Marios Hadjipavlou is a Consultant Urological Surgeon at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, an Honorary Consultant at Lewisham & Greenwich NHS Trust as well as an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at King’s College London School of Medicine.

He qualified from King’s College London School of Medicine and completed his surgical and urological higher specialist training at Guy’s Hospital, St George’s Hospital and other reputable urology units in London and the South East of England.

He has a specialist interest in benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH), Holmium Laser Enucleation of Prostate (HoLEP) for treatment of very enlarged prostates, novel minimally invasive BPH treatments, precision prostate cancer diagnostics, endourology & stone disease management. He also has an interest in diagnostic urology and performs a wide range of general urological procedures.

He served as an expert advisor for the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) in the development of guidance for several new medical technologies for treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia. He is actively involved in clinical research and trials on benign prostate disease, HoLEP and prostate cancer.

He is the Medical Education Faculty Group Lead for urology trainees at Guy’s Hospital and he regularly delivers undergraduate and postgraduate training. He has a strong academic interest with over 30 publications, 6 book chapters and over 60 national & international presentations including over 12 prizes from reputable organizations including the European Association of Urology, the British Association of Urological Surgeons and the Royal Society of Medicine.


Area of Urological Practice

Benign prostatic hyperplasia, benign prostatic disease, holmium laser enucleation of the prostate, prostate cancer, urinary tract stone disease, haematuria, transurethral resection of the prostate.



Safety of hot and cold site admissions within a high volume urology department in the United Kingdom at the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Stroman L, et al [including Hadjipavlou M] BJUI Compass. 2021 Jan. PMID 33821256

Continuity of cancer care: the surgical experience of two large cancer hubs in London and Milan.

Monroy-Iglesias MJ, et al [including Hadjipavlou M] Cancers (Basel). 2021 Apr. PMID 33808375

Effect of Augmented Antimicrobial Prophylaxis and Rectal Swab Culture-guided Targeted Prophylaxis on the Risk of Sepsis Following Transrectal Prostate Biopsy.

Hadjipavlou M, Eragat M, Kenny C, Pantelidou M, Mulhem W, Wood C, Dall’Antonia M, Hammadeh MY. Eur Urol Focus 2020 Jan15;6(1):95-101. PMID 31928632

Vaccines for the prevention of recurrent urinary tract infections: A systematic review.

Aziminia N, Hadjipavlou M, Philippou Y, Pandian SS, Malde S, Hammadeh MY. BJU Int. 2019 May;123(5):753-768. PMID 30378242

Testicular Rupture or Testicular Fracture? A Case Report and Literature Review.

Addas F, Yan S, Hadjipavlou M, Gonsalves M, Sabbagh SCase Rep Urol. 2018 Nov 14;2018:1323780. PMID 30538883

Villous adenoma of the urachal remnant: A diagnostic conundrum. Rare Tumors.

Ugwuoke O, Hadjipavlou M, Pinto T, Arora A, Hammadeh MY. 2018 Jun 5;10:2036361318779514. PMID 29899888

Managing penetrating renal trauma: experience from two UK major trauma centres.

Hadjipavlou M, Grouse E, Gray R, Sri D, Huang D, Brown C, Sharma D. BJU Int. 2018 Jun;121(6):928-934. PMID 29438587

Radiation exposure during ureterorenoscopy and laser lithotripsy: an analysis of stone characteristics.

Hadjipavlou M, Lam V, Seth J, Anjum F, Sriprasad S. Urol Int. 2018 Feb 13; 100(2):184-188. PMID 29439267

Spontaneous rupture of a renal artery pseudoaneurysm with no precipitating risk factor.

Hadjipavlou M, Abbaraju J, Serafimov V, Madaan S. JRSM Open. 2018 Apr 18;9(4):2054270418758568. PMID 29707224

Traumatic Scrotal and Testicular Injuries. For “A Clinical Guide to Urologic Emergencies”

Hadjipavlou M, Sharma DM. (2020) edited by Wessells H; Wiley, USA

Bladder & Prostate Cancer For “Plants that Fight Cancer 2nd ed”

Khoo C, Philippou Y, Hadjipavlou M, Rane A. (2019) edited by Kintzios S, Barberaki M, Flampouri E; Taylor&Francis, USA

History and Evolution of Laparo-endoscopic Single-site Surgery (LESS). For “Atlas of Laparoscopic and Robotic Single Site Surgery”

Hadjipavlou M, Khan S, Rane A. (2017) edited by Kaouk JH, Stein RJ, Haber GP; Springer, USA.

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