Anand Kelkar is a Consultant Urological Surgeon at Spire Hartswood Hospital in Brentwood, Essex and Spire Roding Hospital in Redbridge, Essex, offering private urology treatments and surgery in our clean and comfortable private hospitals.
Mr Kelkar has worked as a Consultant Urological Surgeon at King George Hospital in Goodmayes, Essex and Queens Hospital in Romford, Essex (part of Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust) since 2005.
Anand Kelkar qualified at King Edward Memorial Hospital in 1987 and continued postgraduate urological training at the Royal Marsden, Charing Cross, Hammersmith and Royal Free Hospitals in London. This training focused on both complex open and laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery for urological cancers. He has received advanced training in laparoscopic procedures at Kings College Hospital, London and in Hamburg, Germany.
Mr Kelkar has performed over 200 prostatectomy (removal of prostate) operations and 350 nephrectomy (removal of kidney) operations. He introduced laparoscopic (keyhole) removal of kidney at King George Hospital in 2005. His practice includes diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer, using laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery and he specialises in using a robotic camera controller when carrying out surgery for prostate cancer and kidney cancer.
In addition Mr Kelkar treats male and female urinary incontinence, renal stone disease, benign prostate conditions and erectile dysfunction.
Achievements and Awards
- J C Lisboa Gold medal in Surgery, MB BS 1987
- Society Internationale Urologie (SIU) Scholarship, 1997
- Fellowship in advanced urological cancer at the Royal Marsden Hospital, 1997-1998
- Co co-ordinator for multicentre PCA3 gene test for diagnosis of prostate cancer, 2007-2009, for Barking Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust
- Lead Clinician for Governance in Urology, Barking Havering and Redbridge University NHS Trust