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Dr. Nikesh Thiruchelvam


Dr Nikesh Thiruchelvam is a highly-experienced Consultant Urologist based in Cambridge, UK. He has a specialist interest in all aspects of urinary dysfunction & treatment. He was appointed Consultant Urological Surgeon at Lea Hospital & Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge University in 2009.

Originally qualifying from St Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical College in London, Mr Thiruchelvam pursued specialist training at leading centers of Urological excellence including St. Bartholomew’s, the Royal London Hospital, Ipswich Hospital and Great Ormond Street Hospital.

Over the course of his career Mr Thiruchelvam has secured multiple fellowships to travel to the USA and Australia, studying cutting edge techniques in treating prostate enlargement and urinary incontinence.

Dr Thiruchelvam is a co-author to the European Association of Urology Guidelines for Urinary Incontinence, invited faculty of European School of Urology and is regularly invited to lecture at Urology conferences abroad and undertake Visiting Professorships.

Cambridge, United Kingdom


Work Experience

Consultatn Urologist Surgeon, Lead Clinician for Incontinence, Bladder Dysfunction & Reconstruction Soire Cambridge Lea Hospital & Addenbrookes Hospital Department of Urology
Since 2009
NHS Trust, UK
Co-author, Urology Guidelines for Urinary Incontinence
European Association of Urology
Invited Faculty
European School of Urology


St Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical College, London, UK
Urology Specialist Training
St. Bartholomew’s, the Royal London Hospital, Ipswich Hospital & Great Ormond Street Hospital, UK


Adult Neurogenic Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction and Intermittent Catheterisation in a Community Setting: Risk Factors Model for Urinary Tract Infections.
Advances in urology Read it here Results of the British Association of Urological Surgeons female stress urinary incontinence procedures outcomes audit 2014-2017.
BJU international Read it here Improving Standards of Care through the Publication of Surgeon Identifiable Outcome Data in Urology.
European urology Read it here

Professional Associations

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