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 on patients with localised adenocarcinoma prostate. 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 currently the Clinical Lead for Urology at University Hospital South Manchester and a Lecturer of the European School of Urology. He has given some 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.

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;
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;
Adrenal Tumours.

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Procedures completed

  • M4510

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

    BMI The Alexandra Hospital (1-5)

  • M6192

    Robotic assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy, reconstruction of bladder neck including bilateral pelvic lymphadenectomy (including cystoscopy) - (1-5)

  • M6582

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

  • M6580

    Endoscopic biopsy of prostate (including cystoscopy) - (1-5)

    The Christie Clinic (1-5)

  • M0210

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

    The Christie Clinic (1-5)

  • M2580

    Ureterolysis - bilateral - (1-5)

    The Christie Clinic (1-5)

  • M4230

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

  • M4210

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

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