About Mr Nikhil Vasdev

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Mr Nikhil Vasdev is a Consultant Urological and Robotic Surgeon at the Hertfordshire and South Bedfordshire Urological Cancer Centre, Lister Hospital, UK and is an Associate Lecturer in Urology at the University of Cambridge. His private practice is at Pinehill Hospital, Hitchin and Spire Bushey Hospital, North London.

In September 2016, Mr Vasdev was awarded the prestigious “Celebration of Clinical Excellence Award” by the Chief Executive of the East and North Herts NHS Trust and in May 2017, Mr Vasdev was awarded the "Best Innovator" in the Surgical Division Awards at the East and North Herts NHS Trust. 

Mr Vasdev’s specialist interest is Urologic Oncology (Clinical and Academic). He performs both robotic prostate and bladder cancer surgery (Robotic Prostatectomy with intra-operative Frozen section of prostate (NeuroSAFE) and extended pelvic lymph node dissection and Robotic Cystectomy) and kidney surgery (Robotic Nephrectomy and Robotic Pyeloplasty). Mr Vasdev also performs open/laparoscopic nephrectomy and open cystectomy with both ileal conduit and neobladder formation. Mr Vasdev also specialises in general urology (Stone disease; Andrology; Fertility, Infertility and assisted conception; Vasectomy reversal; Urinary tract disorders; Urinary infection; Prostate disease; Urinary symptoms; BPH / LUTS; treatment with preservation of sexual function;; Blood in the urine or haematuria; Renal colic and stones). In February 2017, Mr Vasdev has lead and commenced the Blue Light Cystoscopy programme for bladder cancer patients.

Mr Vasdev is the UK’s first nationally accredited Robotic Fellow by the Royal College of Surgeons of England and the British Association of Urological Surgeons. As a part of his robotic urological fellowship in the UK and USA he obtained a ChM (Urol) with a distinction from the University of Edinburgh / Royal College of Surgeon of Edinburgh for his thesis on the use of “Intraoperative frozen section of the prostate to reduce positive margin and improve nerve sparing during Robotic prostatectomy”.

Mr Vasdev has published extensively and has over 120 peer-reviewed articles, 220 abstracts, 12 book chapters, written 2 textbooks on Urological Cancers and is on the editorial board of 9 international urological journals. 

Mr Vasdev is an Associate Lecturer in Urology the University of Cambridge where he leads Urological Medical Student teaching. Mr Vasdev is the Lead Clinical Tutor at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh / University of Edinburgh for the ChM (Urol) degree for Prostate Cancer, Robotic Urology and New Technology. Mr Vasdev is the East and North Herts NHS Trust Cancer Network lead for the Lister Robotic Urology / Vatikutti Foundation, USA collaboration. Mr Vasdev  is an international proctor in Robotic Urological Surgeon and mentors hospitals / surgeons in India regularly in and is a clinical advisor to Prostate Cancer UK for the "Best practice pathway national development programme".

 

Patient Information

Patient information on latest developments and information on common and advanced urological procedures including Robotic Urological Surgery

GP Referals

This section contains details of referral guidelines for urological problems to Mr Vasdev and general information referrals pathways in urology

Robotic Urological Surgery and Research

Mr Vasdev latest Robotic Urological procedures and section on Robotic Urological Surgery. Mr Vasdev is the leads the Robotic Haptic Feedback Research Group and Robotic Cytokine Guided Study Group at the University of Hertfordshire

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Locations in the UK – Pinehill Hospital, Hitchin and Spire Bushey Hospital, London (Private Secretary – Mrs Yvonne Treadaway (Mobile – 07767484447 , Private Practice Manager – Mrs Joanne Vasdev – Mobile 07920002119)

Lister Hospital, Stevenage and Watford General Hospital (NHS Secretary – Ms Kerri Knight – 01438 284042 )

Apollo Hospital Group (New Delhi) – Mr Vasdev is a Visiting Consultant Urological Surgeon and Mentor with Apollo Hospital Group India (Contact 9810111048)

Mr Vasdev is insured with all major health insurance providers in the UK

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GP-CME Talks

Link to recent and previous GP - CME talks given by Mr Vasdev

Clinical Trails

Mr Vasdev is the current Principal Investigator 2 national and 1 international clinical trials

Research

Mr Vasdev's latest research and publications

Clinical Updates

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Applications

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Mr Vasdev to enhance patient recovery following robotic prostatectomy

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