Nathanson) and Research Fellowship in Pancreatic Surgery at University College, Los Angeles, USA with Professor Howard Reber.

Mr Patel was appointed Consultant Surgeon, Kings College Hospital in 1999. Within the last 10 years, he has developed one of London's leading Bariatric Centres, and also developed minimal access HPB surgery, including laparoscopic liver and laparoscopic pancreatic resections.

020 7034 5028

beth@londonwls.co.uk