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Mr Andrew Robb is a well-regarded consultant paediatric urologist based in Birmingham. From his private clinic at Spire Parkway, he specialises in treating urinary and genitalia problems in young people. His areas of expertise include urinary incontinence, hypospadias, urinary tract infections, circumcision, vesicoureteral reflux and hydroceles, to name a few.

After graduating in 1999 from Queen’s University Belfast, Mr Robb was awarded qualification in prehospital medicine by the faculty of pre-hospital care of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He completed his master’s thesis in 2010 and in 2011 became fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

After spending some time as a Consultant Paediatric Surgeon and Urologist at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, he was asked to return to Birmingham Children’s Hospital in 2015 to take over a complex reconstructive paediatric urology practice and develop the paediatric stone service for the West Midlands. Here, Mr Robb spends his time treating patients, alongside his private Spire Parkway clinic.

Mr Robb is actively involved in teaching, teaching courses like the Annual BAPU Paediatric Urology Course in Cambridge and is the regional Training Programme Director for paediatric surgery for the Birmingham, Bristol and Cardiff Consortium.

He has published 15 peer-reviewed research papers, 5 invited articles, 3 book chapters and has presented at regional, national and international meetings. He is a member of numerous organisations, including The British Association of Paediatric Surgeons.

Especialista en

Urinary incontinence

What is urinary incontinence? Urinary incontinence is the involuntary loss of urine. This is a common problem which causes embarrassment and ca...

Paediatric urology

What is paediatric urology? Paediatric urology is a subspecialty of urology that specialises in malformations of the urogenital system of child...

Urinary tract infection

What is a urinary tract infection? Urinary tract infection (UTI) refers to inflammation in the urinary tract caused by bacteria, the most commo...

Circumcision

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Vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) (kidney reflux)

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Hydrocele

What is a hydrocele? A hydrocele is a swelling of fluid, most commonly occuring in the scrotum bet...

Enfermedades, Pruebas y Tratamientos

  • Bedwetting
  • Chordee
  • Circumcision
  • Cystitis
  • Cystoscopy
  • Deflux® injection
  • Duplex kidney
  • Ectopic testes
  • Endoscopic surgery
  • Endourology
  • Foreskin problems
  • Haematuria (blood in the urine)
  • Heminephrectomy
  • Hernia
  • Hydrocele
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Kidney infection
  • Kidney stones
  • Labial adhesions
  • Micropenis
  • Multicystic dysplastic kidney (MCDK)
  • Nephrectomy (kidney removal)
  • Orchidopexy
  • Overactive bladder
  • Pearly penile papules
  • Phimosis
  • Posterior urethral valves (PUV)
  • Preputioplasty
  • Pyeloplasty
  • Scrotal swelling
  • Second medical opinion
  • Short frenulum
  • Undescended testicle (Cryptorchidism)
  • Ureteral reimplantation
  • Ureterocele
  • Urethra surgery
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Urodynamic testing
  • Urogenital injuries
  • Vaginal problems
  • Varicocele
  • Vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) (kidney reflux)

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Contacto

  • Spire Parkway Hospital
    1 Damson Pkwy B91 2PP - Birmingham (Solihull)
    (+44) 01212817770
  • Birmingham Children's Hospital
    Steelhouse Lane B4 6NH - Birmingham
    (+44) 01212817770

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Artículos

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Types of hydrocele
It is always worrying when something is wrong with our children, but it can be a particular concern when the condition affects their genitals. Swollen testicles can indicate the presence of a hydrocele. But what is this condition and how does it happen? Esteemed paediatric urologist Mr Andrew Robb explains.
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Haematuria in children
Blood in the urine or haematuria is a nasty surprise in any circumstances, but is all the more worrying when it happens to your children. What can cause blood in the urine? Should we be concerned? What can the doctor do about it? Expert paediatric urologist Mr Andrew Robb has the answers.
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How to stop bedwetting
How can I stop my child wetting the bed? In the second part of our interview with expert paediatric urologist Mr Andrew Robb, he provides some solutions to bedwetting in children.
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Bedwetting in children: ask an expert
If our children are frequently wetting the bed, lots of questions go through our minds. Is bedwetting normal? What causes it? What age do kids usually stop wetting the bed? We asked expert paediatric urologist Mr Andrew Robb, a specialist who looks after young people with problems with their waterworks, for answers to these questions.
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Signs of kidney stones in children
Kidney stones can present in a number of different ways in children. Kidney stones can be asymptomatic, especially those that are in the kidney and not causing any blockage. The stones may only be detected while investigating urinary tract infections. Mr Andrew Robb, a paediatric urologist tells us how kidney stones are diagnosed and treated in children.
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