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Barnaby Chappell — Urology Next appointment: 30 Jul

Barnaby Chappell qualified from Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School in 1997. He completed his higher surgical training in 2009 having spent his senior years at Guy’s Hospital, specialising in complex renal surgery and robotic surgery. During training he undertook international fellowships in America and Belgium. Barnaby is trained in all aspects of open and endoscopic urology and has particular interest in laparoscopic surgery, particularly for the management of prostate, renal and bladder cancer. Barnaby offers SpaceOAR hydrogel for patients undergoing radiotherapy for prostate cancer (and a link to SpaceOAR page) and works in partnership with Nuada Medical to offer Template and Fusion Biopsies of the prostate for early diagnosis of prostate cancer (and a link to template/fusion biopsies.) Having been awarded the FRCS Urol in 2008, he has expanded his interests in urological cancers by researching innovative surgical techniques and imaging modalities to improve staging and treatment, including Template Biopsies of the prostate and multiparametric MRI. Barnaby is the West Sussex Urology LLP specialist in the treatment of Erectile Dysfunction and sees patients in his clinic at Goring Hall Hospital. Barnaby also has an interest in the treatment of benign prostate hyperplasia and has recently been trained to use the Urolift system and is currently introducing this for private patients across West Sussex. Barnaby is married to a cardiologist and has 3 children.

Special Interests: Benign Prostate Hyperplasia, Core Urology, Kidney cancer, Bladder cancer, Prostate Cancer, Erectile Dysfunction, Paediatric urology, Haematuria

Standard Consultation Fee (20 mins): £150.00
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Medical Procedures: Core urology, Kidney, bladder and prostate cancer surgery, Laser stone surgery, Laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery, Erectile dysfunction, SpaceOAR, Fusion and Template Biopsies of the Prostate

Registry: Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England British Association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS) European Association of Urology Royal Society of Medicine Urology Travelling Surgeons Member of American Urological Association (AUA)

Qualifications: MD MB ChB

Primary Hospital Address: BMI Goring Hall Hospital, Bodiam Ave, Goring By Sea, Worthing, BN12 5AT

Other Hospitals: Downlands Suite, Worthing Hospital, Worthing

Consultant's Web Page: https://westsussexurology.co.uk/doctor_tab/barnaby-chappell/

GMC Number: 4427612

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Dan Magrill — Urology Next appointment: 02 Aug

Dan Magrill grew up in Putney, and after going to school at St Paul’s in London he studied medicine at St George’s Hospital. His surgical training rotated through hospitals in London, Kent, Surrey and Sussex, and included an international fellowship in New York and six months spent in Perth, Australia. He was appointed as a Consultant Urological Surgeon at St Richard’s in 2014. His sub-specialist interest is in the management of stone disease and endourology, and he is an expert in the minimally invasive management of both benign and malignant diseases of the urinary system. His research and publications have included work on Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Prostate Cancer Screening and Diagnosis, Day Case Stone Surgery and Renal Cancer. He was part of the Oncology Team of the Year in 2010. In 2019 he became Chief Clinical Information Officer for Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Dan is married to Rachel who works for the British Council, and they live with their two sons in Chichester. In his spare time Dan enjoys yacht and dinghy sailing, cycling, and skiing.

Special Interests: Urology, Prostate Disease - Cancer and BPH, Stone disease, Kidney Stones and Ureteric Stones, Endourology, Haematuria, Superficial Bladder Cancer, Lower urinary tract symptoms, Raised PSA, Core Urology

Standard Consultation Fee (20 mins): £150.00
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Medical Procedures: Stones disease surgery, ureteroscopy, Flexible Cystoscopy, Prostate Surgery, Prostate screening, Circumcision, Prostate resection (TURP), Vasectomy surgery, Diagnostic endoscopy, Testicular ultrasound

Registry: Royal College of Surgeons of England (Fellowship), British Association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS), European Association of Urology, General Medical Council, Membership of the BAUS Section of Endourology,

Qualifications: FRCS (Urol) MSc FEBU

Primary Hospital Address: Chichester Nuffield Hospital, 78 Broyle Road, Chichester, PO19 6WB

Other Hospitals: Chichester Suite, St Richards Hospital, Chichester

Consultant's Web Page: https://westsussexurology.co.uk/doctor_tab/1156/

GMC Number: 6102239

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Rob Frymann — Urology Next appointment: 03 Aug

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. 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.

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 PLASMA TURiS), Laser stone surgery, Rezum Steam Ablation of the Prostate

Standard Consultation Fee (20 mins): £150.00
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Medical Procedures: Stones disease surgery, ureteroscopy, Flexible Cystoscopy, Prostate Surgery, Prostate screening, Circumcision, Prostate resection (TURP), Vasectomy surgery, Diagnostic endoscopy, Testicular ultrasound, Rezum

Qualifications: MD FRCS (Urol) MB ChB

Primary Hospital Address: Chichester Nuffield Hospital, 78 Broyle Rd, Chichester, PO19 6WB

Other Hospitals: BMI Goring Hall Hospital, Bodiam Avenue, Goring-By-Sea, BN12 5AT The Downlands Suite, Worthing Hospital, Worthing

Consultant's Web Page: https://westsussexurology.co.uk/doctor_tab/rob-frymann/

GMC Number: 4012687

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James Hicks — Urology Next appointment: 04 Aug

James Hicks grew up in Newport, South Wales. He went to Rougemont School in Newport and then university at the Royal London Hospital. He completed his early surgical training at St Richard’s Hospital, Chichester. After two years of research in urological cancer cell biology he underwent his specialist training in the cancer centres of Portsmouth, Southampton and Bournemouth, where he developed his specialist interests in urological cancer surgery. He is experienced in laparoscopic kidney and prostate surgery and has completed a laparoscopic fellowship in Leipzig, Germany with Professor Stolzenburg, one of the world-leading surgeons and authorities in laparoscopic radical prostatectomy. He is well-published in the techniques, outcomes and complications of laparoscopic radical prostatectomy. His interests include the management of kidney, bladder cancer and prostate cancer and all aspects of core urological conditions. Having spent 3 years as the Clinical Lead for Urology for St Richard’s and Worthing Hospitals, he now concentrates on the managerial roles of clinical lead for the Urology Cancer Multi-disciplinary Team (MDT), the clinical lead for governance for urology at St Richard’s Hospital. James performs laparoscopic and open surgery for all nature adrenal problems working closely with endocrinology colleagues in a multidisciplinary format. This also includes specialist anaesthetic support. James is an honorary consultant in the Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford where he performs specialist robotic prostate surgery for West Sussex patients with prostate cancer. James lives in Chichester with his wife Victoria, also a surgeon in St Richard’s Hospital and has 3 children. He is often found coaching the Chichester Rugby Club under 10’s team on Sunday mornings or cycling on the South Downs.

Special Interests: Bladder cancer, Prostate cancer, Kidney cancer, Core Urology, Raised PSA, Prostate assessments, Benign Prostate Hyperplasia

Standard Consultation Fee (20 mins): £150.00
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Medical Procedures: Laparoscopic surgery, Kidney cancer surgery, Prostate cancer surgery (Laparoscopic Robotic Prostatectomy), Enlarged Prostate Surgery (TURP TURis), SpaceOAR Vasectomy

Registry: General Medical Council Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS) British Association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS) British Association of Urological Surgeons, Section of Oncology European Association of Urology

Qualifications: MD MB ChB

Primary Hospital Address: Chichester Nuffield Hospital, 78 Broyle Road, Chichester, PO19 6WB

Other Hospitals: Chichester Suite, St Richards Hospital, Chichester

Consultant's Web Page: https://westsussexurology.co.uk/doctor_tab/james-hicks/

GMC Number: 4108160

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Paul Carter — Urology Next appointment: 06 Aug

Paul Carter trained in Bristol and London, researching male lower urinary tract problems for his MD and later working at King’s College Hospital in the then newly evolving field of Laparoscopic Urology. Having been appointed as Consultant Urological Surgeon to St Richards Hospital, Chichester in 1994, he has subsequently developed a major interest on Urological Oncology. Paul is currently Chief of Surgery at the Western Sussex Hospitals trust and continues to promote a multidisciplinary and network approach to Urological cancer management, pioneering new technology in the investigation of urological cancers such as Template and Fusion Biopsies of the prostate. Paul introduced Upper Tract Laparoscopy to St Richards Hospital in 2007 for benign and malignant kidney disease and has continued to develop this service to include Laparoscopic Nephrectomy, Nephroureterectomy and Pyeloplasty now as routine laparoscopic procedures. His other major interest is in surgery for benign prostate enlargement and more recently has introduced the day case TURis bipolar prostate resection procedure at St Richards Hospital. In summer 2010 he spent 3 months working at the University Hospital of Geneva, exploring the role of the Da Vinci Operating Robot in the laparoscopic surgery of kidney and prostate cancer. Paul is married to Alison, a local GP and has 4 children.

Special Interests: Prostate cancer, kidney cancer, Stone disease, Core Urology, Paediatric Urology

Standard Consultation Fee (20 mins): £150.00
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Medical Procedures: Circumcision, Cystoscopy, Raised PSA Prostate screening, Prostate Surgery, Testicular ultrasound, Vasectomy surgery, Enlarged Prostate Surgery (TURP TURis PLASMA)

Registry: Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh British Association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS) British Association of Urology, Section of Oncology General Medical Council

Qualifications: MD MB ChB

Primary Hospital Address: Chichester Nuffield Hospital, 78 Broyle Road, Chichester, PO19 6WB

Other Hospitals: Chichester Suite, St Richards Hospital, Chichester

Consultant's Web Page: https://westsussexurology.co.uk/doctor_tab/paul-carter/

GMC Number: 2821128

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Nigel Hall — Paediatric Surgery Next appointment: 12 Aug

Mr Nigel Hall is a Consultant Paediatric and Neonatal Surgeon who practices at the Spire Southampton Hospital, BMI The Hampshire Clinic in Basingstoke, and BMI Sarum Road Hospital, Winchester. His NHS practice is based at Southampton Children’s Hospital and he is also Associate Professor of Paediatric Surgery at the University of Southampton. Mr Hall trained in General and Specialist Paediatric Surgery at Southampton Children’s Hospital, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London and at the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada. During his training he was also Research Fellow at University College London and received his doctorate from the University of London. Mr Hall leads an active research program in children's surgical conditions. He is on the editorial board of the journal Paediatric Surgery International. At the Hampshire clinic, Mr Hall offers out-patient and in-patient care for all general paediatric surgical conditions including skin lesions, inguinal (groin) hernia, hydrocele, umbilical hernia, undescended testis, circumcision and tongue tie (frenuloplasty). The majority of procedures are performed as day case surgery. Mr Hall exclusively treats children under the age of 16 years. Consultations are child-centred, friendly and arranged to suit parents and child.

Special Interests: General Paediatric surgery, Specialist Paediatric Surgery, Neonatal Surgery

Standard Consultation Fee (20 mins): £150.00
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Medical Procedures: children's surgery; paediatric surgery; keyhole surgery in children; inguinal hernia; hydrocele; umbilical hernia; undescended testis; orchidopexy; circumcision; tongue tie

Registry: British Association of Paediatric Surgeons, Royal College of Surgeons of England, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

Qualifications: MA MB BChir MRCPCH FRCS PhD

Current Position Held: Consultant Paediatric Surgeon Southampton Children's Hospital

Primary Hospital Address: Spire Southampton Hospital, Chalybeate Hospital, Southampton SO16 6UY

GMC Number: 4476238

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Simon Woodhams — Urology Next appointment: 16 Aug

Simon Woodhams was born in the UK but grew up in Mombasa, Kenya. He went to Cranleigh School near Guildford and then St Thomas’ Hospital Medical School. He then completed higher surgical training through Guy’s Hospital also working at Winchester, Chertsey, Worthing and Brighton. He was awarded his Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training in 2000 and spent a fellowship year in Brisbane, Australia, developing his interests in Urological Cancer Surgery before taking up his Consultant post at Worthing. Simon is a busy general Urologist with interests in prostate, bladder and kidney problems. In 2015 he joined a team of 4 other surgeons in Guildford to jointly undertake robotic cystectomy on 2 newly acquired Da Vinci dual-console robots. Their experience is now recognised as setting the standard for the rest of the country with length of inpatient stay for this complex surgery being as low as 3 days. His other major interest is in surgery for benign prostate enlargement where he has been unique position to have offered Greenlight Laser Prostatectomy and Holmium Laser Prostatectomy but over the last few years he has favoured TURis/ PLASMA bipolar prostate resection. Simon is also able to offer Rezum Steam Treatment for enlarged prostates. He has been a pioneer for day-case prostatectomy setting up the only stand-alone facility for this surgery in the country. His expertise in TURis prostatectomy is widely recognised; he has spoken on the technique at national urological meetings, on national radio and his experience has been the subject of an article in The Daily Mail. Simon also leads the teaching of prostatectomy to junior surgeons at teaching courses at the Royal College of Surgeons. Simon enjoys road cycling having completed the Etape du Tour on 3 occasions and is a keen surfer and windsurfer.

Special Interests: Urology, Prostate cancer, Bladder cancer, Enlarged Prostate, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Benign Prostate Enlargement

Standard Consultation Fee (20 mins): £150.00
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Medical Procedures: Urological Oncology particularly Bladder cancer and Prostate Cancer Robotic Cystectomy Prostatectomy for BPH including TURis/ PLASMA, Vasectomy reversal, Circumcision for adult, Cystoscopy flexible, Cystoscopy rigid, Surgery for benign scrotal lumps, TURBT, TURP, Urethrotomy, Urinary incontinence, Vasectomy bilateral, Vasectomy reversal,

Registry: General Medical Council Royal College of Surgeons of England FRCS (Urol) and a member of the teaching faculty for the Royal College of Surgeons British Association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS) HIFU users group

Qualifications: MD MB ChB

Primary Hospital Address: BMI Goring Hall Hospital, Bodiam Ave, Goring By Sea, Worthing, BN12 5AT

Other Hospitals: Downlands Suite, Worthing Hospital, Worthing

Consultant's Web Page: https://westsussexurology.co.uk/doctor_tab/simon-woodhams/

GMC Number: 3499818

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Angela Birnie — Urology Next appointment: 09 Sep

Angela Birnie qualified from University College London Medical School in 2003 with degrees in Medicine and Physiology. Following higher surgical training in Oxford, Angela subspecialised in female urology at Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth working closely with the urogynaecology team. She held an honorary contract at the Female Urology department at Epsom and St Helier’s University Teaching Hospital during this time. Angela is trained in all aspects of open and endoscopic male and female urology and has a particular interest in female urology and incontinence. She was appointed this year as a consultant urological surgeon at Western Sussex Hospital Trust. Angela is committed to improving standards of patient care and believes that excellence in healthcare is underpinned by shared decision making and excellence in education. In addition to her master’s in medical education Angela’s research and publications have focused on stone surgery, novel surgical reconstruction techniques, spinal cord injuries affecting urological disease, leadership and management as well as issues affecting female surgeons. She has presented her research findings to regional, national and international audiences. Angela is married to Michael, an NHS consultant, and has 2 young boys. She is a keen sportswoman and in particular, enjoys playing netball.

Special Interests: Urology, Female urology, Incontinence, Urinary Tract Infections, Cystoscopy, Bladder Pain

Standard Consultation Fee (20 mins): £150.00
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Medical Procedures: Core (general) urology and lower urinary tract symptoms, Female urology, Continence, Haematuria, Uromune vaccine for recurrent urinary tract infections, Bulkamid (Urethral Bulking Agent), Overactive Bladder (OAB)

Registry: General Medical Council Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England Fellow of the Higher Education Authority Faculty of Medical Leadership & Management (founding member) British Association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS) (Member 103009) Section of Female, Neurological & Urodynamic Urology, BAUS European Association of Urologists (Member 86217)

Qualifications: BSc, MBBS, MMedEd

Primary Hospital Address: Chichester Nuffield Hospital, 78 Broyle Road, Chichester, PO19 6WB

Other Hospitals: Chichester Suite, St Richards Hospital, Chichester

Consultant's Web Page: https://westsussexurology.co.uk/doctor_tab/angela-birnie/

GMC Number: 6078552

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Suzie Venn — Urology No appointments available

Suzie Venn was appointed as a Consultant Urological Surgeon at St Richard’s Hospital in Chichester in 2000. She trained at the Royal London Hospital, with her urological training being centred in the nationally renowned centres of the Institute of Urology, University College London and Guys Hospital. Here she developed her subspecialty interests in urethral stricture disease and Reconstructive Urology under Professor Mundy. She also trained under Professor Woodhouse in Adolescent and Reconstructive urology, to join the Reconstruction Team at the Institute of Urology as a part time consultant and honorary senior lecturer. In 2005 Suzie was appointed as a consultant in Portsmouth Hospitals to lead reconstruction and adolescent surgery. Over that time the urethral reconstruction service has further developed to provide sub-specialist care for West Sussex, Hampshire, the Isle of Wight and the Channel Islands ETC. At St Richard’s Hospital, Suzie is the clinical lead for reconstructive surgery, male and female incontinence and paediatric and adolescent surgery. Suzie Venn is married to Richard, an Anaesthetist and has two sons.

Special Interests: Core Urology and lower urinary tract symptoms, Female Urology and Continence, Urethral Stricture disease, Adolescent Urology and Reconstruction

Standard Consultation Fee (20 mins): £150.00
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Medical Procedures: Reversal vasectomy, overactive bladder investigations and treatment, iAluril, botox in the bladder, Bulkamid, Uromune vaccine for recurrent urinary tract infections, artificial urinary sphincter, dilatation

Registry: Royal College of Surgeons of England FRCS (Urol) British Association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS) BAUS section of Female Urology Urethral Surgeons Group

Qualifications: MD MB ChB

Primary Hospital Address: Chichester Nuffield Hospital, 78 Broyle Road, Chichester, PO19 6WB

Other Hospitals: Chichester Suite, St Richards Hospital, Chichester

Consultant's Web Page: https://westsussexurology.co.uk/doctor_tab/suzie-venn/

GMC Number: 3202568

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Melanie Tipples — Gynaecology No appointments available

Ms Tipples qualified from Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School in 1992 and trained on a North West Thames rotation working at St Mary's Paddington and Hammersmith together with Queen Charlotte's Hospital. During a one year attachment to St George's Hospital, Tooting she was able to develop her skills in Gynaecological Ultrasound and Early Pregnancy Assessment. Later she undertook a further one year attachment during which she was able to develop advanced laparoscopic skills. Ms Tipples works in the NHS at St Richards Hospital where she is the lead clinician for the Cancer Unit, Gynaecological Ultrasound and Colposcopy departments. She is also paediatric gynaecology lead.

Special Interests: Endometrial resection Hysterectomy Vaginal prolapse Female sterilisation

Standard Consultation Fee (20 mins): £200.00
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Medical Procedures: Hysteroscopy Hormonal coil Pregnancy advisory service Excision vaginal lumps Cervical smear Endometrial resection Dilation and curettage (D&C) Female sterilisation Hysterectomy Labial reduction (labiaplasty) Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) Endometrial ablation Cone biopsy Colposcopy

Registry: Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists British Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy British Society for Colposcopy &amp Cervical Pathology

Qualifications: MB BS, MRCog, FRCSed

Languages Spoken: English

Current Position Held: Cancer Unit, Gynaecological Ultrasound and Colposcopy, St Richards Hospital Paediatric Gynaecology Lead, St Richards Hospital Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, West Sussex Hospital Trust Consultant Gynaecologist, Nuffield Health Chichester Hospital

Primary Hospital Address: Chichester Nuffield Hospital, 78 Broyle Road, Chichester PO19 6WB

Consultant's Web Page: https://www.nuffieldhealth.com/consultants/ms-melanie-tipples

GMC Number: 3666580

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