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Mr William Gietzmann

Consultant Urologist


  • Cystoscopy
  • Ureteroscopy
  • TURP
  • Rezum
  • Prostate MRI
  • Prostate Biopsies
  • Circumcision
  • Hydrocele repair
  • Epididymal cyst excision
  • Vasectomy
  • Bladder botox
  • Laparoscopic nephrectomy

Training & Background

  • Qualifications: MA Cantab, MBBS, FRCS Urol (Eng)
  • Year first qualified : 2010
  • GMC number: 7084352
  • Main NHS base: Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust

Mr Gietzmann completed his undergraduate training at the University of Cambridge, Guy’s, and St Thomas’ Hospitals. He completed his higher surgical training in the East of Scotland working in the Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Ninewells Hospital Dundee and  The Western General Edinburgh. He worked as a locum consultant in Aberdeen before being appointed as a consultant at the Churchill Hospital in Oxford.

 Mr Gietzmann has a high volume practice treating and diagnosing kidney cancer in Oxford utilising modern techniques including robotic and laparoscopic surgery. He also works at Milton Keynes University Hospital supporting the kidney cancer service there. He also sees a high volume of patients with other urological cancers including suspected prostate, bladder, and testicular cancer.

He has a broad experience of non-cancerous conditions including problems with the foreskin, scrotal swellings, kidney stones and of course benign prostate and bladder problems such as an enlarged prostate, recurrent urinary tract infection, prostatitis, chronic pain and incontinence. He also performs local and general anaesthetic vasectomies.

Research & Teaching

Mr Gietzmann was appointed an Honorary Clinical Lecturer by the University of Aberdeen where he collaborated with the European Association of Urologists to publish a systematic review of treatment for prostate cancer. He has also worked closely with the Cochrane Collaboration on a systematic review looking at treatments for incontinence. He has published work on kidney cancer and kidney stones.

Mr Gietzmann is a GMC-recognized trainer and directly supervises and mentors trainee surgeons based in Oxford. He regularly teaches and trains medical students at the University of Oxford and the University of Buckingham.

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • British Association of Urological Surgeons

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