Consultant Profile

Mr Tim Lane

Mr Tim Lane FRCS (Urol) MD BSc (Hons)
Practicing at:
Spire Harpenden Hospital
  • Urology
    • Bladder cancer
    • Erectile dysfunction
    • Paediatric urology
    • Prostate cancer
    • Sexual dysfunction
    • Urological pathology
Special clinical interests:

Robotic Surgery. Prostate, kidney, bladder and testicular cancer. Kidney stones and laser treatment. Urinary tract infections and cystitis. Infertility and vasectomy reversals. Erectile Dysfunction. Benign prostatic hypertrophy. Incontinence.

Research interests:

The genetics of prostate cancer and the role of chromosomal translocations and fusion genes in disease aetiology. Enhanced recovery protocols. Outcome measures in Robotic Surgery.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Urological Surgeon at QEII and Lister Hospitals NHS Trust

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

Editor-in-Chief of the Annals of the Royal College Surgeons
Editor-in-Chief of Urology News
Fellow of the Royal College Surgeons of England
Fellow of the Royal College Surgeons of Edinburgh
British Association of Urological Surgeons
American Association Cancer Research
European Association UrologyJoint
College Representative on the National SAC
Managing Editor of the Hertfordshire Journal Medicine

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0800 585 112
Private secretary telephone number:
01707 515151
Private secretary fax:
01707 515152
Private secretary email address:
Thursday mornings
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Tim Lane trained at the Middlesex Hospital Medical School (now part of University College London) and undertook basic surgical training at St. Thomas Hospital before undertaking specialist urological training at the Institute of Urology in London. During his training he was appointed Clinical Lecturer in Urological Cancer at Queen Mary University where he developed an interest in the genetics of prostate cancer and the role of chromosomal translocations and fusion genes in disease aetiology.

He has been awarded a number of national and international awards including the Bard Medal from the British Association of Urological Surgeons, the Urological Research Society Medal of Great Britain and the international C.E Alken Medal. He has written over 100 hundred papers, abstracts and book chapters and has presented at national and international meetings around the world.

Tim Lane is a member of the national training committee for Urology (SAC) and has a number of other educational roles as Foundation Program Director and Clinical Tutor. He is a member of the Court of Examiners of the Royal College of Surgeons. In addition to his urological practice Tim Lane has a particular expertise in Robotic Surgery and Retroperitoneal Laparoscopic Surgery. He is Editor-in-Chief of the Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons. 

Personal profile:

Tim Lane is married with a young daughter who more than occupies his spare time. Outside of work he is a member of the RSPB and a keen watercolour artist. He is a Fellow of the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) and has an interest in the captive breeding program for seahorses as well as those programs designed to preserve their natural habitats – both at home and abroad. He is a keen supporter of the charity Orchid Cancer Appeal. 

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Mr Tim Lane

Mr Tim Lane Urology Consultant, Harpenden, Herts, private hospital specialist.

The Prostate Practice

Mr Lane is a founding member of The Prostate Practice, a group of leading consultants, working together in a multidisciplinary team to ensure a high level of care and expertise. Together they offer the very latest techniques in the diagnosis and treatment  of all prostate conditions.

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