Personal profile

Mr Shiv Bhanot commenced as a Consultant Urological Surgeon at King George Hospital in November 1995. He was among one of the first few Urologists in the UK in 1997 to adopt the TVT colposuspensione for stress incontinence which is now accepted as the Gold Standard. Mr Bhanot has the credit of introducing extra peritoneal method of Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy to UK in 2004.

He also is credited with introducing laparoscopic pyelplasty and laparoscopic partial nephrectomy to Essex in 2006. In 2008 he performed the first laparoscopic Millin’s prostatectomy. In 2009 his team of surgeons pioneered the Single one centimeter port laparoscopic radical prostatectomy which is even less invasive than a standard LRP and robotic prostatectomy. The details of this operation were recently published in BJUI as a surgical atlas.

Most patients have their urinary cathters removed within 3-5 days after operation. His team of surgeons have perfected the technique of nerve sparing to preserve the potency in younger men with early prostate cancer over the last fifteen years. Mr Bhanot is an active supporter of local prostate cancer charity, APPLE ( Association of Prostate Patients in London and Essex) and MacMillan Cancer Support.

Apart from TURP for BPH he has a vast experience of Memokath prostatic stenting which is used in medically unfit patients.

He has been honored as a visiting Professor by several Universities for his work in the middle east, USA and China. Mr Bhanot is presently UK delegate for Société Internationale Urologie.

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