Mr Andrew Ballaro is an expert consultant and lead urologist, specialising in the management of all urology problems, including blood in urine, urinary infections, prostate and bladder symptoms, and urological cancer diagnosis. He has particular interest in minimally invasive surgery and the comprehensive management of complex urinary stone disease, and is one of the highest volume stone surgeons in the London area. He consistently publishes some of the best results in the country for complex stone operations and offers mini and ultra-mini PCNL for kidney stones as a day case procedure.
Mr Ballaro's extensive training began after graduating from The Royal Free Hospital Medical School, and undertaking his basic surgical training at Oxford. He was awarded a Fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons of London, and went on to complete higher urological training on the North London Training Scheme. This was followed by advanced training in laparoscopy and complex stone surgery from national and international experts in his field. Mr Ballaro has a strong interest in education, currently teaching trainees at the London Deanery across many levels, in addition to being awarded a Hunterian professorship from the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He holds a Masters degree in Urology and an MD in Clinical Sciences from the Institute of Urology, and has published extensively on the subject of minimally invasive urological surgery. He is co-author of the latest edition of the popular medical student textbook 'Lecture notes in urology'.