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- General urology
- Urinary tract stones
Milan graduated in medicine at University College London Medical School in 2004 and spent the early years of his medical professional training in and around London. He undertook his higher surgical training in urology in the North West Training Deanery, incorporating the major teaching hospitals of Greater Manchester including Salford Royal Hospital and The Christie, the largest cancer hospital in Europe.
Milan says: "Here I worked with national and world leaders in urology and cancer surgery and developed an early interest in minimally invasive cancer surgery and worked with the Da Vinci robotic system at The Christie Hospital." He has given international presentations in both benign conditions and cancer treatment.
During his training, Milan developed wider skills including a formal university course in medical education and leadership in medicine at the University of Manchester Business School.
Milan is now leading the renal cancer service at East Kent Hospitals and is one of a few robotic surgeons in Kent, performing complex procedures such as partial nephrectomy. Keen on promoting new technology he is now a Clinical Lead helping with the introduction of a pioneering IT delivered health care service in the Trust.
Areas of interest
Men's Health Clinic - dedicated service;
Urinary problems - prostate enlargement, incontinence;
Urological Cancer - Prostate, Kidney, Bladder and Testicular diagnosis and management;
Subspecialisation key hole surgery (laparoscopic) kidney surgery
Kidney stones - management and prevention;
Erectile dysfunction - diagnosis and treatment;
Urinary infections - diagnosis, treatment and prevention;
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Urological Surgeon
Renal Cancer Lead
Clinical Lead - New IT development programme
East Kent University Hospitals NHS Trust
Charing Medical GP Practice - Urology Specialist Clinic
Milan is a keen cyclist. He has taken part in many charity cycle rides, most recently for The Urology Foundation. He enjoys tennis. He played hockey at competitive school and university level (UCL Medical School).
Now much of his time is spent with his two young children, who are now also exploring Kent on their bikes.
Prankerd Jones Elective Travel Award - UCL Medical School
Milan Thomas hosted a recent showcase event at Kent and Canterbury Hospital, demonstrating the cutting edge technology incorporated in the Da Vinci Robot (Intuitive Surgical Inc.)
Courses offered to GPs
Mr Thomas is happy to give future talks on many different sub-specialist interests in urology. He is due to open a new Men's Health Clinic at the Chaucer and would be happy to discuss the innovative approach to this service.
Urinary Incontinence and use of anticholinergics 2015
Urinary Tract Infections - BMI Chaucer Hospital 2017
Men's Health, Sexual Health
Technology in Health Care
Outcomes (checked and approved by medical professional body)
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The removal of my kidney
I had a robotic benign nephrectomy in April carried out by Mr M Thomas, I could not have wished for better treatment during my stay in Hospital. The cause of the kidney failure was a kidney stone
Mr Thomas spoke to me before the operation which made me feel at ease, he also came to see me after the operation to say that all was well. I spent two nights in The I.C.Unit which I felt was the N.H.S. at its best, I was looked after by such a dedicated team, thank you all
From the diagnosis of the tumour in my left kidney on 28th December 2017 to the operation on 24th Jan 2018, the care that I have received has been incredible! I had a very large tumour (13cm) so I had a radical open nephrectomy on the morning of 24th Jan. The anaesthetist and the surgeon came to see me beforehand and made me feel very relaxed about the operation. It was amazing, there were no complications during surgery and I was drinking and eating the same day. It is now a couple of weeks since the operation and I have just walked a mile and feel pretty good. I just have a slightly dull ache at times but the scar is healing well (26cm long) and shows the surgeon's skill! Thank-you!
- MBBS University College London Medical School, University of London 2004
- BSc (Intercalated) - Tumour (Cancer) Biology Department of Surgery, The Middlesex Hospital, University College London 2001
- Member Royal College of Surgeons Royal College of Surgeons of England 2007
- Fellow Royal College of Surgeons (Urology) Royal College of Surgeons of England 2013
- Masterclass in Robotic Urology European Robotic Urological Society 2015
- Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark 2012
- Specialist Cancer Surgery Training ST6 The Christie Hospital 2013
- Medical Education in Clinical Practice Edge Hill University 2013
- Medical Leadership Manchester Business School/University of Birmingham 2014
Reference number 6105386
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Fellow Royal College of Surgeons of England 2013
Details of entry to specialist register
- Urology - Specialist Register, 2015
Affiliations / memberships
Royal College of Surgeons of England
British Association of Urological Surgeons
British Medical Association
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