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Mr Gordon Muir

Consultant Urologist

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Mr Gordon Muir is a consultant urologist based in London. He has a specialist interest in the minimally invasive diagnosis and treatment of prostate disease, both BPH and prostate cancer. He also specialises in male sexual dysfunction and infertility, with particular regard to reducing treatment-related side effects for men with prostate problems. Mr Muir’s research has been widely published, and he is a recognised international expert and teacher in laser prostatectomy, Urolift and focal prostate cancer treatments. He has also developed and published operative techniques for foreskin and penis problems.

Wherever possible he offers one stop diagnostic visits, working from a few well-equipped modern clinics, with his private base at the iconic Shard.

After qualifying in medicine from Glasgow, he served as a medical officer in the army, and later completed his post-graduate training in surgery and urology at the Royal Marsden and St George’s Hospitals, also spending time in Egypt, the USA, France and Italy.

He has been a consultant urologist at King’s College Hospital since 1996 and is also Honorary Senior Lecturer in Surgery at King’s College London.

An active teacher and researcher, Gordon has published over 100 scientific papers, and has lectured, taught and held visiting professorships in every continent in the world except Antarctica.

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Medical Experience

Consultant Urologist – King’s College London

Medical Officer – British Army

Training & Qualifications


Specialisms and Areas of Interest

Consultant Urological Surgeon


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