Mr Azad Najmaldin

Consultant paediatric surgeon and paediatric urologist

MB ChB, MS, FRCS (Ed), FRCS (Eng)

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I received higher surgical training in Southampton and Melbourne, and have been a consultant paediatric surgeon and urologist at Leeds teaching hospitals and Spire Leeds Hospital since 1992.I have a comprehensive practical experience in a wide range of children’s surgical and urological conditions. I introduced and popularised minimally invasive surgery in children in the UK and beyond.I also introduced or modified several techniques in surgery and urology. I am regularly invited to speak to learning groups and societies (112) and I'm a visiting surgeon and mentor to national and international surgical institutions (15). In addition, I regularly organise, direct and teach at national and international surgical workshops (104). I was an examiner for the specialist examination (11 years) and an executive or committee member for learning societies and colleges.I have published over 245 journal articles, abstracts, training documents, newspaper articles, TV documentaries, online lectures, CDs and book chapters. I have also edited three surgical books and regularly review for scientific journals.

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Azad Najmaldin at Spire include:


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Clinical interests

Hypospadias surgery
Paediatric urology
Paediatric laparoscopic surgery
Paediatric surgery
Urinary tract infections
Reconstructive urology
Bladder/ kidney stone disease
Minimal access surgery

Paediatric urology , paediatric general surgery and minimally invasive and robotic surgery.

Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Royal College of Surgeons

British Association of Paediatric surgeons

British Association of Paediatric Urologists

British Association of Paediatric Endoscopic Surgeons

Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of GB

European Association of Endoscopic Surgeons

European Society of Paediatric Endoscopic Surgeons

European Society of Paediatric Urologists

European Paediatric surgery Association

Current NHS posts

Consultant paediatric and neonatal surgeon, Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust
Honorary lecturer, University of Leeds

Personal profile

I am married with 3 children. In my spare time I enjoy sketching, water colour painting, skiing and watching rugby.

Contact information

Telephone 0113 218 5908/9
Private secretary Christine Kirkham
Private secretary telephone 07784 476138