Mr Gerald Rix

Mr Gerald Rix

Mr Gerald Rix is a Consultant Urologist at Oaks Hospital specialising in laser prostate treatment, robotic keyhole kidney surgery, stones, urological oncology, general female urology, no- scalpel vasectomy and microsurgical vasectomy reversal.

Based At
NHS base
Colchester Hospital (East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust)
GMC Number
3616688
Clinic Timetable
Tuesday pm & Friday am
Clinical interests

All patients: Cancer screening, Laser stone treatments, Robotic Keyhole kidney surgery.

Men: Prostate enlargement including HoLEP laser surgery, Prostatitis, Prostate Cancer, Testicular Lumps, Penile Problems, No-scalpel Vasectomy, Microsurgical vasectomy reversal.

Women: Urinary tract infection, Overactive bladder, Bladder pain.

Mr Rix has developed particular expertise in surgery for enlarged prostates, including HoLEP (Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate), proven to be more effective than traditional prostate operations. He is one of a group of mentors teaching the procedure to other surgeons throughout the UK and abroad.

Mr Rix is also one of the Colchester cancer surgeons, diagnosing and treating prostate cancer, bladder cancer, testicular cancer and kidney cancer. He specialises in complex renal surgery, including radical nephrectomy, partial nephrectomy and laparoscopic (keyhole) nephrectomy with the latest Da Vinci Robot.

He offers subspecialist treatment for stones including laser fragmentation, shock wave lithotripsy and percutaneous nephrolithotomy for larger, complex cases.

He sees female patients with general urological problems requiring both medical and surgical management.

Professional Memberships

Mr Rix is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He is a member of the British Association of Urological Surgeons and the European Association of Urologists.

Academic Background

Mr Rix began his medical career at Oxford University, obtaining a degree in Physiological Science. He completed his medical training at Addenbrookes Hospital and Cambridge University, graduating in 1991. He began his surgical career in East Anglia before being accepted onto the Edinburgh urology rotation, from which he graduated as a Urological Surgeon in 2004. He returned to South East England on his consultant appointment to Colchester.

Based at

NHS base

Colchester Hospital (East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust)

GMC Number

3616688

Clinic Timetable

Tuesday pm & Friday am

Clinical interests

All patients: Cancer screening, Laser stone treatments, Robotic Keyhole kidney surgery.

Men: Prostate enlargement including HoLEP laser surgery, Prostatitis, Prostate Cancer, Testicular Lumps, Penile Problems, No-scalpel Vasectomy, Microsurgical vasectomy reversal.

Women: Urinary tract infection, Overactive bladder, Bladder pain.

Mr Rix has developed particular expertise in surgery for enlarged prostates, including HoLEP (Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate), proven to be more effective than traditional prostate operations. He is one of a group of mentors teaching the procedure to other surgeons throughout the UK and abroad.

Mr Rix is also one of the Colchester cancer surgeons, diagnosing and treating prostate cancer, bladder cancer, testicular cancer and kidney cancer. He specialises in complex renal surgery, including radical nephrectomy, partial nephrectomy and laparoscopic (keyhole) nephrectomy with the latest Da Vinci Robot.

He offers subspecialist treatment for stones including laser fragmentation, shock wave lithotripsy and percutaneous nephrolithotomy for larger, complex cases.

He sees female patients with general urological problems requiring both medical and surgical management.

Professional Memberships

Mr Rix is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He is a member of the British Association of Urological Surgeons and the European Association of Urologists.

Academic Background

Mr Rix began his medical career at Oxford University, obtaining a degree in Physiological Science. He completed his medical training at Addenbrookes Hospital and Cambridge University, graduating in 1991. He began his surgical career in East Anglia before being accepted onto the Edinburgh urology rotation, from which he graduated as a Urological Surgeon in 2004. He returned to South East England on his consultant appointment to Colchester.

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