Mr Peter Acher

Mr Peter Acher

Urology 04636951

  • Bupa Platinum consultant
  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
Bupa Platinum consultant
Fee assured
Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • General urology
  • Urinary tract stones
  • Urological oncology


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

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.

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Procedures completed

  • M4510

    Diagnostic endoscopic examination of bladder (flexible cystoscopy) including any biopsy - (5-50)

    Spire Wellesley Hospital (5-50) London Bridge Hospital (5-50)

  • M6582

    Transperineal template-guided biopsies of the prostate under image guidance - (5-50)

    London Bridge Hospital (5-50) Spire Wellesley Hospital (1-5)

  • N3030

    Circumcision - (5-50)

    Spire Wellesley Hospital (1-5) London Bridge Hospital (1-5)

  • M6533

    Holmium Laser Enucleation of Prostatic Adenoma (HoLEP) - (5-50)

    London Bridge Hospital (1-5)

  • M0910

    Endoscopic fragmentation of calculi of kidney (including cystoscopy and insertion/removal of stent) - (1-5)

    Spire Wellesley Hospital (1-5) London Bridge Hospital (1-5)

  • M2930

    Removal of prosthesis from ureter (including cystoscopy) - (1-5)

    Spire Wellesley Hospital (1-5)

  • N0680

    Orchidectomy and excision of spermatic cord (+/- insertion of prosthesis) - (1-5)

    London Bridge Hospital (1-5)

  • BB906

    ExCon - Further Discretionary Payment - (1-5)

  • M4210

    Endoscopic resection of lesion of bladder (including cystoscopy) - (1-5)

  • N1100

    Correction of hydrocele(s) - unilateral - (1-5)

  • M6620

    Endoscopic incision of outlet of male bladder (including cystoscopy) - (1-5)

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