Jeremy Ockrim: Profile

Mr Jeremy Ockrim MD BSc (Hons) FRCS (Urol) is Honorary Senior Lecturer at University College London and Consultant Urological Surgeon in Female and Reconstructive surgery.

He specialises in treatment of colposuspension, TVT/TOT, male slings, artificial sphincter replacement, urinary fistulae and diverticula surgery, prolapse repair, bladder augmentation, bladder replacement and both continent and incontinent urinary diversion. He has particular interest in managing bladder overactivity and pain syndromes.


Jeremy Ockrim trained in Glasgow before moving to Imperial College, London to complete his postgraduate thesis in 1999.  He has an Honours Degree in Immunology and his MD thesis is based on the utility of oestrogens in prostate cancer. His clinical fellowship was undertaken at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, Australia.

Mr Ockrim trained in Female and Reconstructive Urology at the Institute of Urology, University College Hospital, and was appointed to this substantive consultant post in November 2008. The Institute of Urology offers tertiary expertise in Male and Female Reconstructive Urology to Urologists and Urogynaecologists nationwide. He continues his academic and teaching links at Imperial College and University College London, and has written extensively on lower urinary tract dysfunction, urodynamics, detrusor overactivity, fistulae, diverticula and tape surgery.

See Mr Ockrim discussing the treatment of incontinence and prolapse

Clinical interests

Mr Ockrim also has a particular interest in managing bladder overactivity and pain syndromes including chronic pelvic pain, interstitial cystitis, bladder pain, urethral pain and prostatitis.

Treatments include:

  • Medical therapy
  • Intravesical therapy
  • Acupuncture 
  • Percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation (pTNS)
  • Botox therapy
  • Sacral nerve neuromodulation

He is the clinical lead for sacral nerve neuromodulation at University College Hospital, andis one of the first providers of sacral nerve stimulation to manage urgency, incontinence, and pain syndromes in the United Kingdom. 

Research interests

Mr Ockrim's interests surround the area of urology for both male and female patients.