Dr. Ashani Couchman

    Alexandra (Alex) Ward Astor Ward Albany Unit

Urology Consultant

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Tel: 020 8546 7711


Professional background

Dr Ashani Couchman in a Urological Surgeon who is a Sub-Specialist in Transitional (Adolescent) Urology, Neuro-Urology and Paediatric Urology.

She graduated from Auckland Medical School in 2003 and completed her surgical training in New Zealand. This was followed by high profile fellowships in London at the Institute of Urology, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and at the Western General Hospital  in Edinburgh. During this time she worked with world leaders of sub-specialties of Transitional Urology, Neuro-Urology and Paediatric Urology.

Ashani has published clinical research in her sub-specialty fields and edited a reference textbook on Urinary Incontinence. She continues to be a reviewer of the Journal of Paediatric Urology, a peer reviewer of the British Journal of Urology International and a member of the Cochrane Collaboration.

As a Consultant Urologist at Kingston Hospital she set up the Albany Unit, which streamlined paediatric assessment and investigation of blood in the urine.


Professional memberships

The International Neuro-Urology Society, The European Association of Urology, The American Urological Association, The International Continence Society, The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons


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