Mr Greg Shaw 04626222

Gregory Shaw



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Specialises in

  • General urology
  • Urological oncology

About me

I am a leading prostate cancer surgeon with amongst the highest caseloads for robotic radical prostatectomy in the UK. My NHS practice is at University College London Hospital where I lead the robotic urology team. I have performed the most radical prostatectomies at the highest volume robotic pelvic surgery centre in the UK for each of the past 5 years. 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 continue to consult and treat patents, with appropriate social distancing and precautions, during the COVID-19 pandemic. I also 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.

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.

I maintain a very low complication rate and blood transfusion rate whilst doing over 4 times the number of robotic radical prostatectomies per year compared to the average of UK prostatectomists. 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.

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

My work regularly features in the press.

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 Bridge Hospital (5-50)

  • M6583

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

  • N3030

    Circumcision - (5-50)

  • M7920

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

  • N2842

    Frenuloplasty of penis - (1-5)

  • N2710

    Excision of lesion of penis - (1-5)

  • S0633

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

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