Treatment restrictions due to coronavirus (COVID-19)

As part of our longstanding relationship, we are proud to be dedicating our resources to the NHS at this important time. As a result many of our treatments are currently suspended and we are reviewing all planned procedures and consultations. We are making every effort to talk to impacted patients and apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Mr Joe Philip

Consultant Urological Surgeon
MRCSI, MD, FRCS (Urol)

Specialises in

  • General urology
  • Diagnostic urology
  • Kidney stone treatment
  • Ureteroscopy
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Practising at

Clinic times:
Thursday: 6pm - 8pm

An initial consultation with Mr Joe Philip is from £215.

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Joe Philip at Spire include:

Other treatments

  • General urology
  • Diagnostic urology
  • Kidney stone treatment
  • Ureteroscopy
  • PCNL
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Professional profile

I am a Consultant Urological Surgeon at the Bristol Urological Institute, Southmead Hospital.

I have broad experience in general and diagnostic urology - which includes helping my patients identify reasons for blood in urine, raised prostate blood test (PSA) levels, recurrent urinary infections and urinary flow problems.

My specialist expertise are in the minimally invasive treatment of kidney stones (endoscopic & percutaneous) and endoscopic upper tract urothelial cancer management. I am the Stone unit Lead at the European training centre for Stone disease at Southmead Hospital, leading a team of 15 which includes trainee registrars, junior doctors, lithotripsy radiographers and nurses; as well as the only fixed site Lithotriptor in the South West of England. I developed the unit into one of the highest volume centres in the UK with impressive treatment success rates.

Following my higher surgical training in Merseyside (Wirral, Cheshire and Liverpool) I completed a Sub-Specialist Clinical Fellowship in Endourology and Laparoscopic Kidney surgery at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Birmingham. I then joined the Consultant faculty at the Bristol Urological Institute, Southmead Hospital and University of Bristol in 2011.

My research interests are in socio-demographic causes of recurrent stone disease, evaluating risk factors for sepsis, increased hospital stay and morbidity in patients who undergo stone procedures. Other areas of interest include assessing techniques and factors to improve stone treatment success.

I have published 92 articles in peer-reviewed indexed journals and currently serve as a scientific reviewer for 11 indexed journals.

I am also the Educational Lead for Urology at the Bristol Urological Institute, maintaining excellence in training and research among the urological trainees.

General Medical Council Number: C4773650

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Bladder/ kidney stone disease
Kidney cancer
Laparoscopic surgery

Special Clinical Interests: General Urology, Diagnostic Urology, Kidney stones and Ureteroscopy.

Qualification and professional memberships

Current NHS posts

Consultant Urological Surgeon, Bristol Urological Institute, Southmead Hospital, Bristol.

Personal profile

I am married with two young children. I like to get the occasional game of tennis with my 16-year-old son or watch cricket with my 10-year-old daughter. I am a vociferous sideline football supporter having spent over 10 years in the North West.

Financial interests

I hold less than 0.1% of the issued share capital of Spire Healthcare Group.

Contact information

Website http://www.bristolurology.com
Private secretary telephone 0117 980 4118
Private secretary email info@bristolurology.com
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