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Mr Laurence Stewart

Consultant Urologist
MD, FRCS (Ed), FRCS (Urol.Ed)

Practising at

Spire Edinburgh Hospitals Murrayfield and Shawfair Park

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Laurence Stewart at Spire include:

Urology at Spire Edinburgh Hospitals Murrayfield and Shawfair Park

Other treatments

Urogynaecology

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Professional profile

Availability - Spire Murrayfield: Tuesday 5.30pm-8pm, Thursday 9am-12noon, Saturday 10am-12noon.

I graduated from Aberdeen University Medical School in 1982. I gained broad experience across all surgical disciplines before training in Urology in Aberdeen and Belfast. I subsequently sub-specialised in female and reconstructive urology in Cardiff, Christchurch (New Zealand) and Duke University in North Carolina, USA. I took up my current post as Consultant Urological Surgeon in 1996 and have introduced a wide range of reconstructive treatments to Edinburgh, most recently establishing the use of botulinum toxin (Botox) for urinary incontinence.

I was a research Fellow in Belfast for two years, studying bladder cancer, and achieved his MD thesis in 1994. I have published widely on this and other urological topics. I have authored the chapter on Urological Surgery in Principles and Practice of Surgery and co-authored the chapter on Kidney and Genito-Urinary Disease in Davidson's Principles and Practice of Medicine. I retain an active interest in training and is the convenor of the Core Skills in Urology course in the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh.

I was the lead clinician for Urology in Edinburgh from 1998 to 2007, during which time I helped establish minimal access surgery and promoted the role for laser prostatectomy and specialist physiotherapy in both male and female urinary incontinence.

Clinical Interests

Urodynamics
Uro-gynaecology
Urology

Urinary incontinence, Urethral strictures, General urology which includes kidney, ureter, bladder, prostrate, urethra, penis, testicles, foreskin and scrotum.

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

British Association of Urological Surgeons
Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh
International Continence Society
Scottish Urological Society

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Urologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer, Lothian University Hospitals NHS Trust, Western General Hospital

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Personal Profile

Outside of my busy clinical life I like to spend time with my wife and two daughters. We all enjoy skiing and I have held a Private Pilot's Licence since 1980 and I would like to spend more time flying.

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Private contact details

Telephone 0131 334 0363
Website http://www.edinburghurologyspecialists.com
Private secretary Linda Fletcher - 0131 334 9436

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