Mr Ben Jenkins

Personal profile

Mr Jenkins began medical studies at Cambridge University achieving a Masters degree before clinical training in London. After basic surgical training he received an award from the British Urological Foundation which enabled him to study an MD in prostate cancer research in Newcastle University.

His higher surgical training was in Manchester before he returned to his birthplace in the North East as a Consultant Urological Surgeon with an NHS practice spanning Sunderland Royal Hospital, University Hospital North Durham and Bishop Auckland General Hospital.

Mr Jenkins provides a broad general urological service, including treatment of kidney, bladder and scrotal conditions. He has a specialist interest in lower urinary tract function including prostatic problems, female incontinence, overactive bladder and Botulinum Toxin bladder treatments. He also manages urinary stone disease with lithotripsy, ureteroscopy and percutaneous stone surgery for complex cases. Following surgery he arranges an investigation of the causes of stone formation and treat accordingly in order to reduce recurrence rates.

Mr Jenkins is an active member of the British Association of Urological Surgeons, European Association of Urology and British Medial Association.

Professional Membership



  • British Association of Urological Surgeons

  • European Association of Urology

  • British Medical Association

Clinical Interests



  • Urinary stone disease

  • Female urology and incontinence

  • Urinary tract infections

  • Haematuria

  • Vasectomy and microscopic reversal of vasectomy

  • Prostate cancer

  • Bladder cancer

  • Testicular cancer

  • Renal cancer

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