Professor of Urology
Consultant Urological Surgeon at The Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford, UK
Co-Director of Santis, London, UK


Speech Title: Retzius-sparing robotic radical prostatectomy: How I do it?

As a surgical trainee, Professor Christopher Eden became a pioneer of laparoscopy urological surgery and has not stopped innovating since, performing the UK’s first laparoscopic pyeloplasty in 1994, first laparoscopic radical prostatectomy in 2000, first laparoscopic radical cystectomy in 2001, first robotic Retzius-sparing radical prostatectomy in 2016 and first laparoscopic Retzius-sparing radical prostatectomy in 2016.

Professor Eden attended Guy’s Hospital and King’s College Hospital Medical Schools, achieving an MBBS in 1985 from the University of London after winning Surgery and Paediatric Prizes. He became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1995 and achieved a Master of Surgery degree from the University of London in 1997. He is currently Professor of Urology at the University of Surrey, Consultant Urological Surgeon and at The Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford, UK.

Professor Eden has specialised in the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer for more than two decades, has one of the world’s largest personal series of minimal access urological procedures at over 5,000 cases and has published more than 50 peer-reviewed papers on laparoscopic urology, 9 book chapters and a book.