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Urologists

(9 Posts)
mummyjah Thu 20-Oct-11 08:17:24

Can anyone recommend good urologists in London (knowledgeable about female bladder issues, possibly ic)? Thanks to all.

therugratref Thu 20-Oct-11 08:29:24

If your problem relates to bladder control /pelvic floor/ child birth injury then it is also worth looking at urogynaecologists-these are generally gynaecologist with an interest in/qualification in urology related to the above. Female urologists are specialists in urology tract disorders which are specific to women (they can be men)
I dont know any personally but I do know there are a couple of female urologists at the London Bridge hospital who are also women!

mummyjah Thu 20-Oct-11 08:43:39

Thanks. Can you recommend any urogynaecologists please?

therugratref Thu 20-Oct-11 20:24:23

Actually I can-Miss Michelle Fynes she works at St Georges in London(a tertiary referral centre for these problems) she also does private work at Parkside.

tak1ngchances Fri 21-Oct-11 11:20:20

Also Mr John Bidmead is very good

breatheslowly Sun 23-Oct-11 11:20:29

I've heard good things about Linda Cardozo.

cardamomginger Sun 23-Oct-11 16:10:23

Prof Cardozo is extremely eminent and is a real guru. However, I found her to be rather "jolly hockey sticks", "pull your socks up" and not that sympathetic. She comes across very much as a surgeon, IYSWIM, and goes by the text book in terms of treatment options. My recommendation, and the urogynaecologist who is treating me for a variety of prolapse, pelvic floor and incontinence issues, is Vik Khullar. He is extremely kind and sympathetic - I have always felt safe with him and never once vulnerable. He takes a very holistic approach, taking into consideration your lifestyle, needs, plans, etc when talking about treatment - I've got a treatment plan that I feel is very much geared towards me as a person, not just as a collection of faulty body parts. He is very thorough. He's at St Mary's on the NHS and has a private practice at St Mary's and at the Harley Street Clinic.
And Linda Cardozo rates him very highly too!

MadameCastafiore Sun 23-Oct-11 16:18:33

Patwarden at blackheath. He fab. Put me in tape and sorted prolapse. He was recommended to me and loved him.

Ilovefluffysheep Mon 24-Oct-11 17:50:11

Google The Institute of Urology which is in London. There is a list of consultants, and shows where their NHS hospitals are and also their private practice. I have managed to be referred to one and am going in November, following my consultant locally telling me there is nothing more they can do for my frequency issues. Its a second opinion, and if they tell me the same, so be it, but I can't take the chance that there may be other options out there.

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