Consultant Profile

Mr Richard Coulthard

Mr Richard Coulthard BM, MPhil, FRCS (Urol)
Practicing at:
Spire Cardiff Hospital
  • Urology
    • Bladder / kidney stone disease
    • Prostate cancer
    • Urinary tract infections
    • Urological cancers
Special clinical interests:

Urological cancer
Prostate cancer diagnosis
Urinary stones
Laparoscopy & minimally invasive surgery

Research interests:

Urinary tract infection

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Urological Surgeon, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff

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

Royal College of Surgeons of England
British Association of Urological Surgeons
European Association of Urology

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
029 2073 6011
Private secretary telephone number:
029 20745 094
Private secretary email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

After graduating from Southampton University Medical School in 1997, Mr Coulthard completed his basic surgical training in Bath. Following this, he spent a 2 years as Research fellow studying urinary tract infection, for which he was awarded an M.Phil in Biosciences from Cardiff University. Mr Coulthard proceeded to complete Higher Surgical training in Urology in the South West & South Wales and achieved fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in 2007, before taking up post as Consultant Urological Surgeon at University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff.

Mr Coulthard has a busy practice in general urology and urological cancer and am a member of the urological cancer and urinary stone multidisciplinary teams. He has a keen interest in training and teach on the on the BAUS laparoscopic skills course.

He has a particular interest in laparoscopic surgery & endourology. The Urological Foundation Award allowed him to travel to the University of Southern California to experience advanced laparoscopic and robotic surgery, to help us further develop our endourology service here in Cardiff.

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Mr Richard Coulthard

Mr Richard Coulthard consultant in uro-oncology at Spire Cardiff Hospital

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