Men's Health at Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital

The 68-bed Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital has been open for over 27 years in the village of Impington, to the north of Cambridge. The hospital has five operating theatres, two with laminar flow (an air system which helps reduce the risk of infection), a dedicated endoscopy suite, two treatment rooms and 22 consulting rooms. The hospital provides a comfortable environment including patient gardens and ample free car parking. Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital is a premium private facility, dedicated to the highest standards of cleanliness and clinical care and excellent levels of overall patient satisfaction.

A wide range of expert advice and treatment to men of all ages

Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital provides a wide range of expert advice and treatment to men of all ages. 

We offer quick access to diagnosis and treatment, all in a clean, safe and comfortable environment. You don't have to have private medical insurance to access our services at Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital, we offer fixed price packages agreed in advance.

Our services are available to everyone whether they have private medical insurance or not.  If you are paying for your treatment we can offer fixed price all inclusive packages so that there are no surprises.


At Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital, our clinic for men's health is a service dedicated to providing specialist care for men with prostate, penile, testicular and bladder problems. This may include problems such as difficulty with erections, prostate cancer and prostate disease, testicular lumps and other male specific conditions.

Men's health services available at Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital include:


The prostatic urethral lift (PUL) procedure using the Urolift® device is now available with our consultant urological surgeon Mr Nikesh Thiruchelvam.

Do you suffer from the following symptoms?

Frequent need to urinate during the day and night
Weak or slow urinary stream
A sense that you cannot completely empty your bladder
Difficulty or delay in starting urination
Urgent feeling of needing to urinate
A urinary stream that stops and starts

The non surgical Urolift treatment could be for you, click here to read more

Greenlight Laser

Mr Antony Riddick, consultant urologist, is now offering the Greenlight laser treatment at Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital.

Photoselective Greenlight laser vapourisation is an alternative surgical procedure for treating the enlarged prostate.

All men with symptoms that relate to the obstruction of outflow of urine from the bladder because of prostate disease are suitable for this kind of surgery and even if they have had surgery before.

Compared to other surgical options, Greenlight laser surgery has advantages.
Click here to read more

Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate

Mr Tev Aho, consultant urologist, has been offering Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate (link) at Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital since 2005 and is the most experienced HoLEP surgeon in the UK.

HoLEP is a treatment option for any man with urinary symptoms or urinary retention due to an obstructive prostate. HoLEP is unique in that it has been proven to be equally safe and effective for virtually any man suffering from prostate obstruction including:


  • Men with any size prostate
  • Men of any age
  • Men who have had a catheter placed due to retention of urine
  • Men who have had previous Greenlight laser or TURP surgery
  • Men who have had previous Prostate Artery Embolisation
  • Men who wish to avoid blood transfusion
  • Men taking blood thinning medications e.g. aspirin, clopidogrel, rivoroxaban, warfarin
  • Men with multiple medical problems


Click here to learn more about HoLEP 

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Simply visit your GP and ask them to refer you to one of our consultants. Your GP will write a letter of referral and then you can contact us on 01223 266990 to arrange your first out-patient appointment.

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For self-pay treatments, simply call us on 01223 266929 to request a guide price or to discuss your personal situation.

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