Mr Gerald Collins

FRCS (Ed), FRCS (Glas), MD FRCS (Urol)

Practising at

Spire Regency Hospital Macclesfield

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Gerald Collins at Spire include:


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Professional profile

Mr Collins is a graduate of the University College, Cork, Ireland. Mr Collins trained in Ireland, England and Scotland achieving FRCS (Ed) and FRCS (Glas) in 1989. Following the West of Scotland General Surgical Rotation he specialised in Urology and performed his higher degree research and subsequent thesis in Stirling Royal Infirmary affiliated to Edinburgh University and the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN and was awarded an MD in 1993. Mr Collins is an experienced Surgeon in general and cancer urology having been appointed Consultant in 1997. Mr Collins has maintained his research interests and is now Research lead and MD Supervisor. Mr Collins has also run the North West Regional Prostate Cancer Audit for the last ten years.

Mr Collins is a Urological Surgeon with a special interest and expertise in cancer diagnosis, managment and surgery.

Clinical Interests

•Adult and Paediatric Urology •Bladder Botulinum Toxin Injections (Botox) •Circumcision •Cystoscopy •Epididymectomy •Erectile Dysfunction •Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy (ESWT) for Peyronie's Disease •Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy (ESWL) for Stone Disease •Haematospermia •Haematuria (blood ion urine) •Incontinence •Operations for Peyronie's disease •Operations for Stone Disease •Paediatric Urology •Penile Corrective Surgery •Prostate and Bladder Cancer Surgery •Prostatectomy •Raised PSA •Reconstruction •Sexual Function Preserving Transurethal Resection of Prostate (TURP) (testimonials) •Scrotal/Testicular Lumps •Stone disease •Transrectal Ultrasound Scan and Prostate Biopsies •Transurethral Resection of Bladder Tumour (TURBT) •Urethrotomy •Urinary Tract Infections •Urological Cancer (prostate, bladder, kidney) •Urinary Incontinence •Vasectomy •Vasectomy reversal

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

British Medical Association
British Association of Urological Surgeons
European Association of Urology
American Urological Association
BAUS Section of Oncology
Harvard Postgraduate Association
BAUS Section of Academic Urology
BAUS Section of Endourology

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Urologist, Stepping Hill Hospital

Consultant Urological Surgeon, Tameside General Hospital

Consultant Urologist, Macclesfield District General Hospital

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Personal Profile

Music (passive), sailing, Munster and Irish rugby.

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Private contact details

Telephone 01625 505412/505406
Private secretary Kaye Brown
Private secretary fax 01625 501 800
Private secretary email