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Professor Vijay Sangar

Urology

 

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Specialises in

  • Andrology
  • General urology
  • Urological oncology

About me

Born in Hampshire, I was educated at Queen Marys College before going onto study at the School of Medicine at The University of Manchester. Here I obtained a 1st Class Honours degree in Anatomy followed by my primary medical degree (MB.ChB.). After gaining my Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons I undertook a period of research at the Cancer Research UK Laboratories (Paterson Institute for Cancer Research/Christie Hospital) in Manchester. Here I undertook research in the treatment of bladder cancer, which led to the award of a Doctorate of Medicine (MD). I subsequently trained in General Urology in the North West of England and then undertook specialist training in Urological Cancer management at the Christie Hospital during which I obtained my Certificate of Specialist Training and my Specialist Urological Fellowship of The Royal College of Surgeons. In addition to this I spent a short period working at the Royal Surrey County Hospital learning Minimally Invasive Surgery and also attended the University Louis Pastuer, Strasburg, France , where I obtained a Diploma in Laparoscopic Surgery. I then took up my post as Consultant Urological Surgeon/Urologist at The Christie NHS FT and Manchester University NHS FT. I was awarded the position of Professor of Surgery within the prestigous Manchester Academic Health Sciences Centre in 2018.

I specialise in Penile surgery with some reconstructive work, having the largest penile practice in the north of England; my work also involves dealing with Sexual Dysfunction. I also manage Testis, Bladder, Kidney and Prostate problems including Cancer; This includes diagnostics and treatment. Additionally I am a member of the UKs largest complex pelvic cancer Team, dealing with difficult multidisciplinary cancer operations.

I am active in research, having published in journals and presented my research internationally.

I hold numerous positions in National/International Organisations which complement my interest in health service design & delivery and, auditing quality & safety.

Areas of interest

Men & Women; over 15years old; Mens Health; Bladder Cancer; Prostate Cancer; raised PSA; prostate biopsy; urinary problems; urine infection; Raised PSA; enlarged prostate; TURP; prostatitits; Blood in Urine; haematuria; Bladder syndromes; Fertility / infertility and assisted conception; Circumcision; Penile disorders; Penile surgery; Penile cancer; Peyronies; Peyronies disease; Penis bend; penis lumps; penis lesion; penis cancer; tight foreskin; phimosis; circumcision; redo circumcision; Shock wave therapy; Bladder cancer; cystectomy; Erectile dysfunction; Vasectomy (including reversal); testis problems; testis lumps; Inguinal scrotal disorders; Andrology; Bladder; Incontinence (urine); Kidney (renal) cancer; Prostate disease including prostate cancer; Urological oncology; hypogonadism

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