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Mr Benjamin J Challacombe

Urology

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Last updated: 12 Nov 2020

Specialises in

  • Benign Prostate disorders
  • General urology
  • Urological oncology

About me

Ben Challacombe was appointed to Guy's and St Thomas' in 2010 following his fellowship in Australia. His areas of interest are benign and malignant prostate disease and minimally invasive surgery for the upper urological tract.

Ben is the highest volume surgeon for robotic partial nephrectomy in the UK and also specialises in robotic radical prostatectomy, and robotic surgery for nephro-ureterectomy, pyeloplasty, adrenalectomy and nephrectomy, and Holmium laser prostatectomy (HoLEP). Ben has performed over 2000 robotic procedures (prostate and kidney) and 1200 HoLEPS.

He runs the robotic fellowship programme and teaches robotics and HoLEP at the British and European Annual Urology meetings.

Ben is also involved in the academic and research programmes within the department. He has a Certificate in Education and is involved with both undergraduate and postgraduate urological teaching and is the Guy’s and St Thomas' surgical tutor for junior surgeons. He has over 240 published papers, and has edited 40 chapters and 4 books.

Areas of interest

Robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy, Robotic partial and radical nephrectomy, holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP), robotic nephro-ureterectomy, robotic adrenalectomy, laparoscopic nephrectomy, and dynamic prostate brachytherapy.

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  • Mr Benjamin J Challacombe has worked with Dr Richard Morey at the following hospitals:

    • London Bridge Hospital (5-50)
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Procedures completed

  • M6532

    Holmium laser resection of prostate (HoLRP) (including cystoscopy) - (5-50)

    London Bridge Hospital (5-50)

  • M4510

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

    London Bridge Hospital (5-50)

  • M6582

    Transperineal template-guided biopsies of the prostate under image guidance - (5-50)

    London Bridge Hospital (1-5)

  • M0303

    Robotic assisted laparoscopic partial nephrectomy - (1-5)

    London Bridge Hospital (1-5)

  • AA995

    Unit/Standard product ¿ no benefit available - (1-5)

  • M6530

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

    London Bridge Hospital (1-5)

  • M3500

    Partial cystectomy (including cystoscopy) - (1-5)

    London Bridge Hospital (1-5)

  • M2930

    Removal of prosthesis from ureter (including cystoscopy) - (1-5)

  • N0680

    Orchidectomy and excision of spermatic cord (+/- insertion of prosthesis) - (1-5)

    London Bridge Hospital (1-5)

  • M1090

    Robotic assisted laparoscopic pyeloplasty - (1-5)

  • M4230

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

  • M4410

    Litholapaxy (including cystoscopy) - (1-5)

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