David Badenoch

David Badenoch trained at Oxford University and the Medical College of St. Bartholomew’s Hospital qualifying in 1975. He has been a leading consultant urologist at the Royal London and St. Bartholomew’s Hospitals between 1988 and 2006 where he now holds an honorary consultant position as well as at King Edward VII hospital.
Obtaining a DM (Oxon) by thesis on “male infertility” in 1987 he went on to develop his interest in this area. Previously running the stone and lithotripsy service at the Royal London and Bart’s he has maintained a great interest and expertise in the modern management of urinary tract stones. He is an expert in current innovative surgical techniques for bladder outflow obstruction.

In 2003 David established a dedicated urological clinic at 101 Harley Street with integrated onsite diagnostic radiology and endoscopy. The combination of clinical excellence and committed personal care has resulted in a large and loyal national and international following since 1988. David continues to attend and contribute to national and international urological and scientific meetings and has recently served as President of the Section of Urology of the Royal Society of Medicine.
Author of over 60 publications and two books, he won the British Association of Urology Surgitek prize and was awarded the Grand Prix of the European Association of Urology. He was visiting Professor to the Department of Urology at the Mayo Clinic, Minnesota in 2001. David is a trustee of Orchid cancer charity as well as King Edward VII/ Sister Agnes’ Hospital, London. He is married to a doctor, and lives in London with their four children.

Special Interests

Stone disease-Lower urinary tract dysfunction, bladder outflow obstruction, benign prostatic disease: male infertility: renal, bladder, testicular and prostate cancer.



Bijan Khoubehi  
BSc, MB BS, MD, FRCS (Urol)

Bijan Khoubehi is a Consultant Urological Surgeon at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. He qualified at Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School in 1994. Following basic surgical training, Bijan carried out his urological training in London. Having completed his general urological training, he undertook two fellowship years in Urological Oncology .

Mr. Khoubehi was awarded an MD thesis for research into the role of developmental genes in prostate cancer. He treats patients with general urological conditions and has a special interest in uro-oncology including nerve sparing Robotic radical prostatectomy, radical cystoprostatectomy and ileo-orthotopic bladder substitution. Bijan has also been trained in laparoscopic surgery and performs laparoscopic and robotic procedures for renal cancer and has been awarded a British Urological Foundation scholarship for Robotic Surgery. He has been performing robotic surgery since it became available in the United Kingdom.

Bijan Khoubehi is the lead clinician for urology at his NHS practice and has a busy urology practice performing robotic, laparoscopic and open surgery for urological cancer. He has published widely in peered reviewed journals.

Bijan leaves in London with his wife and two children.

Special Interests

Uro-oncology, laparoscopic and robotic renal surgery, robotic radical prostatectomy.



Daron Smith

Mr Richard Daron Smith (known as Daron) qualified with a first class honours degree in Medical Sciences from Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge before moving to New College, Oxford for his clinical training at the John Radcliffe Hospital. Before embarking on specialist training in Urology, he completed his MD at Imperial College supported by a prestigious grant from the British Urological Foundation....  

Mr Smith was trained in general urology in West London, and gained subspecialist training in EndoUrology at St Mary's Hospital, Guy's Hospital and at the Institute of Urology at UCH. He was appointed as a Consultant Urological Surgeon to Imperial NHS trust in 2007, and moved to the Stone and EndoUrology unit at UCH in 2009.

In addition to general Urology, Dr Smith's sub-specialist practice is primarily the comprehensive management of Urinary Tract Stone disease. He also treats other upper tract abnormalities, including strictures, extrinsic obstruction, and the endoluminal management of upper tract TCC. He teaches on a number of specialist stone / endourology skills courses, and runs a general course for younger urology trainees that he developed when a trainee himself.

Daron lives in West London with his wife and two children and is a keen follower of Formula One.

Special Interests

General urology, urolithiasis, urinary tract & kidney stone, ureteroscopy, flexible ureterorenoscopy, retrograde intrarenal, percutaneous nephrolithotomy, shock wave lithotripsy, upper tract TCC & obstruction, ureteric obstruction, stent & stricture



Jeremy Ockrim (Associate)
MD BSs (Hons), FRCS (Urol)

Jeremy Ockrim is Honorary Lecturer at University College London (UCL) and Consultant Urological Surgeon in Female and Reconstructive Surgery at University College London Hospital (UCLH), London.

Mr Ockrim trained in Glasgow before moving to Imperial College, London to complete his postgraduate thesis in 1999. He has an Honours Degree in Immunology; and his MD thesis on the utility of oestrogens in prostate cancer. His fellowship was undertaken at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, Australia.

Additionally Jeremy Ockrim trained at the Institute of Urology, and was appointed to his consultant post in 2008. UCLH offers tertiary expertise in Reconstructive Urology to Urologists and Urogynaecologists nationwide. He continues his academic and teaching links at UCL, and has written extensively on lower urinary tract dysfunction, male and female incontinence, detrusor overactivity, fistulae, diverticula and tape surgery.

Mr Ockrim specialises in the treatment of bladder and prostate dysfunction, male and female incontinence and prolapse including colposuspension, TVT/TOT, male sling, artificial urinary sphincter implantation, urinary fistulae and diverticula surgery, bladder augmentation / replacement and both continent and incontinent urinary diversion. He has particular interest in managing post prostatectomy incontinence in males, and bladder overactivity / pain syndromes.

He is the clinical lead for the post prostatectomy incontinence study, and comparison of sacral nerve neuromodulation versus Botox at UCLH. He is one of the first providers of sling surgery for male incontinence, and sacral nerve stimulation to manage urgency, incontinence and pain syndromes in the United Kingdom.

Jeremy lives in London with his wife and three children.

Special Interests

Lower urinary tract and prostate dysfunction, female incontinence and prolapse, complications of gynaecological and urological surgery, complications of prolapse and incontinence mesh, male (post prostatectomy) incontinence, sling and sphincter surgery, bladder reconstruction and diversion, overactive bladder and pelvic pain syndrome.