Mr Andrew Thomas

Qualifications

MB BCh, FRCS (Eng), FRCS (Urol)

GMC number: 3252604

Practicing since: 1987

Specialties

Urology

Consultation times

  • Weekly clinics
  • Overview

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About

Andy from Llandybie, Carmarthenshire is a Welsh speaker, who graduated from The University Of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff in 1988. He performed basic surgical training in the Midlands and South Wales. His urological training was carried out in South Wales and he spent a year of sub-specialist training in Adelaide, South Australia.
 
He established a urology unit at the Princess Of Wales Hospital, Bridgend in 1998 and is now one of the Senior Urologists in ABM University NHS Trust. He is nationally known as an expert in day case laser prostate surgery for benign prostate disease and cryotherapy treatment for prostate cancer.

At Bridgend, he runs a training centre that teaches Consultants and Specialist trainees from all over the UK the technique of Green light laser PVP (photoselective vaporisation of the prostate). He was also one of the first Welsh surgeons to perform laparoscopic nephrectomy.

Languages spoken

Welsh

Locations Mr Andrew Thomas works with

Related experience

Research

Laser prostate surgery and cryotherapy

Memberships

  • Hospital and Consultant Specialists Association
  • British Association of Urological Surgery
  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • BAUS section member for uro-oncology and endourology

Other post held

  • Senior Urologist, Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University NHS Trust

Declaration

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

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

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