Mr Simon Wilkinson

MB, BS, BSc, FRCS, FEBU


  • Specialities Endo-urology, Laparoscopy, Men's Health, Uro-oncology, Urodynamics, Urological Cancer, Urological Surgery, Urology
  • Telephone 02392 456065
  • Year of first qualification 1996
  • Email
  • Languages spoken

    English

  • Fax 02392 456089

Profile

Simon Wilkinson graduated with distinction from the Royal Free Medical School, London in 1996. Following graduation, he undertook five years general surgical training in London and Bristol. He then spent a year in the United States undertaking prostate cancer research at the University of Chicago.

After returning to the UK, Simon completed six years higher urology training in the Wessex region.  Towards the end of training, he was awarded a six-month fellowship by the Endourology Society to undertake advanced training in laparoscopic and robotic surgery at the University of Toronto.

Immediately prior to his consultant appointment, he was awarded a twelve-month fellowship by the Royal College of Surgeons gaining expertise in complex cancer surgery at University Hospital Birmingham.

As well as offering all aspects of general urology, Simon’s specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of prostate, bladder and renal cancer. He is one of three surgeons leading prostate cancer services across Portsmouth and the Isle of Wight. Simon was instrumental in establishing the first robotic surgery service along the South Coast. Using the da Vinci platform, he is a high volume robotic surgeon publishing outcomes through the British Association of Urological Surgeons.


Clinics

  • Appointment on availability

Locations

Current posts

  • Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust

Interests

I can offer rapid diagnostics for many urological conditions including haematuria (blood in urine), urinary infections and elevated PSA. For men with suspected prostate cancer, I have rapid access to multiparametric MRI and, if appropriate, targeted fusion biopsies.

Other interests

Robotic surgery and Laparoscopic surgery.

Member of

  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • European Association of Urology

Declaration

Mr Simon Wilkinson works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA

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

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

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