Mr Ken Anson, Consultant Urological Surgeon

Mr Ken Anson MBBS, FRCS, MS, FRCS Urol

Consultant Urological Surgeon

MBBS, FRCS, MS, FRCS Urol
MrKen Anson,Urologist

Mr Anson is a recommended Urological Surgeon

Getting to know Ken Anson

Getting to know Ken Anson

Do I have kidney stones because I do not drink enough water?

Do I have kidney stones because I do not drink enough water?

Do kidney stones only develop in older people?

Do kidney stones only develop in older people?

Is an ultrasound scan a reliable way of detecting stones?

Is an ultrasound scan a reliable way of detecting stones?

What happens when you pass a kidney stone?

What happens when you pass a kidney stone?

Why is passing a kidney stone so painful?

Why is passing a kidney stone so painful?

Lifestyle changes that will reduce kidney stones

Lifestyle changes that will reduce kidney stones

Urology health

Urology health

Kidney Stones

Kidney Stones

How many people are effected by kidney stones?

How many people are effected by kidney stones?

Kidney stone, what should I do?

Kidney stone, what should I do?

Areas of expertise

  • Kidney stones
  • Ureteric stones
  • Benign prostatic disease
  • Haematuria (Blood in the urine)
  • Urinary tract infections (UTIs)

Recommendations for Mr Anson

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Recommended by:

  • byDr Kartik Modha, GP

    Very knowledgable surgeon

  • byDr Elizabeth Anne Hockney, GP

    Trusted opinion.

  • byProf. Mark Emberton, Professor of Urology

    Mr Ken Anson is an excellent stone surgeon. He's a long-standing colleague who's got a sensible opinion.

  • byMr Paul Cathcart, Urological Surgeon

    Mr Ken Anson is at top of his game - vast experience in the management of renal stone disease.

  • by Dr Penny Neild, Gastroenterologist

    Very happy to recommend Mr. Ken Anson. Excellent surgeon and great at communicating with patients.

  • byDr Kartik Modha, GP

    Very knowledgable surgeon

  • byDr Elizabeth Anne Hockney, GP

    Trusted opinion.

  • byProf. Mark Emberton, Professor of Urology

    Mr Ken Anson is an excellent stone surgeon. He's a long-standing colleague who's got a sensible opinion.

  • byMr Paul Cathcart, Urological Surgeon

    Mr Ken Anson is at top of his game - vast experience in the management of renal stone disease.

  • by Dr Penny Neild, Gastroenterologist

    Very happy to recommend Mr. Ken Anson. Excellent surgeon and great at communicating with patients.

  • Address

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      Available for patients, please call to arrange

    • The Princess Grace Hospital

      42–52 Nottingham Place, London, W1U 5NY

    • The Kidney Stone Clinic

      18 Devonshire Street, London, W1G 7AF

    • Chiswick Medical Centre

      Bond House, 347-353 Chiswick High Road, London, W4 4HS

    • The Harley Street Clinic Diagnostic Centre

      16 Devonshire St, Marylebone, London, W1G 7AF

    • The Harley Street Clinic

      35 Weymouth St, Marylebone, London, W1G 8BJ

    • Barnes Private Practice

      22 Castelnau, Barnes, SW13 9RU

  • St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

    Blackshaw Road, London, Greater London, SW17 0QT

  • About Mr Ken Anson

    GMC number: 3086397

    Year qualified: 1985

    Place of primary qualification: University of London

    Areas of expertise

    • Management of urinary stone disease
    • Urinary infection & sepsis
    • Complex diagnostic urology problems
    • Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)
    • Endoscopic bladder treatments
    • Endoscopic diagnosis
    • General urology
    • Haematuria (blood in urine)
    • Kidney stone disease
    • Lower urinary tract disorders
    • Management of ureteric obstruction (stents)
    • Management of upper tract endoscopy and obstruction bladder
    • Management of urothelial carcinoma
    • Minimally invasive procedures (endo-urology)
    • Renal disorders and surgery
    • Urinary tract infections
    • Urinary tract stones

    Frequently asked questions

  • What are the common symptoms that your patients tend to present with?

    The commonest symptoms of my patients will be loin pain or ureteric colic. In addition many patients have no symptoms at all and come to see me because of an incidental finding of a kidney stone. I also manage many patients with blood in their urine (haematuria) or a urinary tract infections. Finally I look after a significant number of patients with bothersome lower urinary tract symptoms.

  • What are the treatments that you're able to offer your patients?

    As far as stone disease is concerned, I can offer the whole gamut of modern stone interventions. These range from no treatment to extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy and include ureteroscopy, flexible ureterorenoscopy and percutaneous renal surgery. I offer all forms of ureteric stenting and laser ablation of superficial urothelial carcinoma of the ureter.

    I also do a lot of lower tract endoscopic work including cystoscopy, endoscopic urethral surgery, bladder treatments and transurethral resection of the prostate.

  • What are your areas of sub-specialist interest?

    My subspecialist interest is in what we call endourology. This includes the diagnosis and endoscopic management of upper tract disorders from the bladder to the kidney, which predominantly involves the treatment of urinary stone disease. Endourologists also look after a lot of ureteric disorders including ureteric obstruction, stricture disease and urothelial cancer of the ureter.

  • Professional memberships

    Royal College of Surgeons of England
    British Association of Urological Surgeons
    European Association of Urological Surgeons
    General Medical Council
    British Medical Association (BMA)

    Articles by Mr Ken Anson

    The operation I had would make most men's eyes water

    I've seen big men reduced to tears

    Evaluation of the accuracy of 3-dimensional ultrasonography of the kidney

    Portable ultrasonography and bladder volume accuracy

    What radiation exposure can a patient expect during a single stone episode?

    Update of the ICUD-SIU consultation on stone technology behind ureteroscopy

    Impact of imaging in urolithiasis treatment planning

    The clinical and cost effectiveness of surgical interventions for stones in the lower pole of the kidney

    Time to rebrand transurethral resection of the prostate?

    TISU: Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy, as first treatment option

    The role of tandem double-j ureteral stents in the management of malignant ureteral obstruction

    Use of drug therapy in the management of symptomatic ureteric stones

    Calcium urolithiasis, blood pressure and salt intake.

    Treating Kidney Stones

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