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Mr. Ali Thwaini

Consultant Urologist

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After graduating from medical school, Baghdad University in 1994, Dr Thwaini relocated to Jordan where he started his career in Urology at the Royal Medical Services, which is a national tertiary referral center.

He acquired FRCS (Ireland) in 1999 and the Jordanian Board in Urology in 2000. He then moved to Abu Dhabi where he worked for three years as a specialist at SKMC. He acquired the Arab Board in Urology in 2001.

In 2004 he moved to the UK, where he finished his MD degree from Queen Mary University of London. His thesis was on prostate cancer. In 2007 he entered the UK national higher training scheme in urology. This took place in Northern Ireland, where he worked in Belfast City Hospital, Altnagelvin Hospital and Craigavon Hospital, working with regional and national experts in the field.

During his training, Dr Thwaini developed specialist interest in urological cancers. He completed his training in 2012 by acquiring the Intercollegiate Specialty Board Certificate in Urology (FRCS-Urology) and he acquired the CCT UK-wide accreditation.

CURRENT NHS POSTS

Consultant Urological surgeon, Belfast City Hospital

Personal profile

Dr Thwaini has been working as a consultant urological surgeon with specialist interest in urological cancers, namely in renal cancers. He is the lead for renal cancers in the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust (Belfast City Hospital). This is a tertiary regional referral centre for complex cancer and benign cases.

His main skills are in advanced laparoscopy and renal cancer and renal reconstruction procedures. Dr Thwaini is also an Honorary Clinical Lecturer at Queens University, Belfast. He is known for his academic contributions throughout his career with over 40 Medline publications in the field.

Qualifications

MBChB, Jordanian Board-Urology, Arab Board-Urology, European Board-Urology, MD (London), FRCS (Urology), CCT-UK.

Additional Training

Professional bodies (Positions held in last 3 years)

European Association of Urology.

Jordanian Medical Association

Iraqi Medical Association

Emirates Urological Society

Publications

Treatments and areas of interest

  • Uro-oncology: Endoscopic: Transurethral resection of bladder tumours, TURP, Ureteroscopy and LASER.
  • Uro-oncology: Laparoscopic: laparoscopic radical and partial nephrectomy.
  • Reconstructive Laparoscopy: lapatoscopic pyeloplasty, laparoscopic ureteric re-implantation, laparoscopic bladder diverticulectomy.
  • Endo-urology (in addition to he above): Greenlight LASER prostatectomy, Bladder stones, urethral strictures.
  • Inguino-scrotal surgery: simple and radical orchidectomy. Insertion of testicular prosthesis.
  • Female urology: Injection of urethral bulking agents (Bulkamid), Laparoscopic colpo-suspension.
  • Andrology: Insertion of penile prosthesis, penile augmentation.

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