Professor Roger Kirby


Consultant Urologist, Director of The Prostate Centre

“I have a “passion for the prostate” and founded The Prostate Centre in order to provide a better experience for patients. I am proud of the team we have assembled and the fact that everything we do is suffused with enthusiasm and commitment”

Renowned for:

Robotic radical prostatectomy
Second opinion

For patients who have:

Prostate cancer
Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)

Career highlights:

With an international reputation as a clinician, researcher, communicator and writer, Roger is the UK’s best known and most experienced prostate surgeon. Always in the vanguard of advances in patient care, he has performed over 2000 radical prostatectomy operations (the last 950 using the da Vinci robot); written over 60 books and published more than 300 scientific papers; is founder and current editor of the journal Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases; has been heavily involved in the development of national guidelines for prostate healthcare, and maintains his state-of-the-art expertise by attending scientific meetings and lecturing around the world.

At the same time he has had a long-standing interest in the wider issues of men’s health and patient safety, on which he has launched a number of pioneering initiatives. He was Chairman of the charity Prostate UK until it became Prostate Action in 2010, and continues as a trustee; and is Secretary of The Urological Foundation. He has personally raised over £3 million through marathon running, mountain climbing, trekking and cycling challenges for both The Urology Foundation and Prostate UK.