Mr Nigel Parr

Consultant Urologist

MD, FRCSE (Urol)

"I have worked at Spire Murrayfield Hospital for over 23 years and throughout that period have always received very good feedback from patients regarding their care at our hospital"


Specialises in

Mr Parr was the first Urologist to be appointed to Wirral University Teaching Hospital's NHS Foundation, over 23 years ago. He has wide reaching experience across the field of urology, but nowadays his particular interests relate to prostate, bladder and penile cancer, urinary tract infections and inflammation, infertility and urinary tract stones.

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Nigel Parr at Spire include:

Urology

Other treatments

Urological oncology, stone disease, lithotripsy, ureteroscopy, percutaneous nephrolithotomy, prostate, bladder and penile cancer, Rezum vapour therapy, renal and ureteric calculi, urethral strictures and male infertility including microsurgical reversal of vasectomy.  

Mr Parr has a particular interest in prostate cancer imaging and advanced biopsy techniques, (template biopsy). He also runs a supra regional penile cancer service and receives many referrals for suspected penile cancer.

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Urology
Andrology
Benign prostate diseases
Bladder/ kidney stone disease
Bladder cancer
Erectile dysfunction
Female urology
Incontinence
Male infertility
Micro-surgical vasectomy reversal
Prostate cancer
Sexual dysfunction
Subfertility
Urinary tract infections
Urodynamics
Urological cancers

Qualification and professional memberships

MB ChB / Liverpool / 1980
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

FRCS / Edinburgh / 1983
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons

FRCS (Urol) / Intercollegiate Specialty Examination in Urology, UK / 1984
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Urology

MD / Liverpool / 1989
Doctor of Medicine


Professional memberships

British Association of Urological Surgeons, (BAUS)

American Urological Association (AUA)

European Association of Urology, (EAU)


Professional leadership

Urology Cancer Lead Mersey South, Cancer Network
Previous Director of Urology Training, Mersey Region
Member of the Examining Panel for the Intercollegiate Specialty Examination in Urology

Research and publications

Mr Parr has extensive research interests and has published more than 60 scientific papers in the fields of prostate cancer, bladder cancer, penile cancer, stone surgery, interstitial cystitis and andrology. He and his team have been awarded 15 prizes for best presentations at regional, national and international urology meetings. He is currently the local lead for several ongoing studies.

Current NHS posts

Wirral University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Christie Hospital, Manchester

Honorary Lecturer in Surgery, University of Liverpool

Personal profile

Mr Parr is married to Valerie Hayhurst, a local GP and has two daughters. His interests outside medicine include golf, squash and skiing.

Contact information

Telephone 0151 929 5181
Private secretary Sonya Waring, 0151 648 2395