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Mr

Asif Raza

MBChb FRCS (Urol) FEBU

Speciality

Special Interests

Renal stone / laser surgery, endourology, laparoscopic renal surgery, prostate problems, general urology

Languages

English

Biography

Mr Asif Raza was born in Glasgow, Scotland and graduated from Glasgow University Medical School in 1991. He trained as a specialist registrar in Urology on the East of Scotland Training Programme in Urology. He spent a total of 4 years training in Minimal Access Surgery / Endourology (keyhole surgery for kidney stones using laser and electrohydraulic lithotripsy) and during part of this period he trained in Laparoscopic Renal Surgery (keyhole surgery for both benign and malignant renal conditions).

Mr Raza spent over two and a half years in the Scottish Lithotriptor (Stone) Centre, based in Western General Hospital Edinburgh, being trained in minimal access and stone surgery. He also worked in Ninewells Teaching Hospital (Dundee) again training and performing minimal access keyhole surgery during part of this period. Ninewells hospital has close links with the world renowned Cuschieri Laparoscopic Training centre.

After completion of his registrar training he was appointed as a Consultant Urological Surgeon in Ealing Hospital (London) and Honorary Consultant Hammersmith Hospital NHS Trust in London. He also holds the post of Honorary Senior Lecturer (Imperial College Medical School, London). His areas of subspecialist interests are kidney stone surgery (keyhole / laser) and laparoscopic keyhole kidney surgery. He also deals with prostate problems offering prostate cancer screening, conventional (TURP) as well as green light laser treatment for benign prostate enlargement.

Mr Raza also provides an adult based general urology service dealing with superficial bladder cancer treatment and general bladder problems, assessment of testicular pain and lumps, family planning (vasectomy), adult circumcision, scrotal surgery and medical management of erection problems.