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Mr Manoah Pancharatnam

Mr Manoah Pancharatnam

Consultant Urologist
MB, BS, FRCS

Practising at

Spire Harpenden Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Manoah Pancharatnam at Spire include:

Urology

Other treatments

Urology: Bladder cancer, Prostate cancer, Paediatric urology, Erectile dysfunction, Urological cancers, Urinary tract infections, Benign prostate diseases, Reconstructive Urology, Hypospadias surgery

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Professional profile

I spent three years as a senior registrar in urology at the Institute of Urology in London and at the Royal Marsden. I gained invaluable experience there, working with world renowned surgeons.

Having completed my training, I was offered a consultant post in Saudi Arabia, where I later became Head of Urology until my return to the UK. As a young consultant in the Middle East, I had an enormous variety of urological problems to deal with. This was where my interest in difficult reconstruction of the urinary tract began. I reconstructed ureters, bladders, urethras and undertook very complex Vesico vaginal fistula repairs.

I was then appointed Consultant Urological Surgeon at West Herts NHS Hospitals Trust where I was able to use my general surgical and urological experience to pioneer and reconstruct a bladder following a total cystoprostatectomy in 1995, which was the first in Hertfordshire and one of the earliest in the country. My main interest is bladder cancer, diagnosis and treatment. I perform an average of 20 total cystectomies a year. So far I have reconstructed 184 neo bladders which ranks as the highest for an individual surgeon in the UK

Although a large proportion of my time is spent dealing with prostate and bladder cancers, I still continue with my early interest in paediatric urology, and at present I deal with common urological problems including hypospadias repairs.


Clinical Interests

Andrology
Bladder/ kidney stone disease
Benign prostate diseases
Bladder cancer
Erectile dysfunction
Female urology
Incontinence
Male infertility
Kidney cancer
Paediatric urology
Prostate cancer
Reconstructive urology
Urinary tract infections


Private contact details

Telephone 0208 901 5555
Private secretary Debbie Young
Private secretary telephone 07766551847
Private secretary email debyoungmedsec@gmail.com
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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons
Section of Oncology, British Association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS)

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Urologist - West Herts Hospitals NHS Trust.

Lead Clinician for Urology - Mount Vernon Cancer Network.

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Personal Profile

I am married and have three children; my two boys are keen cricketers and represent Herts County, and my daughter is keen on ballet, netball and playing the piano. I enjoy both playing and watching tennis, cricket, table tennis and badminton. My family's favourite holiday is in Portugal where we can all relax and enjoy the beach.

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