Mr Ammar Alhasso
MBChB, MSc , FRCSEd, FRCSEd (Urol)
I graduated from Mosul University, Iraq in 1989. I gained broad experience in surgical specialities overseas and then basic surgical training at Kings College, London.
I was a research fellow for one year, studying bladder cancer, at Imperial College School of Medicine, University of London and achieved a Masters degree in Surgical Sciences (MSc) in 2000. I completed my urology training in East Scotland with subspecialisation in female and reconstructive urology.
I took up my current post as Consultant Urological Surgeon in January 2008. I am a reviewer in the Cochrane Collaboration/Incontinence group and have published systematic reviews and meta-analyses on urinary incontinence.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Ammar Alhasso at Spire include:
International Continence Society
Scottish Urological Society
Section of Female and Reconstructive Urology (BAUS)
British Medical Association
British Association of Urological Surgeons
European Association of Urology
Urinary Incontinence. Overactive Bladder Syndrome. Urethral Stricture
Consultant Urological Surgeon - Western General Hospital, Edinburgh
Consultant Urological Surgeon - Borders General Hospital, Melrose, Scottish Borders
I enjoy landscape and macro photography, and I am a member of the Bureau of Freelance Photographers.
In my spare time I also enjoy sailing and diving, and hold a PADI certificate. I am also a member of Cameron House Marina at Loch Lomond and the Royal Yachting Association.