Mr Pathak completed his higher urological training in South Yorkshire. In 2010, he was appointed as a full-time, NHS Consultant Urological Surgeon and is a consultant at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals with his private practice at BMI Thornbury Hospital in Sheffield.
He has broad experience in general urological disorders. He specialises in urological cancers, particularly kidney and testicular cancer, the latter for which he is the South Yorkshire Lead Surgeon. He performs both open, laparoscopic (keyhole) and robotic surgery.
Formerly, teaching anatomy at the University of Oxford. Currently, he is a trainer on the National Laparoscopic Kidney Surgery Course. He in an examiner at the University of Sheffield Medical School. He is also an exam question writer for the FRCS (Urol) examination.
He was awarded an MD at the University of Leicester investigating molecular biological markers for the chemo-prevention of prostate cancer. He’s published in peer-reviewed journals and written several book chapters. He has undertaken travelling fellowships to the Mayo Clinic, Cleveland Clinic and University of Southern California, USA.