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Edwin Hurry Fenwick

Edwin Hurry Fenwick

Edwin Hurry Fenwick (1856 - 1944) was an early adopter of the cystoscope into Great Britain publishing, in 1888, "The Electrical Illumination of the Bladder and Urethra as a means of diagnosis of obscure Vesico-urethral Disease".


A consultant surgeon at the London and St Peter’s Hospitals, he also contributed greatly to the formation of urology as a specialty in Great Britain. Fenwick was elected joint president of the International Society of Urology and chaired its second meeting in London in 1911.

Fenwick served as a Lieutenant Colonel in the RAMC during the First World War, commanding the Bethnal Green Military Hospital.