Mr Peter Acher

Mr Peter Acher

MBBS MA FRCS(Urol) PhD

Urology

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2 specialists

21 years of experience
9 years as a specialist

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5

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4.92

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Subspecialties

  • Benign Prostatic Enlargement
  • Kidney Stones
  • General Urology
  • Urinary Tract Infections (UTI)
  • 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
    1692 reviews

    120 Old Broad Street

    120 Old Broad Street, London, United Kingdom, EC2N 1AR
    8 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)
    • Blue Light Cystoscopy
    • Circumcision
    • Bladder Instillation
    • Hydrocelectomy
    • Orchidectomy
    • PSA Testing
    • Prostate Biopsy
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Prostate Cancer Diagnostics
    • Prostatectomy (TURP)
    • Rigid & Flexible Ureterorenoscopy and Laser Fragmentation of Stones
    • Transrectal Ultrasound (TRUS)
    • Transurethral Resection of a Bladder Tumour (TURBT)
    • Ureteroscopy
    • Vasectomy (Male Sterilization)
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Benign Prostate Hyperplasia
    • Blood in Urine (Haematuria)
    • Overactive Bladder
    • Erectile Dysfunction
    • Peyronie's Disease
    • Peyronies Disease
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Testicular Pain
    • Urological Cancers
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    Education

    BA/MA- 1996/1999 Queens' College, Cambridge

    MBBS - 1999 United Medical & Dental Schools of Guy's & St Thomas'

    FRCS(Urol) - 2011 Royal College of Surgeons

    PGCAP - 2010 King's College, London

    PhD - 2010 University of London

    Memberships:

    BAUS- British Association of Urological Surgeons

    EAU- European Association of Urology

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