SWV Coppinger. Biography. Research & Publications. Teaching. Useful Links. Places of Work. Contact. Video Links. Site Map.

 

Consultant Urological Surgeon

Main Menu

MS FRCS(Eng&Ed) FRCS(Urol)

 

SWV Coppinger

 

 

 

 

© SWV Coppinger 2008

PLACE OF BIRTH:

 

  Vancouver  British Columbia, Canada.

 

NATIONALITY:

 

  Canadian

 

GENERAL EDUCATION

 

  1967-72 Ridley College, St. Catherines,

    Canada.

 

  1972-74 University of Western Ontario

    London,

    Canada

 

 

MEDICAL EDUCATION:

 

     MB BS

    University of London

    1979

 

    FRCS (Ed)

    Fellowship of the Royal College of  Surgeons of Edinburgh

    1984

 

    FRCS (Eng)

    Fellowship of the Royal College of  Surgeons of England

    1984

 

    FRCS (Urol)

    Intercollegiate Specialist Examination in Urology

    1995

 

    MS

    Thesis leading to the award of Master of Surgery degree

    University of London

    1997

 

 

PRESENT APPOINTMENT:

 

    Consultant Urological Surgeon

    Palmerston North Hospital


 

 

SOCIETIES

 

 

    Royal Society of Medicine

     (Member of Council, Section of Urology 1997-99)

 

    Hon Member

    Mysore Society of Genito-Urinary Surgeons

    India

 

    Member

    British Association of Urological Surgeons

 

    Member

    British Society for Endourology

 

    Founding Member

    British Society for Female & Reconstructive Surgery

 

 

 

SUMMARY OF TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

 

 

 Extensive training in general surgery before returning to urology, firstly as a

  registrar and then as senior registrar at the Institute of Urology in London.

  Wide-ranging operative experience, with special interests in stone surgery,

 prostatic surgery and urodynamics (functional aspects of lower urinary tract

 disorders, including incontinence).

 

  A thesis from the University of London and broad experience in  research.

  An interest in clinical research as a consultant, having run a research

  program for many years.

 

 Busy clinical practice in a busy area, serving a combined population of over

 400,000. Research interests in benign prostatic hyperplasia, stone disease,

 continence disorders and prostatitis.

 

  Consultancy  to the European Union and manufacturers of urological equipment.

 

 

 

 

SUMMARY OF APPOINTMENTS

 

 

1996

Consultant Urological Surgeon

Royal Shrewsbury and Princess Royal at Telford Hospitals

 

 

1993

Consultant Urological Surgeon

City General Hospital

Stoke-on-Trent

 

 

1991

Senior Registrar in Urology

St. Peter's Hospital and

The Institute of Urology,

London

 

 

1989

Registrar in Urology

Royal Shrewsbury Hospital

 

 

1987

Urological Research Fellow

The Middlesex and St. Peter's Hospitals,

London

 

 

1986

Urology/General Surgery Registrar

Edgware General Hospital,

London

 

 

1985

Registrar in Urology

The Middlesex Hospital,

London

 

 

1983

Registrar in General Surgery

Lewisham Hospital,

London

 

 

1981

Senior House Officer Surgical Rotation

Guy's Hospital,

London

 Orthopaedics  Guy's Hospital

 Neurosurgery  The Maudsley Hospital

 General Surgery Edgware General Hospital

 Orthopaedics  Lewisham Hospital

 

 General Surgery Guy's Hospital

 

 

1981

Casualty Officer

St. Stephen's Hospital,

London

 

 

1981

Locum Casualty Surgical Officer

The Middlesex Hospital,

London

 

 

1980

House Surgeon

The Middlesex Hospital,

London

 

 

1979

House Physician

St. Albans City Hospital