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Last updated: 15 Apr 2020
- General urology
- Urological oncology
Mr Jefferson has been a consultant urological surgeon at UHCW since 2006, specialising in the treatment of prostate cancer including a high-volume Da Vinci robot-assisted radical prostatectomy practice.
He trained in medicine at Cambridge and Oxford Universities, representing Oxford as an oarsman. After house officer posts in Oxford and Poole, he taught anatomy at the University of Bristol. He went on to complete his Basic Surgical Training on the Bristol Royal Infirmary Rotation before being appointed to the South Western Deanery Higher Specialist Training Scheme in Urological Surgery. In 1999, he achieved the highest mark in Europe for the European Board of Urology In-service Examination.
After completing his training, he undertook a one year period of sub-specialist uro-oncology fellowship training in Bristol. He was admitted to the Specialist Register for Urology in 2006.
As well as a number of international presentations and published articles on prostate cance, bladder cancer and nocturia, Mr Jefferson has written book chapters on prostate and other urological cancers.
He was chair of the West Midlands Expert Advisory Group for urological cancer between 2013 & 2018.
Mr Jefferson began Da Vinci prostatectomy at UHCW in 2014; the service has now performed more than 900 prostatectomies, of which Mr Jefferson has participated in more than 600. The service uses the ICHOMS system of patient recorded outcome measures (PROMS) and reports to the National Prostate Cancer Audit.
He is experienced in prostate cancer diagnosis including MRI-USS fusion techniques, transperineal template biopsy and local anaesthetic transperineal prostate biopsy (LATP).
Areas of interest
RARP; Transperineal prostate biopsy; LATP; Prostate-specific antigen; Prostate surgery; prostatism; bph; LUTS; Gleason; PSMA; prostate artery embolisation; pae; Retzius; multiparametric mri; mpmri; Da Vinci robotic radical prostatectomy; Prostate cancer; Cystoscopy; Biopsy; Urinary tract infection; PSA; Scrotal lumps; TURP; Phimosis; Template prostate biopsy; MRI fusion prostate biopsy; Benign prostatic hypertrophy; Bladder cancer; Haematuria (bleeding in the urine); Lower urinary tract symptoms; PSA; Prostatitis; Nocturia; Hydrocoele; Epididymal cyst; Circumcision; Bladder overactivity; Varicocoele embolisation; Vasectomy; uss; phimosis;
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Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Dhushy Surendra Kumar Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant urological surgeon, University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire
Prostate cancer, bladder cancer, vitamin D, ketamine induced bladder and kidney injury,
Sailing, skiing, tennis, rowing.
Level 5 clinical excellence award
Prostate cancer: a comprehensive guide.
J. Smith, R. Persad, K. Jefferson, B. Patel
‘Special K’ and a loss of cell-to-cell adhesion in the human proximal tubule: modulation of the adherens junction complex by ketamine.
C. Hills, T. Jin, E. Siamantouras, K Liu, K. Jefferson, P. Squires. PLoS One 2013
Introduction of an enhanced recovery protocol for radical cystectomy. N. Arumanaiyagam, J. McGrath, KP. Jefferson, DA. Gillatt BJU International (2008):101;698
Hereditary urological cancer syndromes
K. Jefferson, D.Gillatt Nature Clinical Practice: Urology (2007) 4, 218-226
Apoptosis and its relevance to urologists
K.P. Jefferson, R.A. Persad, J.M.P. Holly BJU Int (2000) 86, 598-606
Courses offered to GPs
Prostate cancer, prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain, PSA, Haematuria/bladder cancer, nocturia, BPH/LUTS
Outcomes (checked and approved by medical professional body)
Please click on this link if you would like to see information about this healthcare professional’s performance compared to their peers, as published by their medical professional body.http://www.baus.org.uk/patients/surgical_outcomes/radical_prostatectomy/surgeon.aspx?id=913
- BA (Natural Sciences) University of Cambridge 1990
- BMBCh University of Oxford 1993
- MA University of Cambridge 1994
- FRCS Royal College of Surgeons of England 1998
- FRCS (Urol) Royal College of Surgeons of England 2004
- Fellow in uro-oncology North Bristol NHS Trust 2005
Reference number 4026925
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Chairman, West Midlands Urological Cancer Expert Advisory Group West Midlands Strategic Clinical Network 2013
- Chairman, Robot User Group UHCW 2014
Details of entry to specialist register
- Urology, 2006
Affiliations / memberships
British Association of Urological Surgeons
BAUS Section of Oncology
Royal College of Surgeons of England
British Medical Association
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Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Mr Kieran Jefferson or on call urological surgeon at University Hospital Coventry