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Mr Stephen Andrews

Urology

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Specialises in

  • General
  • Impotency and infertility
  • Urinary tract stones
  • Urological malignancy

About me

Mr Stephen J Andrews
BSc MB BS(Lond) FRCS(Eng) FRCS(Urol)
Consultant Urological Surgeon
Year Qualified: 1990 Guy’s Hospital Medical School, London
GMC Number: 3332304 On the Specialist Register

Personal Profile
Mr Stephen Andrews is a Consultant Urological Surgeon with an NHS practice at Dorset County Hospital covering the whole of West Dorset. His private practice is at BMI Winterbourne Hospital in Dorchester.

Training and Appointment
Mr Andrews graduated from Guy’s Hospital Medical School, London in 1990. He then became House Surgeon to Lord Professor Ian McColl at Guy’s Hospital before going to Poole General Hospital in 1991. After general surgical training in the London region and Cheltenham, he joined the Institute of Urology training programme based at University College, London. He took up a Fellowship in uro-oncology at the Royal Marsden Hospital, Chelsea. He was appointed as Consultant Urological Surgeon at Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in October 2003. He performed the first keyhole removal of a kidney cancer in West Dorset in 2006.

Current Practice
Mr Andrews offers a raid diagnostic pathway for elevated PSA (prostate specific antigen), haematuria (blood in urine) and urinary tract infections. He has rapid access to multiparametric prostate MRI scans followed by transperineal template biopsies of the prostate if required.
He specialises in the management of kidney, bladder, prostate and testis cancer. He performs all types of endoscopic surgery for bladder and prostate conditions as well as kidney stone disease.
He is the only surgeon locally to use the operating microscope to perform microsurgical reversal of vasectomy.

Professional Membership
• British Medical Association
• British Association of Urological Surgeons
• European Association of Urology
• Royal College of Surgeons of England
• Medical Defence Union
• General Medical Council

Research Interests
Mr Andrews is the lead consultant for urology research at Dorset County Hospital. He is Principal Investigator for several trials including kidney (SORCE) and bladder cancer (BOXIT). He is also involved in the genetics study for prostate cancer at the Royal Marsden Hospital.
He has published articles in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) and presented at International meetings in the USA (AUA) and Europe (EAU).

Areas of interest

Clinical Expertise:
Urological cancers – kidney, bladder, prostate and testis cancers;
Laparoscopic kidney and adrenal surgery;
Minimally invasive surgery;
Prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment;
Investigation of elevated PSA;
Multiparametric MRI scan of the Prostate and avoidance of unnecessary transrectal biopsy;
Transperineal template guided biopsies of the Prostate;
Investigation and management of haematuria (blood in urine);
Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH);
Holmium Laser Prostate surgery (HoLEP);
Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS);
General problems related to penis/scrotum;
Recurrent urinary tract infections; UTIs;
Botox injections for overactive bladder symptoms;
Investigation of haematospemia (blood in semen);
Urinary stone disease – treatment and prevention;
Laser stone surgery;
Percutaneous renal stone surgery (PCNL);
Lithotripsy / Shockwave ESWL;
Urethral stricture disease;
Andrology;
Erectile dysfunction;
Peyronie’s disease;
Microsurgical reversal of vasectomy;

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Procedures completed

  • M4510

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

    BMI The Winterbourne Hospital (5-50)

  • M7940

    Internal urethrotomy (including cystoscopy +/- dilation) - (1-5)

    BMI The Winterbourne Hospital (1-5)

  • N0680

    Orchidectomy and excision of spermatic cord (+/- insertion of prosthesis) - (1-5)

  • M3111

    Holmium Laser Lithotripsy for calculi of ureter (including cystoscopy and insertion/removal of stent) - (1-5)

    BMI The Winterbourne Hospital (1-5)

  • M2730

    Ureteroscopic extraction of calculus of ureter (including cystoscopy and insertion/removal of stent) - (1-5)

    BMI The Winterbourne Hospital (1-5)

  • N1580

    Excision of epididymal cyst - (1-5)

    BMI The Winterbourne Hospital (1-5)

  • M6582

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

    Dorset County Hospital (1-5)

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