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.