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Mr Alvan Pope

Consultant Urologist

Mr Alvan Pope qualified from Middlesex Hospital, University of London in 1980. He gained his FRCS (Eng & Edin) in 1985, his MD qualification in 1992, and his FRCS(Urol) in 1994. He has been a consultant urologist at Charing Cross Hospital since 1995.

Mr Julian Shah

Consultant Urologist

Thirty years of specialisation has put Julian firmly at the top of his field, with a practice handling many tertiary referrals (ie from other specialists). His work as a neuro-urologist in reconstructive surgery and the rehabilitation of spinal cord injuries has helped hundreds of patients and has given him the expertise to deal effectively with bladder problems caused by trauma or disease. He also has a special interest in prostatitis (the painful prostate). Julian is widely published and is an accomplished lecturer; he is currently Regional Representative to the Council of the British Association of Urological Surgeons.

Upcoming Events

3Jun 2019

The FOPS 8th Prostate Roadshow - Monday 3rd June 6pm-10pm

Monday 3rd June 2019

The Junction at Christ Church Chorleywood will one again be the venue for the next FOPS Free PSA Tes... Read more...

5Jun 2019

June 2019 FOPS Support Group Meeting (Wed 5th June 2019)

Wednesday 5th June 2019

From 7.30pm to 9.00pm at The Junction, Christ Church, Chorleywood At the FOPS Support Group we all ... Read more...

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Personal Stories

Roger's Story It was late 2008 when I ventured to my GP mentioning having to get up more frequently at night. So, the first PSA test, which at the age of 60 came back at 4.5. There followed 4 more PSA tests over two years with the last one being 6. With my GP retiring I was allocated a new doctor, who just happen... Read more...

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