Mr David Yates

Consultant Urological Surgeon

MD, MBChB, MRCS, FRCS


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I'm a Consultant Urological Surgeon in the NHS at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital, with a private practice at Spire Claremont Hospital.

I have experience of treating many general urology conditions as well as specialising in cancer of the urinary tract and minimally-invasive (keyhole) surgery. I am able to offer a comprehensive and efficient service for patients with lower urinary tract symptoms, benign prostate disease and men with concerns about their risk of prostate cancer.

I completed all my training in Sheffield, right through from finishing medical school in 1999 to my appointment as a Consultant Urological Surgeon in 2012.

In 2011, I completed a one year surgical fellowship in Paris where I learned how to perform da Vinci® robot-assisted surgery (not available at Claremont). I was the first surgeon to perform a robotic operation in Sheffield, a radical prostatectomy in October 2013, and am the lead for robotic-assisted surgery in Sheffield.

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr David Yates at Spire include:

Urology

Other treatments

  • Benign prostate disease
  • Diagnosis and treatment of bladder cancer, prostate cancer and kidney cancer
  • Difficulty passing urine
  • General urological problems (penile/scrotal surgery, recurrent UTIs)
  • Laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery
  • PSA screening for prostate cancer
  • Recurrent urinary tract infections (male and female)
  • Urology cancer (prostate, kidney, bladder)

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Additional information

Professional memberships

British Association of Urological Surgeons

The European Association of Urology

Royal College of Surgeons of England

Royal Hallamshire Hospital