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Mr Benjamin J Challacombe 04542580

Urology

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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. He Chairs the Guy's & St Thomas Prostate and Kidney Cancer MDM Meetings.

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, is the clinical lead for robotics, and teaches robotics and HoLEP at the British and European Annual Urology meetings.

Ben is an Honorary Reader/Associate Professor and is 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.

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

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