After graduating medicine in 1995, Mr Faiz Mumtaz completed his postgraduate urological training in London at Royal Free Hospital and University College London. Over the last 13 years, he has developed a specialist interest in laparoscopic and robotic renal surgery.
His expertise also includes surgery for renal tumours involving the cava/atrium as well as cytoreductive surgery to remove large kidney tumours prior to or following targeted immunotherapy for kidney cancer. Additionally, he established robotic renal surgery at the Royal Free Hospital and now routinely performs robotic removal of kidney tumours and reconstruction of obstructed kidneys. He also performs laparoscopic surgery for kidney and ureteric stones.
Currently, he holds the position of postgraduate lead for Urological training programme at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust. He is a supporter of further education and maintains his position as the external examiner and supervisor for postgraduate research degrees (MD and PhD). In addition, he has conducted various international workshops on minimally invasive renal cancer surgery and a successful national meeting on Advances in Urological Surgery in 2011.
Mr Mumtaz’s accomplishments are unquestionably notable and to this extent, he has published widely and presented at both the national and international urological conferences, including a textbook on urological emergencies.