Clinical interests: Professor Ahmed has received the BMJ Award for Innovation 2015 for his group's work in prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment.
Diagnosis of prostate cancer
Advice on PSA screening. Advice on prostate cancer risk for men with a family history or other risk factors. Multi-parametric MRI. MRI-guided biopsies, transperineal template biopsies, image-fusion prostate biopsies). Biopsies under local anaesthetic, sedation or general anaesthetic
Treatment of Prostate Cancer
Focal therapy, HIFU, cryotherapy, active surveillance. Second opinion on treatment options. Member of Multi-disciplinary team meetings for case discussions of all prostate cancer cases.
Diagnosis and management and treatment of men with urinary symptoms
Benign prostate hyperplasia, lower urinary tract symptoms.
Treatment using bipolar TURP, laser, Uro-lift, medical management, self management
Diagnosis and management of patients with blood in the urine (haematuria).