I am a Urological Surgeon with specialist interest in Urinary stone disease, open, robotic and laparoscopic surgery for kidney and ureteric benign and malignant diseases, and Urological trauma. I have a sub-specialist interest in upper urethral tract cancer management. In addition to core urological procedures and male and female functional lower urinary tract symptoms managements.
My basic surgical training was completed in the Wales deanery, UK, rotating in various surgical specialties which have added to my core knowledge in surgery. During my training I was able to obtain my MSc in advanced surgical critical care.
I received training in urology in the East of Scotland followed by Wales Deanery and developed a subspecialist interest in the management urinary stones and of renal and ureteric benign and malignant diseases. My training was consolidated through a senior endo-urology and upper tract surgery fellowship at the Bristol Urological Institute.
During my Urology training, I have completed a clinical PhD in one of Europe’s largest institutes, the Jan Kockanowski University. My thesis focused on diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of bladder cancer.
I have gained experience in managing simple and complex renal cancers with open and laparoscopic techniques, as well as gaining basic skills in robotic surgery. I have also gained expertise in endoluminal urology with managing ureteric stones and cancers. I have also gained skills in various prostate surgery techniques such as mono and bipolar TURP, HoLEP, and Urolifts.
In addition to managing a variety of other urological conditions, I have maintained a high quality prolific research portfolio which includes being senior editor of a major Urology text book, multiple chapters in various urological books, over 75 peer reviewed publications including 10 Cochrane reviews, and over 65 national and international presentations with multiple prize-winning presentations.
My experience in evidence based medicine allows me the uptodate knowledge in treating patients with urological illnesses as well as all urological related cancers.
I have been awarded the positions of Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer by the University of Glasgow, School of Medicine, Dentistry & Nursing. I am currently lead for the Glasgow Urological Research and Training Unit whereby we continual conduct clinical research as well as organize junior and senior fellowship training programmes.