Mr Alastair Henderson

Consultant Urologist


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In joined Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust in 2010, as a consultant urological surgeon. I was an undergraduate at Imperial College and St Mary's Hospital, London. I completed a PhD on prostate cancer. My postgraduate training was at Guy's Hospital London as well as Frimley, Epsom, East Surrey and the Royal Surrey County Hospital in Guildford. This included visits to Seattle where Brachytherapy treatment was pioneered at the Seattle Prostate Institute and over two years at Guy's Hospital learning robotic and laparoscopic surgery.

My clinical practice includes all aspects of general urology. My special interests are in the treatment of kidney problems including kidney cancer using laparoscopy and minimally invasive diagnosis and treatment for prostate cancer. I have a particular experience in prostate brachytherapy, cryotherapy, laser prostatic surgery and robotic surgery for prostate cancer and in helping men with prostate cancer to decide on the right option for them.

I also provide a paediatric urology clinic and surgery service at Spire Tunbridge Wells Hospital. I am a member of the British Association of Urological Surgeons and the European Association of Urologists. I am a reviewer for several scientific journals which have included the Lancet, European Urology, Journal of Urology and the British Journal of Urology International.


Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Alastair Henderson at Spire include:


Other treatments

Urology: Urological pathology, Urological cancers, Uro-gynaecology, Urodynamics, Urinary tract infections, Sexual dysfunction, Prostate cancer, Paediatric urology, Incontinence, Female Urology, Erectile dysfunction, Bladder / kidney stone disease, Bladder cancer, Benign prostate diseases, Andrology, "Insertion of prostatic urethral lift implants (including cystoscopy) - UROLIFT" Orchidectomy (testes removal) Template Biopsy Nephrectomy (Laparoscopic) TWOC Removal of prosthesis from ureter Cystolitholapaxy (Bladder stone laser) Frenulaplasty of Penis Flexible ureteroscopy Internal urethrotomy

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Clinical interests

Benign prostate diseases
Bladder/ kidney stone disease
Bladder cancer
Erectile dysfunction
Female urology
Paediatric urology
Prostate cancer
Sexual dysfunction
Urinary tract infections
Urological cancers

Urological cancers, Bladder / kidney stone disease, Urinary tract infections, Benign prostate diseases, Female Urology, Urodynamics, Sexual dysfunction, Bladder cancer, Urological pathology, Prostate cancer, Paediatric urology, Uro-gynaecology, Nephrology, Incontinence, Erectile dysfunction, Andrology. Special clinical interests: Prostate cancer, Renal cancer, Bladder cancer.

Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

British Association of Urological Surgeons

European Association of Urology

Research and publications

Prostate and renal cancer. Brachytherapy. Robotic surgery

Current NHS posts

Consultant Urological Surgeon, Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust

Honorary Consultant Urological Surgeon, Guys Hospital London

Personal profile

Alastair is a keen Triathlete and regularly completes half marathon races.

Contact information

Telephone 01892 741150
Private secretary Mrs Joy Evans 01892 740037
Private secretary fax 01892 740037
Private secretary email