Mr Richard Stephenson

Consultant Urologist


"I enjoy the high professional standards, but relaxed atmosphere at Spire Murrayfield Hopsital"

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Mr Stephenson's urological training was in Bristol, Hull, Sheffield and Edinburgh. Consultations Mondays from 6pm and Fridays from 9.30am. He has been a consultant on the Wirral since 1995 and is interested in general urology as well as surgery for kidney cancers, prostate problems and bladder symptoms. He has built up considerable experience in these areas and often favours conservative over surgical treatments.

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Richard Stephenson at Spire include:


Other treatments


Recurrent urinary tract infections and urinary symptoms

Prostate problems

Prostate cancer, Bladder cancer

Erectile dysfunction

Kidney problems

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Additional information

Benign prostate diseases
Bladder/ kidney stone disease
Bladder cancer
Erectile dysfunction
Kidney cancer
Prostate cancer
Urinary tract infections
Urological cancers
Urological pathology

Surgical oncology, renal tumours, endo-urology.

MB ChB / Bristol / 1982
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

FRCS / London / 1987
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England

FRCS (Urol) / UK / 1994
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Urology

Professional memberships

Royal College of Surgeons, England

British Association of Urological Surgeons

British Association of Urological Surgeons - Section of Oncology

Member of the Societe International D'Urologie

Professional leadership

Current Chairman of the Medical Board, Wirral University Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust from 2013

Consultant Urologist, Wirral Hospitals NHS Trust

Mr Stephenson is married to a recently retired nurse and has two grown up daughters, beginning careers in medicine and civil engineering.  

He can often be spotted arriving at Spire on his beloved Triumph Tiger!  He enjoys cycling, sailing and skiing.

You may recognise him from his appearances on Pointless and The Chase!

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