Consultant Profile

Mr Sandy Gujral

Mr Sandy Gujral BSc(Hons), FRCS, FRCS(Uro), FEBU
Practicing at:
Spire Hartswood Hospital, Spire Roding Hospital
  • Urology
    • Benign prostate diseases
    • Bladder / kidney stone disease
    • Bladder cancer
    • Incontinence
    • Nephrology
    • Prostate cancer
    • Urodynamics
    • Uro-gynaecology
    • Urological cancers
Special clinical interests:
  • Urology cancer (uro-oncology) of the kidneys, ureters, bladder, prostate and external genitalia
  • Minimal access surgery (laparoscopy and endoscopic surgery)
  • Laser surgery
  • Urodynamics and incontinence surgery for women and men
  • Kidney, ureter and bladder stone disease
  • Vasectomy and vasectomy reversal
  • Testicular lumps and pain
Research interests:

Prostate disease – benign and malignant; cancers in urology; medical education

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Urological Surgeon at Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust (BHRUHT)

Lead Clinician for Urology Cancer at BHRUHT Cancer Centre

Lecturer at the Institute of Urology University of London and University of Bristol

FRCS (UROL) Examination Standards Setting Committee – Intercollegiate Board

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

Member of the Invited Review Mechanism for Urology Clinical Governance at the Royal College of Surgeons of England - 2009 onwards

Fellowships of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS Eng and FRCS Urol)

Fellow of the European Board of Urology (FEBU)

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:
01277 266 766
Mr Gujral consults at Spire Hartswood Hospital on Thursday evenings and alternate Monday evenings
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Sandy Gujral is a Consultant Urological Surgeon at Spire Hartswood private hospital in Brentwood, Essex and Spire Roding private hospital in Redbridge, Essex offering private urological consultations and surgery.

Mr Gujral has extensive training in surgery and urology, from the prestigious UK training programmes in Oxford and Bristol. Additionally, he has undertaken training visits to Philadelphia, USA, through a competitive British Urological Foundation Fellowship.
Sandy Gujral was the pioneering laparoscopic urology surgeon in his NHS Trust, having carried out the first laparoscopic nephrectomy and pelvic lymphadenectomy at Harold Wood Hospital in 2003.  He is a designated pelvic urology surgeon, regularly undertaking complex bladder and prostate surgery for cancer and benign conditions and has taken a lead on introducing enhanced recovery programmes for pelvic surgery.

He regularly works in tandem with fellow gynaecologists and colo-rectal surgeons to perform complex operations. He has undertaken over 200 radical prostatectomy operations for prostate cancer, 100 radical cystectomy operations for bladder cancer and 200 laparoscopic and open kidney removal operations. At his NHS Trust Sandy Gujral is the lead clinician for urological cancers and, specifically for prostate cancer diagnostics and robotic arm prostatectomy. He is a member of the London Cancer Urology Pathway Board as the lead surgeon for bladder cancer.

Sandy Gujral has a significant interest in urology research and has published over 50 peer reviewed papers.  He has also given over 100 national and international presentations. He undertook  one of the largest published trials of laser surgery on the prostate – the CLasP trial.

Mr Gujral has been the BHRUHT’s Urology Tutor, founding Foundation Programme Director, Post Graduate Deanery Clinical Tutor and the Director of Medical Education.  He has been on the FRCS (Urology) Standard Settings Committee for five years. 

In terms of clinical governance Sandy Gujral is an elected member of the Invited Review Mechanism at the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of England, which helps to assess NHS Trusts, private hospitals and individuals who may have issues with good urological care.
In his NHS and private practice, Sandy Gujral prides himself in offering a holistic approach to managing his patients, from initial consultation through to discharge. He has an excellent team including his personal assistant, nurse specialists and other colleagues who work to ensure good communication and rapid recovery to normal health for all his patients.

Personal profile:

I am married to a dentist and have two delightful(!) children.

I am involved in several medical charities in Kenya and India. I also have close links with Urolink at the British Association of Urological Surgeons.

I enjoy sport, especially golf, squash, tennis and swimming, good food, wine and travel.

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Mr Sandy Gujral

Mr Sandy Gujral, consultant urologist, Spire Hartswood private hospital, Brentwood, Essex

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Patient testimonial

"Had I not mentioned it to my GP, then I don’t know when (or even if) my cancer would have been discovered and I could be looking at a very different future."
Read Michael's story about discovering prostate cancer.

"Mr Gujral takes the name 'consultant' to the very highest level and whose skill and judgement are beyond doubt."
Read Mr Colvill's letter to the Head of Clinical Services featuring Mr Gujral.

"Thanks to the speed at which I was diagnosed and treated I only had to undergo surgery and avoided further treatment which was a relief.”
Read more about Peter who had radical nephrectomy (kidney removal) surgery following kidney cancer diagnosis

"It was clean and comfortable and the staff put me at ease. It was a good environment to be in as you had your own bathroom and privacy to recover."
Read more about Brenda's experience of being treated for stress urinary incontinence (SUI)

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