Mr Christopher Anderson is a top urologist and surgeon based in London who is an expert in kidney cancer, laparoscopy, prostate cancer, robotic surgery, prostatectomy, and prostate biopsy. He has pioneered research and practice in laparoscopic techniques and robotic surgery in the UK, leading St George's Hospital to its current position as one of the country's best urological hospitals.
He initially qualified in South Africa, before continuining his training at a number of prestigious hospitals across London, including The Middlesex, Charing Cross, Whipps Cross and Addenbrookes hospitals. He then focused on minimally invasive surgery, and went on to complete fellowships at Cleveland Clinic, Ohio and Jackson University Hospital, Miami. In 2004, Mr Anderson became the first surgeon in the UK to perform laparoscopic renal cryotherapy. He completed further fellowships in both laparoscopic radical prostatectomy and robotic radical prostatectomy in Leipzig, Germany and Detroit, USA, respectively. He was also part of the group of surgeons who introduced robotic surgery to the UK in 2005.
Mr Christopher Anderson is a member of the British Association of Urological Surgeons, has written innumerable papers, and led a successful peer review programme, and has been a guest speaker at numerous national conferences. He continues to participate in clinical research and has presented his findings at the British Association of Urological Surgeons annual meeting. He has also been the lead urology cancer clinician and director of cancer services at St George's Hospital.