Dr Adel Abdullah

Dr Adel Abdullah

Consultant in Genito-urinary Medicine

LRCP (Ed), LRCS (Ed) LRCP and S (Glasgow), FRCP

Specialises in

  • Genito-urinary medicine
  • Sexual health testing

Also available for:

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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.


General Medical Council Number: C3028397

Treatment information

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

Genitourinary medicine (sexual health)

Other treatments

  • Hyfrecation (Electrocautery) of genital warts when required 

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Additional information

Genitourinary medicine
Sexual transmitted infections

Interested in all aspects of genito-urinary medicine including discharge, lumps, ulcerations, genital dermatosis, dyspareunia, pelvic inflammatory disease, HIV and other sexual health-related issues. I have published articles including on balanoposthitis and genital warts.

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

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.

Consultant Physician in Genitourinary Medicine, Royal Glamorgan Hospital.

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.