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QualificationsBSc(Hons), MSc(Urol), MD, FRCS(Urol)
General urology, stones, infections, blood in urine, prostate problems and bladder problems.
Mr Andrew Ballaro is a senior consultant urologist and lead clinician for his NHS trust. He specialises in the management of all urological problems such as blood in the urine, urinary infections, prostate cancer and urinary symptoms, and has a major surgical interest in the management of kidney stones. In the National Surgical Outcomes Audit he has consistently been one of the highest volume stone surgeons in southern England with the some of the best results for complex stone surgery in the country.
In terms of training, Mr Ballaro qualified from The Royal Free Hospital Medical School, London and undertook basic surgical training in Oxford. He achieved Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of London in 1999, and after being awarded both a Masters degree in Urology and MD in Clinical Sciences from The Institute of Urology at University College London completed higher urological training on the North London Training Scheme. He received further advanced training in complex stone surgery and minimally invasive surgery from internationally recognised experts. He is entered on the GMC Specialist Register.
Mr Ballaro is approved by all major insurance companies and is supported by a highly professional on-line practice management team, which enables easy patient access to results and further medical advice by email. In addition to his clinical interests, Mr Ballaro has an interest in Urological Education and a research interest in minimally invasive surgical techniques and the basic science of bladder dysfunction on which he has over fifty publications. He was awarded a Hunterian Professorship from the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2004, and is co-author of the latest edition of the standard medical student textbook ‘Lecture notes in Urology’.
Please note these are regular clinics, other times may be available by appointment