Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Medical Protection Society
Member of British Association of Urological Surgeons
Member of European Association of Urology
Member of BAUS Section of Female Urology
Member of International Spinal Cord Injury Society
Mr Rizwan Hamid is a Consultant Urological Surgeon and an Honorary Senior Lecturer at University College London (UCL) Hospitals. He specialises in the treatment of male and female voiding dysfunction, urinary incontinence and overactive bladder. He offers advice on general urological problems including lower urinary tract dysfunction, erectile dysfunction and urinary tract infections. He performs surgery for all types of incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse including colposuspension, autologous slings, trans vaginal tape and sacrocolpopexy. He implants artificial sphincters in men with post-operative incontinence. His particular interest is in the management of bladder problems in neurological diseases with BOTOX therapy, bladder augmentation, bladder replacement and both continent and incontinent diversions.
Having studied as a surgeon in Rawalpindi Pakistan, Mr Hamid moved to the UK in 1999. His postgraduate research was based at the Spinal Injuries Unit, Stanmore, where he gained invaluable experience in the management of complex urological problems in neuropathic patients. He has been sub-speciality trained in female, neuro-urology and reconstructive urology at some of the most prestigious hospitals in London including The Middlesex Hospital, University College London Hospitals and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children. He performed research in infertility after spinal injuries at London Spinal Injuries Unit, Stanmore in association with the Institute of Urology, London.
Mr Hamid is actively involved in teaching medical and postgraduate students at UCL. He has published more than 30 papers and has presented extensively in international meetings. He has also authored more than six book chapters. His research focus is on the treatment of bladder dysfunction secondary to neurological diseases, overactive bladder and BOTOX, urinary incontinence, infertility and spinal cord injury.
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Recommended on 23/07/2013
Mr Rizwan Hamid is a real voiding disorder expert and is a highly recommended specialist.