About Hide Yamamoto

Current Posts

Consultant Urological Surgeon
Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
Expert committee member for transperineal biopsy devices
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)

Roles in the NHS Trust

  • Lead for urological cancer
  • Lead for prostate referrals pathway for West Kent


  • University of Cambridge – Bachelor of Arts (Hons), Natural Sciences 1999
  • University of Cambridge – Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery 2002
  • University of Cambridge – Master of Arts (Cantab) 2003
  • University College London – PhD in Urology 2012
  • Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (Urology) 2015


  • British Association of Urological Surgeons
  • European Association of Urological Surgeons

Areas of Practice

Prostate cancer

  • Prostate cancer diagnosis
  • Multiparametric prostate MRI
  • MRI-guided transperineal biopsy of prostate under local anaesthetic
  • Active surveillance
  • Robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy

Benign prostate hyperplasia

  • Holmium laser enucleation of prostate
  • Transurethral resection of prostate
  • Management of lower urinary tract symptoms

Bladder cancer

  • Transurethral resection of bladder tumour