Mr Prabhakar Rajan

Qualifications

BChir, FRCS, MA, PhD, MB

GMC number: 4766584

Practicing since: 2002

Specialties

Urology

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About

Mr Prabhakar Rajan studied medicine at Cambridge University, and completed his surgery and urology training in Scotland focussing on complex cancer surgery.  After obtaining urology specialist registration in 2014, he undertook a fellowship in robotic keyhole prostate cancer surgery at the Karolinska Institutet and University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden.  In 2015, he was appointed as a Consultant Urologist at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow, specialising in laparoscopic keyhole kidney cancer surgery.  The same year, he was recruited to St. Bartholomew's Hospital (Barts Health NHS Trust) and University College London NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK.  He currently specialises in robotic prostate cancer and complex advanced testicular cancer surgeries.

Mr Rajan holds Fellowships of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, the Higher Education Academy, and the Alan Turing Institute.  He is a member of the National Cancer Research Institute Advanced Prostate Cancer and Germ Cell Tumours Research Groups.  He is also an Associate Professor of Urology at University College London (UCL) and sits on the UCL Urology Clinical Academic Board. 


Personal interests

In his spare time, Mr Rajan enjoys cycling and running.  He seeks the challenge of visiting exotic off-the-beaten-track locations, particularly where he can practice his language skills in Tamil, and to a lesser extent Hindi and Spanish.

Languages spoken

English, Tamil

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Prabhakar Rajan at Nuffield Health

  • Laparoscopic urology
  • Transurethral resection of bladder tumour (TURBT)
  • Testicular ultrasound
  • Intravenous pyelogram (IVP)
  • Prostate surgery
  • Prostate screening
  • Epididymal surgery
  • Radical prostatectomy
  • Prostate resection (TURP)
  • Orchidectomy
  • Circumcision
  • Penile lesions (biopsy of)

Locations Mr Prabhakar Rajan works with

Related experience

Research

Mr Rajan completed his PhD at Newcastle University, and undertook post-doctoral research at the world-famous Cancer Research UK (CR-UK) Beatson Institute in Glasgow.  He was the first urologist in Scotland to win a highly-competitive Royal College of Surgeons of England/CR-UK Clinician Scientist Fellowship in Surgery to support his prostate cancer research programme.  He currently leads an internationally-renowned laboratory-based research group at the Barts Cancer Institute, Queen Mary University of London and runs clinical trials to find new ways to treat prostate and testicular cancers

Memberships

  • British Association of Urological Surgeons
  • Medical Defence Union
  • British Medical Association
  • Royal College of Surgeons of England

Other posts held

  • Consultant Urologist at Barts Health NHS Trust
  • Consultant Urologist at University College London Hospitals

Insurers Mr Prabhakar Rajan works with

Mr Prabhakar Rajan works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA
  • Cigna
  • Allianz
  • Aetna
  • Healix
  • Bupa

Declaration

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

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

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