Mr Hide Yamamoto
Consultant Urological Surgeon
MB BChir, MA(Cantab), FRCS(Urol), PhD
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.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Hide Yamamoto at Spire include:
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.
MB BChir / University of Cambridge / 2002
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
The General Medical Council
The Royal College of Surgeons
British Association of Urological Surgeons
European Association of Urology
Medical Defence Union
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.
Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust