Consultant Profile

Mr Joe Philip

Mr Joe Philip MRCSI, MD, FRCS (Urol)
Practicing at:
Spire Bristol Hospital
  • General surgery
    • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Urology
    • Bladder / kidney stone disease
    • Kidney Cancer
Special clinical interests:

Kidney stone disease, Kidney cancer, Laparoscopy

Research interests:

Kidney stone disease

Prevention of recurrent stone disease

Kidney cancer

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Urological Surgeon

Bristol Urological Institute

Southmead Hospital, Bristol

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

British Association of Urological Surgeons

Endourological Society

BAUS Section of Endourology

Financial interests/shares:

Holds less than 0.1% of the shares in Spire Healthcare Group plc. 

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0117 980 4118
Private secretary:
Eithne Clarkson / Donna Boyce
Private secretary email address:
Tuesday afternoons
Background Information 
Professional profile:

I am a Consultant Urological Surgeon at the Bristol Urological Institute, Southmead Hospital, Bristol; having been trained in Merseyside and Birmingham.

I have a broad experience in general urology with sub specialist expertise in key hole (laparoscopic) surgery for kidney and ureteric cancers as well as kidney stone disease (Shock wave lithotripsy, Ureteroscopy and key hole surgery – PCNL).

Bristol Urological Institute has the only fixed site Lithotripsy unit in the South-west of England offering efficient, non-surgical treatment for appropriate patients with kidney stones.

Personal profile:

He is married to Rani who is a Consultant Ophthalmic surgeon at the Bristol Eye Infirmary. They have two children, 11 and 5. Joe likes to get the occasional game of tennis and is vociferous as a touchline football dad having spent over 10 years in the Northwest.

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Mr Joe Philip

Mr Joe Philip  General surgery & Urology Consultant, Bristol, private hospital specialist.

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