Mr James Hicks

MB BS, FRCS (Urol)


Mr Hicks trained at the Royal London Hospital before completing his basic surgical training in Chichester. He went on to undertake specialist surgical training in urology in the Wessex region. This included working in the specialist urology cancer centres of Portsmouth Hospitals, Southampton University and Bournemouth Hospital.

He completed a laparoscopic prostatectomy fellowship with Professor Stolzenburg at the University Hospital of Leipzig, Germany. This gave him unrivalled experience in this world renowned centre of excellence.

Currently Mr Hicks is the clinical lead for the urology multidisciplinary team (MDT) at St Richard’s Hospital. He is also clinical lead for governance and clinical lead for urological laparoscopic surgery and erectile dysfunction.


  • Weekly Wednesday PM
  • Weekly Friday AM


Current posts

  • West Sussex Hospital NHS Trust (St Richard's Hospital & Worthing General Hospital)
  • James is an honorary consultant in the Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford where he performs specialist robotic prostate surgery for West Sussex patients with prostate cancer.
  • Nuffield Health Chichester Hospital


Other interests

  • Urological Oncology Surgery
  • Laparascopic Surgery
  • Core Urology

Personal interests

James lives In Chichester with his wife Victoria, also a surgeon in St Richard's Hospital and has three children. He is often found coaching the Chichester Rugby Club under 10's team on Sunday mornings or cycling on the South Downs.

Member of

  • Royal College of Surgeons
  • British Association of Urological Surgeons
  • European Association of Urology


Mr Hicks undertook 2 years of molecular biology research in angiogenesis in urological cancers at Portsmouth University.

During his time as a specialist trainee in the UK and Germany he published many articles on the techniques, outcomes and training in Laparascopic Surgery, specifically Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy for Prostate Cancer.


Mr James Hicks works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Childsure
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Health-on-Line
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA

Mr James Hicks has the following interest in this hospital/ another Nuffield Health hospital or the company:

Mr James Hicks is the Medical Advisory Committee Chair for Nuffield Health Chichester Hospital. No remuneration is paid for this role, however use of medical secretary services, administrative accommodation and consulting room used in connection with it are not charged for. Services used in connection with the provision of Mr Hicks' private practice are charged at market rates.

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

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