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Mr Alan Doherty

Consultant Urologist
MB BS, BSc, MD, FRCS (Urol), FEBU

Specialises in

  • Prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment
  • Urinary symptoms and retention
  • Bladder cancer and blood in urine
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Practising at

Spire Little Aston Hospital
Tel:Tel: 0121 3532444
Clinic times:
Wednesday (2nd and 4th): 12.30pm – 4pm
Spire Parkway Hospital
Tel:Tel: 0121 704 1451
Clinic times:
Monday: 8am - 1pm
Saturday: 8am - 1pm

An initial consultation with Mr Alan Doherty is from £250.

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Professional profile

I have been a Consultant Urologist for 15 years working in one of the biggest cancer centres in the UK. I am one of the few (if only) surgeons who has performed over 3,000 radical prostatectomies with all three main approaches: robotic, laparoscopic and open. I specialise in nerve sparing and have a track record of being able to maintain potency in up to 80% of patients.

I also treat benign prostatic diseases, being well known for my enthusiasm for Greenlight Laser but also recognising and using the new technologies such as UROLIFT, a first-line treatment that gets men off BPH medications and allows them to avoid major surgery as well as the more traditional but effective Transurethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP).

I am well known for an enthusiasm for PSA screening, but not for prostate biopsy. I am an advocate of pre biopsy MRI. PCA-3 urine gene testing. I provide an MRI fusion mapping template prostate biopsy service.

I am one of the two recognised invasive bladder cancer surgeons at UHB, with one of the largest experience in neobladders.

I also carry out the Rezum procedure, a new treatment for the common problem of enlargement of the prostate.

General Medical Council Number: C3279241

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Qualification and professional memberships

MB BS, BSc, MD, FRCS (Urol), FEBU / The Middlesex Hospital, The Royal Marsden and Charing Cross Hospitals / 1988
Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery, Bachelor of Science, Doctor of Medicine, Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons, Fellow of the European Board of Urology


Professional memberships

British Association of Urological Surgeons
European Association of Urologists


Journals

Prostate cancer and PSA in the Lancet

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Current NHS posts

University Hospital Birmingham NHS Trust, Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Personal profile

I enjoy a number of sports including skiing. 

Contact information

Telephone 0121 704 5530
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