Our Team

Mr Alan Doherty

(Clinical Director)
Mr Alan Doherty is one of the UK’s most renowned prostate cancer specialists. He has completed one of the largest caseloads of prostatectomies in the UK, undertaking more than 3,000 operations. H ... Read More
  • Prostate diagnosis and PSA
  • General urology and GreenLight laser for BPH
  • Prostate Cancer Treatment

Mr John Parkin

(Consultant Urologist)
Prostate specialist Mr John Parkin graduated from St Mary’s Hospital Medical School in 1994, then undertook surgical training in Scarborough, Bristol and New Zealand. This was followed by six yea ... Read More
  • Prostate Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment
  • General Urology
  • Ureteroscopy

Mr Paul Anderson

(Consultant Urologist)
Mr Paul Anderson qualified from Manchester in 1994 and undertook general surgical training in New Zealand and the Mersey region prior to joining the West Midlands urology specialist registrar rotation ... Read More
  • Peyronie's and Urethral Surgery
  • Surgery for Lichen Sclerosus
  • Circumcision Problems

Mr Mohammed Belal

(Consultant Urologist)
Mr Mohammed Belal was educated at King Edward’s School, Edgbaston, Birmingham, followed by a degree in medicine at Cambridge University. His surgical training took place at several nationally ren ... Read More

Maya Harris

(Consultant Urologist)
Maya Harris studied at the Medical Academy of Latvia and University of Edinburgh, then worked and trained in hospitals in the north of England, including the renowned The Christie Hospital in Manchest ... Read More
  • Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections
  • UroLift
  • Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

Mr Vivek Wadhwa

(Consultant urological surgeon )
Mr Vivek Wadhwa is a consultant urological surgeon leading BPC services at Spire Little Aston Hospital. He offers patients a comprehensive approach, including assessment of and treatment for urologica ... Read More
  • Blood in the Urine (One Stop Haematuria Clinic)
  • Kidney Stones (latest Surgical Laser treatments and Lithotripsy ESWL)
  • Prostate Problems (BPH treatments including Urolift, Green Light Laser Prostatectomy and TURP)

Dr Ahmed El-Modir

(Consultant Oncologist)
Dr Ahmed El-Modir completed his training in oncology in the West Midlands and was appointed as a consultant oncologist at University Hospital Birmingham in 2003. He is an honorary senior lecturer w ... Read More
  • External Beam Radiotherapy
  • Chemotherapy for Urological Cancers
  • Prostate Brachytherapy

Dan Ford

(Consultant Oncologist)
Dr Dan Ford is a Clinical Oncologist specialising in prostate, bladder and kidney cancers. He is Clinical Service Lead for oncology at University Hospital Birmingham, the major regional referral servi ... Read More
  • Radiotherapy including SABR, prostate brachytherapy and external beam
  • Chemotherapy and other treatments for urological cancers

Dr Ian McCafferty

(Consultant Radiologist)
Prostate radiology specialist Dr Ian McCafferty graduated from University College Hospital London in 1989, gained his MRCP and completed his postgraduate training in the West Midlands. He is a Fell ... Read More
  • Interventional Oncology and Radiology
  • Urogenital Radiology
  • New Imaging Techniques

Nula Allen

(Advanced Nurse Practitioner)
Nula Allen is a highly experienced specialist nurse who has worked for the Birmingham Prostate Clinic since it was first established, ten years ago. Nula is recognised as one of the leading nurses in ... Read More
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Nurse-led Clinics
  • Patient Support

Mary Kirkham

(Advanced Nurse Practitioner)
Mary Kirkham is a highly experienced and nationally recognised specialist who has joined BPC as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner. Mary qualified as a nurse 42 years ago, has specialised in urology fo ... Read More
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Nurse-led Clinics
  • Patient Support

Jessica Burton

(Registered nurse, specialising in urology and continence nursing)
Jessica joined the Birmingham Prostate Clinic in June 2016, bringing a wealth of skills in continence and urology services and a strong commitment to comprehensive patient support. Jessica has special ... Read More
  • Continence and lower urinary tract symptoms
  • Nurse-led Clinics
  • Patient Support

Consultants' Blog

UroLift for BPH and other new horizons for treatment of benign prostatic enlargement
By Maya Harris, consultant urologist BPC Traditionally, only TURP with its significant side-effects was available for men who suffer from symptoms caused by benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).  Gr ... Read More
SABR as a treatment for early metastatic prostate cancer: towards control and management
By Dr Dan Ford, consultant oncologist, BPC When I speak to patients about early metastatic prostate cancer, I often describe it as being like a chronic disease. This is helpful because people under ... Read More
Leading oncologist Dr Dan Ford joins the Birmingham Prostate Clinic
We are delighted that oncologist Dr Dan Ford has joined the Birmingham Prostate Clinic, further enhancing our status as the largest private urology service in the Midlands. Dr Ford, who is highly r ... Read More
Launch of New Telephone Based Advice and Guidance Service
We are very pleased to launch an innovative new service to provide wider access to our specialist prostate cancer advice and guidance. Patients are now able to book telephone based advice and guida ... Read More
Advice for women considering vaginal slings and our position on concerns about TVT mesh implants
By Mohammed Belal, consultant urologist specialising in bladder conditions, BPC The use of vaginal slings is a long-established approach for treating stress incontinence in women. The principle is ... Read More
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