Mr Hidekazu Yamamoto

Qualifications

MA(Cantab) MB BChir PhD FRCS(Urol)

GMC number: 6040059

Practicing since: 2002

Specialties

Urology

Consultation times

  • Friday PM
  • Overview

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01892 552 914

About

Mr Yamamoto is a Consultant Urological Surgeon at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust with specialist interests in the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer and benign prostate hyperplasia.

Following his undergraduate medical training at Cambridge he completed a PhD in prostate cancer at UCL funded by a British Urological Foundation Scholarship. His clinical postgraduate training took place within the South Thames Rotation which included placements at Guy's Hospital, The Royal Marsden Hospital, and King's College London Hospital.

His surgical expertise lies in advanced diagnostics methods for prostate and bladder cancer, robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy (RALP), and holmium laser prostate surgery (HoLEP). He is the current lead for the urgent referral pathways for prostate and bladder cancer at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust and also the departmental lead for education.

He is a member of The Royal College of Surgeons of England, British Association of Urological Surgeons and the European Association of Urology and reviews for several academic journals.

Mr Yamamoto specialises in the following treatments at Nuffield Health Tunbridge Wells Hospital:

Special interests

  • General Urology
  • Urological cancers
  • Prostate biopsy techniques
  • Laser prostate surgery
  • Robotic surgery
  • Prostate brachytherapy

Personal interests

In his leisure he enjoys hiking around the countryside and spending time with his wife and two children.

Languages spoken

English / Japanese

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Hidekazu Yamamoto at Nuffield Health

  • Transurethral resection of bladder tumour (TURBT)
  • Prostate surgery
  • Prostate resection (TURP)
  • Orchidectomy
  • Circumcision
  • Vasectomy or male sterilisation

Locations Mr Hidekazu Yamamoto works with

Related experience

Memberships

  • The General Medical Council
  • The Royal College of Surgeons
  • British Association of Urological Surgeons
  • European Association of Urology

Other post held

  • Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
  • Consultant Urological Surgeon

Insurers Mr Hidekazu Yamamoto works with

Mr Hidekazu Yamamoto works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Simplyhealth
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • AXA PPP International
  • Health-on-Line
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Westfield Health WPA

Declaration

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

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

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