Mr Simon Choong is an esteemed consultant urologist based in London. Mr Choong has a wide urological practice covering the treatment of kidney stones, urinary tract infections, acute renal colic, blood in the urine, benign prostate enlargement, and prostate cancer, and specialises in Super-mini percutaneous nephrolithotomy.
Mr Choong undertook his medical school and postgraduate urological training at University College Hospital, London. After completing two fellowships - a Hunterian Fellowship awarded by the Royal College of Surgeons and a BAUS/BJU International Travelling Fellowship - Mr Choong was appointed to lead the stone and endourology unit at University College London Hospitals in 2002. He continues to work at University College London Hospitals in addition to his private practice.
Outside his clinical practice, Mr Choong is heavily involved in research and teaching. He has secured over £350,000 of research grant funding to understand encrustation in urological devices with the aim of reducing complications associated with their use. As well as Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Urology, Mr Choong organises a number of courses and regularly carries out live surgery masterclasses across the country.