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Richard Parkinson PhD, FRCS(Urol.)

 

Special interests:

  • Bladder botox injections
  • Sacral Neuromodulation
  • Bladder dysfunction
  • Incontinence
  • Post-prostatectomy incontinence
  • Female urology
  • Vaginal prolapse surgery

Richard Parkinson qualified from Nottingham University Medical School in 1995. After completing surgical training, he returned to Nottingham and spent three years doing a PhD. He undertook a subspecialty fellowship in female urology, reconstructive surgery and vaginal surgery before returning to Nottingham as a consultant urologist specialising in incontinence, reconstructive urology and female urology.

Mr Parkinson’s specialist interests include female and male incontinence, the management of neurological bladder conditions, urinary retention and urinary tract infections. He regularly performs Botox bladder injections, sacral neuromodulation, stress incontinence surgery and complex bladder reconstruction.

Mr Parkinson is a member of the British Association of Urological Surgeons Section of Female and Neurological and Urodynamic Urology (FNUU) and serves on the national section committee. He has also been urology head of department in Nottingham, a member of the national Specialist Advisory Committee for urology and worked on the national Clinical Reference Group for Women’s Health.

Richard is married with three children.