Urology Consultants

Mr Taufiq Shaikh BSc(Hons), MB ChB, MRCS(Eng), FRCS(Urol)

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General information:

Name, qualifications:

Mr Taufiq Shaikh BSc(Hons), MB ChB, MRCS(Eng), FRCS(Urol)

Practising at:

Watford General Hospital - West Herts Hospitals NHS Trust




Endourology and Stone Disease

Clinical interests:

Urinary stone disease, lower urinary tract dysfunction, endoscopic management of bladder and kidney cancer, patient safety in surgery

Current post:

Consultant Urological Surgeon at West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Year of first medical qualification:

2000 University of Manchester

Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • British Medical Association
  • British Association of Urological Surgeons
Contact details:


Mr Shaikh obtained his medical degree from the University of Manchester and carried out his basic surgical at The Royal London, St Bartholomew’s and University College London Hospitals.

He pursued his keen interest in Urology as a Urology and Simulation Research Fellow at St Bartholomew's Hospital.

Continuing his higher surgical training in Urology within the London deanery, Mr Shaikh spent his final years sub-specialising in Endourology and Stone disease at Charing Cross Hospital. He was employed as a Consultant Urological Surgeon at Imperial College Healthcare and has recently joined the team at West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS trust.

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