Treatment for urology conditions at Benenden Hospital

We offer a range of private urology treatments and services in a comfortable and reassuring environment. Whether you’re here as a urology outpatient or inpatient, our expert urology Consultants will make sure you have a speedy diagnosis and treatment in one place. That way you don’t have to wait and worry and can get back to being you as quickly as possible, with the minimum of fuss.

See our guides below for details of our treatments and view the Urology section of our pricing page for details of costs.

You can book an appointment with one of our Consultants by completing our online booking form or by calling our Private Patient Team on 01580 363158.

We also offer consultation, diagnosis and treatment for the following:

Artificial urinary sphincter procedure

This controls the flow or urine from your bladder, giving you greater control of your continence.


Balanitis is a skin irritation on the head of your penis. This can affect men and boys.

Bladder and flow problems

Difficulty starting or stopping urination; a weak flow or feeling like you’re not able to fully empty your bladder.

Bladder stones/extraction of bladder stones

Bladder stones are hard lumps of minerals that can form inside your bladder when it's not completely empty.

Continence care and pelvic floor muscle exercises

Continence problems can be effectively managed with bladder retraining and pelvic floor muscle exercises

Diagnostic endoscopy/cystoscopy

An examination to look at your internal organs using an instrument called an endoscope.

Dilation of the urethra

A procedure to stretch the sides of your urethra. It’s usually carried out to help improve the flow of urine.

Erectile dysfunction

Is a common problem for men over the age of 40 and means that you can’t get, or keep, an erection.

Excision of urethral diverticulum

This procedure removes a pocket, sac or pouch which can develop in your urethra, causing symptoms such as frequent urinary tract or bladder infections, pain when you urinate or an overactive bladder.

Fixation of testis

A procedure to fasten an undescended or twisted testicle back into its normal position.

Flow obstruction

When your urine can’t flow (either partially or completely) through your ureter, bladder or urethra due to an obstruction.


A procedure to relieve a tight frenulum (the small fold of tissue under your penis).

Insertion of prosthesis testis

A testicular prosthesis replaces a testicle which is missing, or has been removed, from the scrotum.

Insertion of suprapubic catheter

This is a flexible, hollow tube which drains urine from your bladder. You might have a catheter fitted if your urethra has been damaged.

Kidney stones/ureteric stones

Waste products in the blood can occasionally form crystals that collect inside your kidneys.

Lower urinary tract symptoms

A group of clinical symptoms involving the bladder, urinary sphincter, urethra and, in men, the prostate.

Male sling

Surgery to manage stress urinary incontinence in men.

Mid-urethral fascial sling

Surgery to manage stress urinary incontinence in women.

Nesbit’s procedure

This surgery is used to correct a curvature of the penis, caused by Peyronie’s Disease.

Painful bladder syndrome

Also known as interstitial cystitis, this condition causes pain and discomfort in your bladder.

Prostate problems

This includes prostate cancer diagnosis, prostatitis and benign prostate enlargement, prostate MRI and biopsy.

Recurrent cystitis

Cystitis is inflammation of the bladder, usually caused by a bladder infection.

Retrograde pyelography

This is a type of x-ray used to get detailed images of your kidneys and ureters.

Excision of lesion of scrotum

Surgical removal of a lesion on your scrotum.

Ureteroscopic/laser extraction of stones

A ureteroscopy is a procedure that investigates the ureter and kidney. A specifically designed scope can be used to remove stones during this procedure.

Urethral caruncle

A caruncle is a benign growth, usually at the back of the furthest end of your urethra. It’s most common in post-menopausal women.

Urethral fistula

A urinary fistula can be an abnormal opening between urinary tract organs that process urine and carry it out of your body (kidneys, ureter tubes, bladder, urethra).

Recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs)

A UTI can affect any part of your urinary system including your kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra.

Urodynamic assessment

Urodynamic studies (UDS) test how well the bladder, sphincters, and urethra hold and release urine. These tests can show how well your bladder works and why there could be leaks or blockages.


Our Consultant Urological Surgeons

Mr Garnett

Steve Garnett

Consultant Urological Surgeon

Mr Garnett's specialties include prostate disease, kidney surgery and the Urolift® System for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia.

Mr Mackie

Simon Mackie

Consultant Urological Surgeon

Mr Mackie specialises in general urology, endourology and renal stones and male lower urinary tract symptoms.

Mr Moore

James Moore

Consultant Urological Surgeon

Mr Moore's specialties include overactive bladder and cystitis.

Contact us about urinary tract treatments

It's easy to find out more about treatment by giving us a call or completing our enquiry form.

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