Dr Adel Abdullah

Dr Adel Abdullah

Consultant in Genito-urinary Medicine
LRCP (Ed), LRCS (Ed) LRCP and S (Glasgow), FRCP

Practising at

Spire Cardiff Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Adel Abdullah at Spire include:

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Professional profile

I worked as a Registrar in General Medicine, Chest, GI and Dermatology before beginning my training in Genito-urinary Medicine. Previously I was based in the Midlands and then in the Royal London Hospital, London, before being appointed as Senior Registrar in the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff. Following this, I took up my current post as Consultant in Genito-urinary Medicine at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital. I am a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians.

I specialise in all aspects of Genito-urinary medicine including discharge, lumps (genital warts, molluscum contagiosum), ulcerations, genital dermatosis and STIs (including HIV, chlamydia, etc). I also deal with all other aspects of sexual health issues and related abdominal pain including pelvic inflammatory diseases.

I am a very experienced consultant with 22+ years of consultant expertise.

I am the lead consultant in GU Medicine and HIV at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital.

Clinical Interests

Genitourinary medicine
Sexual transmitted infections

Interested in all aspects of genito-urinary medicine (discharge, lumps, and ulcerations, genital dermatosis, other sexual health issues and related abdominal pain [dyspareunia]), and HIV infection. I have published an balanoposthitis and treatment of genital warts. participated in the study of chlamydia tests.

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Qualification and professional memberships

LRCP (Ed), LRCS (Ed) LRCP and S (Glasgow) / The University of Edinburgh / 1985
Medical degrees

Professional memberships

Member of British HIV Association (BHIVA)
Member of British Association for Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH)

Professional leadership

Lead consultant for GU Medicine and HIV at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Physician in Genitourinary Medicine, Royal Glamorgan Hospital.

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Research and Publication

I have been involved in lots of research projects over the years including research papers published in British Journal of Dermatology, Clinical & Experimental Dermatology and the International Journal of STD & AIDS.


Cutaneous and ocular side effect of PUVA: 10-year follow-up study.

Bechet's Syndrome with gastro-intestinal tract involvement, mimicking carcinoma of caecum.

Buerger's disease in women: case report review and documentation.

A review of balanitis/balanoposthitis in patients attending a department of genitourinary medicine.

Treatment of genital warts: Cryotherapy versus trichloracetic acid.

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Personal Profile

I am married with three lovely children who I love to spend quality time with. I enjoy taking walks, reading and listening to music as well.

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Private contact details

Telephone 029 2073 6011

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