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."

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I was the first Urologist to be appointed to Wirral University Teaching Hospital's NHS Foundation, over 23 years ago. I have wide reaching experience across the field of urology, but nowadays my 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:


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.  

I have a particular interest in prostate cancer imaging and advanced biopsy techniques, (template biopsy). I also runs a supra regional penile cancer service and receive many referrals for suspected penile cancer.

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Additional information

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

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

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

Wirral University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Christie Hospital, Manchester

Honorary Lecturer in Surgery, University of Liverpool

I am married to Valerie Hayhurst, a local GP and have two daughters. My interests outside medicine include golf, squash and skiing.

Telephone 0151 929 5408
Private secretary Valerie Parr
Private secretary email