Increased productivity of highest volume radical prostatectomy centre in the UK by over 25%.
Perform 4 x national average of prostate cancer surgeries and have substantially better than average oncological and functional outcomes for patients.
Lead on the publication of the BAUS national radical prostatectomy dataset for men with high-risk prostate cancer.
Set up and led TRoMbone trial: UK multi-centre trial of surgery for men with advanced prostate cancer; major contribution to the global practice of prostate cancer.
Lead on the Surgical Arm of the STAMPEDE trial application to CRUK: first time Surgery is to be included in the world’s largest interventional prostate cancer trial (STAMPEDE).
PI on a number of other collaborative prostate cancer trials, including comparing novel radiotherapy to surgery (PACE), examining robotic surgery after focal therapy (PART) & comparing surgery to focal therapy (PART).
>200 publications in prostate cancer, many have influenced global practice.
>250 international/national presentations in prostate cancer, and one of the UK’s key opinion leaders in prostate cancer and robotic surgery.
Endorsed by BAUS 3 times in a row for the EAU Crystal Matula Award given to the most promising academic urologist in Europe under the age of 40.
>30 awards and prizes from esteemed urology/oncology societies including the AUA, EAU, BAUS, Endourologic Society, and ASCO.
Research governance roles within National Cancer Research Initiative, EAU, and BAUS, to help define best practice clinical research globally in prostate cancer.
Substantial national media coverage: youngest urologist named by peers as among the best urologists in Britain, 6 articles on prostate cancer innovations and research in the Evening Standard & only urologist named as one of London’s most influential people.
Refined and popularised novel technique of robotic surgery for prostate cancer (Retzius-sparing) which has revolutionized early continence recovery for men.
Secured funding to set up a UK-wide prospective registry of outcomes after Retzius-sparing robotic surgery: the only national dataset currently worldwide.
Trainer in robotic prostatectomy for international fellows and surgeons from across the globe; lead trainer in Retzius-sparing surgery for the UK’s highest volume prostate cancer centre.
Train international urologists in prostate cancer through running EAU School of Urology and ASCO courses.
Mentor to UCL medical students and robotic surgical care practitioners at UCLH and Oxford, and teach Urology to UCL & Oxford medical students, Urology trainees, GP trainees and trainee physician assistants.
PhD supervisor to University of Oxford student and Masters supervisor to Edinburgh University student; both completed studies successfully and the latter won the Lister Medal for best dissertation.
Curriculum examiner for EAU robotic urology section and Michigan urology collaborative, to determine competence of European and American surgeons in robotic surgery.
Compose written exam for FRCS Urol candidates, and help examine on mock FRCS Urol courses, to improve the training of future generations of UK urologists.