Mr Vijay Ramani: Urology

Mr Vijay Ramani



  • Fee assured

Specialises in

  • General
  • Urological malignancy

About me

Vijay Ramani has been appointed as a Consultant Urological Surgeon at University Hospital South Manchester and The Christie, Manchester since 1999. His specialist interest is in prostate, bladder, renal, testis and complex pelvic and retroperitoneal cancers. He is a member of the Northwest Robotic Group and has also been responsible for the introduction and advancement of robotic surgery at The Christie and regularly undertakes robot assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy (robotic prostatectomy) on patients with localised adenocarcinoma prostate. He also carries out Robotic partial nephrectomy. He is a recognised perceptor in robotic surgery and hastrained other specialists in this surgery.

His other specialist operations including radical cystectomy and neobladder reconstruction, partial nephrectomy for small renal tumours, radical nephrectomy and complex inferior vena cava surgery. He also undertakes surgery for testis cancer including primary orchidectomy and retroperitoneal lymph node dissection.

He is a Lecturer of the European School of Urology. He has given many lectures both regional , nationally and internationally on Urological cancers and regularly recruits patients to trials through the specialist MDT set up. He also consults on the prostate and issues surrounding men’s health.

He sees patients with elevated (raised) PSA and performs both TRUS biopsies and Template guided biopsies for patients with increased psa levels. He provides a specialist opinion for patients passing blood in their urine (both frank haematuria and dipstik haematuria) and lower urinary tract symptoms. He also sees patients with testis lump (testicular or scrotal masses) and kidney (renal) mass or lump.

Areas of interest

Urological oncology: Diagnostic work -up and Treatment;
Prostate: Robot Assisted Laparocopic Radical Prostatectomy (Robotic Radical Prostatectomy) for Prostate Cancer, Prostate Disease including BPH / Prostatism; raised PSA
Renal (Kidney) cancer: Partial (including Robotic Partial) Nephrectomy, Radical Nephrectomy including Complex Renal Tumours with IVC Invasion;
Bladder Cancer: TUR-BT, Radical Cystectomy and Neobladder Reconstruction;
Testis lumps / swellings including Retroperitoneal Surgery for Testis Cancer;
General Urology including Diagnostic Urology for haematuria (Blood in urine), recent Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms and Abdominal pain/Pelvic Pain;
Prostate problems - BPH / LUTS / Urinary Retention
Adrenal Tumours.

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Procedures completed

  • M4510

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


  • M6192

    Robotic assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy, reconstruction of bladder neck including bilateral pelvic lymphadenectomy (including cystoscopy) - (5-50)


  • M6582

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

  • M0300

    Open partial nephrectomy - (1-5)


  • M6730

    Drainage of prostatic abscess - (1-5)

  • T4130

    Freeing of adhesions of peritoneum - (1-5)


  • M4210

    Endoscopic resection of lesion of bladder (including cystoscopy) - (1-5)

  • M0210

    Nephrectomy and excision of perirenal tissue - (1-5)


  • M2580

    Ureterolysis - bilateral - (1-5)


  • N3210

    Biopsy of lesion of penis - (1-5)

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