Mr Andrew Ballaro: Urology

Mr Andrew Ballaro



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Specialises in

  • Female urology
  • General
  • Impotency and infertility
  • Urinary tract stones
  • Urological malignancy

About me

Mr Andrew Ballaro qualified from the Royal Free Hospital in 1993 and trained in Oxford and London. He was appointed Consultant Urological Surgeon in 2008 and is now the lead Endourologist at BHR NHS Trust, where he has developed a high quality general and specialist urology service for a large population.

Mr Ballaro specialises in the management of all urological problems including blood in the urine, urinary infections, PSA, prostate and bladder symptoms, and all urological cancer diagnosis and is highly experienced at performing all general urological operations.

He has a major surgical interest in the management of kidney stones, and consistently publishes some of the best surgical outcomes for complex stone surgery in the UK.

Mr Ballaro teaches London deanery trainee urologists at all levels and has published widely in the fields of minimally invasive urological surgery. He was awarded a Hunterian professorship from the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2004, and is co-author of the latest edition of the standard medical student textbook ‘Lecture Notes in Urology’.

In his private practice he runs a highly regarded on-line service with easy patient access to results and emailed advice for questions arising after consultation or treatment. Patient reviews available on

Areas of interest

Comprehensive management of kidney stones including PCNL and Ultra-mini PCNL, ureteric stent problems, laser stone surgery, urinary tract infections, prostatitis, blood in the urine, PSA, Prostate MRI and template prostate biopsy, prostatitis, prostate cancer, benign prostate disease and surgery, testicular pain and lumps, incontinence, overactive bladder, urinary symptoms, providing second medical opinion.

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Procedures completed

  • M4510

    Diagnostic endoscopic examination of bladder (flexible cystoscopy) including any biopsy - (5-50)

    (5-50) (5-50) (1-5)

  • M3111

    Holmium Laser Lithotripsy for calculi of ureter (including cystoscopy and insertion/removal of stent) - (5-50)

    (1-5) (1-5) (1-5)

  • N3030

    Circumcision - (5-50)

    (1-5) (1-5) (1-5)

  • M1110

    Diagnostic endoscopic examination of kidney (including biopsy) - (1-5)

    (1-5) (1-5)

  • M4712

    Bladder instillation of pharmacologic agent (including cystoscopy) - (1-5)


  • M0910

    Endoscopic fragmentation of calculi of kidney (including cystoscopy and insertion/removal of stent) - (1-5)


  • N1580

    Excision of epididymal cyst - (1-5)


  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (1-5)

  • M2680

    Endoscopic removal and insertion of prosthesis into ureter (including cystoscopy) - (1-5)


  • M4210

    Endoscopic resection of lesion of bladder (including cystoscopy) - (1-5)


  • M6530

    Endoscopic resection of prostate (TUR) (including cystoscopy) - (1-5)

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