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Bill McAllister MA MS FRCS(Urol)

Bill McAllister was first appointed as a Consultant Urological Surgeon at Broomfield Hospital in Chelmsford in 2004.

Bill qualified from Cambridge University in 1991. He trained initially in West Yorkshire before moving to London to do a 2-year period of research into the surgical treatment of benign prostatic enlargement. The research ultimately led to a Masters Degree in Surgery from the University of London as well as a number of publications and presentations on this subject. His further urological training was conducted in London and the South-East of England including Barts, The Royal London and St George’s Hospitals where he worked for Professor Roger Kirby.

He was awarded the Keith Yates Gold Medal for his outstanding performance in the FRCS(Urol) specialist examinations and won a travelling scholarship to study laser prostatectomy with Peter Gilling in New Zealand. His main interests include male and female urinary incontinence, children’s urology and benign prostate problems.

He has held a number of managerial posts at Broomfield Hospital including Lead Clinician and Unit Training Director and is currently Clinical Lead for the Urology Cancer MDT.

He is a qualified pilot, avid rugby enthusiast and an aspiring golfer! He is married to Louise, a local dentist, and has three sons.

  • GMC Registration number: 3276602
  • First year of qualification: 1991

A selection of Bill's publications

Does endoscopic laser ablation of the prostate stand the test of time? Five-year results from a multicentre randomised controlled trial of ELAP against TURP

BJU Int 2000,85,437-439.

Transurethral electrovaporisation of the prostate: is it any better than conventional transurethral resection of the prostate?

BJU Int 2003,91; 211-214

Transurethral electrovaporisation of the prostate.

AJUR 2003,1:150-154

Vaporisation of the prostate

Current Opinion in Urology, 2004: 14(1);31-34


NHS Health Technology Assessment Report: Randomised evaluation of alternative electrosurgical modalities to treat bladder outflow obstruction in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)

Health Technology Assessment Volume: 9, Issue: 4, Published in February 2005

A double-blind randomized controlled trial of electromagnetic stimulation of the pelvic floor vs sham therapy in the treatment of women with SUI

BJUI 2009 May;103(10):1386-90. doi: 10.1111/j.1464-410X.2008.08329.x. Epub 2009 Jan 14.