Mr Nikhil Vasdev: Urology
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Mr Nikhil Vasdev

Urology

 

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Specialises in

  • Female urology
  • General
  • Impotency and infertility
  • Reconstructive surgery
  • Urinary tract stones
  • Urological malignancy

About me

Mr Nikhil Vasdev is a Consultant Urological Surgeon with a specialist interest in Robotic Urological Surgery and Surgical Urological Oncology at the Lister Hospital.

In September 2016, Mr Vasdev was awarded the prestigious “Celebration of Clinical Excellence Award ” by the Mr Nick Carver, Chief Executive of the East and North Herts NHS Trust and "Surgical Division Innovation Award" in July 2017.

Mr Vasdev’s specialist interest is Urologic Oncology (Clinical and Academic). He performs both robotic bladder and prostate cancer surgery (Robotic Prostatectomy with intra-operative Frozen section of prostate (NeuroSAFE) and extended pelvic lymph node dissection and Robotic Cystectomy) and kidney surgery (Robotic Partial nephrectomy / Robotic Nephrectomy and Robotic Pyeloplasty). Mr Vasdev also performs open/laparoscopic nephrectomy and open cystectomy with both ileal conduit and neobladders formation..

Mr Vasdev is the UK’s first nationally accredited Robotic Fellow by the Royal College of Surgeons of England and the British Association of Urological Surgeons.. As a part of his robotic urological fellowship in the UK and USA he obtained a ChM (Urol) with a distinction from the University of Edinburgh / Royal College of Surgeon of Edinburgh for my thesis on the use of “Intraoperative frozen section of the prostate to reduce positive margin and improve nerve sparing during Robotic prostatectomy”.

Mr Vasdev has published extensively and has over 120 peer-reviewed articles, 220 abstracts, 12 book chapters, written 2 textbooks on Urological Cancers and am on the editorial board of 9 international urological journals.

Mr Vasdev is a Senior Clinical Tutor at the University of Cambridge where he leads Urological Medical Student teaching. Mr Vasdev is the Lead Clinical Tutor at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh / University of Edinburgh for the ChM (Urol) degree for Prostate Cancer, Robotic Urology and New Technology. Mr Vasdev is the East and North Herts NHS Trust Cancer Network lead for the Lister Robotic Urology / Vatikutti Foundation, USA collaboration where he co-ordinates research between 12 international hospitals as a part of the Vatikutti foundation to enhance patient care and are working on the development of model to help reduce the cost of robotic surgery in order for the benefits of technology to be available and affordable to patients in the developing world. Mr Vasdev is an international proctor in Robotic Urological Surgeon and is a clinical advisor to Prostate Cancer UK.

Mr Vasdev’s Urological surgical training includes his basic surgical training at the National University Hospital, Singapore and Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. Mr Vasdev then completed my 6 year Higher surgical training on type-1 national training number in Urology in the Northern Deanery, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK training at large teaching hospitals including the Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne; James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough and Sunderland Royal Hospital, UK and robotic fellowship training at the Lister Hospital, UK and City of Hope national medical centre, USA.

Areas of interest

Robotic bladder and prostate cancer surgery ; (Robotic Prostatectomy with intra-operative Frozen section of prostate (NeuroSAFE) and extended pelvic lymph node dissection and Robotic Cystectomy) ; Kidney surgery (Robotic Partial nephrectomy / Robotic Nephrectomy and Robotic Pyeloplasty) ; open/laparoscopic nephrectomy and open cystectomy with both ileal conduit and neobladders formation; general urology (Stone disease; Andrology; Fertility, Infertility and assisted conception; Vasectomy reversal; Urinary tract disorders; Urinary infection; Prostate disease; Urinary symptoms; BPH / LUTS; treatment with preservation of sexual function ; Blood in the urine or haematuria; Renal colic and stones; Blue Light Cystoscopy ; Erectile Dysfunction ; Male Infertility ; Peyronie's Disease ; Testicular Cancer
Testosterone Deficiency and Hypogonadism

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Procedures completed

  • M4510

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

    Pinehill Hospital (1-5)

  • M6192

    Robotic assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy, reconstruction of bladder neck including bilateral pelvic lymphadenectomy (including cystoscopy) - (1-5)

  • M7020

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

    Pinehill Hospital (1-5)

  • N3030

    Circumcision - (1-5)

    Pinehill Hospital (1-5)

  • M4514

    Endoscopic examination of bladder (rigid cystoscopy) including any biopsy - (1-5)

  • M3410

    Robotic assisted laparoscopic cystectomy without prostatectomy (with construction of intestinal conduit or bladder) - (1-5)

  • N2842

    Frenuloplasty of penis - (1-5)

  • M3000

    Endoscopic examination of ureter (+/- cystoscopy and insertion/removal of stent) +/- retrograde pyelography - (1-5)

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