Mr Tom Leslie

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Mr Leslie is a Consultant Urological Surgeon in Oxford and Milton Keynes. His main clinical areas of interest are robotic prostatectomy, diagnosis of prostate cancer including targeted and template biopsies, minimally invasive treatments for prostate cancer such as HIFU and brachytherapy, general urology, and vasectomy.

Tom completed his undergraduate and basic surgical training at the Bristol Royal Infirmary. He moved to Oxford in 2004 and completed a D.Phil in Surgery at the University of Oxford. He was then appointed as a Clinical Lecturer in Urology in the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Oxford; in this post he combined research with specialist registrar training in Urology in the Oxford Deanery.

For the final two years of his training, he trained as a robotic surgeon under the mentorship of Prof Freddie Hamdy at the Churchill Hospital, Oxford. In 2013, he was appointed to his current post as a Consultant Urological Surgeon in Oxford and Milton Keynes.

He is married with two children. Outside work, he is a mad keen sports fan and watches (or plays!) cricket, rugby and golf when family life allows.

Professional Memberships

  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (Fellow)
  • British Association of Urological Surgeons
  • European Association of Urology
  • EAU Robotic Urology Section

Clinical Interests

  • Blood in the urine
  • Circumcision
  • Cystoscopy
  • Disorders of the urinary tract
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Female urology
  • Focal therapy
  • Haematuria
  • Hydrocele
  • High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU)
  • Impotence
  • Incontinence
  • Kidney stones
  • Kidney tumours (including Cryoablation)
  • Male Sterilisation
  • Orchidectomy
  • Penile Lesions (biopsy of)
  • Peyronie's Disease
  • Prostate Artery Embolisation
  • Prostate cancer
  • Prostate screening
  • Prostate surgery
  • Prostatectomy
  • Raised PSA
  • RALP
  • Radical orostatectomy
  • Renal colic
  • Robotic surgery
  • STD screening
  • Stress incontinence
  • Testicular cancer
  • Testicular lumps
  • Testicular Pain
  • Testicular screen
  • TURP
  • Uretheral strictures
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Urinary infections
  • Vasectomy

Research interests:

Mr Leslie is Principle Investigator for the PART trial. A NIHR funded multicentre randomised clinical trial looking at surgery versus focal therapy for intermediate risk prostate cancer.

He is Sub Theme Leader, Surgical Innovation and Technology Theme, NIHR Biomedical Research Centre, Oxford and runs a research programme looking at ablative technologies as part of the NIHR BRC in Oxford.

Other interests:

Mr Leslie is a Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer in the Nuffield Department of Surgical Science, University of Oxford and delivers undergraduate teaching in surgery and urology to clinical medical students and is the lead tutor for the “Surgical Technology and Robotics” module of the MSc in Surgical Science and Practice.

Current NHS and /or University Posts

  • Consultant Urological Sugeon, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust and Milton Keynes Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer in the Nuffield Department of Surgical Science, University of Oxford
  • Senior Associate Tutor, Department for Continuing Education, University of Oxford

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