Mr Aasem Masood Chaudry
MBBS, FRCS, Dip Urol, FRCS (Urol)
Consultant Urological Surgeon
Bedford Hospital UK (Affilliated to Addenbrookes Hospital Cambridge)
Mr Aasem Masood Chaudry graduated from Rawalpindi Medical College, University of Punjab, Pakistan in 1986. He undertook basic surgical training in Pakistan and UK. He passed his Fellowship in General Surgery in 1990 and undertook post-fellowship General Surgical training in Yorkshire. He then carried on specialist training in Urology in Yorkshire and London. This was completed in Institute of Urology London in 1994.
From 1996 to 2006 he worked as a Consultant Urologist in Tertiary care settings in Pakistan and returned to UK in 2006. Prior to being appointed as Consultant Urological Surgeon in Bedford in Sep 2010, he worked in Churchill Hospital Oxford, Southmead Hospital Bristol, Addenbrookes Hospital Cambridge and Guys Hospital London. He, therefore, brings with him a rich urological experience. He has remained involved in clinical research throughout his career and has a number of scientific papers and publications to his name. He has delivered a number of invited lectures, conducted live operative workshops and presented his work internationally.
His areas of special interest are management of stone disease, per-cutaneous renal surgery, upper tract laparoscopy, lower urinary tract dysfunction, prostate cancer diagnosis including transperineal template biopsies and use of Lasers in urology. Mr Chaudry has successfully set up a state of the art stone service at Bedford including percutaneous nephrolithotomy, semi-rigid and flexible uretero-renoscopy, laser lithotripsy and ESWL(Extra corporeal shock wave lithotripsy). In addition the facility for laser treatment for bladder tumours and laser fulguration of upper tract transitional cell tumours have been established. Included in his achievements are setting up of One stop Urology Outpatients clinics and Day case Holmium Laser Enucleation service, both of these are acknowledged nationally and internationally.
He has been involved in developing enourological services in a number of overseas locations including Pakistan and Tanzania. Most recently he has been nominated as Lead consultant to develop endourological services in East Africa by Urolink section of British Association of Urological Surgeons.
He holds full membership of British Association of Urological Surgeons, American Urology Association, European Urology Association, Endourology Society and Pakistan Association of Urological Surgeons.