Consultant Profile

Mr Duncan Summerton

Mr Duncan Summerton BSc(Hons), MB, ChB, FRCS (Ed), FRCS (Eng), FRCS(Urol.)
Practicing at:
Spire Leicester Hospital
  • Urology
    • Andrology
    • Benign prostate diseases
    • Erectile dysfunction
    • Male infertility
    • Micro-surgical vasectomy reversal
    • Prostate cancer
    • Urodynamics
    • Urological cancers
Special clinical interests:
Erectile dysfunction, urethral surgery, stricture disease, reconstructive urology, prostatic diseases, surgical andrology and vasectomy reversal.
Research interests:

Penile cancer, surgical andrology, Peyronies disease, penile and prosthetic implants and surgery.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Urological Surgeon, University Hospitals of Leicester
Honorary Senior Lecturer in Medical Education at the University of Leicester

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Royal College of Surgeons of England
British Association of Urological Surgeons
European Urological Association
British Association of Genito-Urinary Reconstructive Surgeons
Genito-Urinary Reconstructive Society (USA)

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0116 265 3685
Private secretary:
Bernadette Reece
Private secretary telephone number:
0116 274 3705
Private secretary email address:
Personal email address:
Wed am, Thurs pm
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Summerton graduated from Leicester Medical School and undertook his general surgical and urological training in Plymouth, Southampton and Portsmouth.  

He obtained Reconstructive Fellowships in the USA and at the Institute of Urology in London, with a further Fellowship in advanced andrological surgery, including prosthetics and female to male gender realignment also at the Institute of Urology.

Appointed as a Consultant in 2001 in Portsmouth, he moved to Leicester in 2005 on leaving the Royal Navy after 19 years of service. 

His special clinical interests are Reconstructive urology, in particular urethral reconstruction and surgical andrology - including penile cancer, implant surgery and gender realignment.  Leicester is currently one of the largest penile cancer supraregional centres in the UK.

He sits on the British Association of urological Surgeons (BAUS) Andrology Executive Committee (since 2006), BAUS Council (since 2008), is Chairman of the East Midlands Urology Society (EMUS), Chairman of the East Midlands Regional Training Committee in Urology, Chairman of the East Midlands Penile cancer Supra-network (6.5 million population), a co-director of the British Association of Genito-Urinary Reconstructive Surgeons (BAGURS), a member of the American Genito-Urinary Reconstructive Society (GURS), is the Royal College of Surgeons of England  Regional Speciality Representative (RSPA) in Urology, sits on the East Midlands Professional Affairs Board and the Nuffield Hospital Medical Advisory Committee.  He is Chair of the European Association of Urology (EAU) Guidelines Panel in Urological Trauma, and Examiner in the Medical School at Leicester and Nationally at FRCS(Urol).

Personal profile:

Mr Summerton is married to a GP, has three children and enjoys the countryside, tennis, cycling and photography.  He is a supporter of Oadby Wyggestonians RFC and Leicester Tigers.

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Mr Duncan Summerton

Mr Duncan Summerton Urology Consultant, Leicester, private hospital specialist.

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