Division of Surgery - Surgery and Urology

Our Services

We offer a comprehensive urological service across our hospital sites. Specific examples are as follows: 

  • Lithotripsy for kidney stones at Watford General Hospital
  • Daycase and inpatient urological surgery at Watford General and St Albans City Hospital
  • Paediatric urology (children's wards, paediatric anaethetists) – Watford General
  • Female urology services at Watford General Hospital
  • Prostate cancer diagnostic clinics (including same day “TRUS” biopsy) – twice weekly at St Albans City Hospital
  • One stop haematuria clinics (including kidney CT and ultrasound), flexible cystoscopy and stent removal – weekly at Hemel Hempstead General Hospital
  • Urodynamics services – Hemel Hempstead (requires a full bladder!)
  • Interventional radiology services including nephrostomy, antegrade stents – Watford General Hospital
  • Diagnostic radiology – across all hospital sites
  • On the Acute Site (Watford General Hospital) urgent + emergency Urology patients are seen in AAU and A&E Departments. 
  • We are linked to the Lister Hospital where some operations for cancer take place. Our consultant Mr Pancharatnam performs open radical prostatectomies as well as cystectomies and bladder reconstructive surgery
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