Jeremy Ockrim is an Associate Professor at University College London (UCL) and Consultant Urological Surgeon in Female and Reconstructive Surgery at University College London Hospital (UCLH), London.

Mr Ockrim trained in Glasgow before moving to Imperial College, London to complete his postgraduate thesis in 1999. He has an Honours Degree in Immunology; and his MD thesis on the utility of oestrogens in prostate cancer at the University of London. His fellowship was undertaken at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, Australia.

Mr Ockrim trained at the Institute of Urology, University College London Hospital (UCLH) and was appointed to his consultant post in 2008. UCLH offers tertiary expertise in Reconstructive Urology to Urologists and Urogynaecologists nationwide. He continues his academic and teaching links at UCL, and has written extensively on lower urinary tract dysfunction, male and female incontinence, detrusor overactivity, fistulae, diverticula and tape surgery and reconstructive (Mitrofanoff) surgery. His work has been referenced in national newspapers including Daily Mail and Mirror.

Mr Ockrim specialises in the treatment of bladder and prostate dysfunction, male and female incontinence and prolapse including colposuspension, TVT/TOT, complications of mesh implants, male sling, artificial urinary sphincter implantation, urinary fistulae and diverticula surgery, bladder augmentation / replacement and both continent and incontinent urinary diversion. He has particular interest in managing post prostatectomy incontinence in males, and bladder overactivity / pain syndromes.

He is the clinical lead for the post prostatectomy incontinence study (MASTER study) at UCLH, and comparison of sacral nerve neuromodulation versus Botox at UCLH. He is a member of the joint FFR-BSUG specialist unit at UCLH offering complex female incontinence treatment, management of complications of mesh surgery and treatment for urinary fistulae and urethral diverticulum. He is one of the first providers of sling surgery for male incontinence, and sacral nerve stimulation to manage urgency, incontinence and pain syndromes in the United Kingdom.

Mr Ockrim is a member of the British Association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS), European Association of Urology (EAU) and ESGURS and ESFFU guidelines, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Royal Society of Medicine, British Medical Association and is assistant editor of the Central European Journal of Urology.

He has published over 70 papers and review articles.

Jeremy lives in London with his wife and three children.

Jeremy is a world expert in incontinence and prolapse and performance surgery without mesh

He is one of the first surgeons in the UK to offer non mesh

Also offering the following treatments:

  • Non mesh and fixing mesh
  • Avoiding mesh and mesh removal

Areas of Urological Practice

Male and female incontinence 
TVT/TOT , autologous rectus fascial slings, Colposuspension,
Male sling, Artificial urinary sphincter implantation
Complications of incontinence surgery including mesh erosion/pain
Urinary fistulae and diverticula surgery

Prolapse repair 
Anterior and posterior repair

Bladder reconstruction
Bladder augmentation
Bladder replacement and both continent and incontinent urinary diversion (Mitrofanoff diversion)

Bladder overactivity and pain syndromes 
Medical therapy
Sacral neuromodulation (nerve stimulators)


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Bulking for stress urinary incontinence in men: A systematic review.mToia B, GrestyH, Pakzad M, Hamid R, OckrimJ, Greenwell T.Neurourol Urodyn. 2019 Jul 18. doi: 10.1002/nau.24102. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

The cost effectiveness of vaginal versus abdominal repair of vesicovaginal fistulae.Warner R, Beardmore-Gray A, Pakzad M, Hamid R, Ockrim J, Greenwell T. Int Urogynecol J. 2019 Jul 18. doi: 10.1007/s00192-019-04015-7.

Urethral diverticula in women are associated with increased urethra-sphincter complex volumes: A potential role for high-tone nonrelaxing sphincter in their etiology?Mukhtar BMB, Solomon E, Naaseri S, Aughwane P, Pakzad M, Hamid R, Ockrim JL, Greenwell TJ. Neurourol Urodyn. 2019 Jul 6. doi: 10.1002/nau.24080.

The incidence and outcomes of urodynamic stress urinary incontinence in female patients with urethral diverticulum. Barratt R, Malde S, Pakzad M, Hamid R, Ockrim J, Greenwell T. Neurourol Urodyn. 2019 Jul 3. doi: 10.1002/nau.24090.

Incidence, type and management of ureteric injury associated with vesicovaginal fistulas: Report of a series from a specialized center. Seth J, Kiosoglous A, Pakzad M, Hamid R, Shah J, Ockrim J, Greenwell T. Int J Urol. 2019 Jul;26(7):717-723. doi: 10.1111/iju.13965. Epub 2019 Jun 17.

Diagnosis and surgical outcomes of ectopic ureters in adults: A case series and literature review.Toia B, PakzadM, Hamid R, Wood D, Greenwell T, Ockrim J. NeurourolUrodyn. 2019 Aug;38(6):1745-1750. doi: 10.1002/nau.24054. Epub 2019 Jun 3.

Appendix or Ileum – Which is the Best Material for Mitrofanoff Channel Formation in Adults? O’Connor EM, Foley C, Taylor C, Malde S, Raja L, Wood DN, Hamid R, Ockrim JL, Greenwell TJ. J Urol. 2019 May 23:101097JU0000000000000356. doi: 10.1097/JU.0000000000000356.

Outcomes of reconstructive urinary tract surgery after pelvic radiotherapy. Toia B, Seth J, Ecclestone H, Pakzad M, Hamid R, Greenwell T, Ockrim J. Scand J Urol. 2019 Apr – Jun;53(2-3):156-160. doi: 10.1080/21681805.2019.1611631. Epub2019 May 15.

The autologous rectus fascia sheath sacrocolpopexy and sacrohysteropexy, a mesh free alternative in patients with recurrent uterine and vault prolapse: A contemporary series and literature review. Seth J, ToiaB, Ecclestone H, Pakzad M, Hamid R, Greenwell T, Ockrim J. Urol Ann. 2019 Apr-Jun;11(2):193-197. doi: 10.4103/UA.UA_85_18.

Correlation of MRI features of urethral diverticulum and pre- and post-operative stress urinary incontinence. Seth JH, Naaseri S, Solomon E, Pakzad M, Hamid R, Ockrim J, Greenwell TJ. Neurourol Urodyn. 2019 Jan;38(1):180-186. doi: 10.1002/nau.23820. Epub 2018 Nov 9.

Female Urology and Urogynecology: The Outcome of Patients Participating in Live Surgical Broadcasts.Itam S, PakzadM, Hamid R, Ockrim J, Vashisht A, Cutner A, Greenwell T. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2018 Sep 5. doi: 10.1097/SPV.0000000000000634. [Epubahead of print]

Does videourodynamicclassification depend on patient positioning in patients with stress urinary incontinence?Ecclestone H, Cashman S, Solomon E, Pakzad M, Hamid R, Greenwell T, Ockrim J. Neurourol Urodyn. 2018 Sep;37(7):2257-2262. doi: 10.1002/nau.23396. Epub 2018 Aug 22.

Predicting a successful outcome in sacral neuromodulation testing: Are urodynamic parameters prognostic? NobregaRP, Solomon E, Jenks J, Greenwell T, OckrimJ.NeurourolUrodyn. 2018 Mar;37(3):1007-1010. doi: 10.1002/nau.23383. Epub 2018 Mar 6.

The effects of recreational ketamine cystitis on urinary tract reconstruction – a surgical challenge. SihraN, Ockrim J, Wood D. BJU Int. 2018 Mar;121(3):458-465. doi: 10.1111/bju.14094. Epub 2018 Jan 11.

Preliminary report on the effect of urethral diverticulum magnetic resonance imaging configuration on the incidence of new onset urodynamic stress urinary incontinence following excision. MaldeS, Naaseri S, Kavia R, Pakzad M, Hamid R, Ockrim J, Greenwell TJ. Urol Ann. 2017 Oct-Dec;9(4):321-323. doi: 10.4103/UA.UA_13_17.

Female bladder outlet obstruction: Common symptoms masking an uncommon cause. Malde S, Solomon E, Spilotros M, Mukhtar B, Pakzad M, Hamid R, Ockrim J, Greenwell T. Low Urin Tract Symptoms. 2019 Jan;11(1):72-77. doi: 10.1111/luts.12196. Epub2017 Oct 9.

Radiotherapy is associated with reduced continence outcomes following implantation of the artificial urinary sphincter in men with post-radical prostatectomy incontinence.Guillaumier S, Solomon E, Jenks J, Pakzad M, Hamid R, Ockrim J, Shah J, Greenwell T.Urol Ann. 2017 Jul-Sep;9(3):253-256

Patient treatment preferences for symptomatic refractory urodynamic idiopathic detrusor overactivity. Fontaine CL, Rudd I, Pakzad M, Hamid R, Ockrim JL, Greenwell TJ. Urol Ann. 2017 Jul-Sep;9(3):249-252

Eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis presenting with a vesicovaginal fistula. Famokunwa B, OckrimJ, Manson JJ.Rheumatology (Oxford). 2017 Jul 1;56(7):1080

Does the appearance of the urethral pressure profile trace correlate with the sphincter EMG findings in women with voiding dysfunction? SihraN, Malde S, Panicker J, Kightley R, Solomon E, Hamid R, Ockrim J, Greenwell TJ, Pakzad M.Neurourol Urodyn. 2017 Jul 5. doi: 10.1002/nau.23341

Does the Goh classification predict the outcome of vesico-vaginal fistula repair in the developed world? Beardmore-GrayA, Pakzad M, Hamid R, Ockrim J, Greenwell T. Int Urogynecol J. 2017 Jun;28(6):937-940. doi: 10.1007/s00192-016-3186-2.

Female urethral stricture: a contemporary series. SpilotrosM, Malde S, Solomon E, Grewal M, Mukhtar BM, Pakzad M, Hamid R, Ockrim JL, Greenwell TJ.World J Urol. 2017 Jun;35(6):991-995. doi: 10.1007/s00345-016-1947-7

Buccal mucosal graft urethroplasty in men-risk factors for recurrence and complications: a third referralcentre experience in anterior urethroplasty using buccal mucosal graft.Spilotros M, Sihra N,Malde S, Pakzad MH, Hamid R, Ockrim JL, Greenwell TJ. Transl Androl Urol. 2017 Jun;6(3):510-516

A systematic review of the literature on cystodistensionin bladder pain syndrome.OlsonLE, Dyer JE, Haq A, OckrimJ, Greenwell TJ.Int UrogynecolJ. 2017 May 26. doi: 10.1007/s00192-017-3355-y.

The correlation between retrograde leak point pressure and 24-hour pad weight. Solomon E, Kass-Iliyya A, MaldeS, Kirkham APS, Greenwell TJ, Ockrim JL.Neurourol Urodyn. 2017 Apr;36(4):1119-1123

The uses and outcomes of the Martius fat pad in female urology. Malde S, Spilotros M, Wilson A, Pakzad M, Hamid R, Ockrim J, Shah PJ, Greenwell T. World J Urol. 2017 Mar;35(3):473-478

Urethral diverticulectomy with Martius labial fat pad interposition improves symptom resolution and reduces recurrence. Malde S, Sihra N, Naaseri S, Spilotros M, Solomon E, Pakzad M, Hamid R, Ockrim JL, Greenwell TJ. BJU Int. 2017 Jan;119(1):158-163

A tertiary experience of ileal-ureter substitution: Contemporary indications and outcomes. Gomez-Gomez E, Malde S, Spilotros M, Shah PJ, J Greenwell T, Ockrim JL. Scand J Urol. 2016 Jun;50(3):192-9.

The impact of age, gender, and severity of overactive bladder wet on quality of life, productivity, treatment patterns and satisfaction Lloyd SM, Crawford G, McSkimming P, Grifi M, OckrimJLSubmitted BJUI March 2016 Évaluation de l’effet sur la qualité de vie du mirabégron dans le traitement de l’hyperactivité vésicale chez les patients neurologiques.Phe V, Mukhtar B, Couchman A, Grewal M, Hamid R, Ockrim J, Greenwell T, Panicker J,Pakzad M.Prog Urol. 2015 Nov;25(13):845-6.

The Long-Term Outcome of the Turner-Warwick Vaginal Obturator Shelf Urethral Repositioning Colposuspension Procedure for Urodynamically Proven Stress Urinary Incontinence. Greenwell T, Shah P, Hamid R, Shah PJ, Ockrim J.Urol Int. 2015 Nov;95(3):352-6.

The cost-effectiveness of sacral nerve stimulation (SNS) for the treatment of idiopathic medically refractory overactive bladder (wet) in the UK.Autiero SW, Hallas N, Betts CD, Ockrim JL.BJU Int. 2015 Dec;116(6):945-54.

Tined lead versus percutaneous nerve evaluation for sacral nerve stimulator assessment. Kass-Iliyya A, Julie Jenks J, Moore CM, Shah PJR, Hamid R, Greenwell TG and Ockrim JL Journal of Clinical Urology in press May 2014 Long-term efficacy of polydimethylsiloxane (Macroplastique®) injection for Mitrofanoff leakage after continent urinary diversion surgery. A Kass-Ilya A, TG Rashid TG, Citron I, Foley C, Hamid R, Greenwell TJ, PJR Shah PJR, OckrimJL. BJU Int. 2014 May 26. doi: 10.1111/bju.12817. [Epub ahead of print]

Stress urinary incontinence Kavia R, Rashid TG and Ockrim JL Journal of Clinical Urology, November 2013; vol. 6, 6: pp. 377-390.

Male incontinence: onabotulinum toxin A and sacral nerve stimulation. Rashid TG, Ockrim JL.Curr OpinUrol. 2013 Nov;23(6):545-51.

Cost of neuromodulation therapies for overactive bladder: percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation versus sacral nerve stimulation: M. Martinson, S. MacDiarmid and E. Black J Urol 2013; 189: 210-216. Barnett G, Ockrim J.

Correlation of estimated and measured glomerular filtration rate in patients with interposed bowel in the urinary tract. Gurung PM, Greenwell TJ, Shah PJ, Ockrim JL. Scand J Urol Nephrol. 2011;45(4):290-5.

A tertiary experience of urethral diverticulectomy: diagnosis, imaging and surgical outcomes Ockrim JL, Shah PJR, Greenwell TJ. BJU Int. 2009 Jun;103(11):1550-4.

Snail expression is an independent predictor of tumorrecurrence in superficial bladder cancers. Bruyere F,Namdarian B, Corcoran NM, Pedersen J, Ockrim J, Voelzke BB, Mete U, Costello AJ, Hovens CM.UrolOncol. 2009;28(6):591-6

A tertiary experience of vesico-vaginal and urethro-vaginal fistula repair: factors predicting success Ockrim JL, Greenwell TJ, Wood DN, Foley CL, Shah PJR. BJU Int. 2009 Apr;103(8):1122-6.

Tension free transvaginal (TVT) and transobturator(TOT) tape procedures in women with multiple failed incontinence procedures or complex urogynaecological intervention Ockrim JL, Shah PJR, Greenwell TJ. BJMSU 2008 Sept;1(2):67-74

Considering the long-term impact of androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer: is it timely to reconsider options? Ockrim JL and Abel PD BMJ Editorial 2008;337:a1361

Aurora Kinase B is an independent protective factor in superficial bladder tumours with a dysfunctional G1 checkpoint. BruyereF, Corcoran NM, Berdjis N, NamdarianB, Pedersen J, Ockrim JL, VoelzkeBB, Costello AJ, Hovens CM. BJU Int. 2008 Jul;102(2):247-52. Epub 2008 Jul 1.

Therapy Insight: parenteral estrogen treatment for prostate cancer-a new dawn for an old therapy. OckrimJL, Lalani E, Abel PD Nat Clin Pract Oncol. 2006 Oct;3(10):552-63. Review.

Changes in vascular flow during transdermal estradioltherapy for prostate cancer: the dichotomy of early versus delayed effect? Ockrim JL, Lalani E, Aslam M, Stansfield H, Kakkar AK, Abel PD. BJU Int. 2006 Mar;97(3):498-504.

Transdermal estradiol therapy for prostate cancer reduces thrombophilic activation and protects against thromboembolism Ockrim JL, Lalani E, Kakkar AK, Abel PD. J Urol. 2005 Aug;174(2):527-33

Variability of detrusor overactivity on repeated filling cystometryin men with urge symptoms: comparison with spinal cord injury patients. Ockrim JL, Laniado ME, Khoubehi B, Renzetti R, Finazzi Agrò E, Carter S and Tubaro A. BJU Int. 2005 Mar;95(4):587-90.

Transdermal estradiol improves bone density when used as single agent therapy for prostate cancer OckrimJL, Lalani E, Banks LM, Svensson WE, Blomley MJ, Patel S, Laniado ME, Carter S and Abel PD J Urol. 2004 Dec;172(6, Part 1 of 2):2203-2207.

Serum prostate-specific antigen to predict the presence of bladder outlet obstruction in men with urinary symptoms. Laniado ME, Ockrim JL, Marronaro A, Tubaro A, Carter S. BJU Int. 2004 Dec;94(9):1283-6.

Transdermal estradiol therapy for advanced prostate cancer–forward to the past? Ockrim JL, LalaniEN, Laniado ME, Carter SS, Abel PD.JUrol. 2003 May;169(5):1735-7.

A probability based system for combining simple office parameters as a predictor of bladder outflow obstruction. Ockrim JL, LaniadoME, Patel A, Tubaro A, St Clair Carter S. J Urol. 2001