Urology

Screening, tests and treatments for conditions affecting your bladder, kidneys, prostate and reproductive system.

Appointments and imaging appointments

Monday to Sunday: 24h


The Harborne Hospital (book a scan)


The Harborne Hospital (book a test)

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Here to help you get the treatment you need

When you choose The Harborne Hospital, you’ll have rapid access to screening or tests for a range of conditions. If required, we can offer treatments for a wide range of urological conditions, affecting the bladder and kidneys, prostate and the male/female reproductive systems.

We’re the first private hospital in Birmingham and the West Midlands region to offer treatments using the da Vinci® robotic system, which allows us to perform minimally invasive surgery. This can result in less post-operative pain, speedier recovery times and a shorter stay in hospital.

We’ll make sure you have rapid access to expert care and offer personalised treatment options, support and follow-up care.

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Why choose The Harborne Hospital?

  • Fast access to care. Appointments are usually available within days.
  • Pioneering technology. Including the da Vinci® robotic system to perform minimally invasive surgery.
  • A multidisciplinary team of caring experts. Including: expert urologists, specialist nurses and other healthcare professionals depending on your individual diagnosis.
  • Part of HCA Healthcare UK . A leading healthcare provider with a network of expert consultants, innovative technology and pioneering treatment options.

Conditions we treat

Prostate cancer

Prostate cancer stars in the prostate, a gland in the male reproductive system. In the UK, prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men,with more than 47,500 men diagnosed every year.

Bladder cancer

When a tumour develops in the cells that make up the lining of the bladder.


Kidney cancer

Kidney cancer starts in the kidneys, which are part of your body’s urinary system. If you are diagnosed with kidney cancer you will have immediate access to our world-leading consultants and state-of-the-art hospitals

Urological cancer

INCLUDING THE BLADDER, KIDNEYS, PENIS, TESTICLES AND PROSTATE


Urological cancers are types of cancers that affect the urinary tract. 

Kidney stones

From complex urological surgery to diagnostic tests and minimally invasive procedures, we provide exceptional urology care across our network of hospitals, outpatient centres and specialist clinics.

Bladder stones

If you're experiencing bladder stone symptoms, we can help.

Urinary tract infection (UTI)

INFECTION IN ANY PART OF THE URINARY SYSTEM


Urinary tract infections (UTIs) such as cystitis are very common. They’re not usually serious, but they can cause more problems for some people. Our experts can help with the diagnosis and treatment of UTIs.

Enlarged prostate (BPH)

Enlarged prostate. BPH affects one third of men aged 50 in the UK, with occurrences increasing with age.

Private Treatment For an Overactive Bladder

From complex surgery to straightforward procedures, we provide exceptional care across our network of hospitals, outpatient centres and specialist clinics.

Urinary incontinence

LOSS OF BLADDER CONTROL


We offer a number of effective treatments to help with urinary incontinence (the accidental passing of urine)

Haematuria

From complex surgery to straightforward procedures, we provide exceptional care across our network of hospitals, outpatient centres and specialist clinics.

Erectile dysfunction

From complex urology surgery to straightforward cardiology tests and urology procedures, we provide exceptional care across our network of hospitals, outpatient centres and specialist clinics.

Varicocele

Testicular lumps or swelling in the testicles (balls) should be checked by a consultant.

Bladder and pelvic pain

Our core urology services and treatments

Open radical prostatectomy

Surgery to remove the prostate gland. An operation to treat localised prostate cancer by removing the entire prostate gland and some surrounding tissue.

Lithotripsy

EXTRACORPOREAL SHOCK WAVE TREATMENT FOR KIDNEY STONES


A non-invasive treatment used to break up kidney stones

Cryotherapy for prostate cancer

A TYPE OF FOCAL THERAPY FOR PROSTATE CANCER


If you've been diagnosed with prostate cancer, cryotherapy is an effective alternative option to radiation and surgery

Neuromodulation

THE USE OF ELECTRICAL STIMULATION TO ALTER NERVE ACTIVITY


Used to treat and enhance quality of life in individuals who suffer severe chronic illness due to persistent pain

Vascectomy

A vasectomy is a minor surgical procedure offering permanent contraception by sealing the tubes that carry sperm.

Circumcision

Removal of the retractable fold of skin (foreskin) that covers the end of the penis.

Radical cystectomy

BLADDER CANCER SURGERY


The surgical removal of a cancerous bladder

Nephrectomy

SURGICAL REMOVAL OF A KIDNEY


This surgical procedure is performed to treat kidney cancer as well as other kidney diseases and injuries

Nephrostomy

PERCUTANEOUS NEPHROSTOMY


If your urine is being blocked by stones or other obstructions, inserting a tube into your kidney can help to drain it

Pyeloplasty

SURGERY TO REPAIR A NARROW URETEROPELVIC JUNCTION


A procedure to repair a narrowing in the junction where the kidney joins the ureter

Prostate artery embolisation

SHRINKING AN ENLARGED PROSTATE


A minimally-invasive, non-surgical procedure to treat an enlarged prostate by shrinking it

Prostatic urethral lift implant

UROLOGICAL PROCEDURE FOR ENLARGED PROSTATE


Surgical procedure for non-cancerous enlarged prostates, with fewer side-effects compared to other procedures

Transurethral resection of the prostate TURP 

A TURP is a procedure to treat patients with an enlarged, benign prostate

Other services and treatments we offer

Advanced robotics and laparoscopy

Chemotherapy and radiotherapy

da Vinci® surgery

Direct access to onsite brachytherapy

Laser prostate treatment

Reconstruction such as urethroplasty

Stone surgery

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Our expert team and multidisciplinary approach

We’re here to support you all of the way and provide safe, consistent and collaborative care when you need it.

Working in multidisciplinary teams, our urology consultants collaborate with a range of professionals across various disciplines — a team approach that ensures you can be diagnosed and referred to the best specialist for your needs quickly.

Our consultants also work with clinical nurse specialists to provide you with support and continuity of care.

How to book an appointment

Book an appointment

Our team can help with any enquiries or you can make an appointment with one of our experienced consultants.

Appointments and imaging appointments

Monday to Sunday: 24h


The Harborne Hospital (book a scan)


The Harborne Hospital (book a test)