Urology (GP information)


The Urology Department, located in Zone U, is staffed by 6 Consultants, an Associate Specialist, a Specialist Registrar, 3 junior medical staff, Clinical Nurse Specialists and a Nurse practitioner.

The Department at the L&D is part of the Cambridge specialist registrar training programme, with links to University College London and Guy’s hospitals.

A full complement of services is provided, both diagnostic and therapeutic. Diagnostic investigations include urodynamic, video urodynamic and Transrectal USS and prostate biopsies.

Emphasis has been placed on minimally invasive surgery, especially laparoscopic cancer surgery and laser stone surgery.

An extremely well run MDT meeting runs on a weekly basis to discuss specific patient cases.

Referral Process

Referrals are accepted via E-RS.

Procedures Provided

Procedures undertaken in our Unit include the following:

  • Laparoscopic cancer surgery
  • Laser Stone surgery
  • Endoscopic surgery
  • Female incontinence and reconstruction
  • Urethroplasty
  • Inguinoscrotal surgery


Clinic name: Urology One Stop and Follow Up Appointments
Clinic Type: Adult
First attendances ( Urology One Stop) – Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday PM
Follow Up Appointments – Monday to Friday AM
Diagnostic Tests – Monday AM, Wednesday AM, Friday AM


  • General Urology
  • Haematuria
  • Joint Oncology
  • Prostate Assessment
  • Erectile Dysfunction

Patient Information Leaflets

Clinicians - Consultants/Specialist Nurses

Bedford Hospital


MrLiaqat Chowoo Consultant Urological Surgeon
Luton & Dunstable University Hospital


Mrs Paula Ford Specialist Urology Nurse
MrsBrendaHunt Specialist Urology Nurse
Miss Alisha McMunagle Specialist Urology Nurse
MrSanjeevTaneja Urologist
MrFarooqKhan Urologist
MrBarnabyBarrass Urologist
MrAzaMohammed Urologist
MrAsherAlam Urologist
MrAsadSaleemi Urologist

Useful Contacts

Luton & Dunstable University Hospital
General Manager Ben Gainsford
01582 497255
Clinical Director: Mr Asad Saleemi
Outpatients booking department: 01582 561385
PALS (for patient specific enquiries) 01582 491 166
Switchboard 01582 491166
Urology Zone U Clinic reception Tel no: 01582 491166 Ext. 2047
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