Mr Benjamin Lamb

Qualifications

MBBS, MA(Cantab), PhD, FRCS (Urol.)

GMC number: 6130045

Practicing since: 2005

Specialties

Urology

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About

Benjamin Lamb is a consultant urological and robotic surgeon who specialises in prostate cancer and has carried out more than 400 robotic operations in his career. By adopting a patient-centred philosophy, he uses his surgical skills in the most beneficial way.

Ben is a consultant at Barts Health and UCLH NHS Trusts having moved to London in 2022 from Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge where he had been a consultant since 2018. Having studied medicine at the University of Cambridge (MA) and the University of London (MBBS), he gained a PhD from Imperial College, London in 2011. Ben undertook his specialist urology training in London before undertaking a fellowship in urological oncology and robotic surgery at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne, Australia. Ben is Prostate Cancer Lead at Barts Health. 

Mr Lamb is experienced in treating a range of urological conditions, including prostate cancer; raised PSA; lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS); urinary tract infection (UTI); blood in the urine (haematuria) and semen (haematospermia); scrotal/penile lumps; chronic pelvic pain.

Ben offers consultations to explain test results or answer any urological questions, and meticulously outlines the advantages and risks of any procedure.

Special interests

  • Prostate cancer
  • Bladder cancer
  • Robotic surgery
  • General urology

Personal interests

Family, gardening and gym!

Locations Mr Benjamin Lamb works with

Related experience

Research

In addition to his clinical work, Mr Lamb is on the executive committee of the BAUS section of Oncology.

Mr Lamb is involved in MDT (multidisciplinary cancer teams) research, and has written and presented on leadership, decision-making, and non-technical skills in this area.

He finds teaching students, healthcare professionals and doctors about communication skills, MDT improvement and urological cancers very rewarding.

Memberships

  • British Association of Urological Surgeons
  • European Association of Urology
  • Medical Defence Union

Other posts held

  • Addenbrooke’s Hospital Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Consultant Urological and Robotic Surgeon
  • Urology Cancer Lead
  • Urology MDT Lead

Insurers Mr Benjamin Lamb works with

Mr Benjamin Lamb works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)

Declaration

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

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

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