Mr Peter Acher

Mr Peter Acher

MBBS MA FRCS(Urol) PhD

Urology

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3 specialists

22 years of experience
10 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

4.95

Bedside Manner

5

Explanation

4.79

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Subspecialties

  • General Urology
  • Urological Oncology
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4636951
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £220

    Follow-up appointment: £165

    Practices worked at

    HCA UK at The Shard

    St Thomas Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 9BS
    2,167 reviews

    About

    Mr Acher is a Consultant Urological Surgeon. Following training on the South Thames part of the London Specialist Registrar roation he gained entry to the Specialist register in 2011. Mr Acher completed his PhD on prostate cancer brachytherapy at Cambridge University and in 2010 received a commendation at the Royal Socoiety of Medicine Young Trainee of the Year Awards.


    His special interests include general urology, urinary stone disease, problems with urinary flow and urological cancers. Mr Acher has introduced short stay laser prostate surgery (HoLEP) for benign prostate problems and carries out 100 of these procedures per year. He also manages kidney stones and has set up an advanced Prostate Diagnostic services incorporating multiparametric MRI and comprehensive transperineal prostate biopsy- this has reduced infections and inconclusive transrectal biopsy, and most importantly is preferred by patients.


    Mr Acher is passionate when it comes to evaulating outcomes and contributing to published literature and within his busy schedule manages to find time to present and teach at international meetings and as a result has received numerous prizes for his work.


    Mr Acher strongly believes that patients should receive the best available and up-to-date evidence-based care.



    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments


    Prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment

    Laser prostate surgery HoLEP

    Endourology - Kidney stone treatment

    Local anaesthetic circumcision

    Prostate disease

    Prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment

    Laser prostate surgery

    Endourology

    Stone diesease

    General urology

    Procedures

    • Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate (HoLEP)
    • Circumcision
    • Cystoscopy
    • Kidney Stone Prevention
    • PSA Testing
    • Prostate Cancer Diagnostics
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Benign Prostate Hyperplasia
    • Kidney Stones
    • Peyronie's Disease
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Urological Cancers
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    Education

    MBBS - Guy's & St Thomas' Hospital, London in 1999

    MA - Queens' College, Cambridge University, UK in 2000

    PhD - King's College London, UK in 2010

    FRCS (Urology) - Royal College of Surgeons, UK in 2011

    PG Certificate of Academic Practice - King's College London, UK in 2011

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