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Mr Nikhil Vasdev

Urology

 

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Specialises in

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

About me

Mr Nikhil Vasdev is a Consultant Urological and Robotic Surgeon at the Hertfordshire and South Bedfordshire Urological Cancer Centre, Lister Hospital, UK and is a Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Hertfordshire leading Robotic Surgical and Urology Research. Mr Vasdev is an "Associate Lecturer" in Urology at the University of Cambridge and The Prostate Cancer module lead at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh / University of Edinburgh . His private practice is at Pinehill Hospital, Hitchin and One Hatfield Hospital, Hatfield in the UK.

In September 2016, Mr Vasdev was awarded the prestigious “Celebration of Clinical Excellence Award” by the Chief Executive of the East and North Herts NHS Trust and in May 2017, Mr Vasdev was awarded the "Best Innovator" in the Surgical Division Awards at the East and North Herts NHS Trust.

Mr Vasdev’s specialist interest is Urologic Oncology (Clinical and Academic). He performs both robotic prostate and bladder 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 Nephrectomy and Robotic Pyeloplasty). Mr Vasdev also performs open/laparoscopic nephrectomy and open cystectomy with both ileal conduit and neobladder formation. Mr Vasdev also specialises in 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). In February 2017, Mr Vasdev has lead and commenced the Blue Light Cystoscopy programme for bladder cancer patients in North Hertfordshire . Mr Vasdev has performed over 500 Robotic Urological procedures in 4.5 years as a consultant and continues to be amongst the highest volumes robotic urology cancer surgeons in the UK with excellent patient outcomes (https://www.enherts-tr.nhs.uk/blog/19844/news/urology-consultant-performs-500th-robotic-surgery/)

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 his 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 140 peer-reviewed articles, 240 abstracts, 12 book chapters, written 2 textbooks on Urological Cancers and is on the editorial board of 9 international urological journals.

Mr Vasdev is the East and North Herts NHS Trust Cancer Network lead for the Lister Robotic Urology / Vatikutti Foundation, USA collaboration. Mr Vasdev is an international proctor in Robotic Urological Surgeon and mentors hospitals / surgeons in Europe and Asia (India) regularly in and is a clinical advisor to Prostate Cancer UK for the "Best practice pathway national development programme" which was released in September 2018 for national implementation.

Areas of interest

PSA testing;Fast tract suspected Cancer investigations (Suspected Prostate, Bladder, Kidney and Testicular cancer); Management and treatment of Prostate Cancer, Bladder Cancer, Kidney Cancer and Testicular Cancer ; Robotic Prostate cancer surgery with enhanced nerve sparing, Robotic and Open Bladder cancer surgery including robotic urinary reconstruction (Ileal conduit and Neobladder), Robotic Kidney Reconstructive Surgery (Robotic Pyeloplasty), Prostate Biopsy, Blue Light Bladder Cancer Surgery (Advanced diagnostics), Kidney stone disease and laser surgery, vasectomy reversal, vasectomy

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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) - (5-50)

    Lister Hospital (1-5) Pinehill Hospital (1-5)

  • M4210

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

  • M3000

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

    Pinehill Hospital (1-5)

  • M4514

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

  • M4320

    Endoscopic hydrostatic distension of bladder (including cystoscopy) - (1-5)

  • N1580

    Excision of epididymal cyst - (1-5)

  • M1090

    Robotic assisted laparoscopic pyeloplasty - (1-5)

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