Mr. Hellawell is a consultant urological surgeon at Northwick Park and St. Mark’s Hospital in Harrow, London. He was appointed in 2008 to develop the urological pelvic oncology service and support the existing laparoscopic oncology service. He was trained in laparoscopic oncology at Imperial College and at the Monash Medical Centre in Melbourne, Australia. He completed a laparoscopic radical prostatectomy fellowship in Leipzig, Germany with Professor Stolzenburg at the University of Leipzig.
In addition to general urology he has a sub-specialty interest in laparoscopic pelvic oncology (laparoscopic radical prostatectomy) and upper tract laparoscopy (laparoscopic nephrectomy). A complete general urology service is provided including surgery for benign prostate disease and renal stone disease. He maintains an academic interest in clinical research and has published book chapters and papers on prostate cancer and laparoscopic surgery.
Since his appointment the laparoscopic radical prostatectomy service at Northwick Park Hospital has achieved 23-hour in-patient stay in more than 90% of cases with excellent functional and oncological outcomes.