London Urology at The Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth: Private urology treatment in London
London Urology at The Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth in St Johns Wood, London offers ultimate standards of care to patients and provides treatments for urological conditions such as prostate problems, kidney stones, bladder prolapse, incontinence, erectile dysfunction, bladder pain, cystitis and male infertility.
Their highly-skilled group of urologists all work at London teaching hospitals and are all leading specialists in their field. Consultants have the latest diagnostic equipment and five operating theatres at their disposal for patients, who can enjoy the unique, family atmosphere of the hospital in luxurious surroundings.
London Urology is committed to using the latest
non-invasive techniques to reduce the side-effects for patients who can
be reassured their Consultants are not only trained to the highest
standards but also have had the experience of performing countless
procedures between them.
Urology treatments available at Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth in London
Urinary incontinence in women is very common
problem, with four out of every ten experiencing some form of
incontinence during their lifetime. There are several categories of
urinary incontinence including urge incontinence, stress, mixed and
sudden urgency. London Urology's specialists are expert at defining the
type of incontinence suffered and designing an individual treatment
plan. A number of non-surgical options are available including
specialist physiotherapy with the specialist women’s health
physiotherapist and injection therapies. For more severe cases, a range
of surgical options are available for both urinary and faecal
London Urology's surgeons have been among the
pioneers of new technologies and treatments for incontinence leading
their field in developing new treatment strategies. They have performed
countless procedures and are instrumental in shaping National Institute
for Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidelines on effective treatments
1 in 5 men will develop prostatic symptoms and 1 in 6 will develop prostate cancer, which is now the most frequent cancer in men. At London Urology they offer full investigation and treatment of an enlarged prostate and prostate cancer usually within 24 hours of referral, fast turnaround PSA blood testing with results 24 hours and advanced surgical treatments including Green Light Laser Prostectomy.
London Urology is a dedicated centre for the treatment and prevention of kidney stones, offering an acute service normally seeing patients within 24 hours of first contact. This often painful condition can usually be treated without the need for surgery or by using minimally invasive techniques to clear any blockages the stones can cause. At London Urology they have the latest in laser technology and lithotripsy combined with consultant surgeons and anaesthetists specially trained in the treatment of kidney stones.
Commonly known as 'impotence', this is the ongoing inability to obtain or sustain an erection that is sufficient for sexual intercourse. It is thought to affect at least one in ten men in the UK and more than 50% of men over 40 will experience some form of ED.
There are a range of causes of ED including hormonal problems, narrowing of blood vessels, stress, anxiety or previous surgery. We have a large number of treatments available for all forms of ED and our expert consultants provide a full assessment service and will advise on all the treatment options available.
Urinary incontinence in men is the inability to control the bladder and stop the flow of urine. Although it affects more women, it is a common condition in men and, depending on the cause, can be temporary or permanent. Changes to the prostate can lead to incontinence, particularly following radical prostate cancer surgery. London Urology's incontinence specialists have the latest treatments at their disposal and can provide solutions for most cases.
Painful bladder syndrome (also called chronic pelvic pain syndrome) includes a wide variety of pain syndromes, which affect the organs of the pelvis including the bladder, urethra, vagina, groin and prostate in men and the lower back.
The pain from interstitial cystitis and the debilitating impact it can have is poorly understood, often underestimated and the diagnosis often delayed.
Effective treatments are available for this often overlooked condition.
Many patients have their condition managed with oral medications with a number of minimally invasive and high-tech surgical techniques available.
Peyronie’s disease is fairly common and can occur at any age. It is caused by damage to the penile tissue, which creates a scarring under the skin, known as a plaque. The plaque then causes the penis to bend upwards, downwards or become indented.
Although this often does not require treatment severe cases can be managed using injections or surgically by an expert in andrology. If the condition causes pain, there are effective treatments available to manage symptoms. With the UK’s leading andrology specialists available, London Urology can offer the most advanced and safe techniques to correct Peyronie’s.
World class private urology treatment in London
London Urology provides modern consulting rooms ideally situated at the world-renowned Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth.
Working closely with the Hospital gives their consultants instant access to an established medical infrastructure, including first class diagnostic facilities and well-equipped operating theaters, as well as specialist nursing staff and intensive care and high dependency units.