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Gregory Shaw

Urology

 

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Specialises in

  • General urology
  • Urological oncology

About me

I have led the robotic urology team at University College London Hospitals NHS Trust for over two years, including leading the respond to the covid pandemic. I have performed the most radical prostatectomies at the highest volume robotic pelvic surgery centre in the UK for each of the past 6 years. I have amongst the highest caseloads for robotic radical prostatectomy in the UK. I pride myself on my very low complication rate. Since Jan 2018, 600 prostatectomy patients- 0% major complications. I lead an international study of the NeuroSAFE technique.

I am happy to conduct telephone and video consults where preferable.

I have a strong track record of leadership and research in prostate cancer. I lead two national trials designed to investigate ways of improving outcomes for men with prostate cancer. I completed the prestigious Royal College of Surgeons Fellowship in robotic surgery and was trained at Cambridge University where I worked for 5 years as a Lecturer.


I pioneer a technique called NeuroSAFE which is designed to increase the possibility of safe nerve sparing, and therefore sexual potency, after robotic radical prostatectomy. I am leading an NHS funded study testing how effective this technique is.
https://www.ucl.ac.uk/surgery/research/situ-trials/neurosafe/neurosafe-trial-information
Google Neurosafeproof

I am known for my work in scrutinising the way prostate cancer is diagnosed and treated and have featured in front page UK broadsheet headlines and national television news for this work.
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/health/news/10758337/Men-with-prostate-cancer-falsely-told-it-is-not-aggressive.html
https://news.sky.com/story/prostate-cancer-tests-offer-false-hope-10410005
https://www.standard.co.uk/news/health/robots-save-lives-of-500-men-battling-deadly-prostate-cancer-in-london-a3700751.html


I pride myself on maintaining strong relationships with the patients I treat and many are prepared to talk with people contemplating surgery under my care.

My doctify profile includes patient reviews. https://www.doctify.com/uk/specialist/mr_greg_shaw

I employ the latest techniques to maximise the quality of life for patients undergoing radical prostatectomy.

My work regularly features in the press.
https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/jul/29/the-robot-will-see-you-now-could-computers-take-over-medicine-entirely
https://www.londonlive.co.uk/news/2018-04-09/malecancer-awareness-week

Areas of interest

Prostate Cancer Diagnostics; Prostate cancer; Prostate MRI; Prostate biopsy; Transrectal prostate biopsy, Transperineal prostate biopsy; Targetted prostate biopsy, prostate biopsy for prostate cancer; MRI prostate for prostate cancer; Targeted prostate biopsy for prostate cancer; Transperineal prostate biopsy for accurate prostate cancer mapping; Prostate disease; MRI fusion biopsy

Prostate cancer treatment- Robotic prostatectomy; NeuroSAFE; Frozen section; Retzius sparing; active surveillance; second opinion for prostate cancer options

Urinary problems- Recurrent urinary tract infection; Lower urinary tract symptoms,
Haematuria; Raised PSA; Urinary/urine symptoms; Chronic prostatitis (CP/CPPS); prostatism; urethral stricture; bladder neck stenosis; TURP; BPH; pyelonephritis; Endourology; Kidney stones; ESWL; Urinary stone

Peno-Scrotal Surgery- Circumcision; Vasectomy; Epididymal Cyst; Hydrocele; Orchidectomy; Orchidopexy; Foreskin problem; Phimosis; Pain; Lumps

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Procedures completed

  • M4510

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

    London Clinic (5-50)

  • M6583

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

  • M7920

    Dilatation of urethra (including cystoscopy) - (5-50)

  • N3030

    Circumcision - (5-50)

  • N2842

    Frenuloplasty of penis - (1-5)

  • M6530

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

  • S0633

    Excision of lesion of skin or subcutaneous tissue - up to three, Trunk & Limbs (excluding lipoma) - (1-5)

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