Urology - Men’s Health

  • urology and mens health concerns are dealt with by Mr Steve Garnette - Consultant Urological Surgeon
  • urology treatments and diagnostics include prostate diseases, erectile dysfunction and urological cancers

Consultant: Mr Steve Garnett BSc MB BS FRCS(urol)

Mr Steve Garnett studied medicine in London at St Bartholomew's Hospital, and the went on to train in urology in Bristol, Edinburgh and Oxford, conducting extensive research into bladder function. After this he undertook specialist laparoscopic training in Germany.

He has published papers on bladder disorders, prostate cancer, and kidney disease and is trained in kidney transplant surgery. His clinical interests include; prostate disease, erectile dysfunction, bladder problems and surgery for kidney diseases.

Mr Garnett specialises in general urology and urological cancers, general and laparoscopic urology including prostate disease and oncological oncology, kidney surgery, laparoscopic and open, nephrectomy and partial nephrectomy, laparoscopic pyeloplasty, and kidney cancer.

His current posts include; Consultant Urological Surgeon (East Sussex NHS Healthcare Trust), Clinical Lead & Head of Urology department, Clinical Lead for Cancer (Eastbourne DGH & Conquest Hospital Hastings), Consultant Urological Surgeon (BMI Esperance), Consultant Urological Surgeon (Spire Sussex Hastings) and Consultant Urological Surgeon (Benenden hospital).

We are proud to have Mr Garnett as a consultant at The Cooden Medical Clinic. Here he offers the following ‘one stop’ packages for men, all of which include an initial consultation:

  • Prostate Clinic

    We recommend this package for men who wish to check themselves for the risk of more common prostate diseases. The condition of prostate and risk of diseases will be specified during the examinations. If health risks are discovered during the examinations you will be directed to follow-up health examinations, if needed. This package includes the following treatments:

    • Examination (International Prostate Symptoms Scoring) urine analysis, kidney function and prostate blood tests
    • The above plus urine flow test, ultrasound of the bladder and trans-rectal prostate ultrasound with prostate biopsies
  • Testes Clinic

    This clinical package is for men who are concerned about the health of their testes, offering rapid diagnosis of testicular lumps and abnormalities. Prompt diagnosis is the best possible approach to further treatment so it can be planned and carried out quickly, should this be required. This treatment includes the following treatments:

    • Clinical assessment
    • Urine analysis
    • Ultrasound testes
  • Erectile Dysfunction

    Erectile dysfunction can be linked to an wide range of medical conditions, from high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, smoking, alcohol, prescription medicine, low testosterone, neurological diseases and sleep disorders to name but a few. Before any treatment commences, we need to undertake an in-depth diagnosis to provide the quickest route to the best possible outcome. This package includes the following treatments:

    • Clinical assessment
    • Cardiovascular screening
    • International index of erectile function
    • Renal function
    • PSA
    • Endocrine profile (prolactin and testosterone)
    • Blood Pressure and cholesterol profile
  • Haematuria Clinic

    This clinic is for men who are experiencing passing blood in their urine. At our Haematuria Clinic we will perform a number of investigations to find a cause for your symptoms. Once Dr Garnett has completed his examination, he will explain the findings and you will also be advised of the need for any further treatment if required. This package includes the following treatments:

    • Clinical assessment
    • Renal function
    • PSA
    • Ultrasound of the kidneys and bladder
    • Urine analysis
    • Flexi cystoscopy (LA) if indicated
  • Vasectomy

    A vasectomy a very safe and effective treatment, but is only suitable for men who are 100% sure they don't want children at any time in the future. If our clinic you will be able to discuss the treatment, your reasons for vasectomy, and what the alternatives are. Treatment includes:

    • Clinical assessment
    • Follow up semen analysis (if required)
    • Vasectomy under local anaesthetic
  • Men’s Health Check

    This is a package that is ideal for any man who is serious about his health, who wants to live longer, be more physically active, work more effectively and have more vitality. All tests are clinical and very thorough and will ensure you come out with a better understanding of how to reach and maintain your health goals. This package includes the following treatments:

    • Medical history
    • Testicular exam
    • Urine analysis
    • Blood pressure and weight check
    • Prostate exam plus PSA (if >50)
    • Cholesterol profile +/-
    • Renal and liver function tests

Contact The Cooden Medical Group 01424 846190


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