Consultant Profile

Mr John Parkin

Mr John Parkin BSc MBBS FRCS (Urol)
Practicing at:
Spire Parkway Hospital
  • Urology
    • Bladder cancer
    • Erectile dysfunction
    • Incontinence
    • Prostate cancer
    • Subfertility
Special clinical interests:



Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Urological Surgeon, Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust

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

Royal College of Surgeons

British Association of Urological Surgeons

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0845 850 1451
Private secretary email address:
Personal email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr John Parkin graduated from St Mary’s Hospital medical School in 1994 then undertook surgical training in Scarborough, Bristol and New Zealand.  This was followed by six years as a specialist registrar in the West Midlands including at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, developing a special interest and expertise in laparoscopic surgery and the diagnosis and treatment of urological cancers.  Mr Parkin was part of the team at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital that introduced the laparoscopic radical cystectomy. 

In 2005, Mr Parkin was elected to serve as a junior representative on the BAUS (British Association of Urological Surgeons) committee for endo-urology.  Mr Parkin has researched and published in the fields of laparoscopy and endo-urology.  He is a consultant urologist for Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust and part of the Birmingham Prostate Clinic, providing comprehensive assessment and management of all diseases affecting the prostate and urinary system.

Personal profile:

Mr Parkin lives locally and has a young family that occupies most of his non-working time.  He takes part in the annual Knowle Fun Run and enjoys supporting his eldest son at his rugby club. 

Mr Parkin's hobbies and interests include travel, sports and photography.

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Mr John Parkin

Mr John Parkin Urology Consultant, Solihull, West Midlands, private hospital specialist.

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