Mr Raj Nigam

Qualifications

MBBS, FRCS (Urol), MD, FEBU, FRCS

GMC number: 3265226

Practicing since: 1987

Specialties

Urology

Consultation times

  • Monday pm/evening
  • Overview

Or call us on

01483 536255 (Guildford)

About

Raj Nigam was born in London and attended Haberdasher’s Aske’s School before graduating in Medicine from University College London. He gained his basic surgical training at University College and Middlesex Hospitals and completed a MD thesis from the Royal Postgraduate Medical School in the basic sciences of cancer metastasis. He was a Urological Registrar at St Mary’s Hospital in London followed by Senior Urological Registrar posts at St. Bartholomew’s and the Royal London Hospitals. Appointed as Consultant Urological Surgeon to the Royal Surrey County Hospital in 2000 and in 2009 to the Institute of Urology at University College London Hospitals. Wide experience in Urology including General Urology, Andrology and Urological Oncology Practice in NHS hospitals. Several management positions including formerly Clinical Director of Urology at Royal Surrey.

Special interests

Prostate Cancer:

  • advanced diagnostics utilising multiparametric MRI followed by transperineal template and MRI-Ultrasound fusion biopsies.

Prostate Cancer treatments:

  • Focal Therapy utilising High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) and Cryotherapy. Active Surveillance and 2nd opinions.

Andrology:

  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Male infertility (HFEA accredited)
  • Vasectomy and vasectomy reversal
  • Surgical sperm retrieval
  • Male hormonal problems
  • Peyronie’s disease (surgical and minimally invasive treatments)
  • Penile implants
  • Circumcision
  • Glans resurfacing
  • Buried penis

Penile Cancer:

  • Regional Lead for Surrey, Sussex & Hampshire,-surgical treatments and reconstruction for localised and advanced cancers.

Other interests

  • Benign prostate hypertrophy (BPH) and bladder problems
  • Alternative and innovative treatment for BPH
  • Stone disease
  • Incontinence with Videourodynamics service
  • Male incontinence

Personal interests

Cricket, Badminton, Football, Family

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Raj Nigam at Nuffield Health

  • Vasectomy reversal
  • Contraception
  • Cryotherapy
  • CT scan (or CAT scan)
  • Cystoscopy
  • Circumcision
  • Orchidectomy
  • Family Planning
  • Ultrasound

Locations Mr Raj Nigam works with

Related experience

Research

Widely published in urological and oncological fields. Current focus on Advanced prostate diagnostics and focal therapy for prostate cancer, minimising side-effects of prostate cancer treatments. Involved in national/international trials of focal therapy. Ongoing research in penile cancer with PET-MRI trial, basic science and clinical research projects.

Memberships

  • British Association of Urological Surgeons
  • Sections of Oncology
  • Andrology & Genitourethral Surgery
  • Endourology British Medical Association
  • Royal Society of Medicine
  • European Association of Urology
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Fellow of the European Board of Urology

Other post held

  • Consultant Urological Surgeon, Royal Surrey County Hospital
  • University College London Hospitals

Insurers Mr Raj Nigam works with

Mr Raj Nigam works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • APRIL
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP International
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Childsure
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • ESMI
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Freedom Health
  • Health-on-Line
  • HealthFund
  • InterGlobal
  • Medical Care Direct
  • PHC
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Tesco Bank
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA

Declaration

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

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

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