Mr Christopher Luscombe
MD, FRCS (Urol), MB ChB
GMC number: 3585896
Practicing since: 1992
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Mr Luscombe studied Medicine at Birmingham University, graduating in 1992. His basic surgical training was carried out in Staffordshire and he went on to specialise in Urology with Urological training in the West Midlands. During this time he developed a particular interest in prostate cancer and has published widely on this disease.
He was appointed as Consultant Urological Surgeon at the University Hospital of North Staffordshire in 2005 and is the local lead for Urology cancer.
He has a particular interest in the treatment of prostate cancer but is also experienced in the treatment of a large range of Urological conditions in both adults and children. He regularly performs treatments for conditions that include cancer, kidney stones, prostate enlargement and foreskin/testicular problems.
In particular, he has developed an interest in laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery, and minimally invasive surgery, such as laser surgery for prostate enlargement and kidney stones.
He was the first surgeon to introduce keyhole prostate cancer surgery in the region and is invited to other hospitals to help train other Consultant Surgeons to perform this procedure.
Treatments and tests offered by Mr Christopher Luscombe at Nuffield Health
- Vasectomy reversal
- Prostate surgery
- Prostate screening
- Penile lesions (biopsy of)
- Vasectomy or male sterilisation
Locations Mr Christopher Luscombe works with
His list of publications includes several articles in the prestigious journals The Lancet and The British Medical Journal. In 2003, Birmingham University recognised his interest and research into the causes of prostate cancer were by the awarding the degree Doctor of Medicine (MD).
He continues to be involved with research into the causes of prostate cancer in conjunction with Keele and Birmingham Universities.
- British Medical Association
- Medical Protection Society
Other posts held
- Consultant Urological Surgeon, University Hospital of North Staffordshire, Stoke on Trent
Insurers Mr Christopher Luscombe works with
Mr Christopher Luscombe works with the following private medical insurance providers:
- Aviva Health
- AXA PPP Healthcare
- Benenden Health
Mr Christopher Luscombe has the following interest in this hospital/ another Nuffield Health hospital or the company:
Mr Christopher Luscombe is the Medical Advisory Committee Chair for Nuffield Health North Staffordshire Hospital. No remuneration is paid for this role, however, use of medical secretary services, administrative accommodation and a consulting room used in connection with it are not charged for. Services used in connection with the provision of Mr Christopher Luscombe's private practice are charged at market rates.
Mr Christopher Luscombe does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.
Mr Christopher Luscombe does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.