Mr Alaiyi West


BM BS, MD, FRCS (Eng), FRCS (Urol)

GMC number: 3664313

Practising since: 1992



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Mr West specialises in the medical and surgical management of urinary stone disease including lithotripsy, laser stone fragmentation, and percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) for removal of larger, more complex kidney stones.

He has developed particular expertise in surgery for enlarged prostates, specifically Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP), proven to be more effective than traditional prostate operations for this condition. He led the development of the South Tees HoLEP service in 2010 and has mentored colleagues both locally and nationally in this procedure.

We are delighted that Mr West also now performs a revolutionary new treatment for enlarged prostate at Tees Hospital, this minimally-invasive treatment involves no cutting, heating or removal of prostate tissue. If medication has failed to relieve your symptoms and you don’t want to have major surgery or take pills, this procedure is an effective alternative treatment. An additional benefit of the procedure is the fact it does not have any negative effect on erectile and ejaculatory function. Please click the following link for more information:

He also sees both female and male patients with general urological problems. 

Personal interests


Treatments and tests offered by Mr Alaiyi West at Nuffield Health

  • Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP)
  • Prostate surgery
  • Cystoscopy
  • Prostatic Urethral Lift
  • Prostate resection (TURP)
  • Circumcision
  • Vasectomy or male sterilisation

Locations Mr Alaiyi West works with

Related experience


A graduate of Nottingham University Medical School, Mr West completed Higher Specialist Urology training in the North East after undertaking a period of research and submitting a thesis on prostate cancer gene therapy leading to the award of an MD.

He was appointed Consultant Urological Surgeon in January 2008 at South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, with clinical sessions at the James Cook and Friarage Hospitals.

Mr West participates and leads clinical audits within his NHS practice. He is the local principal investigator for a large national multicentre clinical trial on the medical management of ureteric stones.


  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • British Association of Urological Surgeons
  • BAUS Section of Endourology
  • BAUS Section of Oncology
  • American Urological Association

Other posts held

  • Consultant Urological Surgeon, James Cook University Hospital

Insurers Mr Alaiyi West works with

Mr Alaiyi West works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • Bupa
  • WPA


Mr Alaiyi West does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Alaiyi West does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr Alaiyi West does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.