Consultant Profile

Mr Stephen Griffin

Mr Stephen Griffin MB, BCh, BAO (NUI), MMedSc, FRCSEd, FRCSUrol
Practicing at:
Spire Southampton Hospital
  • Paediatric surgery
    • Hypospadias surgery
    • Paediatric laparoscopic surgery
    • Paediatric urology
  • Urology
    • Bladder / kidney stone disease
    • Incontinence
    • Paediatric urology
    • Urodynamics
Special clinical interests:

Having completed training in adult urology and full specialist training in paediatric urology, Mr. Griffin has a particular interest in paediatric stone disease. He leads this service for South West England with regional partners. In addition he has an interest in adolescent urology, urinary incontinence and laparoscopic paediatric urology.

Research interests:

Mr. Griffin has published a number of papers and book chapters and has made several presentations at national / international meetings. His current interests are intravesical botulinum toxin and TENS for urinary incontinence in children.

Recent publications are listed below.

  1. Safety of shock wave lithotripsy for treatment of pediatric urolithiasis: 20-year experience. Griffin SJ, Margaryan M, Archambaud F, Sergent-Alaoui A, Lottmann HB. J Urol. 2010 Jun;183(6):2332-6.
  2. A prospective randomised trial of extended core prostate biopsy protocols utilizing 12 versus 15 cores. Rochester MA, Griffin S, Chappell B, McLoughlin J. Urol Int. 2009;83(2):155-9.
  3. Transvesicoscopic Cohen ureteric reimplantation for vesicoureteral reflux in children: a single-centre 5-year experience. Valla JS, Steyaert H, Griffin SJ, Lauron J, Fragoso AC, Arnaud P, Léculée R. J Pediatr Urol. 2009 Dec;5(6):466-71.
  4. Retroperitoneoscopic vs open dismembered pyeloplasty for ureteropelvic junction obstruction in children. Valla JS, Breaud J, Griffin SJ, Sautot-Vial N, Beretta F, Guana R, Gelas T, Carpentier X, Leculee R, Steyaert H. J Pediatr Urol. 2009 Oct;5(5):368-73.
  5. Aetiology and treatment of symptomatic idiopathic urethral strictures in children. Banks FC, Griffin SJ, Steinbrecher HA, Malone PS. J Pediatr Urol. 2009 Jun;5(3):215-8; discussion 219-20.
Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Paediatric Urologist, Southampton General Hospital

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

British Association of Urological Surgeons

British Association of Paediatric Urologists

European Society of Paediatric Urologists

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
07745 268253
Private secretary telephone number:
023 8120 5222
Private secretary fax:
023 8120 5230
Private secretary email address:
By Appointment
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr. Griffin graduated from University College Dublin in 1994. He completed a Masters degree in Physiology in 1996. He moved to Cambridge in 2001 and completed specialist training in adult urology in the Eastern Deanery prior to appointment to fellowship training in Paediatric Urology at Southampton General Hospital and Great Ormond Street Hospital, London. He was also awarded European Society of Paediatric Urology and British Urological Foundation travelling fellowships for visits to the Hopital Necker, Paris and Hopital Lenval, Nice, France.

He joined the Department of Paediatric Urology at Southampton as a consultant in 2009. He is involved in both undergraduate and postgraduate teaching. He is part of the examination panel for the FRCSUrol, and regularly writes articles for Urology News. He is currently the treasurer for the Journal of Pediatric Urology and will become the British Association of Paediatric Urologists representative on the SAC in Urology in 2012.

Personal profile:

Born in Dublin, Mr. Griffin has worked in the UK for more than 10 years. He is married with 5 children. He is a keen runner and has completed a number of half marathons raising thousands for his favourite charities. He also coaches at a local junior football club and enjoys watching rugby.

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Mr Stephen Griffin

Mr Stephen Griffin Paediatric surgery & Urology Consultant, Southampton, Hampshire, private hospital specialist.

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