- Prostatic diseases
- Prostate diseases: prostatitis / BPH
- Prostate cancer/Bladder cancer/Testis cancer
- Sexual Dysfunction/Male Infertility
- Peyronie's disease/ Penile conditions/Phimosis
- Urinary Tract Infections/Prostatitis
Mr Sudhanshu Chitale is a Consultant Urological Surgeon at the Whittington Health NHS Trust, London. He is an Honorary Senior Lecturer for the University College London (UCL) Medical School. He has been the proud recipient of Top Teacher Award: 2013-14 and Excellence in Medical Education Award (EMEA): 2015-16.
He has received comprehensive training both in India and the UK in all subspecialties of Urology, and has gained extensive experience over many years in this field. He has also received several awards for academic achievements during his training.
Mr Chitale has performed over 20,000 urological operative procedures ranging from cystoscopies to cystectomies. He has special expertise in procedures involving the lower urinary tract, including prostatic, bladder, penile and urethral surgery.
His wide surgical skills and expertise include procedures for phimosis, hydrocele, epididymal lesions, varicoceles, testicular tumours, urethral surgery, surgery for male infertility, sperm retrieval procedures (M-TESE, TESE, MESA), vasectomy, reversal of vasectomy, surgery for Peyronie's disease and congenital penile deformities, endoscopic prostatic and bladder tumour resections, TURP/TURBT, endoscopic treatment for urinary stones, strictures of urethra and Urological procedures for children including circumcision, orchidopexy for undescended testis, and hydrocelectomy for patent processus vaginalis.
He is published widely in peer-reviewed journals with around 80 publications to his credit, and also has several presentations at national and international meetings. He has been the principal author for the first ever randomised controlled trial (RCT) on shock wave therapy (SWT) for Peyronie's disease. He is also a referee to many scientific journals and a guest editor for a web-based journal.
In addition, Mr Chitale has been actively involved in teaching undergraduates, postgraduates, and general practitioners, as well as pharmaceutical and nursing professionals, by means of lecture, seminars and bedside-teaching for many years. He has been a well-respected and popular tutor amongst medical students and trainees. He currently acts as an MBBS examiner for UCL Medical School and has done so previously at UEA Medical School in Norwich.
Mr Chitale has also served as a member of the faculty for the Operative Skills in Urology Course conducted by the Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCSE) for several years.
Mr Chitale is married to Kiran, Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, who specialises in Eating Disorders at the NHS Trust in Norwich, Norfolk. They have two children: their daughter is a junior doctor and trainee in the NHS, and their son is a law graduate who is currently undertaking training in management and accountancy at PWC, London.
Mr Chitale and his wife enjoy travelling. They also enjoy theatre and fine dining. More recently, they have been involved in charitable work in India, providing patient care in their respective specialities at a rural hospital and teaching students at the local medical school attached to the rural hospital.
Mr Chitale has been a keen badminton player and represented his medical school at University level. He also enjoys table tennis and swimming. Lately, he has become keen on the game of golf.
Consultant Urological SurgeonWhittington Hospital NHS Trust, London
Current teaching posts
Honorary Senior LecturerUniversity College London Medical School
VM Medical College, Shivaji University, India1982
Royal College of Surgeons of England1998
University College London2011
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