Mr Gordon Kooiman

Personal profile

Mr Gordon Kooiman qualified from Guy’s Hospital medical school in 1993, he undertook general and then specialist urology training in the South East of England. He was appointed Consultant Urologist to King’s College Hospital, London in 2007 and is currently head of department. Mr Kooiman provides a general urology service, including the management of inguinal-scrotal conditions, bladder and prostate related problems and renal stone disease.

He is a trained laser surgeon, offering 180W GreenLight laser prostatectomy for benign prostatic enlargement and holmium laser treatment for the fragmentation of kidney stones. Mr Kooiman has a subspecialty interest in kidney cancer and receives tertiary referrals from colleagues in the South East of England and further afield for this disease. He offers major open surgery for advanced renal cancers as well as robotic assisted keyhole (laparoscopic) surgery for the removal of the whole kidney or part of the kidney (partial nephrectomy) for smaller kidney cancers or complex renal cystic conditions.

He offers renal cryotherapy (freezing of small renal tumours) both keyhole surgery assisted, or percutaneous CT guided (through the skin in a CAT scanner). In selected cases Mr Kooiman undertakes single port keyhole surgery for the removal of kidneys via the umbilicus.

Professional Membership



  • British Association of Urological Surgeons

  • Royal College of Surgeons of England

  • European Association of Urology

  • Medical Protection Society

Clinical Interests



  • Testicular and scrotal swellings

  • Foreskin problems

  • Vasectomy

  • Urinary symptoms due to bladder problems or an enlarged prostate

  • GreenLight laser prostatectomy (120/180 Watt machine)

  • Kidney stone disease – Holmiium laser treatment of stones

  • Investigation and management of raised PSA, blood in the urine (haematuria) and urinary tract infections

  • Removal of bladder polyps/tumours

  • Laparoscopic / key hole surgery

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