Mr Hide Yamamoto

Mr Hide Yamamoto

Consultant Urological Surgeon
BA(Hons), MB BChir, MA(Cantab), FRCS(Urol), PhD

Practising at

Spire Tunbridge Wells Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Hide Yamamoto at Spire include:


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Professional profile

I joined Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells Hospital NHS Trust in 2016 as a consultant urological surgeon. I completed my medical undergraduate training at Cambridge University and subsequently obtained a PhD in prostate cancer at University College London funded by a British Urological Foundation scholarship.

My postgraduate urological training took place within the South Thames Rotation including placements at Guy's Hospital, The Royal Marsden Hospital, and King's College London Hospital. During this time I undertook training in all areas of general urology including subspecialty training in uro-oncology, andrology, stone surgery, and transplant urology. I also held a joint position during this time as an Academic Clinical Lecturer at King’s College London and participated in translational research in prostate and bladder cancer.

My practice encompasses all areas of general urology with specific interest in prostate and bladder problems, which include the diagnosis and management of prostate and bladder cancer and holmium laser prostate surgery. I have been involved with pioneering research into prostate biopsy techniques to help localise clinically significant cancers.

Clinical Interests

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

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Qualification and professional memberships

MB BChir / University of Cambridge / 2002
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

Professional memberships

The General Medical Council
The Royal College of Surgeons
British Association of Urological Surgeons
European Association of Urology
Medical Defence Union

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Current NHS posts

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust

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Research and Publication

I am reviewer to several peer-review journals including the British Journal of Urology International, the International Journal of Surgery and the Journal of Clinical Urology.


Read Mr Yamamoto's article on Prostate and Testicular cancer awareness

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Private contact details

Telephone 01892 741150
Private secretary West Kent Urology Partnership 01892 741120
Private secretary fax 01892 741122