Meet the team


Brian Birch

Professor Brian Birch

Prof Birch joined the Trust in 1990. He has a great deal of experience in all aspects of adult urological surgery, including major surgery to the bladder, prostate and kidney.

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Chedgy, Dr Edmund (urology)

Mr Edmund Chedgy 

Mr Chedgy is a consultant urological surgeon who joined the Trust in March 2018. His subspecialist interests are urological oncology and robotics.

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Mr James Douglas


Tim Dudderidge

Mr Tim Dudderidge

Mr Dudderidge has a specialist interest in urological cancer surgery and minimally invasive surgery. His main focus is prostate and bladder cancer, laparoscopy and robotic surgery.

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Mr Jon Dyer


Mark Harris

Mr Mark Harris

Mr Harris' main interests are in benign prostate disorders, stone disease, non-muscle invasive bladder cancer and general urology.

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Matthew Hayes

Mr Matt Hayes

Mr Hayes joined the Trust in 2002, and provides services in bladder, kidney and testis cancer, and is part of a regional retroperitoneal cancer service.

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Richard Lockyer

Mr Richard Lockyer

Mr Lockyer's main interests are general urology, urological oncology and laparoscopy.

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Mr Julian Smith


Mr Bhaskar Somani

Mr Bhaskar Somani

Mr Somani is the clinical lead for the endourology unit, providing minimally invasive treatment for kidney stones.

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Nursing and support team

Meet our nurse specialists and support workers here.