Specialties and sub-specialties
Raj Nigam was born in London and attended Haberdasher’s Aske’s School before graduating in Medicine from University College London. He gained his basic surgical training at University College and Middlesex Hospitals and completed an MD thesis from the Royal Postgraduate Medical School in the basic sciences of cancer metastasis. He was a Urological Registrar at St Mary’s Hospital in London followed by Senior Urological Registrar posts at St. Bartholomew’s and the Royal London Hospitals.
Appointed as Consultant Urological Surgeon to the Royal Surrey County Hospital in 2000 and in 2009 to the Institute of Urology at University College London Hospitals. Wide experience in Urology including General Urology, Andrology and Urological Oncology Practice in NHS hospitals. Several management positions including formerly Clinical Director of Urology at Royal Surrey.
Educational Supervisor and Trainer of postgraduate surgeons. National Selection Panel for Urological Trainees.(UK). Chairman of Quality Surveillance Teams for NHS England in Urological Oncology. Examiner & Lecturer on various courses including FRCS (Urol).
Research Interests: Widely published in urological and oncological fields. Current focus on Advanced prostate diagnostics and focal therapy for prostate cancer, minimising side-effects of prostate cancer treatments. Involved in national/international trials of focal therapy. Ongoing research in penile cancer with PET-MRI trial, basic science and clinical research projects.
Medico-legal experience: Expert witness for 15 years with extensive experience of both Defendant and Claimant work.
- Prostate cancer
- Andrology & penile cancer
- Benign prostate & bladder problems
- Consultant Urological Surgeon
Royal Surrey NHS FT
- Consultant Uro-Andrological Surgeon
University College London Hospitals
Current teaching posts
- Educational Supervisor
Royal Surrey NHS FT
- School of Medicine, University College London 1982 - 1987
Published by: Elsevier
Authors: Max Johnston, Raj Nigam
Authors: M Connor, MA Gorin, HU Ahmed, AK Nigam
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