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Mr Jaspal S Virdi - Urology

Mr Jaspal S Virdi is a Consultant Urologist specialising in prostate cancer at Rivers Hospital in Hertfordshire

Based at: Rivers Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

Clinical interests

Pelvic surgeon for bladder, prostate and testicular cancer.

Prostate cancer screening, radical prostatectomy, brachytherapy and cryo therapy, benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH) with particular reference to TUNA, lasers and plasma kinetic resection, chronic prostatitis, paediatrics urology, urinary stone management including shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL), laser lithotripsy, PCNL (percutaneous nephrolithotomy) and investigations as to the cause of stone disease, with a specialist interest in prostate cancer, endourology (stones) and radical prostatectomy.

Mr Virdi will see patients from 1 yrs+

Academic background

Mr Jaspal Virdi achieved his Master in Surgery and M.Ch in Urology. He completed FRCS England in 1981. Mr Virdi gained further experience in urology working at The Royal Infirmary Edinburgh, The Royal Infirmary Cardiff, St Vincent Hospital, Dublin and University College Hospitals London.

On completion of urology training he gained FRCS (Urol) and FEBU (Fellow of European Board). He established the Department of Urology (Associate Professor in Urology) at the Shere Kashmir Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences at Kashmir, India and Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust, Harlow, Essex.

He has presented and published numerous works on prostate diseases at international urology congresses and gained training and certification in brachytherapy and cryotherapy to treat prostate cancer in USA.

He joined The Princess Alexandra Hospital in 1992.

Professional Memberships

Member of the British Association of Urological Surgeons

Oncology section of British Association of Urological Surgeons

American Urological Association and the European Urological Association

NHS base

Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust

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