Rick Popert

Consultant urological surgeon


Rick Popert has been a consultant at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust since 1996.

He has established a dedicated prostate clinic. His surgical expertise is in radical prostatectomy and he has performed over 600 of these procedures. In the last 5 years he has transferred his experience from conventional open radical prostatectomy to the robotic assisted approach.

In addition, he has the UK's largest experience of single visit dynamic intra-operative prostate brachytherapy and has carried out over 600 of these cases between 2004 and 2012.

He was the first in the UK to use MRI fusion targeted biopsy of the prostate.

He has introduced a holmium laser prostatectomy (HoLEP) service at Guy's and St Thomas' for benign prostate disease.

Rick was lead clinician in urology from 2008 to 2012.

Education and training

  • Higher surgical training, Guy's and St Thomas'
  • St Bartholomew's Hospital Medical College, 1985

Last updated: July 2023

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