Mr Laurence Stewart graduated from Aberdeen University Medical School in 1982. He gained wide experience across all surgical disciplines before training in Urology in Aberdeen and Belfast and subsequently specialising in female and reconstructive urology in Cardiff, Christchurch New Zealand and Duke University in North Carolina USA. He took up his current post as a Consultant Urological Surgeon in 1996 and has introduced a wide range of reconstructive treatments to Edinburgh.
He was a research fellow in Belfast for two years, studying bladder cancer, and achieving his MD thesis in 1994. He has published widely on this and other urological topics. He has authored the chapter on Urological Surgery in Principles and Practice of Surgery and co-authored the chapter on Kidney and Genito-Urinary Disease in Davidson’s Principles and Practice of Medicine. He retains an active interest in training and is the convener of the core skills in Urology course at the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh.
He was the Lead clinician for Urology in Edinburgh from 1998 to 2007, during which time he helped establish minimal access surgery and promoted the role for laser prostatectomy and specialist physiotherapy in both male and female urinary incontinence.
The overactive bladder.
Treatments and tests offered by Mr Laurence Stewart at Nuffield Health
- Prostate screening
- Prostate surgery
- Prostate laser treatment
- British Association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS)
- British Medical Association (BMA)
- International Continence Society (ICS)