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Mr Laurence Stewart graduated from Aberdeen University Medical School in 1982. He gained a wide experience across all surgical disciplines before training in Urology in Aberdeen and Belfast and subsequently specialising in female and reconstructive urology in Cardiff, Christchurch New Zealand and Duke University in North Carolina USA. He took up his post as Consultant Urological Surgeon in 1996 and has introduced a wide range of reconstructive treatments to Edinburgh, including establishing botulinum toxin (Botox) treatment for urinary incontinence.
He was a research fellow in Belfast for two years, studying bladder cancer, achieving his MD thesis in 1994. He has published widely on this and other urological topics. He has authored the chapter on Urological Surgery in Principles and Practice of Surgery and co-authored the chapter on Kidney and Genito-Urinary Disease in Davidson’s Principles and Practice of Medicine.
He was the Lead Clinician for Urology in Edinburgh from 1998 to 2007, during which time he helped establish minimal access surgery and promoted the role for laser prostatectomy and specialist physiotherapy in both male and female urinary incontinence.
He retains an active interest in research and training and is the convener of the Core Skills in Urology course in the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh. He remains the Chairman of the Scientific Committee of the International Continence Society and having recognised the importance of a holistic approach he was one of the founding members of the British Society of Lifestyle Medicine serving as both a Trustee and Treasures.
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