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Mr Ammar Alhasso

Mr Ammar Alhasso

Consultant Urologist
MBChB, MSc-Surgical Sciences, FRCSEd, FRCSEd(UROL)

Practising at

Spire Edinburgh Hospitals Murrayfield and Shawfair Park

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Ammar Alhasso at Spire include:

Urology

Other treatments

  • Urethral reconstruction and urethral stricture disease
  • Voiding disorders and overactive bladder syndrome

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Professional profile

Availability - Murrayfield: Wednesday 2pm-5pm, Friday 5.30pm-7pm. Shawfair: Tuesday 6.30pm-7.30pm.

I graduated from Mosul University, Iraq, in 1989. I gained broad experience in surgical specialities overseas and then basic surgical training at Kings College, London.

I was a research fellow for one year, studying bladder cancer, at Imperial College School of Medicine, University of London and achieved a Masters degree in Surgical Sciences (MSc) in 2000. I completed my urology training in East Scotland with subspecialisation in female and reconstructive urology.

I took up my current post as Consultant Urological Surgeon in January 2008. I am a reviewer in the Cochrane Collaboration/Incontinence group and have published systematic reviews and meta-analyses on urinary incontinence.


Clinical Interests

Urology
Urodynamics
Uro-gynaecology

Female Urology/Urogynaecology, urodynamics, reconstructive urology and Green Light Laser Therapy for treatment of the prostate.

Private contact details

Telephone 0131 316 2530
Website http://www.edinburghurologyspecialists.com
Private secretary Linda Fletcher
Private secretary email Ammar.alhasso@edinburghurologyspecialists.com
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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

International Continence Society
Scottish Urological Society
Section of Female and Reconstructive Urology (BAUS)
British Medical Association
British Association of Urological Surgeons
European Association of Urology

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Urological Surgeon - Western General Hospital, Edinburgh
Consultant Urological Surgeon - Borders General Hospital, Melrose, Scottish Borders

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Personal Profile

I enjoy landscape and macro photography, and I am a member of the Bureau of Freelance Photographers.

In my spare time I also enjoy sailing and diving, and hold a PADI certificate. I am also a member of Cameron House Marina at Loch Lomond and the Royal Yachting Association.

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