Consultant Urologist, King’s College and Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals NHS Foundation Trusts
“I enjoy working at The Prostate Centre as it provides a holistic approach to men’s health. Expert opinion can be obtained on important issues ranging from urinary and sexual dysfunction to early and advanced prostate cancer all in the same location and if necessary all on the same day.”
Prostate Cancer, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia and lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS)
Nerve sparing Robotic Radical Prostatectomy
Green Light Laser Photo Selective Vaporization of the Prostate (PVP)
Laparoscopic radical nephrectomy
Minimally Invasive and Laparoscopic Surgical Techniques
For patients who have:
Benign Prostatic Disease, BPH and LUTS
Career to date:
Christian works as part of the laparoscopic and robotic teams at King’s and Guys, both renowned international centres of excellence in laparoscopic and robotic surgery (also known as key hole surgery).
He offers both general and specialist urological care. His general practice involves the assessment and care of general urological conditions including those of the kidney, bladder, prostate and male genitalia. He specialises in laparoscopic and robotic surgery including robotic radical prostatectomy (RALP) and minimally invasive treatment of upper urinary tract cancers and has performed over 600 cases to date. Christian has also performed and published the first pelvic kidney removal through the umbilicus using a scarless pure single-port technique.
Christian is dedicated to both teaching and research. Previously he worked in the Clinical Effectiveness Unit at the Royal College of Surgeons and has had original work published in the British Medical Journal. He has over 45 peer reviewed publications and remains an active clinical researcher in both benign and malignant prostate disease.
He teaches practical surgical skills including radical prostatectomy and nephrectomy to urological trainees and consultants both in the UK and overseas. Christian trained at King’s College Hospital, University College Hospital, The Royal Marsden and The Royal College of Surgeons, in addition to other hospitals across the South East of England.