Ben Sherwood DM FRCS(Urol)

Ben Sherwood

Special Interests

  • Prostate cancer and robotic prostatectomy
  • Kidney and bladder cancer
  • Benign disease of the prostate
  • General urology


Ben Sherwood graduated from Nottingham Medical School in 1998 and completed his initial surgical training in the Trent region.  In 2002, he was awarded a prestigious 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 undertook a year of training in New Zealand, at Auckland City Hospital, before completing his higher surgical 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 urological cancer, robotic and minimal access surgery.  

Ben has been a Consultant urological surgeon at Nottingham City Hospital since 2012.  He has extensive experience in performing robotic prostatectomy and minimally invasive surgery for kidney and upper urinary tract malignancy. He also offers expertise in the management of benign prostate disease and general urology.  He leads the urology cancer multidisciplinary team for Nottingham University Hospitals.

Ben is passionate about teaching and is heavily involved in teaching medical students and the next generation of urologists. He provides training in robotic prostate surgery to international visiting fellows. He has published widely in the scientific literature and is the author of several book chapters.  

Ben is married and has two children.  Outside of work he follows his keen interests in rugby, music and running.