Archie Fernando

Consultant urologist


Archie Fernando was appointed as a consultant at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital in 2015.

Archie is trained in both open and robotic-assisted surgery; and specialises in renal and testis cancer, and retroperitoneal fibrosis (RPF). She is a high volume surgeon in minimally invasive kidney and retroperitoneal surgery. She also performs surgery for very large kidney tumours and those that have grown into the major vessels in the body.

Archie introduced robotic-assisted ureterolysis for the treatment of ureteric obstruction from retroperitoneal fibrosis. She is a faculty trainer at the Wet Lab training centre in Denmark, which helps surgeons from all over the world develop their surgical skills. 

Education and training

  • Masters (MA) (first class honours), Cambridge University
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) (distinction), University College London
  • Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS) (Urol), Royal College of Surgeons
  • Master of Science (MSc), University College London


  • Best study abstract, European Association of Urology
  • Best in session, British Association of Urological Surgeons
  • South Thames urology prize
  • Malcolm Copcoat Prize, Royal Society of Medicine
  • Best in session, European Association of Urology
  • Geoffrey Chisholm communication prize, Royal Society of Medicine
  • Senior exhibition prizes, Cambridge University Commonwealth grant, Cambridge University

Last updated: January 2023

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