Mr Benjamin J Challacombe: Urology
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Mr Benjamin J Challacombe

Urology

 

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Overview

Specialises in

  • General
  • Urological malignancy

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 600 robotic procedures and 250 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.

Areas of interest

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

Medical secretaries

  • Rob Walker
  • London Bridge Urology 6th Floor, The Shard St Thomas' Street LONDON SE1 9BS
  • 0844 414 5392
  • 07732 65819
  • 0844 507 0105

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Procedures completed

  • M6532

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

    London Bridge Hospital (1-5)

  • M4510

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

    The Prostate Centre (1-5) London Bridge Hospital (1-5)

  • M0303

    Robotic assisted laparoscopic partial nephrectomy - (5-50)

    London Bridge Hospital (1-5)

  • M0283

    Robotic assisted laparoscopic nephrectomy - (5-50)

    London Bridge Hospital (1-5)

  • M6582

    Transperineal template-guided biopsies of the prostate under image guidance - (1-5)

    London Bridge Hospital (1-5)

  • N2842

    Frenuloplasty of penis - (1-5)

  • M6533

    Holmium Laser Enucleation of Prostatic Adenoma (HoLEP) - (1-5)

  • M0380

    Laparoscopic upper or lower pole heminephrectomy - (1-5)

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