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Mr Andrew Ballaro is a senior NHS and private consultant urologist in North London and Essex. He specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of all urological problems including blood in urine, urinary infections, prostatitis, general prostate and bladder disease, and the diagnosis of urological cancers including the investigation of raised PSA with MRI Fusion prostate biopsy.

He has specialist surgical expertise in the management of kidney stone disease and benign prostate enlargement (BPE), and consistently publishes UK leading results for complex stone operations. He also offers a choice of surgical procedures for benign prostatic enlargement tailored to the patients requirements including Holmium Laser prostatectomy (HOLEP) and minimally invasive Rezum steam treatment.

Mr Ballaro is experienced at providing second opinions and holds clinics on Wednesdays and Fridays at St John and Elizabeth Hospital in St Johns Wood and also consults in Brentwood, and is supported by a friendly professional and responsive managerial team. Mr Ballaro's extensive training began after graduating from The Royal Free Hospital Medical School in London, and undertaking his basic surgical training at Oxford. He was awarded a Fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons of London and went on to complete higher urological training on the North London Training Scheme. This was followed by advanced training in complex stone surgery from national and international experts in his field.

Mr Ballaro has a strong interest in education, currently teaching trainees at the London Deanery across many levels, in addition to being awarded a Hunterian Professorship from the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He holds a Masters degree in Urology and an MD in Clinical Sciences from the Institute of Urology and has published extensively on the subjects of bladder physiology and minimally invasive urological surgery. He is the co-author of the latest edition of the popular medical student textbook 'Lecture Notes in Urology'.

Mr Ballaro conducts face to face, phone and video consultations - please phone 0207 042 1790 or email for details and free post consultation advice by email if required, at: [email protected]

Additional patient reviews available at https://www.iwantgreatcare.org/doctors/mr-andrew-ballaro

Especialista en

Adult circumcision

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Benign prostate enlargement

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Laser lithotripsy



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Kidney stones

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Holmium laser (HoLEP)

What is HoLEP? Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate (HoLEP) is a very common endoscopic procedure in the urology field. It treats conditio...

Enfermedades, Pruebas y Tratamientos

  • Adult circumcision
  • Balanitis
  • Benign prostate enlargement
  • Bladder cancer
  • Bladder problems
  • Cholecystitis
  • Circumcision
  • Cystectomy (bladder removal)
  • Cystitis
  • Cystocele
  • Ectopic testes
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Frenuloplasty
  • Gallstones
  • Haematuria (blood in the urine)
  • Holmium laser (HoLEP)
  • Interstitial cystitis
  • Kidney cancer
  • Kidney infection
  • Kidney stones
  • Laparoscopy
  • Laser lithotripsy
  • Lichen sclerosus
  • Nephropathy (Kidney disease)
  • Pearly penile papules
  • Pelvic floor
  • Pelvic pain syndrome
  • Peyronie's disease
  • Phimosis
  • Prostate
  • Prostate biopsy
  • Prostate cancer
  • Prostatectomy (prostate removal)
  • Prostatitis
  • Sexually transmitted infections (STIs)
  • Short frenulum
  • Testicular biopsy
  • Testicular cancer
  • Ultrasound
  • Urethra surgery
  • Urethritis
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Urodynamic testing
  • Urogenital injuries
  • Vaginal prolapse
  • Varicocele
  • Vasectomy

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  • Spire Hartswood
    Eagle Way, Great Warley, Warley CM13 3LE - Brentwood
    (+44) 02084347565
  • Hospital of Saint John and Saint Elizabeth
    60 Grove End Road, St John's Wood NW8 9NH - London (Central London)
    (+44) 02037442789
  • Spire London East Hospital
    Roding Lane, South Woodford IG4 5PZ - London (East London)
    (+44) 02039342054

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