Currently a Consultant Urological Surgeon at the Whittington Health NHS Trust, London an Honorary Senior Lecturer for the University College London (UCL) Medical School, Mr Chitale has received comprehensive training both in India and the UK in all subspecialties of Urology, and has gained extensive experience over many years in this field. He has a vast experience, having performed over 18,000 urological operative procedures ranging from cystoscopies to cystectomies. He has special expertise in procedures involving the lower urinary tract including prostatic, bladder, penile and urethral surgery.
His wide surgical skills and expertise include procedures for phimosis, hydrocele, epididymal lesions, varicoceles, testicular tumours, urethral surgery, surgery for male infertility, sperm retrieval procedures (M-TESE, TESE, MESA), vasectomy, reversal of vasectomy, surgery for Peyronie's disease and congenital penile deformities, endoscopic prostatic and bladder tumour resections, endoscopic treatment for urinary stones and Urological procedures for children including circumcision, orchidopexy for undescended testis, and hydrocelectomy for patent processus vaginalis.
He is published widely in peer-reviewed journals with around 80 publications to his credit, and also has several presentations at national and international meetings. He has been the principal author for the first ever randomised controlled trial (RCT) on shock wave therapy (SWT) for Peyronie's disease. He is also a referee to many scientific journals and a guest editor for a web based journal and has received several awards for academic achievements during his medical career.
In addition, Sudhanshu has been actively involved in teaching Undergraduates, Postgraduates, General Practitioners and Pharmaceutical/Nursing professionals by means of lectures/seminars/bedside-teaching for many years. He has been a well-respected and popular tutor amongst medical students and trainees. He currently acts as an MBBS examiner for UCL Medical School and has done so previously at UEA Medical School in Norwich.
Mr Chitale is a keen badminton player and represented his University in India. He enjoys swimming, theatre and travel.
Expert Witness and Medico-legal report writing
Vast Urological /surgical experience of over 25 years
> 20,000 procedures carried out
Dual training and accreditation: India and UK
Bladder neck incision (BNI)
Laser prostatectomyCystoscopy/Biopsy (Male / female)Bladder instillations / BotoxCircumcision (Adult/Children) / Frenuloplasty / PrepucioplastyBladder stone surgery (Laser)Urethral stricture surgery (Urethrotomy)Urethral dilatationPeyronie's Disease: Nesbit corrective surgeryXiapex Injection for Peyronie's deformityUreteroscopy / Shock wave lithotripsy for urinary stone diseaseOrchidectomy for testicular cancer
Testicular fixation (orchidopexy) for torsion testes (Adult / Children)
Vasectomy (sterilisation), Reversal of vasectomy
TESE(testicular sperm extraction), mTESE
TRUS & Prostate biopsies
Template Prostate biopsies
Orchidopexy for undescended testis (UDT)