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Mr Hama Attar
Mr Hama Attar
MBChB MSc (Urol) FEBU FRCS (Urol)
Urology
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SUBSPECIALTIES

Urological Oncology
Female and Reconstructive Urology
Andrology

REGISTERED WITH

: 6027145
General Medical Council: 6027145

LANGUAGES

english

RECOMMENDED FOR

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Urology

About

Mr Attar has been awarded the Certificate of Excellence in Patient Care 2018. He is the Head of the Department of Urology (Clinical Lead) at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in Central London. 

*** Please  contact 020 3494 4032 OR email mrattarpa@hcahealthcare.co.uk for appointments including same day appointments***

***Please note that the calendar shows Mr Attar’s clinic hours only and not the actual available appointments. 

Languages Spoken: English


Mr Attar is a Consultant Urological Surgeon who has been awarded the Certificate of Excellence in Patient Care 2018 and The Certificate of Excellent Patient Experience 2018. He is the Head of the Urology Department (Clinical Lead) at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in Central London. 

Beside his experience in General and Diagnostic Urology (primarily Prostate cancer and Bladder cancer diagnostics), he also subspecialises in the endourological management of complex kidney stones using minimally invasive techniques and laser technology as well as the diagnosis and laser treatment of kidney and ureteric urothelial tumours.

He finished his higher surgical training in London and spent his final year at the highly-reputable University College London Hospital, where he received extensive training in treating urinary tract stones using minimally invasive techniques. He also spent one year doing his research post in Neuro-Urology at the Spinal Injury Unit at the renowned Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore where he gained a vast experience in treating various urological conditions such as kidney and bladder stones, bladder overactivity, urinary incontinence, recurrent infections and erectile dysfunction. 

Mr Attar is active academically and has published over 30 scientific articles in various urological journals. He has presented his work in different international and national meetings and has participated in changing surgical practice.

 

                                                                                                                                        طبيب استشاري في جراحة المجاري البولية والتناسلية

 

Publications in Scientific Journals:

1. An Unusual Case of Pure Testicular Seminoma in a 92 year old Patient: a Case report Denning C, Tay LJ, Attar KH (WJCU 2017)

2. Long term Outcomes of Augmentation Ileocystoplasty in Spinal Cord Injured Patients: a Minimum of 10-year Follow-Up. Gurung P, Attar KH, Abdul-Rahman A, Morris T, Hamid R, Shah PJR. BJU Int. 2012. PMID: 21851549

3. Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumour of the Spermatic Cord. Gurung P, Attar KH, Peters JL. Int J Urol 2010: 17(7): 679-80. PMID: 20482657

4. Clearance After Vasectomy: Has the Time Come to Modify The Current Practice? Attar KH, Gurung P, Holden S, Peters JL, Philp T. Scand J Urol Nephrol. 2010; 44(3):147-50. PMID: 20201750

5. Long Term Outcome of Tension-Free Vaginal Tape for the Treatment of Stress Incontinence In Females with Neuropathic Bladders. Abdul-Rahman A, Attar KH, Hamid R, Shah PJR. BJU Int.2010;106(6):827-30. PMID: 20132201

6. The Relationship between Bladder Management and Health-related Quality of Life in Patients with Spinal Cord Injury in the UK. Liu CW, Attar KH, Gall A, Shah J, Craggs M. Spinal Cord. 2009;48(4):319-24. PMID: 19841636

7. Polydimethylsiloxane in the Treatment of Sphincter Weakness Incontinence in Men with Spinal Cord Injury: Long-Term Follow-Up. Attar KH , Gurung P, Hamid R, Wood S , Shah PJR. BJUMS 2008;1(2):63-66

8. Kidney Salvage Using the Fibrinogen- and Thrombin-coated Sponge TachoSil during Nephron-Sparing Surgery for the Resection of Large Renal Tumours. Attar KH, Namasivayam J, Green J, Peters J. Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2008 Jul; 90(5):W8

9. The Urological Management of Patients with Spinal Cord Injury. Attar KH, Shah PJR. Saudi Urological Association Newsletter Dec 2008;2(2):3-4

10. The First Semen Analysis after Vasectomy: Timing and Definition of Success. Attar KH, Holden S, Peters J and Philp T. BJU Int. 2007; 100(3):700-1. PMID: 17669151.

11. Robotic Anderson-Hynes Pyeloplasty: 5-year Experience of One Centre. Attar KH, Webster G. Surgeon’s News

12. Increasing Safety While Decreasing Stress at Radical Prostatectomy: a Novel Use of the Scrubbing Sponge. Rowe EW, Attar KH, Karim O. BJU Int. 2004; 94(1):188-9.PMID: 15217459

13. Adding Space and Colour, Without Tying a Knot, at the Bladder Neck-Urethral Stump Anastomosis during Radical Prostatectomy. Rowe EW, Attar KH, Karim OM. Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis. 2004; 7(3):268-9. PMID: 15249930

14. Trans-Rectal Ultrasound-guided Biopsy of the Prostate: Nationwide Diversity in Practice and training in the United Kingdom. Lee G, Attar K, Laniado M, Karim O. Int Urol Nephrol. 2007; 39(1):185. PMID: 17268896

15. Diagnosis and Management of Prostatitis: a Urological Challenge. Attar KH, Hamid R, Peters J. Trends Urol Gyn Sex Health. 2007; 12(4):26-30

16. Safety and Detailed Patterns of Morbidity of Transrectal Ultrasound guided Needle Biopsy of Prostate in a Urologist-led Unit. Lee G, Attar K, Laniado M, Karim O. Int Urol Nephrol. 2006; 38(2):281-5. PMID:16868698

17. Treating Co-Existent Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia/ Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms and Erectile Dysfunction in the aging men. Blake-James B, Attar KH, Emberton M. Aging Health. 2007; 3(2): 191-200

18. Secondary Polycythaemia Associated with Unilateral Renal Cystic Disease. Blake-James B, Attar KH, Rabbani S, Yeghen T, Owen R, Peters. J. Int Urol Nephrol. 2007; 39(3):955-8. PMID: 16835724

19. Folding the Flow Rate: a Simple Method to Display and File the Uroflowmetry Tracing. Attar KH, Rowe E, Karim O. Int Urol Nephrol. 2004; 36(4):533-6. PMID: 15787331

20. The Secret of the Phantom Stone: a Case Report. Attar KH, Lee G, Rowe E, Hudd C. Int Urol Nephrol. 2004; 36(1):27-8.


21. Case Report: Minimally Invasive Treatment of an Unusual Obstructive Ectopic Upper Pole Ureter. Lee G, Attar KH, Hudd C. Int Urol Nephrol. 2004; 36(1):21-2.

22. Rare Species of Actinomyces as Causative Pathogens in Breast Abscess. Attar KH, Waghorn D, Cunnick G. Breast J. 2007 Sep-Oct; 13(5):501-5. PMID: 17760673

23. Capsular Flap for Correction of Contour Deformities of the Breast. Imran D, Javaid M, Lewis D, Attar KH. Ann Plast Surg. 2005 Jun; 54(6):662-3. PMID: 15900156

24. An Anomalous Muscle Mimicking a Dorso-Radial Ganglion as a Cause of Radial Wrist Pain. Imran D, Avarmidis M, Attar KH. Hand Surg. 2006; 11(1-2):47-9. PMID: 17080528

25. Vacuum-assisted Closure (VAC) Therapy in the Management of Digital Pulp Defects. Attar KH, Imran D, Iyer S Acta Chir Plast. 2007; 49(3):75-6. PMID: 1805158

26.  Grafting Posterior Tibial Nerve with Ipsilateral Sural nerve Cables in Leg Re-Plantation- a Common Sense Approach. Imran D, Attar KH. Acta Chir Plast. 2007; 49(3):63-5. PMID: 18051584

27. The Cosmetic Bladder. Patki P, Attar KH, Shah PJR. Charter Continence Care. Issue 14, 2008

28. Prostate Cancer’. Attar KH. Men’s Health Magazine. February Edition, 2008.

29. Laparoscopic Clam Ileocystoplasty: Technical feasibility ad Reduced Morbidity. Patki P, Attar KH, Patel K, Kirker D, Desai M, Shah J. Journal of Urology 2008;179(4):240-242

30. The Role of Ultrasound in the Urological Surveillance of Spinal Cord Injured Patients. Gurung P, Abdulrahman A, Attar KH et al. Journal of Urology. 2009; 181(4):934



 

 

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Medical Procedures

Procedures for kidney stones/ cancer (TCC)

Flexible ureteroscopy-renoscopy (URS) and laser treatment of kidney stones

Percutaneous (key-hole) removal of stones from kidney (PCNL)

Rigid ureteroscopy and laser treatment to ureteric stones

Insertion of ureteric stent for ureteric stones

Shockwave lithotripsy for kidney and ureteric stones (ESWL)

Rigid and flexible ureterorenoscopy for renal and ureteric TCC

Ureteric stricture balloon dilatation

 

Bladder procedures:

Cystoscope (inspection of bladder)- rigid and flexible

Bladder tumour resection (TURBT)

Cystoscopy and laser treatment of bladder stones

Cystoscopy and retrograde studies of ureter

Cystoscopy and insertion of ureteric stent

Cystoscope and dilatation of urethra (water pipe)

Cystoscopy and hydrodistension of bladder

 

Bladder Instillations

Intravesical Antitumor Antibiotics

Intravesical BCG

Treatments for painful bladder conditions

 

Catheter procedures

Management of catheter problems

Insertion of suprapublic catheter surgery (SPC)

Self catheterisation in men and women

Trial of catheter removal

Urodynamic studies (pressure tests on the bladder)

 

Prostate operations:

Image-Fusion Transperineal Prostate Biopsies

Resection of prostate for benign disease and prostate cancer (TURP)

Bladder neck incision

 

Operation on testicle

Circumcision

Vasectomy 

Frenuloplasty/ preputioplasty

Removal of testicle (for testicular cancer- orchidectomy)

Repair of Hydrocele

Varicocele surgery

Insertion of artificial testis  (prosthesis)

Fixation of undescended testis (orchidopexy)

Removal of epipidymal cyst

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Special Interests

  • General Urology
  • Diagnostic Adult Urology
  • Endourology and Laser
  • Stone Surgery
  • Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy
  • Upper Tract TCC
  • Upper Tract Stricture Disease

Education

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England

Fellow of the European Board of Urology

Member of the British Association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS)

Member of the BAUS Section of Endourology

Member of the Medical Defence Union




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Dr. Attar and his team have made my journey very comfortable and got the best care possible. Dr. Attar really cared and understood my situation and problems and did everything possible to help getting it done in a timely matter with themost careful attention possible. I am very pleased with the treatment and really appreciate also teh human factor of the doctor who really cares and maintains the highest leverl of professionalism possible. Thank you again Dr. Attar for all you did and bettring my life.
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Dr Attar is an amazing doctor. I was admitted for my first kidney stone at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and was so grateful that he was my doctor. He was very professional, he reassured me and explained to me the process to remove the stone. He did everything he could to proceed with a CT scan and a procedure to remove the stone and then the stent as quickly as possible so I could go on holiday with my family without worrying about anything. He was also very caring and attentive about how I was feeling before and after the procedure and was following up to find out how I was which made me feel very safe about being under his care. I could not thank Dr Attar and his team enough for their professionalism, clear communication, amazing care and kindness. I would highly recommend Dr Attar. THANK YOU! Dr Attar est un docteur incroyable. J’ai été admise à l’hôpital Chelsea et Westminster pour un calcul rénal pour la premiere fois. Dr Attar a été très professionnel, il m'a rassuré et m'a expliqué le processus pour enlever le calcul car j'étais assez anxieuse. Il a tout fait pour me consulter et m'opérer rapidement afin que je puisse partir en vacances avec ma famille sans aucun soucis ni stress. Il était également très attentionné et s'est préoccupé de mon état avant et après la procedure ce qui m'a beaucoup rassure. J'en suis très reconnaissante. Je ne saurais remercier le Dr Attar et son équipe pour leur professionnalisme, leur attention, et leur gentillesse. Je le recommande vivement. MERCI!
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18-05-2019
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I have suffered from kidney stones for the first in my life and it was quite a big issue because the stone was big and stuck in the narrowest part of the ureter and this was making the kidney struggling in passing urine. Since the first contact with Mr Attar PA to arrange the necessary visits, throughout all the passages - in the surgery theater and at home between the two procedures I underwent - I have always felt in experienced and professional hands, aware of the various options in order to make the proper decisions and treated with great care. Thanks a lot!
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24-04-2019
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Mr Attar took on my case when I was rushed in with Sepsis. He was unhurried, calm and confident when listening to me, which I found very reassuring at a distressing time. He made the effort to see me every day whilst I was under his care in hospital. I was greatly encouraged by his team of trusted nurses - they embodied the same high standards, patient respect and care - which made what was a harrowing experience as comfortable as could be. He was always accessible by phone. And his contact list of medical experts was second to none, as I was thoroughly and rapidly checked by his colleagues - also leading professionals - to rule out other complications. I found Mr Attar to be genuine, caring and highly diligent.
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Dr Attar a fost minunat având grija de mine in decursul sejurului la Chelsea & Westminster Hospital. Am venit pe genunchi prin Emergenta cu pietre la rărunchi si o infecție complicata si m-am întors acasă simțindu-mă voios si foarte bine cu energie să-mi trăiesc din plin viața din nou. Nu pot sa multimesc cu adevărat destul Dr Attar si echipa lui din Urologie pentru grija autentica de pacienți si Dedicația profesională. Dr Attar was simply amazing in taking care of me throughout my quite long stay at the Chelsea & Westminster hospital. I arrived crawling though A&E with a complicated infection and kidney stones and left the hospital feeling confident and well to get back to live life fully. I cannot express enough gratitude to Mr Attar and his team in urology for their authentic care and dedication.
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15-04-2019
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More than satisfied with Mr Attar, he is a wonderful, kind, compassionate gentleman. He was recommended to me by consultant urologists at both Royal Free and Clementine Churchill hospital. I felt completely confident before and after my operation as he reassured me of the procedure and explained the treatment plan. To feel so at ease is a blessing. He did a procedures for kidney stones for me following endless UTIs and being very ill. Mr Attar checked on my situation and recovery both as an inpatient and outpatient. He genuinely cares for his patient's care and was accessible by phone and email throughout my care. I would highly recommend him.
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I cannot praise enough Mr Attar for his professional and ethical approach. I had an enlarged prostate that needed surgery. Being a surgeon restricted my available slots for surgery and post op recovery. I therefore opted for the Princess Grace Hospital instead of the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital that was offered. Mr Attar was very caring and attentive. He explained the procedure and reassured me. His explanations gave me a feeling of “being looked after “. The whole experience was seamless and my surgery a success. I will most certainly recommend Mr Attar.
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Following the finding during a dipstick test of a small trace of (non-visible) blood in my urine, my GP recommended an immediate referral to a Consultant Urologist for tests (nonchalantly referees to by my GP as a ‘Cancer Referral’). I was of course worried at what had been discovered and set about trying to find a specialist with immediate availability. There were a number of specialists (identified through the Wellington) with the ability to see me within 24 hours, but most of their secretaries said that they wouldn’t be able to conduct the actual scans / tests (and a cystoscopy) for a week or so. Mr Attar was able to see me urgently and would, I was told, do everything possible to ensure scans / tests could be conducted swiftly. Based on the glowing reviews online for Mr Attar’s services, I decided to book the 6pm appointment with him. He advised that I needed both a Cystoscopy and ultrasound. He made no promises, but in view of how worried I was, he said he’d try and see if they could be arranged for the following morning. He took my number and, the following morning, I received a call first thing and was asked to travel to the hospital ASAP. I had the procedure and scan that morning and felt that Mr Attar was calm and reassuring throughout. Thankfully, all was fine. However, Mr Attar’s service, his desire to put me at ease, his reassurance and his advice, were absolutely first rate. I’d highly recommend him as a personable, knowledgable expert in whom I quickly had complete trust. I’m very grateful for the effort he put into ensuring my diagnosis was dealt with extremely quickly (I had a nervous 36 hours, rather than a nervous 2 weeks) so that my mind could be put at ease. I highly recommend engaging his services should anyone require a consultant urologist.
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I am very thankful that somehow I ended up in the care of Mr Attar. I feel incredibly lucky, that when my rather complicated kidney stone arrived and I crawled into the A&E of Chelsea and Westminster, it was Mr Attar in attendance. I was concerned about having an operation of any kind but he was thorough and professional and I felt very comfortable throughout. It is clear that he genuinely cares about his patients and that they are comfortable during the experience they're going through. The team at Chelsea and Westminster were fantastic and looked after me very well, for the duration of my stay. Lisa Best in his office was also incredibly kind and helped me to rapidly continue follow-up treatment at the Princess Grace Hospital, which again was a very good experience. Mr Attar came to see me regularly and his communication was excellent, calling often to check on progress. He also indulged my interest in the procedures and took the time to explain in detail what would be happening. I have much enjoyed our conversations and I am very thankful for all he has done for me. I could not recommend enough.
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24-03-2019
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I can hardly put my gratitude to Mr Attar properly into words. I was admitted to hospital experiencing indescribable pain and his kindness, thoughtfulness, professionalism (in what could have been really horribly undignified) has left me feeling nothing more than incredibly fortunate in being treated by him. Apart from his extremely high qualifications it is his humanity, humour and warmth that single him out as a truly unique doctor.
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Peer Recommendations

BY mr Prasad Patki

12-05-2018
an honest and knowledgeable urologist with great communication skills. Always approachable, helpful and skilled in his art
For specialty: Urology
Connection: We trained together

BY mr Rajesh Kavia

11-08-2017
Excellent and very professional.
For specialty: Urology
Connection: We trained together

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