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The London Clinic

Specialties

  • Urology

Sub specialties

  • Robotic surgery
  • Bladder cancer
  • Urinary reconstructive surgery
  • Chronic pelvic pain

Professional profile

Ramesh Thurairaja is a consultant urological surgeon at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. He undertook his first fellowship at the world-renowned Inselspital in Bern, Switzerland where he was mentored by Professor Urs Studer in prostate and bladder cancer and open reconstructive surgery particularly in creating ‘Studer’ orthotropic bladder substitution.

His second fellowship was in robotic prostate and bladder cancer surgery and reconstruction at Southmead Hospital, Bristol.

Ramesh was originally appointed as a consultant urological surgeon at Kent & Canterbury Hospital where he successfully started and led the robotic bladder cancer service for East Kent. In 2014, Ramesh moved to Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital as a consultant urological surgeon to join this internationally renowned tertiary Bladder Cancer Team.

Ramesh performs both open and robotic surgery including intra-corporeal urinary diversion using the Da Vinci robotic system for bladder cancer and reconstructive surgery. He also runs the only dedicated Radiation Cystitis Clinic in the UK.

Ramesh completed his MD thesis with the University of London in Prostate Cancer and has published over 20 articles on various topics within urology in international journals.

He is a tutor for King’s College London GKT School of Medical Education and the clinical supervisor for the Royal College of Surgeons (BAUS) Bladder Cancer Fellowship. Ramesh sees all general urological complaints and has particular interests in urological cancers, radiation cystitis, recurrent urinary tract infections and chronic pelvic pain.

Ramesh’s private practice is mainly based at Harley Street, The London Clinic where he works in a group called London Urologica.

Personal profile

Ramesh’s philosophy is "Tailored medical care for your concern, complaint or condition". Ramesh is happily married to a local GP and has two young children.

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Press

What does my wee say about me?
Mr Thurairaja is quoted in a Balance piece on overlooking the embarrassment of checking your urine.

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Current posts

  • Consultant Urological Surgeon
    Guy's & St Thomas' Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Bsc Tutor
    King's College London School of Medicine

Medical training

Year qualified
1998
  • University of Southampton
    1998

Other languages spoken

Tamil
German
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Clinic location

145 Harley Street
London W1G 6BJ
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Clinic times

Monday: Urgent appointments
Wednesday: AM
Saturday: Urgent appointments

Appointment enquiries: +44 (0) 20 3944 1073 Concierge service: +44 (0) 203 219 3323 Self-Pay service: +44 (0) 203 918 7301International office: +44 (0) 203 219 3266 Invoice and payment enquiries: +44 (0) 207 616 7708 General enquiries: +44 (0) 20 3918 9135

Breast services appointments: +44 (0) 207 616 7653 Diagnostics appointments: +44 (0) 207 616 7653 Endoscopy appointments: +44 (0) 207 616 7760 Eye centre appointments: +44 (0) 207 616 7768 Haematology appointments: +44 (0) 207 535 5503 Kidney services appointments: +44 (0) 207 224 5234 Liver services appointments: +44 (0) 207 616 7719 Physiotherapy appointments: +44 (0) 207 616 7651 Radiology appointments: +44 (0) 207 616 7653

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