Mr. Philip Charlesworth
In 2007 Mr Philip Charlesworth initiated his Specialist Surgical training in Urology & Uro-Oncology within the hospitals of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Northamptonshire & Oxfordshire. The final years of specialist training were concentrated on robotic surgery, minimally invasive surgery & open surgery for major urological cancers and subsequent surgical reconstruction. In 2012, Mr Philip Charlesworth was awarded a British Urological Foundation Robotic Preceptorship with Professor Indebir Gill and his robotic surgical team at the University of Southern California Institute of Urology, Los Angeles, California, USA. Professor Inderbir Gill is arguably one of the greatest minimally invasive surgeons in the world. Mr Philip Charlesworth also has experience working with the robotic surgical teams of Guy’s & St Thomas Hospitals, London, Regina Elena Hospital, National Cancer Institute, Rome, Italy, and Harlev University Hospital, Copenhagen. Mr Philip Charlesworth was appointed as a substantive Consultant Surgeon at the Royal Berkshire Hospital in 2012 and joined the Reading Urology Partnership in 2013. Over this time, he has established himself as one of the leaders in pelvic uro-oncology (major prostate & bladder cancer) in the region. Mr Charlesworth has performed approximately 500 complex robotic major pelvic uro-oncological cancer operations in the past few years and is ranked as one of the highest volume surgeons according to nationally published statistics.