Mr Shafi Chowdhury

Consultant Urological Surgeon

MBBS, PG DipUrol(UCL), FRCS(Urol)

"Spire London East has a very friendly environment providing the best medical facilities. It has all specialties and deploys seamless service to patients, who receive a wonderful experience here."

Specialises in

  • Urinary incontinence
  • Female urology
  • Functional Urology
  • Neuro-Urology
  • Pelvic/Bladder pains

I am a Consultant Urological Surgeon with a specialist interest in Urinary Incontinence. I was trained as a surgeon in the UK since 2001 and have worked at different District General and Teaching Hospitals including Oxford University, Imperial College and University College London Hospitals. I served as a SAS Tutor under the Oxford Deanery for a period of three years and received a teaching award from Oxford University.

I completed a fellowship from University College London Hospital in Female, Functional, Reconstructive & Neuro-Urology. Later, I had the opportunity to work as a consultant at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust until I was appointed as a consultant urological surgeon at Barts Health NHS Trust, working at Whipps Cross & Newham University Hospitals.

I specialise in:

  • Female urology
  • Functional urology
  • Neuro-urology
  • Stress incontinence
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Overactive bladder problems
  • Voiding dysfunction
  • Lower urinary tract symptoms
  • Prostate and bladder related problems
  • General urology problems
  • Circumcision
  • Vasectomy
  • Scrotal lumps and bumps
  • Scrotal lesions
  • Hydrocele
  • Epididymal cyst
  • Prostatitis
  • Pelvic pain
  • Bladder pain and bladder symptoms
  • Prostate symptoms
  • Overactive bladder
  • Botulinum toxin for bladder problems
  • Benign prostate disease (BPH) and prostate operations (TURP, BNI)
  • Diagnosis of urological cancer
  • Bladder pain syndrome
  • Pelvic pain syndrome
  • Interstitial cystitis
  • Scrotal pain
  • Prostate, bladder, testis, and testicle cancer

I am the M&M Audit Lead for Urology at Barts Health NHS Trust.

I maintain a close liaison with University College London Hospital Female, Functional and Reconstructive Urology Team as an Honorary Consultant Urological Surgeon, joining them in performing complex urological reconstructive procedures.

I hold clinics at Spire London East Hospital on Wednesday evenings at 6pm - 8.30pm and alternate Wednesdays from 12.30pm - 3.30pm.


General Medical Council Number: C5202872

Treatment information

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Additional information

MBBS, FRCS(Urol) / University of Chittagong / 1997
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Urology
MBBS is a degree given to physicians at the basis of their training. The fellowship is for surgical training.

Professional memberships

British Association of Uroligcal Surgeons

British Medical Association

Professional leadership

I am the M&M Audit Lead for Urology at Barts Health NHS Trust

Whipps Cross University Hospital, Barts Health NHS Trust.

Telephone 0208 709 7817
Private secretary Mrs Rosalind Rowe
Private secretary telephone 0749 116 1971
Private secretary email