Mr Rob Frymann


MB ChB, A.T.L.S, F.R.C.S.I Pt 1, F.R.C.S (London), F.R.C.S (Urol), CCT in Urology, MD: University of Sheffield

GMC number: 4012687

Practicing since: 1993



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Rob Frymann completed his undergraduate training at the University of Sheffield. His basic surgical training was under taken at St Richard’s Hospital in Chichester, followed by 2 years of research in Bristol working towards his MD thesis (looking into the treatment of benign prostatic obstruction). Rob was a specialist registrar in the South Thames region, which included a further year at St Richard’s Hospital, a year at Worthing Hospital, and a 2 year oncology (cancer) and laparoscopy fellowship in Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia.

Rob has been a consultant urological surgeon since 2008, specialising in upper tract laparoscopy and laser surgery. He was a consultant at the James Paget University Hospital in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk from August 2008 to June 2016. During his time in Norfolk, he established the laparoscopic nephrectomy service for the James Paget. Since 2009 he has performed Holmium laser prostatectomy (HoLEP) in preference to standard TURP, and has performed over 250 HoLEPs with audited results. He undertakes laser stone surgery, and also set-up a mobile lithotripsy service at the James Paget in 2010.

Rob was appointed consultant urological surgeon at Western Sussex Hospital in July 2016.

Special interests

  • Core (general) Urology
  • Urological cancer (Kidney, Bladder, Prostate and Testicular cancer)
  • Upper tract laparoscopic ("key-hole") surgery
  • Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate (HoLEP) and resection of the prostate (TURP or TURiS) 
  • Laser stone surgery

Personal interests

Rob is married to a GP and has 3 daughters. His outside interests include sailing, windsurfing, snowboarding, cycling and tennis. He is a keen pianist, and has a wide repertoire of both classical and modern music.

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Rob Frymann at Nuffield Health

  • Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP)
  • Testicular ultrasound
  • Prostate screening
  • Prostate surgery
  • Diagnostic endoscopy
  • Cystoscopy
  • Female urology
  • Prostate resection (TURP)
  • Circumcision
  • Rezum for benign prostatic hyperplasia
  • Vasectomy or male sterilisation
  • Percutaneous nephrolithotomy

Locations Mr Rob Frymann works with

Related experience


  • General Medical Council
  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • British Association of Urological Surgeons
  • British Medical Association

Other posts held

  • Consultant Urological Surgeon Nuffield Hospital, Chichester
  • Consultant Urological Surgeon Western Sussex Hospitals Foundation Trust

Insurers Mr Rob Frymann works with

Mr Rob Frymann works with the following private medical insurance providers:

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


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

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

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