Mr Jeremy Ockrim MD BSc (Hons) FRCS (Urol) is Honorary Senior Lecturer at University College London and Consultant Urological Surgeon in Female and Reconstructive surgery at University College Hospital. He specialises in treatment of bladder dysfunction, male and female incontinence including colposuspension, TVT/TOT, male slings, artificial sphincter replacement, urinary fistulae and diverticula surgery, prolapse repair, bladder augmentation, bladder replacement and both continent and incontinent urinary diversion. He has particular interest in managing bladder overactivity and pain syndromes.
Jeremy Ockrim trained in Glasgow before moving to Imperial College, London to complete his postgraduate thesis in 1999. He has an Honours Degree in Immunology and his MD thesis is based on the utility of oestrogens in prostate cancer. His clinical fellowship was undertaken at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, Australia.
Mr Ockrim trained in Female and Reconstructive Urology at the Institute of Urology, University College Hospital, and was appointed to this substantive consultant post in November 2008. The Institute of Urology offers tertiary expertise in Male and Female Reconstructive Urology to Urologists and Urogynaecologists nationwide. He continues his academic and teaching links at Imperial College and University College London, and has written extensively on lower urinary tract dysfunction, urodynamics, detrusor overactivity, fistulae, diverticula and tape surgery.
Mr Ockrim is a member of the British Association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS), European Association of Urology, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Royal Society of Medicine, British Medical Association and is assistant editor of the Central European Journal of Urology.
Bladder and prostate treatments in London
Lower urinary tract assessment
Investigation of haematuria (blood in the urine)
Prostate assessment and investigation, fast track PSA/PCA-3 testing
Benign prostate surgery including TURP
Female incontinence and prolapse
His practice specialises in the following:
Simple and video urodynamic assessments
Chronic cystitis and urinary tract infection
Female incontinence including colposuspension, TVT/TOT, sphincter replacement, urethral diverticulectomy and urinary fistula repair
Female prolapse repair including anterior and posterior repairs, mesh repairs, colosuspension and colposacropexy
Bladder reconstruction including cystectomy, bladder augmentation and replacement, ureteric reimplantation, reflux disease and continent urinary diversion
Male incontinence and sexuality
Male incontinence after prostatectomy including:
Artificial urinary sphincter
Scrotal surgery including circumcision, vasectomy, hydrocoele repair and varicocoele repair
Treatment for erectile dysfunction
Specialist interest in overactive bladder and pelvic pain
Mr Ockrim also has a particular interest in managing bladder overactivity and pain syndromes including chronic pelvic pain, interstitial cystitis, bladder pain, urethral pain and prostatitis.
He is the clinical lead for sacral nerve neuromodulation at University College Hospital, and is one of the first providers of sacral nerve stimulation to manage urgency, incontinence, and pain syndromes in the United Kingdom.
Neville Parnell from Wiltshire suffered from long-standing and complex urological problems. He had surgery to increase the capacity of his bladder, was given an artificial sphincter to give him continence and now empties his bladder using a catheter channel through his abdomen.
Read more about Neville Parnell's treatment in his own words.
Find out more about bladder dysfunction and the treatments available, including sacral nerve neuromodulation.
Neville Parnell has established The Parnell Fund, which raises funds for the specialist urology unit at University College London Hospital (UCLH).
Consultations take place at 101 Harley Street on Thursday mornings and Wednesday afternoons at St John and St Elizabeth's. Also at Harley Street Urology at
BMI Fitzroy Square Hospital.
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