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Last updated: 5 Jun 2020
- Functional urology/continence
- General urology
- Urological oncology
I am a consultant urological surgeon with subspecialty interests in female urology and paediatric urology.
My medical school training was at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Medical Schools with urology training within the London Deanery. I was awarded a PhD in prostate cancer molecular biology at University College London, in 2010.
Areas of interest
General urology; circumcision; hydrocele; urinary symptoms in men; surgery for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) including laser surgery (HoLEP)
Paediatric urology; enuresis/bedwetting; paediatric foreskin issues; undescended testes; UTIs in children
Female urology; urinary incontinence, TVT; TOT; urethral bulking; bladder Botox procedures; prolapse; anterior repair; posterior repair; pelvic/bladder pain syndrome; urinary tract infections; urodynamics;
Urological malignancy; haematuria/blood in urine; prostate cancer; bladder cancer; testicular cancer; incontinence post radiotherapy/ post radical prostatectomy
Uro-neurology; incontinence in neurological patients (MS, Parkinson's, post-stroke)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Urological Surgeon, Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust
Foundation F1 Training Programme Director, Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust
Honorary senior lecturer, St George's, University of London
Botox for incontinence
Mother of two
Research grant from Royal College of Surgeons of England, 2004
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Tamil - Native or bilingual
Malthouse T, Lam W, Brewin J, Watkin N, Ayres B, Nitkunan T. Penile lesion in end-stage renal failure - cancer or otherwise? Calcific uremic arteriolopathy presenting with a penile lesion. Can Urol Assoc J 2015 Mar-Apr;9(3-4):136-7.
Dindiyal S, Nitkunan T, Bunce C. The economic benefit of photodynamic diagnosis in non-muscle invasive bladder cancer. Photodiagnosis Photodyn Ther. 2008 Jun;5(2):153-8. doi: 10.1016/j.pdpdt.2008.05.001. Epub 2008 Jul 7. Review.
Nitkunan T, Wong OG, Oinuma I, Zhou C, Blanc V, Brown RS, Bott SR, Nariculam J, Box G, Munson P, Constantinou J, Feneley MR, Klocker H, Eccles SA, Negishi M, Freeman A, Masters JR, Williamson M. Plexin-B1 mutations in prostate cancer. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007 Nov 27;104(48):19040-5. Epub 2007 Nov 16.
Nitkunan T, Constantinou J, Nauth-Misir RN, Greenwell TJ. Suitability of London Patient Choice Referrals to a Diagnostic and Treatment Centre. Ann R Coll Surg Engl (Suppl). 2007; 89:136-138
Nitkunan T, Johal N, O'Malley K, Cuckow P. Secondary hypospadias repair in two stages. JPU. 2006; 2(6): 559-563.
Johal N, Nitkunan T, O'Malley K, Cuckow P. The two stage repair for severe primary hypospadias. Eur Urol. 2006; 50 (2): 366-371.
Halliday A, de Souza B, Nitkunan T, Raghwan S, Odumenya M, Wynn-Mackenzie C, Garvey J, Roberts J. After the FRCS – is career progression in surgery a level playing field? Ann R Coll Surg Engl (Suppl) 2005; 87: 914-196
Constantinou J, Nitkunan T, Al-Izzi M, McNicholas TA. Testicular granulocytic sarcoma, a source of diagnostic confusion. Urology. 2004 Oct;64(4):807-9.
Nitkunan T, Leaver R, Patel HRH, Woodhouse CRJW. Modified Ureterosigmoidostomy (Mainz II): Long-term follow up. BJU Int 2004; 93(7):1043-1047
Courses offered to GPs
Lower urinary tract symptoms in men
Outcomes (checked and approved by medical professional body)
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- MBBS United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy's and St Thomas' 1999
- PhD University of London 2010
- FRCS Urol Royal College of Surgeons of England 2010
Reference number 4634887
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Chair South London Regional Pelvic Floor MDT 2017
- Urology Specialty Advisory Committee Member Joint Committee on Surgical Training 2019
- BAUS Audit Steering Group Committee Member British Association of Urological Surgeons 2019
Affiliations / memberships
British Association of Urological Surgeons
British Association of Paediatric Urologists
UK Continence Society
Royal College of Surgeons of England
Women in Surgery
Medical Institute of Tamils
Sutton & District Medical Society
- St Anthony's Hospital, Sutton
- 10:30 - 12:30
- 020 8337 6691
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