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Mr Nikesh Thiruchelvam is a highly-experienced consultant urologist based in Cambridge. He has a specialist interest in all aspects of urinary dysfunction and treatment, in addition to benign prostate enlargement, vasectomy, and reverse vasectomy. Mr Thiruchelvam is celebrated for performing the first Urolift procedure in Cambridge, and runs a specialist vasectomy reversal clinic using microsurgical techniques. He enjoys excellent reviews from patients praising his clear explanations and high level of care and attention.

Originally qualifying from St Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical College in London, Mr Thiruchelvam pursued specialist training at leading centres of urological excellence including St. Bartholomew’s, the Royal London Hospital, Ipswich Hospital and Great Ormond Street Hospital. Over the course of his career Mr Thiruchelvam has secured multiple fellowships to travel to the USA and Australia, studying cutting edge techniques in treating prostate enlargement and urinary incontinence. He completed an MD in London, and was appointed Consultant Urologist at Cambridge University Hospitals in 2009.

Widely published in textbooks, patient guides, and peer-reviewed journals, Mr Thiruchelvam is highly-regarded for his extensive knowledge in the basic science of urology as well as surgical best practice. He is a significant contributor to NICE consultations, NHS Horizon Scanning documents, NICE Eyes on Evidence and NIHR Design for Dignity. Internationally, Mr Thiruchelvam is a co-author to the European Association of Urology Guidelines for Urinary Incontinence, invited faculty of European School of Urology and is regularly invited to lecture at urology conferences abroad and undertake Visiting Professorships.

Especialista en

Urinary incontinence

What is urinary incontinence? Urinary incontinence is the involuntary loss of urine. This is a common problem which causes embarrassment and ca...

Urinary tract infection

What is a urinary tract infection? Urinary tract infection (UTI) refers to inflammation in the urinary tract caused by bacteria, the most commo...

Urethral stricture

What is it? A urethral stricture consists in a narrowing of part of the urethra, the tube that carries urine outside the body from the bladder....

Bladder problems


Vasectomy Reversal

Vasectomy reversal ...

Benign prostate enlargement

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Enfermedades, Pruebas y Tratamientos

  • Adult circumcision
  • Balanitis
  • Bedwetting
  • Benign prostate enlargement
  • Bladder problems
  • Catheter
  • Circumcision
  • Cystoscopy
  • Diurnal enuresis (daytime wetting)
  • Endoscopic surgery
  • Endoscopy
  • Endourology
  • Female urology
  • Foreskin problems
  • Frenuloplasty
  • Haematuria (blood in the urine)
  • Hydrocele
  • Hypospadias
  • Interstitial cystitis
  • Kidney infection
  • Lichen sclerosus
  • Men's health check
  • Mesh complications
  • Nocturnal enuresis (adult bedwetting)
  • Overactive bladder
  • Pelvic floor
  • Pelvic floor reconstructive surgery
  • Pelvic radiation disease
  • Penile fibrosis
  • Peyronie's disease
  • Phimosis
  • Prostate
  • Prostate artery embolisation
  • PSA test
  • Scrotal swelling
  • Short frenulum
  • Stress incontinence
  • Testicular cancer
  • Testicular ultrasound
  • Undescended testicle (Cryptorchidism)
  • Urethra surgery
  • Urethral stricture
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Urinary incontinence in women
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Urodynamic testing
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Urogenital injuries
  • UroLift®
  • Varicocele
  • Vasectomy
  • Vasovasostomy (vasectomy reversal)

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