Professor Hashim Ahmed

London Prostate



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Specialises in

  • Urological malignancy

About me

Professor Ahmed is an internationally renowned expert in prostate cancer diagnosis, imaging and biopsy as well as minimally invasive therapies for prostate cancer such as HIFU and cryotherapy - either whole-gland or focal therapy for primary prostate cancer or radio-recurrent disease.

In 2018 he was named Prostate Cancer Specialist of the Year by Private Healthcare Awards.

He has performed hundreds of transperineal prostate biopsies and MRI-targeted prostate biopsies as well as being one of the leading high volume HIFU and cryotherapy experts.

Professor Ahmed has taught dozens of surgeons in these techniques in the UK and around the world whilst also giving numerous invited lectures in this area.

He has an active research portfolio in prostate disease and has published many of the key papers driving the change in the diagnostic and treatment pathway of prostate cancer.

Areas of interest

A. Prostate cancer; PSA testing, prostate biopsy for prostate cancer; MRI prostate for prostate cancer; Targeted image-fusion prostate biopsy for prostate cancer; Transperineal prostate biopsy for accurate prostate cancer mapping

B. Treatment for prostate cancer; second opinion for prostate cancer options; Focal HIFU/cryotherapy for prostate cancer; Focal salvage HIFU/cryotherapy for recurrent prostate cancer after radiotherapy; Active Surveillance with MRI prostate scans for low risk prostate cancer

C. Urinary/urine symptoms; 'prostatism', acute/chronic prostatitis; enlarged prostate, benign prostate hyperplasia [BPH], urethral stricture, bladder neck stenosis/stricture; TURP, Rezum water vapour, Rezum steam therapy, Greenlight laser for prostate

D. Research. PSA Screening; MRI prostate, targeted/image-fusion prostate biopsy for prostate cancer; HIFU & cryotherapy for prostate cancer; active surveillance of prostate cancer using MRI

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Procedures completed

  • M6583

    Transperineal MRI - US fusion targeted prostate biopsy - (5-50)

    Bupa Cromwell Hospital (5-50)

  • M6770

    High intensity focused ultrasound of prostate (including cystoscopy) - (5-50)

    Bupa Cromwell Hospital (5-50)

  • M6712

    Prostatic cryotherapy - (5-50)

    Bupa Cromwell Hospital (1-5)

  • M6750

    Transurethral needle ablation (TUNA) - (5-50)

  • M6530

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

    Bupa Cromwell Hospital (1-5)

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