Matthew Shaw

Matthew Shaw
Consultant Urological Surgeon
Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals
NHS Foundation Trust

Dr. Shaw completed BA (1994), BM BCh (1997) and MA (1998) from University of Oxford, UK, MD (2006) from University of Leicester, UK and FRCS (Urol) (2007) –Royal College of Surgeons of England.

Dr. Shaw is a Consultant Urological Surgeon with a particular interest in the management of urinary tract urolithiasis and functional lower urinary tract disorder. He pursues the full gamete of minimally invasive surgical techniques for the treatment of urinary tract stones. He also performs prostatic surgery with a particular interest in holmium laser enucleation of the prostate gland. He has developed a wide-ranging experience in the use of laser techniques in Urological surgery.

Dr. Shaw trained at the University of Oxford (1991-1997) before completing basic surgical training. He completed a research fellowship at James Whitcomb Riley Hospital, Indianapolis, USA (2001-2003). His research interests have predominantly involved the molecular changes to the bladder induced by bladder outflow obstruction. He has presented his research widely on an international basis. Since obtaining his Consultancy he has established a HoLEP programme in the North East of England and lectured widely about this technique. Mr. Shaw has a particular interest in the provision of medical education and leads the regional strategy group for primary care education.

Publications: 28 full article publications in peer-reviewed journal

Presentations: >100 national and international scientific and medical presentations

Invited faculty: >50 research and practical meetings. Examples include Holmium User Group, Newcastle cadaveric laser course, National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (male LUTS standards committee) and BAUS revision course.