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- Female urology
- Impotency and infertility
- Urinary tract stones
- Urological malignancy
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 iwantgreatcare.org
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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Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
- Patient reviews- iwantgreatcare.org
- Patient reviews-Doctify
- Entry on National PCNL outcomes data website
Current NHS consultant posts held
Barking, Havering and Redbridge NHS Trust, Barts Health NHS Trust (Honorary)
Minimally invasive stone surgery
Ureteric stent design
running, good food.
Royal college of Surgeons of England Hunterian Professor
British Urological Foundation Scholarship
Research into Ageing Fellowship
Over fifty publications relating to bladder dysfunction and minimally invasive surgical techniques.
Co-author of 'Lecture Notes in Urology' 7th edition. Wiley.
Courses offered to GPs
Outcomes (checked and approved by medical professional body)
Please click on this link if you would like to see information about this healthcare professional’s performance compared to their peers, as published by their medical professional body.http://www.baus.org.uk/patients/surgical_outcomes/pcnl/surgeon.aspx?id=1248
Shortest post-operative patient length of stay in England for PCNL complex stone operations performed in 2015-17 (n=111).
98% day case rate for ureteric stone surgery.
- B.Sc (hons) UCL 1989
- MBBS Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine 1993
- FRCS Royal College of Surgeons of England 1999
- MSc(urology) UCL 2001
- MD UCL 2005
- FRCS(urol) Intercollegiate 2006
- North london Higher Urological Training Scheme London Deanery 2006
Reference number 4027768
Details of entry to specialist register
- Urology, 2006
Affiliations / memberships
British Association of Urological Surgeons
European Association of urologists
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
- BMI Hendon Hospital, NW4 1RP
- 15:00 - 20:00
- 020 8457 4500
- Highgate Hospital
- 08:30 - 10:00
- 020 8341 4182
- Holly hospital
- 08:30 - 11:00
- 020 8505 3311
- Hospital of St John & St Elizabeth, NW8 9NH
- 18:00 - 20:00
- 020 7806 4000
- Nuffield Brentwood hospital
- 18:30 - 20:00
- 01277 695695
- Spire Hartswood Hospital, CM13 3LE
- 18:30 - 20:00
- 01277 232525
- Spire Roding Hospital, IG4 5PZ
- 10:30 - 12:00
- 020 8551 1100
- Wellington Hospital
- 16:00 - 18:30
- 020 7483 5148
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