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Last updated: 12 Nov 2020
Mr Gidon Ellis is a Consultant Urological Surgeon at Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust.
He ranked first in the National Selection process in 2012 and completed his higher urological training in North London, including a year at the Institute of Urology, University College London Hospitals, where he subspecialised in endourology and the management of kidney stones. He was awarded The Urology Foundation Endourology Travelling Fellowship Award.
Upon completion of his Specialist Training he undertook a Fellowship post at Luton & Dunstable Hospitals subspecialising in laser prostate surgery (HoLEP) for the treatment of men with voiding difficulties and benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).
Mr Ellis has a broad general urology practice and offers subspecialist expertise in ureteroscopic management of kidney stones, HoLEP for BPH and endoscopic management of bladder and upper tract urothelial cancers (UTUC).
He is a core member of the bladder cancer, renal cancer and kidney stone multi-disciplinary teams at Royal Free London NHS Trust.
He has served as faculty member on various national and international workshops and masterclasses in both stone management and HoLEP surgery.
Areas of interest
Areas of Interest:
Rapid Access Clinics;
Minimally invasive/endoscopic treatments;
Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS);
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH);
Haematuria (Blood in urine);
Cystoscopy (flexible and rigid);
Ureteroscopy (flexible and rigid) and laser treatment of ureteric and kidney stones;
HoLEP – Holmium laser enucleation of prostate;
TURP – Transurethral resection of prostate;
TURBT – Transurethral resection of bladder tumour;
Suprapubic catheter insertion;
Injections of Botox into bladder wall;
Peno-scrotal operations, including circumcision, hydrocele repair and vasectomy;
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Urological Surgeon, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
Technology in urology and principles of uroradiology. Ellis G, Cohen D, Bycroft JA, Adshead J. Viva Practice for the FRCS(Urol) Examination - Master Pass, Second Edition CRC Press
Metabolic screening and stone-prevention in urolithiasis. Ellis G, Arumuham V, Dale R, Longhorn S, Laing C, Smith RD. Urology News. 2017: 21(5)14-19
Analysis of open and intracorporeal robotic cystectomy shows no significant difference in recurrence patterns and oncological outcomes. Tan W, Sridhar A, Ellis G, Goldstraw M, Nathan S, Hines J, Cathcart P, Briggs T, Kelly J. Urologic Oncology: Seminars and Original Investigations. 2016;34(6):257.e1-e9.
The use of urological hospital services by nonagenarians. Pridgeon S, Nagarajan E, Ellis G, Green JSA. The Annals of The Royal College of Surgeons of England. 2016;98(03):181-186.
Novel anticoagulants and antiplatelet agents: a guide for the urologist. Ellis G, Camm AJ, Datta SN. BJU International. 2015;116(5):687-696.
Psychological distress in out-patients undergoing flexible cystoscopy for the investigation of bladder cancer. Ellis G, Pridgeon S, Lamb BW, Awsare N, Osaghae S, Smith S, McNicholas T, Green JSA. Journal of Clinical Urology. 2015;8(3):196-201.
A guide for the assessment and management of post-obstructive diuresis. A Shah, G Ellis, R Kucheria. Urology News. 2015: 19(3): 15-17
A Practical Guide to Success in National Selection. Ellis G, Makanjuola J. Urology News. 2013: 18(2):20-23
IL-10-Producing Regulatory B Cells in the Pathogenesis of Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection. Das A, Ellis G, Pallant C, Lopes AR, Khanna P, Peppa D, Chen A, Blair P, Dusheiko G, Gill U, Kennedy PT, Brunetto M, Lampertico P, Mauri C, Maini MK. The Journal of Immunology. 2012;189(8):3925-3935.
A technique for optimal manipulation of rotation of the flexible ureterorenoscope. Ellis G, Pridgeon S, Graham S. The Annals of The Royal College of Surgeons of England. 2012:94(5):359
Courses offered to GPs
I am happy to deliver talks, teaching and seminars to any interested GP colleagues covering the breadth of general urological practice or any area of my subspecialist interest
- FRCS (Urol) Royal College of Surgeons of England 2016
- Intercollegiate MRCS Royal College of Surgeons of England 2011
- MB ChB University of Manchester 2008
- BSc (Hons), Immunology and Cell Pathology, First Class University College London 2007
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