- Bupa Platinum consultant
- Fee assured
- Verified account
- Open Referral network
- General urology
- Urinary tract stones
- Urological oncology
- Video and telephone consultations
Mr Acher completed his training in South Thames in 2012 and was immediately appointed as a Consultant Urological Surgeon at Southend University Hospital. He has a strong academic background, having completed a PhD on the subject of prostate brachytherapy.
He has particular expertise in single-stage day case brachytherapy and has developed a state of the art prostate cancer diagnostic service with MRI-targeted transperineal prostate biopsy.
He is a laser surgeon for prostates (Holmium laser enucleation) and stone disease with published expertise of enlarged prostates.
Mr Acher is currently clinical lead for the urology department at Southend University Hospital and Honorary Clinical Lecturer for Barts & The London Medical School.
As well as publishing papers in a variety of journals and presenting work at scientific meetings, he writes reviews for several journals.
Areas of interest
Prostate cancer diagnosis; PSA; prostate biopsy (transperineal and MR-targeted); urinary symptoms; laser prostate surgery; HoLEP; laser stone surgery; prostate brachytherapy, circumcision, scrotal/testicular problems.
- Essex Urology Partners
- 6th Floor The Shard 32 London Bridge Street London SE1 9SG
- 020 3880 7100
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Bobby Krishnachetty Fee Assured
- Dr David K Ringrose Fee Assured
- Dr David Daniels Not Fee Assured
- Dr Dharini Chitre Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Southend University Hospital
Laser prostate surgery.
Running, cycling, golf, guitar.
Royal Society of Medicine Young Trainee of the Year 2010 (runner -up)
British Journal of Urology International
International Journal of Radiotherapy Oncology Biology and Physics
Radiotherapy and Oncology
International Journal of Clinical Practice
Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
International Journal of Surgery
Journal of Endourology
Courses offered to GPs
Testing for Prostate Cancer
- MB BS Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals, London 1999
- FRCS(Urol) Intercollegiate 2011
- MA Cambridge University 2000
- PhD King's College London 2010
- PostGraduate Certificate of Academic Practice King's College, London 2011
Reference number 4636951
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Consultant Urological Surgeon Southend University Hospital 2012
Details of entry to specialist register
- Urology , 2012
Affiliations / memberships
GMC no. 4636951
British Association of Urological Surgeons
Royal College of Surgeons England
European Association of Urology
- London Bridge Hospital, SE1 2PR
- 14:00 - 18:00
- 020 3880 7100
- Spire Hartswood Hospital, CM13 3LE
- 08:30 - 09:30
- 01277 232525
- Spire Wellesley Hospital
- 18:00 - 19:00
- 020 3880 7100
Post treatment communication
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
For urgent queries following treatment, please call:
07826 911817 (London Bridge Nurse Specialist)
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Transperineal template-guided biopsies of the prostate under image guidance - (5-50)
Diagnostic endoscopic examination of bladder (flexible cystoscopy) including any biopsy - (5-50)
Holmium Laser Enucleation of Prostatic Adenoma (HoLEP) - (5-50)
Endoscopic fragmentation of calculi of kidney (including cystoscopy and insertion/removal of stent) - (5-50)
Circumcision - (5-50)
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