Consultant in Adolescent & Reconstructive Urology
University College London Hospitals
Dan’s principle surgical interest is in major lower urinary tract function and reconstruction in adolescence – particularly with congenital anomalies. He performs major surgical reconstruction for patients with conditions such as bladder exstrophy, disorders of sex development, spina bifida. With an expertise in augmentation and substitution cystoplasty, ileal conduit, mitrofanoff channels and genitoplasty including vaginal reconstruction.
Dan did his research and gained his PhD in 2003 with Professor Chris Fry at UCL looking at cultured bladder cells and their physiology. He continues to maintain a research interest in cell culture and its application, as well as long term outcomes in adolescent urology.
He is an Editor of the Journal of Paediatric Urology, Chairman of the newly formed Congenital Lifelong Urology Working Group in Europe, Patron of the Mitrofanoff Support Charity and a Trustee of the St Peter’s Trust. He is an alumnus of the NHS Staff College Leadership training programme.