Consultant Profile

Mr R.Maximilian Cervellione

Mr R.Maximilian Cervellione MBChB, FRCS (Ed), FEAPU
Practicing at:
Spire Manchester Hospital
  • Paediatric surgery
    • Hypospadias surgery
    • Paediatric urology
  • Urology
    • Hypospadias surgery
    • Incontinence
    • Paediatric urology
    • Urinary tract infections
Special clinical interests:

Urinary incontinence (medical and surgical treatment)
Urinary frequency and urgency in children and adolescents
Urinary tract infections in children
Vescico Ureteric Reflux (VUR) in children  
Circumcision and other treatments of phymosis (tight foreskin)
Undescended testis (orchidopexy)
Retractile testis
Inguinal hernia
Hydrocele (PPV ligation)
Pelvic-ureteric junction obstruction (pyeloplasty)
Vescico-Ureteric Junction obstruction (ureteric reimplantation)
Posterior urethral valves
Bladder exstrophy
Cloacal exstrophy
Neuropathic bladder
Bladder reconstruction (bladder neck repair, bladder augmentation, formation of Mitrofanoff stoma)
Genital reconstruction for adolescent and adults males and females born with exstrophy
Scar revision for children and adults with exstrophy
Umbilicoplasty for exstrophy (creation of belly button)

Mr Cervellione's private practice also includes adolescents and adults with congenital or acquired urology conditions previously treated in paediatric age such as bladder exstrophy and epispadias, neuropathic bladder, hypospadias. 

Mr Cervellione also offers medico legal review and advice.  

Research interests:

Bladder Exstrophy Complex

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Paediatric Urologist, the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital

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

British Association of Paediatric Urologists
British Association of Paediatric Surgeons
European Society of Paediatric Urology
European Society of Urology
Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0161 232 2261
Private secretary telephone number:
0800 612 3306
Private secretary fax:
0161 332 6174
Tuesday mornings
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr R. Maximilian Cervellione trained in paediatric surgery at the University of Verona (Italy) before joining Manchester (UK) as a fellow in paediatric surgery and urology.  In 2007 he was appointed as a Consultant Paediatric Urologist at the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital. In 2009 Mr Cervellione attained a 12-month sabbatical from his NHS consultant post which allowed him to move to the United States and obtain the Paediatric Urology fellowship at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore.

Mr Cervellione currently works as a full time paediatric urologist at the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital and he is also an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Human Development School of Biomedicine, University of Manchester. Mr Cervellione is an international recognised expert for genital and urological paediatric and adolescent reconstruction.

His main clinical interest is the Bladder Exstrophy Complex and Epispadias for which he is one of the main exstrophy surgeons in the UK. He leads the Bladder Exstrophy Unit in Manchester, one of the two commissioned centres for the treatment of this group of conditions in the U.K.  Mr Cervellione offers also support to colleges abroad involved in the treatment of exstrophy and epispadias.

Mr Cervellione has developed particular knowledge and skills in the treatment of paediatric and adolescent varicocele and has created a ‘varicocele paediatric clinic’ in Manchester which offers an up to date care for children with this condition. He is the principal investigator for the “Randomized Prospective Controlled Study On The Effect Of Surgery On Fertility In Adolescent With Varicocele”.

Mr Cervellione has published over 50 articles in major international scientific journals and presented more then 80 abstracts in the UK, Europe and United States. Mr Cervellione is a regular reviewer for Journal of Paediatric Urology, Journal of Urology and British Journal of Urology for bladder exstrophy, varicocele and general paediatric urology.

Personal profile:

Mr Cervellione is married with 3 children.

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Mr R.Maximilian Cervellione

Mr R.Maximilian Cervellione Paediatric surgery & Urology Consultant, Manchester, private hospital specialist.

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