Prof. Roger Kirby, Urologist
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About Prof. Roger Kirby
GMC number: 2238887
Year qualified: 1975
Place of primary qualification: University of Cambridge
With an international reputation as a clinician, researcher, communicator and innovator, Roger Kirby specialises in prostate cancer and benign prostatic disease (BPH). He was among the first in the UK to introduce medical therapy for BPH, radical surgery for prostate cancer and minimally invasive treatments such as laser- and robot-assisted prostate surgery. He has performed over 3,000 radical prostatectomy operations, for the past ten years using exclusively the robot-assisted technique.
Prof Kirby has written over 65 books and published more than 350 peer-reviewed papers. He founded and edited the journal Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases as well as the journal Trends in Urology and Men’s Health, which he continues to edit.
Areas of expertise
- Prostate cancer
- Prostate diseases
- Robotic surgery
- Men'?s health