Consultant Profile

Mr Alan Doherty

Mr Alan Doherty MB BS, BSc, MD, FRCS (Urol), FEBU
Practicing at:
Spire Parkway Hospital
  • Urology
    • Bladder cancer
    • Prostate cancer
Special clinical interests:

PSA, BPH, brachytherapy, Robotic/ laparoscopic/ open radical prostatectomy, Green Light laser and renal and testicular cancer

Research interests:

PSA and prostate cancer

Current NHS and /or university posts:

University Hospital Birmingham NHS Trust, Queen Elizabeth

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

British Association of Urological Surgeons
European Association of Urologists

Financial interests/shares:
Contact Details 
Private secretary telephone number:
0121 446 1685
Private secretary fax:
0121 446 1686
Personal email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Alan Doherty is the founder of the Birmingham Prostate Clinic and has had extensive exposure to radical prostatectomy for early prostate cancer. Mr Doherty was taught by Timothy Christmas (Charing Cross Hospital), Urs Studer (Berne, Switzerland), Roger Kirby, Christopher Woodhouse (Royal Marsden Hospital) Neil O'Donoghue (Institute of Urology).

Mr Doherty has had recent publications on prostate cancer and PSA in the Lancet and British Journal of Cancer (BJC 2000 Dec; 83(11):1432-6, Lancet 354 (9195): 2053-2054, 1999).

Mr Doherty is currently working at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham with sub-specialist interest in uro-oncology. His main clinical interest is finding ways of making clinical outcomes accurate and transparent.
Mr Doherty is unique in the country is having a large experience in open, laparoscopic and robotic prostate surgery. He has performed close to 2,500 cases and his live results can be seen on the Birmingham Prostate Clinic Website.

He has also a great interest in the use of the XPS Green Light Laser.

For selected cases he offers High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU).

Mr Doherty is one of the few surgeons in England with experience in orthotopic bladder substitution.

He also has experience in renal cancer performing thoracoabdominal surgery for very large renal tumours.

Personal profile:

Mr Doherty's personal interests include tennis, swimming, golf and motor racing in the sporting field. He also enjoys going to the theatre, reading, cinema, photography and current affairs.

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Mr Alan Doherty

Mr Alan Doherty Urology Consultant, Solihull, West Midlands, private hospital specialist.

Mr Alan Doherty voted one of the top ten surgeons for prostate cancer


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