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."
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.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Shafi Chowdhury at Spire include:
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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
British Medical Association
I am the M&M Audit Lead for Urology at Barts Health NHS Trust
Whipps Cross University Hospital, Barts Health NHS Trust.