Professor Alan McNeill

Consultant Urologist

BMedSci, BM BS, FRCS (Eng & Ed), FRCS (Urol), FFSTEd

Specialises in

  • Benign prostate disease
  • Prostate cancer
  • Prostate surgery and laser prostate surgery
  • Bladder investigations
  • UroLift®

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Having undertaken fellowship training in minimal access surgery (MAS) techniques at the Cleveland Clinic Ohio, and the University Hospital, Leipzig, I have led the development of the programme in urology at local and national levels. I have the broadest range of minimal access surgery skills in Scotland and have performed over 350 laparoscopic nephrectomies and almost 1000 laparoscopic prostatectomies. I am trained in Green Light Laser prostatectomy and will soon be trained in the UroLift® procedure. I undertake rigorous audit of my surgical outcomes and contribute to national audits by the British Association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS).

A former Programme Director of the East of Scotland training Programme in Urology, I remain very active in skills training for minimal access surgery, organising and participating in several courses which are run for BAUS. I am currently Chairman of the Executive Committee of the BAUS Section of Oncology, which I have served in various roles since 2011.


General Medical Council Number: C3342150

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Professor Alan McNeill at Spire include:

Other treatments

  • Urinary tract infections
  • Benign prostate diseases
  • Prostate cancer
  • Professor McNeill also performs nephrectomy and partial nephrectomy and looks after patients with kidney cancer

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Additional information

Benign prostate diseases
Kidney cancer
Prostate cancer
Urinary tract infections

Special clinical interests: All forms of prostate disease including benign prostatic obstruction and a significant practice in the surgical management of prostate cancer. Kidney cancer. Minimal access laparoscopic or robotically-assisted surgery for prostate & kidney cancer and Pelvi-Ureteric Obstruction. Green Light Laser therapy for treatment of the prostate. Scrotal lumps.

Consultant Urological Surgeon and Honorary Senior Lecturer, Lothian University Hospitals NHS Trust

In 2006 I helped establish Prostate Scotland with my wife and a group of like-minded individuals. The charity aims to raise awareness and educate Scottish men about the prostate and the diseases that affect it. Following significant growth, the charity was appointed its first director in 2008. 2009 marked the launch of Prostate Scotland's website and information campaign. 

Whilst work commitments currently demand a lot of time, I enjoy family life with my wife Alison and our son and daughter. When time permits I play golf, work in the garden and enjoy a bit of shooting.

Holds less than 0.1% of the shares in Spire Healthcare Group plc.
Telephone 0131 334 0363
Private secretary Linda Fletcher - 0131 334 9436