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Mr Greg Shaw

Urology

 

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Last updated: 14 Jan 2021

Specialises in

  • General urology
  • Urological oncology

About me

I am a leading prostate cancer surgeon with one of the highest caseloads for robotic radical prostatectomy in the UK. My NHS practice is at UCLH where I lead the robotic urology team. I have performed the most radical prostatectomies at the largest robotic pelvic surgery centre in the UK for each of the past 4 years. I pride myself on my very low complication rate. Since Jan 2018, none of my 450 prostatectomy patients have had major complications. I lead a national 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.
https://www.ucl.ac.uk/surgery/research/situ-trials/neurosafe/neurosafe-trial-information
Www.Neurosafeproof.com


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 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 UK prostate surgeon. 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. I am an ambassador for Mens Health.

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; Vasectomy; Pain; Lumps

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Procedures completed

  • M4510

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

    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)

  • M6582

    Transperineal template-guided biopsies of the prostate under image guidance - (1-5)

  • M6192

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

  • N3210

    Biopsy of lesion of penis - (1-5)

  • N2842

    Frenuloplasty of penis - (1-5)

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