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Mr Tamer El-Husseiny
Mr Tamer El-Husseiny
MBBCh(Hons) MRCS MSc MD FEBU FRCS(Urol)
Urology
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About

Mr Tamer El-Husseiny is a consultant urological surgeon at Charing Cross and St Mary's hospitals. In addition to general urology he sub-specialises in the diagnosis and management of kidney stones, endourology (minimally invasive surgery) such as ureteroscopy and laser stone fragmentation, PCNL (keyhole surgery for kidney stones), HoLEP (Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate) and endourological management of upper tract urothelial cancer. He treats other upper tract abnormalities, including strictures and extrinsic obstruction. He also has special expertise in the use of different types of urological stents.

Mr El-Husseiny graduated with honours from medical school, he has then completed his basic surgical and urological training and was appointed as an assistant lecturer in urology. He underwent higher specialist urological training on both the London and West Midlands urology training schemes. In addition, he has also completed the prestigious two-year subspecialty endourology fellowship (Awarded by the Endourological Society, USA) at St Bartholomew's Hospital, specialising in the management of complex stone disease.

He has completed a MSc and MD degrees in urology and is very passionate about research and academic urology. He has led on and completed numerous research projects and has extensively published in peer reviewed journals, authored book chapters and presented in international, national and regional conferences and meetings. He maintains a strong teaching interest and he has taught on numerous courses and workshops. He is also a peer reviewer for numerous international journals.


Publications:

Percutaneous Endourologic Procedures in High-Risk Patients in the Lateral Decubitus Position under Regional Anaesthesia. T. El-Husseiny, K. Moraitis, Z. Maan, A.G Papatsoris, P. Saunders, B. Golden, J. Masood, N Buchholz. J Endourol. 2009 Oct; 23 (10): 1603-6.

The role of open stone surgery. T. El-Husseiny, N. Buchholz. A J Urol, May 2012; 10, 284–288.

The new Invisio® DUR-D “chip-on-the-tip” digital Flexible Ureterorenoscopes – evaluation of changes in physical properties over time. El-Husseiny T, Karamanolakis D, Moraitis K, Wazait H, Birch M, Masood J, Buchholz N. Therapy (2010) 7(4), 423–427.

Erectile Dysfunction; a review on current management. Tamer El-Husseiny & Paul Anderson. GPonline. December 2013. http://www.gponline.com/erectile-dysfunction-clinical-review/mens-health/erectile-dysfunction-premature ejaculation/article/1223911

Transurethral Ethanol Ablation of the Prostate (TEAP) for symptomatic Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH): long term follow up. T. El-Husseiny, N. Buchholz. J Endourol 2011 Mar; 25 (3): 477-80.What is better in percutaneous nephrolithotomy – Prone or supine? A systematic review. D Mak, Y Smith, N Buchholz, T El-Husseiny. A J Urol, 14, Issue 2, June 2016, Pages 101–107

Long-term follow-up of recurrent stone formers – who, how long and how often? Buchholz N, El-Husseiny T,
Moraitis K, Maan Z, Masood J. BJU Int. 2010 Jan; 105(1): 1-2. Epub 2009 Nov 13.

A comparative study of the requirement of introducer sheaths for ureteric access between an old generation fibre-optic flexible ureteroscope and a new “chip on the tip” digital flexible ureteroscope. Z Maan, T El-Husseiny, K Moraitis,
J Masood, N Buchholz: The Journal of Urology, Volume 183, Issue 4, Supplement, April 2010, Page e497.

The Current Role of Memokath 051 Thermo-Expandable Metal Stent in Management of Benign and Malignant Ureteric
Strictures. Taylor W, El-Husseiny T, Buchholz N. Med Surg Urol (2012) S4:003. Doi: 10.4172/2168-9857.S4- 003

A novel wire stent (Zebrastent) for ureteric stenting in stone patients. Buchholz N, El-Husseiny T, Papatsoris AG, Masood J: Expert Rev Med Devices. 2008 Sep; 5 (5): 545-7.

Pain in extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy. Berwin JT, El-Husseiny T, Papatsoris AG, Hajdinjak T, Masood J, Buchholz N: Urol Res. 2009 Apr; 37 (2): 51-3.

Ureteric guide wire damage by Holmium: YAG laser: preliminary results. Reeves J, El-Husseiny T, Papatsoris AG, Masood J, Buchholz N, Birch M: Urol Res. 2009 Feb; 37(1): 7-10.

Treating bladder-outflow obstruction with thermo-expandable prostate metal stents. Papatsoris A, El-Husseiny T, Sawada Y, Takahashi T, Nagaoka A, Maan Z, Moraitis K, Masood J, Junaid I, Buchholz N. Expert Rev Med Devices. 2009 Jul; 6 (4): 357-363.

Assessing and developing percutaneous renal access skills of trainees using the state of the art PERC MENTOR™ simulation trainer. D. Patel, T. El-Husseiny, K. Moraitis, T. Shaikh, N. Buchholz, J. Masood, I. Junaid: European Urology Supplements, Volume 9, Issue 2, April 2010, Pages 36-37.

‘Putting lead in your pencil’: self-insertion of an unusual urethral foreign body for sexual gratification. Bedi N,
El-Husseiny T, Buchholz N, Masood J. J R Soc Med Sh Rep 2010; 1: 18. DOI 10.1258/ shorts.2010.010014.

Characterising Stent Symptoms Associated with a Segmental Thermo-Expandable Metallic Stent Using a Validated Stent Symptoms Questionnaire. D Patel, Z Maan, T El-Husseiny, K Moraitis, I Junaid, N Buchholz, J Masood. Cure Urol 2011; 5: 72–78.

'An interventional urology list' - a novel concept for UK urological services. Masood JIsmail MEl-Husseiny TMoraitis KAlbanis SPapatsoris ABuchholz N. Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2010 Oct 25.

Improving Patient Positioning to Reduce Complications in Prone Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy. Papatsoris
A, Masood J, El-Husseiny T, Maan Z, Saunders P, Buchholz NP: J Endourol. May 2009: 831-832.

A novel long-term thermo-expandable ureteric metal stent: Memokath 051TM. Papatsoris AG, Masood J, El-Husseiny T, Ndirika S, Junaid I, Buchholz N: In: BJU International website. Fitzpatrick JM, Drake M, Webber R (eds): Atlas of Surgical Devices, 2008.

Case based investigation: Urodynamics. Maan Z, Dickens N, El-Husseiny T, Moraitis K, Masood J, Junaid I, Buchholz N: Foundation Years Journal. June 2009 Volume 3, Issue 5: Urology.

Emergency inpatient extra-corporeal shockwave lithotripsy (ESWL) a safe and effective alternative. A. Panah, K. Moraitis, T. El-Husseiny, D. Lamrani, K. Masood, N.P. Buchholz: European Urology Supplements, Volume 9, Issue 2, April 2010.

Endovascular covered stenting for the management of post-percutaneous nephrolithotomy renal pseudo pseudoaneurysm: a case report. Philippou P, Moraitis K, El-Husseiny T, Wazait H, Masood J, Buchholz N. J Med Case Reports. 2010 Sep 23; 4 (1):316.

Simultaneous antegrade/retrograde upper urinary tract access: Bart's modified lateral position for complex upper tract endourologic pathologic features. Moraitis KPhilippou PEl-Husseiny TWazait HMasood JBuchholz N. Urology. 2012 Feb; 79(2): 287-92. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2011.08.023. Epub 2011 Oct 13.

Insertion of a Ureteric Memokath Stent through a Prostatic Memokath Stent Using Extracorporeal Needles Placed on the Skin to Mark and Measure the Ureteric Stricture in a Patient with Prostate Cancer. S Gokani, A Panah, J Masood, T El-Husseiny, A Papatsoris, N Buchholz: Curr Urol 2008; 2:200-203.

Should urologists in the UK perform their own nephrostomies and renal access for endourological procedures - what does the future hold? Masood J, Yeo L, Zaman F, El-Husseiny T, Moraitis K, Maan Z, Buchholz N: BJU Int. 2009 Sep; 104(6): 755-7.

Comparison of Stent-Related Symptoms between Conventional Double-J Stents and a New-Generation Thermoexpandable Segmental Metallic Stent: A Validated-Questionnaire-Based Study. Maan ZPatel DMoraitis KEl-Husseiny TPapatsoris AGBuchholz NPMasood J. J Endourol. April 2010: 589-593.

A retrospective comparative validated questionnaire study comparing stent-related symptoms between conventional JJ stents and a novel thermo-expandable segmental ureteric metal stent. D. Patel, Z. Maan, K. Moraitis, T. El-Husseiny, J. Masood, I. Junaid, N.P. Buchholz: European Urology Supplements, Volume 9, Issue 2, April 2010, 101-102.

A technique to flush out renal stone fragments during percutaneous nephrolithotomy. Panah A, Masood J, Zaman F, Papatsoris AG, El-Husseiny T, Buchholz N: J Endourol. 2009 Jan; 23(1): 5-6.

Simultaneous anterograde and retrograde endourologic access: "the Barts technique". Papatsoris
AG, Zaman F, Panah A, Masood J, El-Husseiny T, Buchholz N: J Endourol. 2008 Dec; 22(12): 2665-6.

Book Chapters:

Ureteric stents; Physiology of stent flow. Tamer El-Husseiny & Martin Knight. In: N P Buchholz et al (Eds), Handbook of Urinary Stents: Basic Science and Clinical Applications. ISBN-10: 1907816658. ISBN-13: 978-1907816659 JP Medical Ltd, London, 2016  

Advanced Training of a Practicing Urologist in Stone Disease Management. In: Urolithiasis; basic science and clinical practice. T El-Husseiny and N Buchholz. In: Hans-Goran Tiselius, David M. Albala, Zhangqun Ye et al. (ends). Urolithiasis, 1 DOI 10.1007/978-1-4471-4387-1_102, © Springer-Verlag London 2013

Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy: Renal Stones. El-Husseiny T, Papatsoris A, Masood J, Buchholz N. In: N.P. Rao et al.
(eds.), Urinary Tract Stone Disease, 455-467. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-84800-362-0_39, © Springer-Verlag London Limited 2011.

Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy in Peyronie’s Disease. El-Husseiny T, Papatsoris A, Masood J, Buchholz N: In: Loske AM (ed): New Trends in Shock Wave Applications to Medicine and Biotechnology. Research Signpost Publishers, 2009.

Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy: Its application in orthopaedics. El-Husseiny T, Papatsoris A, Masood J, Buchholz N: In: Loske AM (ed): New Trends in Shock Wave Applications to Medicine and Biotechnology. Research Signpost Publishers, 2009.


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Medical Procedures

Ureteroscopy
PCNL
ESWL (Shock wave lithotripsy) 

HoLEP (laser treatment for benign enlargement of the prostate)

Rezum water vapour therapy

Urolift

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Special Interests

Urinary tract stones
Treatment of benign prostate disease (including Laser treatment HoLEP, Urolift and Rezum therapy)
Endourology

Urinary symptoms

Haematuria (blood in the urine)

Urinary tract infections

 

Education

Qualifications:

  • MBBCh (Hons)
  • MSc - Urology
  • MRCS - Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • MD - Urology
  • FEBU
  • FRCS (Urol) - Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Memberships:

  • European Association of Urology
  • Endourological Society
  • MDU
  • British Medical Association

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5.0

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Bedside Manner
He was polite and professional at all times, keeping me relaxed and confident that he would perform a 1st class procedure on me, which he did. I just wish other consultants would follow his example.
Patient seen for:Benign Prostate HyperplasiaHolmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate (HoLEP)
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14-10-2019
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Mr. Husseiny was brilliant and responded quickly. Compassionate, empathetic and knowledgeable.
Patient seen for:Kidney Stones
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09-09-2019
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Mr El-Husseiny fully explained the prostate procedure. Unfortunately the Rezum treatment did not work for me, but this is not the fault of the surgeon. Mr El-Husseiny did say that the way forward is HoLEP. I have nothing but praise for this surgeon.
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08-09-2019
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Doc Tamer was very kind and helpful. He made me take few test and quickly sort my problem
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07-09-2019
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Kind and considerate. Listened to my concerns and addressed them completely.
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06-09-2019
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Wish all consutants could be like Mr El-Husseiny, he is the best.
Patient seen for:Urology
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06-09-2019
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Polite. Comprehensive in his explanation
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06-09-2019
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Dr El-Husseiny was very welcoming & explained everything in great detail. He had a lot of knowledge about my situation.
Patient seen for:Urinary retention
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06-09-2019
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Dr El-Husseiny was very welcoming & explained everything in great detail. He had a lot of knowledge regarding my experiences.
Patient seen for:Urinary retention
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06-09-2019
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Very professional and efficient
Patient seen for:Kidney Stones
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06-09-2019
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Peer Recommendations

BY mr Hassan Wazait

24-06-2018
Mr El-Husseiny is an excellent urologist who looks after his patients well. He is expert in the management of cases of urinary stone disease with top surgical skills.
For specialty: Urology
Connection: Is a colleague
Tamer is very experienced urologist and extremely skilled surgeon. He is highly regarded by both his patients and colleagues. Tamer is a friend and colleague and he is always my first point of contact when I have any urology query. He is a good listener and a thorough clinician who takes great pride in his work. I would confidently recommend him to any patient who is looking for an honest and knowledgeable urologist.
For specialty: Urology
Connection: Is a colleague
excellent skills in endourology. a great urologist with a very mature clinical judgement.
For specialty: Urology
For conditions: Benign Prostate Hyperplasia, Kidney Stones
Connection: I trained them

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