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Mr Tim Lane - Urology

Mr Tim Lane is a Consultant Urologist in Hertfordshire

Based at: Rivers Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

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Clinical interests

Robotic surgery

Prostate, kidney

bladder and testicular cancer

Kidney stones and laser treatment

Urinary tract infections and cystitis

Infertility and vasectomy reversal

Erectile dysfunction

Benign prostatic hypertrophy


Academic background

Mr Lane trained at the Middlesex Hospital Medical School (now part of University College London) and undertook basic surgical training at St Thomas Hospital before undertaking specialist urological training at the Institute of Urology in London.

During his training he was appointed Clinical Lecturer in Urological Cancer at Queen Mary University where he developed an interest in the genetics of prostate cancer and the role of chromosomal translocations and fusion genes in disease aetiology.

He has been awarded a number of national and international awards including the Bard Medal from the British Association of Urological Surgeons, the Urological Research Society Medal of Great Britain and the international C.E Alken Medal. He has written over 100 hundred papers, abstracts and book chapters and has presented at national and international meetings around the world. 

Mr Lane is a member of the national training committee for Urology (SAC) and has a number of other educational roles as Foundation Program Director and Clinical Tutor. He is a member of the Court of Examiners of the Royal College of Surgeons.

In addition to his urological practice Tim Lane has a particular expertise in robotic surgery and retroperitoneal laparoscopic surgery. He is Editor-in-Chief of the Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons.

Professional Memberships

Fellow of the Royal College Surgeons of England

Fellow of the Royal College Surgeons of Edinburgh

British Association of Urological Surgeons

American Association Cancer Research

European Association Urology

Joint College Representative on the National SAC

NHS base

The Lister Hospital and QEII Hospital

01279 212952