Mr Ramesh Thurairaja


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Last updated: 12 Nov 2020

Specialises in

  • General urology
  • Urological oncology

About me

In light of the COVID-19 virus, I am offering telephone/video consultations to all patients.

I am also able to see patients at London Bridge Hospital - please call my PA on 02079355606 or email

Mr Ramesh Thurairaja is a consultant urological surgeon in bladder cancer, reconstructive and robotic surgery at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust.

During his specialist urological training, Mr Thurairaja undertook his first fellowship at the world-renowned Inselspital in Bern, Switzerland. During this period, he was mentored by Professor Urs Studer in prostate and bladder cancer and reconstructive surgery particularly in creating 'Studer' orthotopic bladder substitution.

On completion of his specialist training, Mr Thurairaja then undertook his second fellowship in robotic surgery and pelvic oncology at Southmead Hospital, Bristol. On completion, Mr Thurairaja was initially appointed as a consultant urological surgeon at Kent & Canterbury Hospital where he successfully started and led the robotic bladder cancer service for East Kent for 20 months.

In April 2014, Mr Thurairaja was appointed and moved to Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital as a consultant urological surgeon to join this tertiary unit Bladder Cancer Service. Mr Thurairaja performs both open and robotic surgery using the Da Vinci system for bladder cancer and reconstructive surgery.

Areas of interest

Treat all male and female adults from 16 years and above.

General urology:
urinary infections; chronic pelvic pain; male and female urinary symptoms; prostate problems and PSA blood test; blood in urine; kidney/stone pain; bladder dysfunction and urinary incontinence; erectile dysfunction; genetic profiling of urological conditions

Specialist Urology:
Bladder and Prostate Cancer; robotic surgery; urinary tract reconstruction; radiation cystitis and genito-urinary toxicity following radiotherapy

Robotic cystectomy and urinary diversion;
Robotic bladder and ureteric reconstruction;
cystoscopy (rigid and flexible);
varicocele repair;
epidydimal cyst removal;
hydrocele repair;
trans-urethral resection of prostate (TURP);
Holmium Laser ablation to Bladder Lesion;
Botox Bladder Treatment;
trans-urethral resection of bladder tumour (TURBT);
Bladder Hydro-distension;
Urethral dilatation;
Optical urethrotomy and incision of urethral stricture;

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Procedures completed

  • M4510

    Diagnostic endoscopic examination of bladder (flexible cystoscopy) including any biopsy - (1-5)

    London Clinic (1-5)

  • M4210

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

    London Clinic (1-5)

  • M4230

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

    London Clinic (1-5)

  • M6532

    Holmium laser resection of prostate (HoLRP) (including cystoscopy) - (1-5)

    One Hatfield Hospital (1-5)

  • N3030

    Circumcision - (1-5)

    London Clinic (1-5)

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