Mr Alan Doherty


MB BS, BSc, MD, FRCS (Urol)

GMC number: 3279241

Practising since: 1989



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Mr Doherty is a consultant at Nuffield Health Warwickshire Hospital. He is widely recognised as one of the UK’s leading prostate cancer specialists, having completed more than 3,000 prostatectomies using all three established approaches (open, robotic, laparoscopic).

Mr Doherty is a longstanding advocate of multi-parametric MRI before prostate biopsy, now recognised as best practice, together with the use of advanced diagnostics including PCA3. He was voted one of the UK’s top prostate cancer specialists in a Daily Mail poll of consultant urologists.

Mr Doherty also specialises in benign prostate conditions, having undertaken more than 800 GreenLight laser procedures for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia. The Birmingham Prostate Clinic, Mr Doherty’s private service, has invested in the most advanced laser technology (the XPS system) for this procedure.

Mr Doherty is recognised for auditing and publishing his results and has been highly commended by the Health Service Journal for his work in this area.

Mr Doherty performs the following treatments at Nuffield Health Warwickshire Hospital:

Special interests

Prostate cancer, PSA diagnostics, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (Greenlight laser, Urolift), Bladder cancer.

Personal interests


Treatments and tests offered by Mr Alan Doherty at Nuffield Health

  • Testicular ultrasound
  • Prostate surgery
  • Prostate screening
  • Prostate resection (TURP)
  • Orchidectomy

Locations Mr Alan Doherty works with

Related experience

Other posts held

  • Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham

Insurers Mr Alan Doherty works with

Mr Alan Doherty works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • PHC
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Tesco Bank
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Police Mutual


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

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

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