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Ben Sherwood DM FRCS(Urol.)

Specialist Interests:

  • Kidney, bladder and prostate cancer
  • Laparoscopic and Robotic surgery
  • Benign disease of the prostate

Ben Sherwood qualified from Nottingham Medical School in 1998 and completed his surgical training in the Trent region.  In 2002, he was awarded a scholarship from the British Urological Foundation and undertook a two-year research program into bladder cancer, leading to the award of his MD.

Ben then spent a year in the urology department at Auckland City Hospital, New Zealand.  He returned to complete his higher urological training in the East Midlands.  In 2010 he obtained a fellowship in Western Australia, where he continued to develop his sub specialist interest and expertise in laparoscopic urological cancer surgery.  

Ben was appointed as a Consultant Urological Surgeon at Nottingham City Hospital in 2012.  He regularly performs robotic prostatectomy and minimally invasive cancer surgery for his private and NHS patients.  In his capacity as a cancer surgeon, he is involved in training the next generation of urologists and chairs the Uro-oncology multidisciplinary team meeting.  Ben is married and has two small children.  In the time that remains, he follows his interests in rugby, music and running.