Consultant Profile

Mr Syed Rahman

Practicing at:
Spire Leeds Hospital
  • Urology
    • Benign prostate diseases
    • Bladder / kidney stone disease
    • Female Urology
    • Incontinence
    • Reconstructive Urology
    • Urinary tract infections
    • Urodynamics
    • Uro-gynaecology
Special clinical interests:

Urinary incontinence
Lower urinary tract dysfunctions in men and women
Vaginal prolapse
Treatment of urinary stones
Inguino-scrotal lesions

Research interests:

Innovative treatments for urinary incontinence
Minimally invasive treatments for symptomatic benign prostatic enlargement

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Urologist, St James University Hospital
Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Leeds

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

Founding member of British Endourological society in 1995
Member British Association of Urological Surgeons
European Association of Urology 2005
Welsh Urological Society 2005
Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 1992
British Medical Association 2011
Medical Protection Society 2005

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0113 218 5908/9
Private secretary:
Andrea Craven
Private secretary telephone number:
0113 206 6017
Private secretary email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Syed Rahman is a consultant urologist at St James University Hospital Leeds and an honorary senior lecturer at the University of Leeds. He has now joined the team of experts at Spire Leeds Hospital.

Mr Rahman is a specialist qualified in providing both medical and surgical care for urological problems in both men and women. His specialist interests and expertise are in female and functional urology in addition to the treatment of urinary tract stones. He has particular interest in the treatment of both male and female urinary incontinence problems as well as vaginal prolapse.

Over the years Mr Rahman has been instrumental in providing state of the art treatment and high quality care for urology problems in both men and women of all ages at St James in Leeds and previously in Wales.

Mr Rahman is a highly qualified consultant urologist with the highest certificates from UK and Europe which entitles him to practise as a consultant in Europe, Saudi and in India. He qualified from India and achieved basic surgical and urological training in India and UK with higher training in UK and  Europe. Mr Rahman has worked in highly reputable teaching hospitals in the UK and abroad with more than 20 years of experience in various and complex urological problems.

He was awarded a prestigious fellowship in female and reconstructive urology by the European Association of Urology in 2011. He is considered trustworthy in all aspects of his practice.He has a special interest in innovative treatments for incontinence e.g implanting pacemakers, slings and sphincters as well as minimally invasive treatments for symptomatic benign prostatic enlargement. His scope of practice ranges from circumcision, treating scrotal lumps, hydrocele repair, vasectomy, testicular and epididymal lumps, varicocele repair, treating benign prostatic hyperplasia, other bladder and prostate problems causing difficulty urinating or increased frequency, incontinence( lack of urinary control), stones in bladder, ureters and kidneys requiring laser treatment.

My special interest and expertise is treating urogynaecology problems for example urinary incontinence, prolapse, young females with difficulty urinating,  bedtime urine leakage.and recurrent urinary tract infections. He is an expert in applying tapes and newer devices like bladder pacemakers. There is range of options to discuss before coming to a shared decision making and that is why primary consultation is so vital and decisive.

Personal profile:

Outside of work, Mr Rahman is a family man and enjoys travelling, sports and reading. 

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Mr Syed Rahman

Mr Syed Rahman Urology Consultant, Leeds, West Yorkshire, private hospital specialist.

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