Mr Christian Brown

Personal profile

Christian is a Consultant Urological Surgeon at King’s College Hospital and Guy's Hospital NHS Foundation Trusts in London. Christian works as part of the robotic and laparoscopic team at King’s and Guys; both renowned international centres of excellence in minimally invasive surgery (also known as key hole surgery having performed over 600 cases).

In addition to elective and emergency core urological care he provides a tertiary referral service for elective robotic and laparoscopic surgery including radical prostatectomy (RALP) and minimally invasive treatment of upper urinary tract (kidney) cancers. Christian is the lead for cancer and clinical governance in the department of Urology at King's College Hospital.

Christian offers both general and specialist urological care. His general practice involves the assessment and care of general urological conditions including those of the kidney, bladder, prostate and male genitalia.

Christian has also performed and published the first pelvic kidney removal through the umbilicus using a scarless pure single-port technique. Christian is dedicated to both teaching and research. He was a lecturer on the MSc and Diploma in Urology courses run from University College London. He has taught practical surgical skills to UK trainees and consultants on a monthly laparoscopic nephrectomy wet lab course in Denmark and was a lecturer on a 3 day laparoscopic course held in Europe. He mentors other colleagues learning laparoscopic techniques including radical prostatectomy and nephrectomy.

Previously he worked in the Clinical Effectiveness Unit at the Royal College of Surgeons and has had original work published in the British Medical Journal. He has over 45 peer reviewed publications and remains an active clinical researcher in both benign and malignant prostate disease.

Christian trained at King’s College Hospital, University College Hospital, The Royal Marsden and The Royal College of Surgeons, in addition to other hospitals across the south east of England.

Professional Membership

  • General Medical Council
  • Royal College of Surgeons
  • British Association of Urological Surgeons
  • European Association of Urology

Clinical Interests

  • Lower urinary tract symptoms (benign prostatic hyperplasia - BPH)
  • Men's health advice
  • Day surgery
  • Disorders of the foreskin (one-stop frenuloplasty and circumcision service)
  • Testicles and scrotum
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • PSA testing
  • Laser treatments (XPS GreenLight) for prostate symptoms and urinary retention
  • Investigation of haematuria
  • Bladder, prostate, kidney and testicular cancer investigation, management and advice
  • 23 hour stay Laparoscopic (key hole) surgery for prostate and kidney cancer

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