Mr Richard Coulthard

Mr Richard Coulthard

Consultant Urological Surgeon
BM, MPhil, FRCS (Urol)

Practising at

Spire Cardiff Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Richard Coulthard at Spire include:


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Professional profile

After graduating from Southampton University Medical School in 1997, I completed my basic surgical training in Bath. Following this, I spent 2 years as Research fellow studying urinary tract infection, for which I was awarded an M.Phil in Biosciences from Cardiff University. I proceeded to complete Higher Surgical training in Urology in the South West & South Wales and achieved fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in 2007, before taking up post as Consultant Urological Surgeon at University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff.

I have a busy practice in general urology and urological cancer and am a member of the urological cancer and urinary stone multidisciplinary teams. I have a keen interest in training and teach on the on the BAUS laparoscopic skills course.

I have a particular interest in laparoscopic surgery & endourology. The Urological Foundation Award allowed me to travel to the University of Southern California to experience advanced laparoscopic and robotic surgery, to help us further develop our endourology service here in Cardiff.

Clinical Interests

Urological cancers
Prostate cancer
Bladder/ kidney stone disease
Urinary tract infections

Urinary stones, laparoscopy & minimally invasive surgery. Please note I undertake TURP, not laser.

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Qualification and professional memberships

BM / Southampton University Medical School / 1997
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

Professional memberships

Royal College of Surgeons of England
British Association of Urological Surgeons
European Association of Urology

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Urological Surgeon, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff

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Private contact details

Telephone 029 2073 6011
Private secretary email