Professor Mike Kirby


Visiting Professor to the Faculty of Health & Human Sciences, University of Hertfordshire and the Prostate Centre

“My aim is “adding life to years, not just adding years to life”. I know from personal experience what devastation an early death can cause to a man’s family, so preventative medicine and risk reduction are subjects that are close to my heart.”

Renowned for:

All aspects of men’s health
Erectile dysfunction
Cardiovascular risk reduction
Diabetes management
Osteoporosis management

For patients who need:

Health and prostate screening
Cardiac assessment
Erectile restoration
Diabetes care

Career highlights:

Professor Michael Kirby worked as a GP in Letchworth, Hertfordshire from 1973 until 2007, and was Director of HertNet (the Hertfordshire Primary Care Research Network) from 1998 until 2007, and Consultant to the Clinical Trials Unit at the University of Hertfordshire.

He held two cardiology sessions at the local District General Hospital throughout his GP career, and provided an echocardiography service for the local practices.

He is now Visiting Professor to the Faculty of Health and Human Sciences, at the University of Hertfordshire, and previously, Visiting Professor to the Institute of Diabetes for Older People, (IDOP) at the University of Bedfordshire. He is an International lecturer on Men’s Health.

Since 2007 and currently, his clinical work is at The Prostate Centre in London, where he deals with complex medical problems.

Professor Kirby is an Associate Member of the British Association of Urological Surgeons and a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians. He has been an active member of the Department of Health Prostate Cancer Risk Management Working Party and the Prostate Cancer Advisory Group, also, advisor to the Sexual Dysfunction Association.  He is a longstanding member and treasurer of the British Society of Sexual Medicine.

His special interests include cardiology, diabetes, osteoporosis, men’s health, urology, sexual problems and medical education.

He is Editor in Chief of the Primary Care Cardiovascular Journal, on the editorial board of the British Journal of Primary Care Nursing, the British Journal of Cardiology, Geriatric Medicine and the International Journal of Clinical Practice. He has also held membership of several NHS advisory boards.  He has published more than 400 clinical papers and 30 books.