Mr Shafi Chowdhury

Consultant Urological Surgeon

MBBS, PG DipUrol(UCL), FRCS(Urol)

"Spire London East has a very friendly environment providing the best medical facilities. It has all specialties & deploys seamless service to patients, who receive a wonderful experience when being treated here."


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I have been a Consultant Urological Surgeon with specialist interest in Urinary Incontinence. I was trained as a Surgeon in the UK since 2001 and have worked at different District General and Teaching Hospitals including Oxford University, Imperial College and University College London Hospitals. I served as a SAS Tutor under the Oxford Deanery for a period of three years and received a teaching award from Oxford University.I completed a Fellowship from University College London Hospital in Female, Functional, Reconstructive & Neuro-Urology. Later, I had the opportunity to work as a Consultant at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust until I was appointed as a Consultant Urological Surgeon at Barts Health NHS Trust, working at Whipps Cross & Newham University Hospitals.I specialise in: Female Urology; Functional Urology; Neuro-Urology; Stress incontinence; Urinary incontinence; Overactive bladder problems; Voiding dysfunction; Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms; Prostate and bladder related problems; General urology problems; Circumcision; Vasectomy; Scrotal lumps and bumps; Scrotal lesions; Hydrocoele; Epididymal cyst; Prostatitis; Pelvic pain; Bladder pain; bladder symptoms; Prostate symptoms; Overactive bladder; Botox for bladder problems; Benign prostate disease (BPH); prostate operations (TURP, BNI) Diagnosis of urological cancer; bladder pain syndrome; pelvic pain syndrome; interstitial cystitis; scrotal pain; prostate cancer; bladder cancer; testis cancer and testicle cancer.I am the M&M Audit Lead for Urology at Barts Health NHS Trust.I maintain a close liaison with University College London Hospital Female, Functional and Reconstructive Urology Team as an Honorary Consultant Urological Surgeon, joining them in performing complex urological reconstructive procedures.I hold clinics at Spire London East Hospital on Wednesday evenings at 7.30pm - 8.30pm and Alternate Wednesdays from 12.30pm - 2.30pm.
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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Shafi Chowdhury at Spire include:

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Clinical interests

Urology

Qualification and professional memberships

MBBS, FRCS(Urol) / University of Chittagong / 1997
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Urology
MBBS is a degree given to physicians at the basis of their training, The fellowship is for Surgical Training


Professional memberships

British Association of Uroligcal Surgeons

British Medical Association


Professional leadership

I am the M&M Audit Lead for Urology at Barts Health NHS Trust

Current NHS posts

Whipps Cross University Hospital, Barts Health NHS Trust.

Contact information

Telephone 0208 709 7817
Email sc.urologyconsultant@gmail.com
Private secretary Mrs Rosalind Rowe
Private secretary telephone 0749 116 1971
Private secretary email rosalindrowe@nhs.net