Christopher Woodhouse MB, FRCS, FEBUEmeritus Professor, Adolescent Urology, University College London, London, United Kingdom
Christopher Woodhouse read medicine at Guy’s (University of London). He graduated in 1970. In 1975 he became FRCS. He did his urology training at The Royal London with Professor John Blandy and at the Institute of Urology (St Peter’s Hospitals). Amongst several great mentors, the most influential was Sir David Innes Williams. In 1981 he became senior lecturer at the Institute and took on the care of Sir David’s patients as they grew into adult life. This practice developed into the first Adolescent Urology clinic in the world.
He was also appointed Consultant at the Royal Marsden Hospital. The Institute of Urology was subsumed into University College, London in 1990 and he became Professor of Adolescent Urology in UCL in 2006.
After his retirement in 2011, he became Emeritus Professor of Adolescent Urology at UCL. He has had a lifelong clinical and research interest in the long term outcome of congenital urological anomalies He has published more than 240 papers, 65 chapters and three books. He has given more than 450 lectures and presentations. He has been visiting professor at universities and medical schools in many countries in most continents. He has just completed a text book of Adolescent Urology for Wiley Blackwell to be published in 2015.