Mr Hide Yamamoto

Consultant Urological Surgeon

MB BChir, MA(Cantab), FRCS(Urol), PhD


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Mr Yamamoto is a consultant urological surgeon at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells Hospital NHS Trust. His practice encompasses all areas of general urology with specific interests in robotic cancer surgery, MRI-guided transperineal prostate biopsy, bladder cancer surgery, and holmium laser prostate surgery. He is one of the lead robotic surgeons in the Trust and a pioneer in transperineal biopsy of the prostate performed under local anaesthetic.He trained at Cambridge University graduating in 2002. He has provided continuous care in the NHS except during his PhD in prostate cancer at UCL funded by a British Urological Foundation scholarship. His postgraduate urological training took place within the South Thames Rotation which included Guy’s Hospital, The Royal Marsden Hospital, and King’s College London Hospital. During this time he undertook training in all areas of general urology with subspecialty training in uro-oncology, andrology, stone surgery, and transplant urology.He also held a joint position during clinical training as an Academic Clinical Lecturer at KCL and led novel several translational research projects in prostate and bladder cancer.He is the current lead for the urgent referral pathways for prostate and bladder cancer in the Trust and also the lead for education in the department.
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Treatment information

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

Urology

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Spire Tunbridge Wells Hospital is only able to provide Covid-19 tests to patients undergoing surgery at our hospital. Covid-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service.

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Clinical interests

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

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

Research and publications

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.


Articles

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

Current NHS posts

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust

Contact information

Telephone 01892 741 120
Website www.hideyamamoto.uk
Private secretary West Kent Urology Partnership
Private secretary fax 01892 741 122
Private secretary email cassie.morgan@spirehealthcare.com