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Giulio Garaffa MD FRCS (ad eundem)

Giulio Garaffa MD FRCS (ad eundem)

Current NHS Posts

Consultant Urological Surgeon, Mid Essex Hospital MHS Trust, Chelmsford, Essex and Whipps Cross University Hospital, Barts Health NHS Trust Honorary Lecturer at the University "La Sapienza", Rome, Italy

Special Clinical Interests

General Urology, Andrology, Male Factor Infertility, Urethral Surgery, Urogenital Reconstruction and Microsurgery

Professional Bodies

General Medical Council (GMC)
Medical Defence Unit (MDU)
Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons of England: FRCS (Eng) FRCS (ad eundem)

Professional Profile

Medical Degree with honours at the University of Trieste, Italy
Urology Training at the University of Trieste, Italy
Fellowship in Andrology, Male Factor Infertility, Sex Reassignment Surgery, Microsurgery and Urogenital Reconstruction at the Institute of Urology, University College London Hospitals
Member of the Surgical Committee of the European Society of Sexual Medicine (ESSM)
Member of the Educational Committee of the European Society of Sexual Medicine (ESSM)
Honorary Lecturer at the Master of Andrology at the University "La Sapienza", Rome, Italy

Professional Experience

After completing the Medical School and the Urology training with honours, Mr Garaffa has been a Fellow in Andrology and Reconstruction for 4 years at the Institute of Urology, London, where he has gained a vast experience in all fields of Andrology and reconstruction of the male genitalia and urethra including sex reassignment surgery.

His main interests are erectile dysfunction, Peyronie’s disease, male factor infertility, benign and malignant conditions of the male genitalia and urethra, microsurgery, total penile reconstruction, gender reassignment surgery, male incontinence and urethral reconstruction.

He is an active member of the surgical and educational committee of the European and International Society of Sexual Medicine (ESSM/ ISSM), is regularly invited to give lectures and presentations, to perform live surgery in international conferences and teaches on International Masters of Andrology.

He has published more than 70 papers and chapters on Peyronie’s Disease, Erectile dysfunction, gender reassignment surgery and complex uro-andrological reconstruction and he runs educational courses in these fields.

In April 2011 he is has been appointed as Consultant Urological Surgeon at Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford, Essex where he has developed the service of Andrology and Reconstruction. Since June 2012 he also runs a service of Andrology and Reconstruction at Whipps Cross Hospital, London.

In 2012, he has set up an International Clinical Fellowship Programme at Mid Essex Health Trust to teach penile prosthesis implantation, Peyronie’s disease surgery and complex uro-andrological reconstruction and to further research in this field.

He is a very keen sportsman and he has run a half marathon twice. In his free time he also enjoys travelling and reading history books.