Mr Neil Barber
Prostate artery embolisation for benign prostatic hyperplasia
The London Clinic is one of the first independent hospitals in the UK to offer prostate artery embolisation as a safe alternative to surgery.
3 consultants available
iTind treatment for non-cancerous enlarged prostates
iTind is an innovative treatment that can provide lasting relief from the urinary problems caused by benign prostatic enlargement (BPH).
Aquablation therapy for benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH) at The London Clinic. The London Clinic was the first private hospital in London to offer this.
Bladder neck incision
The London Clinic's urology consultants perform bladder neck incision in state-of-the-art operating theatres, using the latest equipment and technology.
Urolift treatment for enlarged prostate
Patients receiving the Urolift implant report rapid improvements in their symptoms including increased urinary flow rates.
Ultrasound scanners use high-frequency sound waves to create an image of the inside of the body.
Kidney stones treatment
If your urologist believes that the stone is too big to pass unaided or is causing an obstruction, you may need surgery to remove it.
Our specialist surgeons draw on years of experience to offer adult circumcision – a surgery that involves removing the foreskin.
The London Clinic’s leading urology surgeons are highly-skilled in bilateral vasectomy surgery
Flexible cystoscopy (male)
The London Clinic's urology consultants perform cystoscopy in the state-of-the-art endoscopy suite, using the latest equipment and technology.
Flexible cystoscopy (female)
The London Clinic renowned urologists use a flexible telescope called a cystoscope to diagnose bladder problems, take samples, and treat small stones.
Rezum system for benign prostate hyperplasia
he Rezūm System is an innovative new treatment for Benign Prostate Hyperplasia (BPH).
Transurethral resection of prostate gland (TURP)
TURP stands for transurethral resection of the prostate gland. It is a minimally invasive procedure to remove prostate tissue and improve urine flow in men
Having been appointed as a Consultant Urological Surgeon to Frimley Park Hospital in 2005, Neil Barber is Clinical Lead for Urology at Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust and Director of the Frimley Renal Cancer Centre and the Frimley Benign Prostate Clinical Research Centre.
Neil has a specialist interest in the treatment of Benign Prostate Enlargement using minimally invasive techniques and was the first surgeon to routinely offer Aquablation to patients in the UK, having been instrumental in the development of the technology in formal trials and its introduction to the NHS in 2019. He has treated some 300 patients and this year presented the 5 year study data of the WATER trials on the global stage. Neil introduced Greenlight laser prostatectomy to the UK in 2002 and more recently both Urolift in 2014 and iTIND in 2019 to the NHS and has been involved in all formal trials relating to new devices in the treatment of BPH over the last 15 years as well as acting as specialist advisor to NICE developing guidelines on plasma TURP, Greenlight laser, Urolift, Rezum and most recently iTIND. Beyond that, Neil has developed a specialist team in the delivery of surgical solutions for kidney disorders, primarily involving renal cancer but also other conditions of the upper urinary tract including PUJ obstruction using novel robotic techniques. Being director of that team now delivering the highest annual volume of robotic partial nephrectomies in the UK.
5 Devonshire Place
London W1G 6HL
For kidney disorders, Neil has been performing advanced and complex robotic assisted surgery for over ten years using the Da Vinci robot and now the new Versius robot.
- Clinical Lead for Urology
Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust
- Director of Frimley Renal Cancer Centre
Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust
- Irish Society of Urology, Registrar’s Medal 2003
- The Everidge Prize in Urology 2004
- Year qualified 1990
- Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School University of London 1987 - 1993
Too often we hear about treatments being restricted — but there are cutting-edge options available that could change your life, and save the health service millions.
A revolutionary treatment for thousands of men suffering from a common prostate condition is to be made available on the NHS.
Frequent dashes to the loo at night could be a thing of the past for men suffering prostate problems, thanks to a minimally invasive procedure that shrinks the gland – using high-pressure water jets.
It is a well established and almost unique feature of the human male that as we age, the prostate gland undergoes local growth factor changes that stimulate hyperplastic growth.
Authors: Nguyen DD, Barber N, Bidair M, Gilling P, Anderson P, Zorn KC, Badlani G, Humphreys M, Kaplan S, Kaufman R, So A, Paterson R, Goldenberg L, Elterman D, Desai M, Lingeman J, Roehrborn C, Bhojani N.
Published by: BJU
Authors: Sriprasad S, Aldiwani M, Pandian S, Nielsen TK, Ismail M, Barber NJ, Lughezzani G, Larcher A, Lagerveld BW, Keeley FX Jr.
Published by: Journal of Endourology
Authors: Ellis, R. J., Del Vecchio, S. J., Gallagher, K., Aliano, D. N., Barber, N., Bolton, D. M., Chew, E., Coombes, J. S., Coory, M. D., Davis, I. D., Donaldson, J. F., Francis, R. S., Giles, G. G., Gobe, G. C., Hawley, C. M., Johnson, D. W., et al.
Published by: Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.
Authors: Gilling PJ, Barber N, Bidair M, et al
Published by: Urology Times Journal
Authors: Kadner G, Valerio M, Giannakis I, Manit A, Lumen N, Ho BSH, Alonso S, Schulman C, Barber N, Amparore D, Porpiglia F
Published by: World Journal of Urology
With 3 children to keep him busy, Neil also loves to spend time swimming and getting out on the water in his boat. He loves spending time in Italy on family holidays to relax and enjoy good food and wine.
- Urolift (including advanced applications
- Robotic assisted partial nephrectomy
- Robotic assisted radical nephrectomy
- Robotic assisted pyeloplasty
- Robotic assisted nephro-ureterectomy
- Peno-scrotal disorders
- Renal/ Kidney cancer