Mr Ramachandran Ravi is a Consultant Urological surgeon at Nuffield Health Brentwood Hospital, Essex, offering private urology surgery.
Mr Ravi, consultant urological surgeon, joined Basildon & Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in 2007. He obtained his primary medical qualifications and postgraduate qualification in urology from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi. He received further training in urology in London and was a senior registrar at St Bartholomew's, Royal London and Royal Marsden hospitals.
Before coming to Essex, Mr Ravi was a consultant urological surgeon at Dartford & Gravesham NHS Trust in Kent, where he was lead clinician for urological cancers. In recognition of excellent clinical services provided, he was awarded a Certificate of Merit as an NHS Champion in both 2003 and 2004. His patients had nominated him for this award which is administered by the King's Fund and the London Evening Standard.
Although Mr Ravi manages all general urology conditions, his special interests include benign prostatic disease, prostate cancer, rapid access referrals for haematuria and elevated PSA, and testicular conditions including cancers. He has extensive experience in laparoscopic and open radical surgery for urological cancers.
Mr Ravi has about 65 scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals relating to urology and urological cancers.
Mr Ravi's approach to private practice echoes his NHS work ethic. He endeavours to provide up to date evidence-based treatments. He offers a very sympathetic and listening ear to all his patients and tries to be available at all times for them.
- Laser treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia and stones
- Prostate disease including prostate cancer
- Laser prostatectomy
- Laparoscopic urological surgery
- Bladder cancer
Mr Ravi specialises in the following men's health treatments at Nuffield Health Brentwood Hospital:
- Radical orchidectomy
NHS Champion 2003 and 2004.
Treatments and tests offered by Mr Ramachandran Ravi at Nuffield Health
- Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP)
- Prostate surgery
- Prostate screening
- Prostate resection (TURP)
- Vasectomy or male sterilisation
Mr Ravi is currently involved in the following
- OPEN Trial (urethral stricture)
- Life after Prostate Cancer Study
- National Prostate Cancer Audit
- PREVENTT Trial
- EXPEC Trial
- British Medical Association
- British Association of Urological Surgeons
- BAUS Section of Oncology
- European Association of Urology
Other posts held
- Consultant Urological Surgeon, Basildon & Thurrock University Hospital
Insurers Mr Ramachandran Ravi works with
Mr Ramachandran Ravi works with the following private medical insurance providers:
- Aviva Health
- AXA Health
- AXA - Global Healthcare
- Benenden Health
- CS Healthcare
- Exeter Family Friendly
- Westfield Health WPA
Mr Ramachandran Ravi does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.
Mr Ramachandran Ravi does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.
Mr Ramachandran Ravi does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.