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Mr Ben Horsburgh

Urology

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Specialises in

  • General urology
  • Urinary tract stones
  • Urological oncology

About me

Having started as a health care assistant and then a diagnostic radiographer receiving a 1st class BSc (Hons) from City University London, Mr Horsburgh studied medicine at Queen Mary College of London (Bart's and the London medical school) qualifying in 2007. Foundation and core surgical training was in his home in the North East of England. Higher training as a urology registrar was in the Mersey Deanery.

Mr Horsburgh has published and presented internationally. Awards received include; best presentation at British Association of Urological Surgeons Conference Liverpool 2010, Best poster in section at European Association of Urology 2016.

In 2015 Mr Horsburgh was awarded a place on the BAUS section of Endourology Fellowship course - a chance to study advanced urinary tract stone management with a panel of national experts.

Currently Mr Horsburgh is a Consultant Urologist at Epsom and St Helier Hospital with clinics also at Leatherhead hospital. He is the lead clinical for the regional Lithotripsy unit based at Epsom hospital, is a core member of the Epsom and St Helier Urology cancer and urinary tract stone multidisciplinary team meetings

Other interests in medicine include;
Radiation protection during urological surgery - international publications on reducing staff and patient radiation doses during ureteroscopic stone surgery.
Medical education - educational supervisor of foundation year doctors, clinical supervision for all grades of junior doctors, participates in teaching rota for foundation doctors, medical students from St Georges medical school and the American university of the Caribbean medical school.

Areas of interest

General urology conditions; raised PSA; difficulties with urination in males and females; blood in the urine; penile/scrotal conditions; urinary tract stone surgery performing lithotripsy and minimal access laser fragmentation of stones via ureteroscopy; holmium enucleation of prostate, transurethral resection of prostate (Bipolar and Monopolar); cystoscopy (including adjunct procedures); cancer diagnostic tests;

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Procedures completed

  • M4510

    Diagnostic endoscopic examination of bladder (flexible cystoscopy) including any biopsy - (1-5)

    Ramsay Ashtead Hospital (1-5) Ramsay North Downs Hospital (1-5)

  • M0910

    Endoscopic fragmentation of calculi of kidney (including cystoscopy and insertion/removal of stent) - (1-5)

    Epsom Hospital (1-5)

  • M6530

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

    Epsom Hospital (1-5)

  • M4514

    Endoscopic examination of bladder (rigid cystoscopy) including any biopsy - (1-5)

    Ramsay Ashtead Hospital (1-5)

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