Mr Gerald Nicholas Collins

Personal profile

Mr Collins is a Urological Surgeon with a special interest and expertise in cancer diagnosis, management and surgery.

A graduate of University College, Cork, Ireland, Gerald trained in Ireland, England and Scotland achieving FRCS(Ed) and FRCS(Glas) in 1989.  Following the West of Scotland General Surgical Rotation he specialised in Urology and performed his higher degree research and subsequent thesis in Stirling Royal Infirmary affiliated to Edinburgh University and the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN and was awarded an MD in 1993.

He is an experienced Surgeon in general and cancer urology having been appointed Consultant in1997.  He has maintained his research interests and is now Research Lead and MD Supervisor.  He has also run the North West Regional Prostate Cancer Audit for the last ten years.

Professional Membership



  • British Medical Association

  • British Association of Urological Surgeons

  • European Association of Urology

  • American Urological Association

  • BAUS Section of Oncology

  • Harvard Postgraduate Association

  • BAUS Section of Academic Urology

  • BAUS Section of Endourology

Clinical Interests



  • Erectile dysfunction

  • Haematospermia

  • Haematuria (blood in urine)

  • Incontinence

  • Paediatric urology

  • Investigation of raised PSA/ treatment of benign diseases of the prostate

  • Reconstruction

  • Reversal of vasectomy

  • Scrotal pathology

  • Stone disease

  • Urinary tract infections

  • Urological cancer (prostate, bladder, kidney)

  • Vasectomy

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