Professor Jim Catto
Consultant Urological Surgeon
QualificationsMB ChB, FRCS, FRCS(Urol), PhD
Main NHS base:
Royal Hallamshire Hospital
Scope of Practice:
- General urology
- Prostate cancer
- Bladder cancer
- Kidney cancer
- Urinary tract symptoms
- Prostate enlargement
- PSA testing
- Blood in urine (haematuria)
Training & background:
James Catto is a Consultant Urological Surgeon who has been in post since 2007. He has a specialist interest in urological cancer and general urological problems.
He qualified at Leeds University Medical School in 1994 and trained in urology in Yorkshire, primarily based at Royal Hallamshire Hospital. In 2006 he worked as the urological fellow at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia.
Professor Catto is actively involved in research into urological cancers. He obtained a PhD at Sheffield University investigating the cause of bladder cancer and now runs a group of scientists continuing his work. His PhD was awarded the ‘Best Thesis in Europe’ by the European Urology Association in 2005 and the ‘Bard Medal’ by the British Association of Urological Surgeons. In 2007 he was chosen for the prestigious American Urological Association exchange fellowship and visited hospitals in Baltimore, Chicago and San Francisco to broaden his expertise. Against competition from all medical schools and all medical specialties he was awarded a GSK Clinical scientist fellowship in 2006 to continue his research.
He is regularly involved in teaching both medical students and postgraduates, on local and national courses.
He attends urological conferences and has presented his research at national and international meetings.
He is a member of the British and European Associations of Urological Surgeons.
Please note these are regular clinics, other times may be available by appointment
M: Monthly sessions A: Consulting alternative weeks A/H: Ad Hoc
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