Andrew Ballaro


31 years of experience
31 years of experience



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Mr Andrew Ballaro is a senior Consultant Urological Surgeon providing a comprehensive urological service in North London and Essex. He is highly experienced in all general urological problems and has a major subspecialist surgical interest in surgery for kidney stones and the enlarged prostate.

Mr Ballaro has been a full time NHS and Private Consultant for over 10 years and is the leading specialist for kidney stone surgery at his large London NHS Trust. He consistently publishes some of the best surgical outcomes for complex stone removal operations nationally and provides a high quality comprehensive stone service. He also specialises in prostate disease and offers a choice of procedures for benign prostatic enlargement (BPE) tailored to the patients requirements including TURP, laser prostatectomy (HOLEP) for large prostates and minimally invasive REZUM steam therapy. He is also an expert in MRI-fusion template prostate biopsy for raised PSA and prostate cancer diagnosis.

Mr Ballaro is approved by all major insurance companies and is supported by a professional practice management team on tel: 0207 042 1790. He provides easy access to results and offers free post-consultation advice for additional questions.

In terms of training Mr Ballaro qualified from The Royal Free Hospital Medical School, London and after being awarded both a Masters degree in Urology and an MD in Clinical Sciences from The Institute of Urology at University College London, he completed higher urological training on the North London Training Scheme. He received further advanced training in complex stone surgery from internationally recognised experts. He has been awarded a number of prestigious research fellowships and a Hunterian Professorship from the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

In addition to his clinical interests, Mr Ballaro has a research interest in urological stent design, minimally invasive surgical techniques and the basic science of bladder dysfunction on which he has over fifty publications. He trains Urologists at all levels, lectures widely and is co-author of the latest edition of the standard medical student textbook ‘Lecture notes in Urology’.

Telephone and Zoom video consultations available- please email or tel: 0207 042 1790.

Additional patient reviews at: https://www.iwantgreatcare.org/doctors/mr-andrew-ballaro.

Direct email for queries: andrew.ballaro@privatepractice.healthcare

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Laser surgery for kidney stones
  • Supine Percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL)
  • Lithotripsy (ESWL) for stones
  • REZUM therapy for prostate problems
  • Holmium Laser Prostatectomy (HoLEP)
  • Endourology (minimally invasive surgery)
  • PSA, Prostate surgery and MRI template prostate biopsy
  • All circumcision
  • Scrotal surgery
  • Bladder surgery
  • Prostatitis
  • Kidney stones
  • Stent problems
  • Urine infections
  • Blood in the urine
  • Benign prostate disease
  • Testicular pain
  • Incontinence
  • Overactive bladder
  • Urinary symptoms
  • Foreskin problems
  • Testicular swellings
  • Prostate symptoms


General Urology, Endourology, Male and Female Incontinence, Urological Oncology

All procedures

  • Prostate Biopsy
  • Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate (HoLEP)
  • Kidney Stone Prevention
  • Rigid & Flexible Ureterorenoscopy and Laser Fragmentation of Stones
  • Ureteroscopy
  • Blue Light Cystoscopy
  • Circumcision
  • Cystoscopy
  • Hydrocelectomy
  • Transurethral Resection of a Bladder Tumour (TURBT)
  • Bladder Instillation
  • Bladder Neck Incision
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Circumcision Revision
  • Day Case Procedures
  • Frenuloplasty (Penis)
  • Kidney Biopsy
  • Kidney Disease Diagnosis & Treatment
  • MRI of Prostate
  • Orchidectomy
  • PSA Testing
  • Prostate Cancer Diagnostics
  • Prostatectomy (TURP)
  • Rezum
  • Shockwave Therapy for Peyronie's Disease
  • Testosterone Replacement Therapy
  • Transrectal Ultrasound (TRUS)
  • Urodynamics
  • Urological Surgery
  • Vasectomy (Male Sterilization)
  • Video Consultation

All conditions

  • Benign Prostate Hyperplasia
  • Bladder Pain
  • Blood in Urine (Haematuria)
  • Testicular Pain
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Disorders
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Balanitis
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bladder Neck Obstruction
  • Bladder Stones
  • Chronic Prostatitis
  • Cystitis
  • Disorders of Prepuce
  • Elevated Prostate Specific Antigen
  • Epididymal Cysts
  • Epididymitis
  • Epididymo-Orchitis
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Foreskin and Scrotal Conditions
  • Genitourinary Cancer
  • Germ Cell Testicular Cancer
  • Hydrocoele (Collection of Fluid around the Testicle)
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Kidney Cysts
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Male Hypogonadism
  • Nocturia
  • Obstructive Uropathy
  • Orchitis
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Overflow Incontinence
  • Paraphimosis
  • Penile Cancer
  • Peyronie's Disease
  • Peyronies Disease
  • Phimosis
  • Post-Micturition Dribble
  • Premature Ejaculation
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostatitis (Prostate Swelling)
  • Renal (Kidney) Cancer
  • Renal Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Testicular Lumps & Swellings
  • Ureteral Cancer
  • Urinary Retention
  • Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)
  • Urological Cancers
  • Varicocele




MBBS BSc(Hons) MSc MD FRCS(Urol)

Registered with

General Medical Council: 4027768


Video Consultation

Call to book a video consultation

Consultation Fees

New appointment: £200

Follow-up appointment: £150


Overall Rating

Overall rating

Overall experience

4.88 / 5

Personal care received

4.9 / 5

Explanation of care provided

4.86 / 5



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