Mr Ben Sherwood

Consultant Urological Surgeon

BM BS, BMedSci, MRCS, DM, FRCS(Urol)

Professional Membership

  • British Association of Urological Surgery
  • European Urology Association
  • British Medical Association

Clinical Interests


  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Prostate cancer
  • Renal and upper tract urothelial cancer
  • Bladder cancer
  • Benign disease of the prostate and male lower urinary tract symptoms.

Personal profile

Mr Ben Sherwood graduated from Nottingham Medical School in 1998 and completed his basic surgical training in the Trent region. In 2002, he was awarded a prestigious scholarship from the British Urological Foundation and undertook a two-year research program into bladder cancer, leading to the award of his MD.  Following this, Ben went on to spend a year in the urology department at Auckland City Hospital, New Zealand where he gained considerable experience in minimally invasive and open oncological surgery and reconstructive urology. He then returned to the East Midlands to complete his higher surgical training. 

In 2010 he obtained a fellowship in Western Australia, during which he continued to develop his sub specialist interest and expertise in urological cancer, robotic and minimal access surgery.

Ben Sherwood has been a Consultant Urological Surgeon at Nottingham City Hospital (Nottingham University NHS Trust) since 2012. He has extensive experience in performing robotic prostatectomy using the world renowned da Vinci ® Surgical System and in performing minimally invasive surgery for kidney and upper urinary tract malignancy. He also offers expertise in the management of benign prostate disease and general urology. He leads the urology cancer multidisciplinary team for Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust. Ben is highly regarded as an expert both in prostate cancer diagnostics and the surgical management of prostate cancer. 

Ben is passionate about teaching and is heavily involved in teaching medical students and the next generation of urologists. He provides training in robotic prostate surgery to medical colleagues from across the globe. Ben is well published in the field of prostate cancer and laparoscopic surgery and regularly lectures on this subject. 

Ben is married and has two children. Outside of work he follows his keen interests in rugby, music and running.

Year qualified:

1998