Mr Param Mariappan

Consultant Urologist

MBBS (Hons), FRCS (Urol), FRCSEd, FEBU, Urol Board Cert (Mal)


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My post-graduate training in general surgery and urology in Malaysia gave me extensive experience in major abdominal surgery and stone surgery. The subsequent uro-oncological training in Edinburgh complemented this training specifically with pelvic cancer (bladder and prostate) and laparoscopic experience.

My practice at the Spire Murrayfield hospital will reflect my NHS practice which includes general urology and specialist work in pelvic cancer, specifically bladder and prostate cancer.

I have research interests in bladder cancer, prostate diseases, voiding dysfunction and stone disease.

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Param Mariappan at Spire include:

Other treatments

  • Urinary tract infections
  • Prostate cancer
  • Bladder cancer
  • Benign prostate diseases

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Spire Edinburgh Hospitals Murrayfield and Shawfair Park is only able to provide Covid-19 tests to patients undergoing surgery at our hospital. Covid-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service.

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Benign prostate diseases
Bladder cancer
Prostate cancer
Urinary tract infections

Special clinical interests: Bladder cancer and prostate cancer; Male voiding dysfunction including benign prostate diseases; Radical cystectomy and laparoscopic radical cystectomy. Day-case urological surgery.

Research and publications

Bladder cancer.

Prostate cancer.

Benign prostate disease and lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS).

Urinary stone disease.

Current NHS posts

Lothian University Hospital Division, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh
Lothian University Hospital Division, St John's Hospital, Livingston

Personal profile

I am originally from Malaysia and am happily married. 

Outside my busy clinical life, I devote my attention to my family. I enjoy golf (member of Duddingston Golf Club) and nature photography.

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