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Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Simon Phipps at Spire include:
I qualified from Nottingham University Medical School in 1997 and trained in general urology in the East of Scotland. Whilst in training, I undertook an innovative two-year research project into the relationship of prostatic tissue mechanical characteristics with benign and malignant prostate disease at the University of Edinburgh for which I was awarded the DM degree.
Sub-speciality training took me to Australia, where I spent a fellowship year training in upper tract laparoscopy and endourology at the St George Hospitals in Sydney, before returning to Scotland as fellow in endourology at the Scottish Lithotriptor Centre in Edinburgh. I have developed subspecialty expertise in laparoscopic renal surgery, extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy, rigid and flexible ureteroscopy with laser stone fragmentation, and percutaneous stone surgery.
Benign prostate diseases
Bladder/ kidney stone disease
Urinary tract infections
Special clinical interests: Urinary stone disease. Minimally invasive surgery for urinary stone disease. Benign prostate diseases. Local anaesthetic vasectomy.
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
Member of the European Association of Urologists
Member of the British Association of Urological Surgeons
Consultant Urological Surgeon, Scottish Lithotriptor Centre, Lothian University Hospitals Division, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh
Consultant Urological Surgeon, Lothian University Hospitals Division, St John's Hospital, LivingstonBack to top
I am married with three children and live in Edinburgh. I enjoy golf and racquet sports, and occasionally play the clarinet.Back to top
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11 February 2020
Redbridge-based Spire London East Hospital has been upgraded to a ‘Good’ rating following an inspection by the Care Qual…
04 February 2020
The Paterson Independent Inquiry published its final report on 4 February 2020.