Dr. John Parkin specialized in urology

Dr. John Parkin

Consultant Urological Surgeon, University Hospitals Birmingham, UK.

Country United Kingdom
Speciality Urology
Subspeciality Uro-Oncology
Experience 1991 years
Languages English

Dr. Parkin is a consultant Urological Surgeon at University Hospitals Birmingham,Birmingham,UK. He acquired an Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery in 1994 after an intercalated Bachelor of Sciences in Chemical Pathology and Clinical Pharmacology. He has a special interest in uro-oncology and in particular laparoscopy and minimally invasive surgery. He has experience of almost 400 Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomies.

Areas of expertise: Uro-Oncology, Rigid and Flexible Ureteroscopy, Lower urinary tract Surgery and Scrotal Surgery

About

Dr. Parkin is a Consultant Urological Surgeon at University hospitals Birmingham after he was appointed in 2009. He completed his Specialist Registrar training in Urology in the West Midlands, gaining his Certificate of Completion of Training in Urology in March 3rd 2008. He has a special interest in uro-oncology and in particular laparoscopy and minimally invasive surgery. His medical training commenced as a student at St Mary’s Hospital Medical School, Imperial College, London, where he acquired Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery in 1994 after an intercalated Bachelor of Sciences in Chemical Pathology and Clinical Pharmacology. Following his basic surgical training in Scarborough, North Yorkshire, he undertook a period of travel that included six months working in New Zealand as a Senior House Officer in general surgery and urology. He began his urological career in Bristol, firstly as a senior house officer, then a locum registrar before spending eighteen months as a research registrar / fellow, before moving to the West Midlands for Specialist Registrar training. As a trainee in 2005, he was elected to serve as junior representative on the committee of the British Association of Urological Surgeons section of Endourology for a period of two years. In the ten years since his appointment as consultant he has focused on uro-oncology. He also works with the Gynae-oncology unit to provide urological expertise where necessary. He has experience of almost 400 Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomies as well as over 400 laparoscopic and open Renal procedures and over 100 Cystectomy/Pelvic exenterations. In addition he has a wide experience of core urology, including rigid and flexible Ureteroscopy, Lower Urinary Tract and Scrotal Surgery. During his career he has also sought to acquire both management and teaching skills, including Multi-Disciplinary Team lead for Urology. He has a good understanding of the importance of team working and clinical governance.


Experiences and Positions

2009 - Today

Consultant Urological Surgeon
University Hospitals Birmingham,Birmingham,UK

2007 - 2009

Specialist Registrar in Urology
University Hospital (Queen Elizabeth Hospital), Birmingham,UK


Degrees and Certifications

Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training (CCST) of Urology
London
2008

Fellowship of Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS) (Urol)
2006

Fellowship of Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS)
Royal College of Surgeons of England
1998

Royal College of Surgeons of England

MBBS
University of London
1994

BSc
University of London
1991


Memberships

Member of:

  • British Association of Urological Surgeons
  • British Medical Association
  • Medical Defense Union

Links

  • Laparoscopic lymph node sampling in locally advanced prostate cancer. J Parkin, https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/11849153/
  • Shock wave lithotripsy: a regional audit. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/11966620/
  • Flexible ureterorenoscopes: A users guide. J Parkin, FX Keeley, AG Timoney. BJU Int. 2002 Nov;90(7):640-3.
  • Endopyelotomy: Can the results match laparoscopic pyeloplasty?https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/12603420/
  • Indwelling catheter-associated urinary tract infections.https://europepmc.org/article/med/941351
  • Other Author publications:
  • Developing Alternative Urine Collection Devices for Long-term Usehttps://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/12885200/
  • Results from a Prospective Randomised Trial to Determine the Efficacy of
  • Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy: Does Rate Matter? https://europepmc.org/article/med/19683303
  • Centralisation of radical cystectomies for bladder cancer in England, a decade on from the 'Improving Outcomes Guidance': the case for super centralisation.
  • https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/28594471/
  • PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS:
  • Joint Meeting of British Gastroenterologists 152 (1991) Coldham N.G. and Parkin J. This was submitted from my Intercollated B.Sc. Project work examining the effect of endothelin on breast cancer cell lines.
  • A prospective randomised controlled trial of analgesia during SWL. J Parkin, FX Keeley, AG Timoney. Journal of Endourology http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S1677-55382017000300394
  • Flexible ureterorenoscopes: a comparison. J Parkin, FX Keeley, AG Timoney. Journal of Endourology
  • Investigation of ‘deflation cuff’ formation on long-term suprapubic catheters. J Parkin, M Wooley, A Evans, D Grover, J Scanlan. Journal of Endourology
  • Endoluminal ultrasound prior to retrograde endopyelotomy: can the results match laparoscopic pyeloplasty? Keoghane S, Parkin J, Evans S, Kumar S, Timoney AG and Keeley FX Jnr. Journal of Endourology. 2002 Sept; 16 (1): A61
  • Investigation of acute flank pain: how do practice of UK and Irish urologists compare with transatlantic and European colleagues? Otite U. Otite U, Parkin J, Waymont B, Inglis JA, Philp NH. Eur Urol 2004, (Suppl. 3), 2: 70.
  • BOOK CHAPTER
  • Gynecologic and Obstetric Surgery: Challenges and Management Options, edited by Arri Coomarasmy, Mahmood Shafi, G. Willy Davila, and Kiong K. Chan https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/book/10.1002/9781118298565
  • Chapter 149: Urinary Diversion

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