Mr Vivek Wadhwa

Personal profile

Vivek has been a Consultant Urological Surgeon at the Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust (Birmingham Heartlands, Solihull and Good Hope Hospitals) since October 2013. He offers his patients a comprehensive service, including general, cancer, stones, prostate and bladder problems.

He was born in the West Midlands and qualified from the University of Manchester (MB CHB Hons). He trained in the North West, London and completed his higher urological training on the West Midlands Higher Urological Specialist Training Rotation. He has been published widely and presented at numerous national and international meeting and has been awarded the title of Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer from the University of Birmingham. 

Vivek always puts his patients first, listens to them and using the latest evidence available, gives them sufficient information to make an informed decision about their treatment options. He is providing new services within urology, including urolift for prostatic obstruction symptoms and developing a provision for template and MRI/USS fusion prostate biopsies. Vivek regularly gives talks to GPs for training purposes and local support groups.

Professional Memberships

  • British Association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS)
  • European Association of Urology (EAU)
  • Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCS)
  • British Medical Association (BMA)

Clinical Interests

  • Urological Cancer (prostate, bladder, kidney and testicular)
  • Raised PSA (one stop prostate assessment clinic)
  • Prostate biopsies (standard and MRI targeted)
  • Blood in the urine (one stop haematuria clinic)
  • Kidney stones (latest surgical laser treatments and Lithotripsy ESWL)
  • Prostate problems (BPH treatments including Urolift, Green Light Laser, Prostatectomy and TURP)
  • Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)
  • Erectile Dysfunction and Male Infertility
  • Bladder Dysfunction (including frequency, urgency, incontinence)
  • Botox injections for overactive bladder
  • Peno-scrotal surgery (circumcision, frenuloplasty, vasectomy, epididymal cysts, hydroceles, orchidectomy, orchidopexy)

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