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Prof John Kelly, Consultant Urological Surgeon and Clinical Lead for Urology

Professor John Kelly is a consultant urological surgeon specialising in robotic surgery for bladder and prostate cancer. He is the lead for the London Cancer Urology Surgery Centre and the robotic surgery programme at UCLH. John is the Professor of Uro-Oncology at UCL and his research group explore how new therapies for bladder and prostate cancer can improve outcomes for patients. He is Chief Investigator for multicentre clinical trials including studies which identify genomic alterations in cancer for the early detection of disease.

 

John Kelly is the Clinical Lead for Urology at University College Hospital Westmoreland Street. The department is one the largest in Europe and delivers cutting edge surgery using the latest technologies The position, working with teams across the many different aspects of Urology and leaders in the field is highly rewarding.

John moved to UCLH in 2009 from Cambridge University having worked at Addenbrookes in complex cancer surgery and as a fellow at the Cornell University Hospital, New York. He is known Internationally for his pioneering work in robotic surgery and is the Director of the Chitra Sethia Minimal Access Centre at UCH which trains robotic surgeons from the UK and abroad. John has been the Chairman of the UK National Cancer Research Institute, Bladder Clinical Studies Group and is currently the Chairman of the Scientific Committee of The Urology Foundation. John holds the Orchid Chair of Male Genito-Urinary Oncology with the Orchid Charity.