Mr Tim Dudderidge


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  • Urological malignancy

About me

I am a consultant urological surgeon specialising in Uro-oncology and minimally invasive surgery.

I have built a comprehensive practice at Southampton comprising general and diagnostic urology as well as my specialist field of Uro-Oncology. I mainly specialise in prostate cancer diagnostics and treatment.

I am a strong advocate of pre-biopsy multiparametric MRI scans for diagnosis and was Principal Investigator in Southampton for he PROMIS study which established this as the key diagnostic tool for men with high PSA.
I am an expert in MRI guided targeted prostate biopsy (MRI-US fusion) and am one of a handful of surgeons offering both focal ablation and whole gland therapies including robotic prostatectomy, high intensity focused ultrasound and cryotherapy. I am a strong supporter of active surveillance and also work closely with oncologists, supporting them with high dose rate brachytherapy implants. Thus men can be assured that the advice given will tailor their treatment to the risks of the cancer and their own personal circumstances.

During my training I completed fellowships at Imperial College London Hospital NHS Trust and Royal Marsden Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and prior to starting in Southampton, worked as a Consultant at The Royal Marsden Hospital providing bladder, prostate, renal and testicular services.

I am active in cancer research and am leading prostate cancer research trials in Southampton. This includes the INDEX study for focal ablation and studies of the ADx bladder assay a non invasive urine test for bladder cancer.

I have presented my own outcome data at national and international urology conferences including European Robotic Urology Symposium where I was awarded a prize for the best presentation. During my time at The Royal Marsden I also performed the first UK series of robotic retroperitoneal lymph node dissections for post chemotherapy testicular cancer patients.

I am enthusiastic about teaching men about the confusing, often conflicting, ideas about prostate cancer testing and treatment. I seek to carefully risk assess men and try to avoid over diagnosis and over treatment.

I am experienced in general urology and enjoy helping patients with common urological problems.

Areas of interest

Prostate cancer; Bladder cancer; Kidney cancer; Testicular cancer; Laparoscopy; Robotic surgery; HIFU; Cryotherapy; Prostatitis; Recurrent urine infections; Painful bladder syndrome; Circumcision:Foreskin preserving surgery for phimosis, laparoscopcic varicocoele surgery,

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Procedures completed

  • M4510

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

    Spire Southampton Hospital (5-50) Nuffield Health Wessex Hospital (1-5)

  • M4713

    Bladder instillation as sole procedure - (5-50)

    Spire Southampton Hospital (5-50)

  • M6582

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

    Spire Southampton Hospital (1-5)

  • M6530

    Endoscopic resection of prostate (TUR) (including cystoscopy) - (5-50)

    Spire Southampton Hospital (1-5) Nuffield Health Wessex Hospital (1-5)

  • M6192

    Robotic assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy, reconstruction of bladder neck including bilateral pelvic lymphadenectomy (including cystoscopy) - (5-50)

  • M2920

    Endoscopic insertion/removal of prosthesis into ureter (including bilateral and cystoscopy, +/- pyelography) - (1-5)

  • N0680

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

    Spire Southampton Hospital (1-5)

  • M7020

    Transrectal sextant needle biopsy of prostate with ultrasound guidance - (1-5)

  • M4210

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

  • N1910

    Laparoscopic varicocelectomy - (1-5)

  • M6712

    Prostatic cryotherapy - (1-5)

  • BT222

    Insertion and removal of high dose radioactive agent (brachytherapy) into prostate tumour - (1-5)

    Spire Southampton Hospital (1-5)

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