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Mr Tamer El-Husseiny is a consultant urological surgeon at Charing Cross and St Mary's hospitals. In addition to general urology he sub-specialises in the diagnosis and management of kidney stones, endourology (minimally invasive surgery) such as ureteroscopy and laser fragmentation of stones, PCNL (keyhole surgery for kidney stones), HoLEP (Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate) and endourological management of upper tract urothelial cancer. He also treats other upper tract abnormalities, including strictures and extrinsic obstruction.
Mr El-Husseiny graduated from medical school with honours. He has then completed his basic surgical and urological training and was appointed as an assistant lecturer in urology. He underwent the higher specialist urological training on both the London and West Midlands urology training schemes. In addition, he has also completed the prestigious two-year subspecialty endourology fellowship (Awarded by the Endourological Society, USA) at St Bartholomew's Hospital, specialising in the management of complex stone disease.
Areas of interest
Urinary tract stones;
PCNL (key hole surgery for kidney stones) ;
Treatment of benign prostate disease (including HoLEP Laser treatment and Urolift);
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Urological Surgeon
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Mr El-Husseiny has completed a MSc and MD degrees in urology and is very passionate about research and academic urology. He has led on and completed numerous research projects and has extensively published in peer reviewed journals, authored book chapters and presented in international, national and regional conferences and meetings. He maintains a strong teaching interest and he has taught on numerous courses and workshops. He is also a peer reviewer for numerous international journals.
Ureteric stents; Physiology of stent flow, In: N Buchholz et al (Eds), Handbook of Urinary Stents. ISBN-10: 1907816658. ISBN-13: 978-1907816659 JP Medical Ltd, London, 2016
Advanced Training of a Practicing Urologist in Stone Disease Management. In: Urolithiasis; basic science and clinical practice, In: Hans-Goran Tiselius, David M. Albala, Zhangqun Ye et al. (eds). Urolithiasis, 102 Springer-Verlag London 2013
Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy: Renal Stones, In: N.P. Rao et al. (eds.), Urinary Tract Stone Disease, 455-467. pringer-Verlag London 2011
Percutaneous Endourologic Procedures in High-Risk Patients in the Lateral Decubitus Position under Regional Anaesthesia, J Endourol, Oct 2009; 23 (10): 1603-6
The role of open stone surgery, A J Urol, May 2012; 10, 284 288
The new Invisio DUR-D chip-on-the-tip digital Flexible Ureterorenoscopes valuation of changes in physical properties over time. Therapy, 2010. 7(4), 423 427
Long-term follow-up of recurrent stone formers who, how long and how often?, BJU Int. 2011, Jan; 105(1):1-2.
A comparative study of the requirement of introducer sheaths for ureteric access between an old generation fibre-optic flexible ureteroscope and a new chip on the tip digital flexible ureteroscope, J Urol, 2012, Volume 183, Issue 4, Supplement, April, Page e497
The Current Role of Memokath 051 Thermo-Expandable Metal Stent in Management of Benign and Malignant Ureteric Strictures, Med Surg Urol 2012, S4:003.
Pain in extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy, Urol Res 2009. Apr; 37 (2): 51-3
Ureteric guidewire damage by Holmium: YAG laser: preliminary results.: Urol Res2009, Feb; 37(1): 7-10
Characterising Stent Symptoms Associated with a Segmental Thermo-Expandable Metallic Stent Using a Validated Stent Symptoms Questionnaire, Curr Urol; 5: 72 78. 2011
'An interventional urology list' - a novel concept for UK urological services, Ann R Coll Surg Engl. Jan 2010;93(1):27-30.
Improving Patient Positioning to Reduce Complications in Prone Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy: J Endourol. May: 831-832
A novel long-term thermo-expandable ureteric metal stent: Memokath 051TM, In: BJU International website. Fitzpatrick JM, Drake M, Webber R (eds): Atlas of Surgical Devices 2008.
Simultaneous antegrade/retrograde upper urinary tract access: Bart's modified lateral position for complex upper tract endourologic pathologic features. Urology; 79(2):287-92. J Urol 2011.08.023
Courses offered to GPs
- MBBCh (Hons) 2002
- MSc Urology 2006
- MRCS Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2009
- MD Urology 2011
- FRCS (Urol) Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2013
- FEBU European Board of Urology 2016
- Endourological Society Fellowship St Bartholomew's Hospital 2010
Details of entry to specialist register
- Urology, 2015
Affiliations / memberships
Royal College of Surgeons
European Association of Urology
British Medical Association
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