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I am a Consultant Paediatric Urologist who is based in the West Midlands. I have a large practice at Birmingham Children’s Hospital.
Paediatric Urologists specialise in looking after problems with the waterworks and genitalia in young people. I see patients who have problems with the foreskin and penis, hypospadias, hydroceles & hernias, problems with testicles (such as testicles not being in the right place, swellings and pain), reflux, hydronephrosis, blood in the urine (haematuria) and UTIs.
As well as this general urology I have special expertise in looking after children with kidney stones, bladder problems (such as overactive bladder, daytime wetting, bed wetting), management of neuropathic bladder and reconstruction of the urinary tract (may be due to a condition children are born with such as Cloaca, or after surgery for cancer).
Aside From my clinical work I am actively involved in training and teaching. I am responsible for running the Paediatric Surgical Training Scheme across West Midlands, Bristol and Cardiff. I also organise Paediatric Urology training for Adult Urology Trainees. I regularly teach on a number of courses that are recognised nationally.
Alongside my teaching interest I am involved in clinical research. I am an author on 15 peer reviewed research papers, 5 invited articles, 3 book chapters and I have presented at regional, national and international meetings.
Areas of interest
Patients: Children 0 - 18
Inguinal Hernia; Hydrocele; Umbilical Hernia; Epigastric Hernia; Undescended testes; Impalpable testes; Scrotal Swellings; Varicocele; Phimosis; Foreskin problems; Smegmal cyst; Labial Adhesions
Hypospadias; Hooded Foreskin; Penile problems; Haematuria; Blood in urine; Urinary Tract Infection; Urinary Incontinence; Over Active Bladder; Bed Wetting; Urethrocele; Vesico-Ureteric Reflux; Hydronephrosis; Duplex Kidney; Pelvic Kidney; Multicystic Dysplastic Kidney (MCDK); Neuropathic Bladder; Kidney stones
Circumcision; Foreskin Reconstruction; Preputioplasty; Inguinal Herniotomy; Inguinal Hernia Repair; Ligation of PPV; Jaboulay Procedure; Hydrocele repair; Orchidopexy; Laparoscopy for impalpable testes; Hypospadias repair; Cystoscopy; Deflux Injection; Botox injection to bladder; Laparoscopic Nephrectomy; Laparoscopic Heminephrectomy
Anaesthetists worked with
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Paediatric Urologist
Birmingham Children's Hospital
Testicular problems in children
Urinary Tract Infections
Kidney stones in Children
Blood in urine (haematuria)
Varicoceles in Children
Journal of Pediatric Urology
Journal of Pediatric Surgery
Courses offered to GPs
Paediatric Surgery for General Practitioners - Talk or Seminar
Paediatric Urology for General Practitioners - Talk or Seminar
- MB BCh BAO Queen's University Belfast 1999
- MCh (Master of Surgery) Queen's University Belfast 2010
- FRCS(Paeds) Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2011
- DipIMC(RCSEd) Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2003
- National Paediatric Urology Fellowship Birmingham Children's Hospital 2012
Reference number 4622840
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Honorary Secretary British Association of Paediatric Urologists 2018
Details of entry to specialist register
- Paediatric Surgery, 2012
Affiliations / memberships
Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh
British Association of Paediatric Surgeons
British Association of Paediatric Urologists
British Association of Urology Surgeons
- 1 Damson ParkwaySOLIHULLB91 2PP
- 14:30 - 15:30
- 0121 704 5527
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