Mr Asif Muneer

Mr Asif MuneerTel: 020 3447 9280
Fax: 020 3447 9063

University College Hospital

Urological Cancers, Penile Cancer, Testicular Cancer, Andrology, Urology

Professional background

Mr Asif Muneer is a Consultant Urological Surgeon and Andrologist.  He specialises in general urological conditions, diagnostic urology services and has a specialist interest in male infertility and vasectomy reversal, erectile dysfunction, genital oncology and oncoplastic reconstruction. He also manages men with hypogonadism, testicular conditions and corrective surgery for Peyronie's disease.    
Mr Muneer is also Honorary Senior Lecturer at University College London (UCL). He completed his higher degree (MD) at UCL investigating the physiology of smooth muscle dysfunction. Having completed his higher surgical training in Oxford, he undertook further visiting fellowships to the University of Bern, University of Paris as well as completing a Senior Fellowship at University College London Hospital. He has received a number of awards including a British Urological Foundation award, Ethicon visiting fellowship, Ralph Shackman fellowship and a Royal Society of Medicine award. He was also awarded the Keith Yeates Gold Medal for the FRCS(Urol) intercollegiate examination.   
Mr Muneer has published widely on all aspects of urology as well as co-editing a book entitled 'Viva Practice for the FRCS(Urol)' and has written 10 book chapters. As well as lecturing to trainee surgeons, Mr Muneer lectures throughout the UK and is involved in teaching at the the Genito urethral Masterclass and the Royal College of Surgeons Core Surgical Skills Course. He regularly reviews for a number of Urology publications and is an assistant editor for a quarterly urology journal.   
Outside of work he enjoys cricket, tennis and football.

Research interests

General andrology, erectile dysfunction, priapism, male infertility, penile cancer and reconstruction, surgery for Peyronie's disease, management of undescended testicles, scrotal and testicular conditions.


Muneer A, Ralph DJ, Minhas S  Sildenafil citrate (Viagra) – A drug monograph  Journal of Drug Evaluation 2003 1(7) : 225-246    Muneer A, Kalsi J, Christopher N, Minhas S, Ralph DJ  Plaque incision and grafting following a failed Nesbit procedure  BJU Int. 2004 Oct;94(6):878-80.   
Hanna SJ, Kaiser L, Muneer A, Nottingham JF, Kunkler RB.  Squamous cell carcinoma of the bladder presenting as vulvitis and cliteromegaly.  Gynecol Oncol. 2004 Dec;95(3):722-3.   
Kalsi JS, Bahadur G, Muneer A, Ozturk O, Christopher N, Ralph DJ, Minhas, S  Novel PDE5 inhibitors for the treatment of male erectile dysfunction.  Reprod Biomed Online. 2003 Oct-Nov;7(4):456-61.   
Bahadur G, Ozturk O, Muneer A, Wafa R, Ashraf A, Jaman N, Patel S, Oyede AW, Ralph DJ.  Semen quality before and after gonadotoxic treatment.  Human Reproduction 2005; 20(3): 774-81   
Hanna SJ, Muneer A, Coghill SB, Miller MA.  Ganglioneuromas in the adult scrotum.  J R Soc Med. 2005 Feb;98(2):63-4.   
Muneer A, Cellek S, Dogan A, Kell PD, Ralph DJ, Minhas S.  Investigation of cavernosal smooth muscle dysfunction in low flow priapism using an in vitro model.  Int J Impot Res. 2005 Feb;17(1):10-18   
Hanna SJ, Muneer A, Khalil KH  The 2-week wait for suspected cancer: time for a rethink?  Int J Clin Pract. 2005 Nov;59(11):1334-9.   
Bahadur G, Ozturk O, Muneer A, Wafa R, Ashraf A, Patel S, Ralph DJ   Post treatment azoospermia in cancer patients is subgroup dependent.  Fertility and Sterility 2006 Feb. 85(2) : 531-532    Hadway P, Muneer A, Minhas S  Penile Cancer  Urology News 2007 May; 11(4): 14-15    Turney BW, Muneer A  Upper Tract Urothelial Tumours  Urology News 2007 June; 11(5):    
Muneer A, Borley N, Ralph DJ  Erectile Dysfunction  European Genito-Urinary Disease 2007 (1): 93-96    Muneer A, Borley N, Ralph DJ  Erectile Dysfunction  European Endocrine Disease 2007(1): 93-96   
Blick C, Ravindranath N, Muneer A, Jones A  Bilateral renal angiomyolipomas with invasion of the renal vein: a case report.  ScientificWorldJournal 2008 (8):145-8.    Blick C, Abdelhadi S, Bailey D, Kelleher J, Muneer A  A unique case of a malignant sertoli cell tumour with cutaneous metastasis  ScientificWorldJournal 2008 (8): 95-7.   
Muneer A, Ralph DJ  Management of Priapism  European Genito-Urinary Disease 2007 (1): 60-63    Blick C, Abdelhadi S, Bailey D, Muneer A  Anaplastic, T-Cell, Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma presenting with haematuria   
ScientificWorldJournal 2008 (8): 342-345.    Muneer A, Blick C, Sharma D, Arya M, Grange P  Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES). A new dimension in minimally invasive surgery  Exp Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol 2008 2(2) : 155-157   
Muneer A, Minhas S, Arya M, Ralph DJ  Management of stuttering priapism – Review of therapeutic options  International Journal of Clinical Practice 2008 Aug;62(8):1265-70   
Muneer A, Minhas S, Freeman A, Kumar P, Ralph DJ   Investigating the use of high dose phenylephrine in prolonged ischaemic priapism  J Sex Med 2008 Sep;5(9):2152-9.   
Muneer A,  Cellek S, Ralph DJ, Minhas S  Investigation of putative agents to prevent irreversible corpus cavernosum smooth muscle dysfunction  BJU Int 2008 Sep;102(8):988-92   
Sharma D, Arya M,  Muneer A, Grange P, Gill IS  Intraluminal robotics – a new dawn in minimally invasive surgery  BJU Int 2008 Aug;102(3):265-6    Muneer A, Kayes O, Ahmad A, Arya M, Minhas S  Molecular prognostic factors in penile cancer  World J Urol 2008 Jun 12    Blick C, Arya M, Patel N, Minhas S, Muneer A .  
Penile tumors: an overview.   Atlas Genet Cytogenet Oncol Haematol. October 2008 .  URL :    
Muneer A, Arya M, Sharma D, Mushtaq I   Current status of robotic surgery in paediatric urology  Pediatr Surg Int. 2008 Sep;24(9):973-7.   
Muneer A, Ali I, Blick C, Turner G, Turner R  An unusual solitary lesion on the glans penis  Clin and Exp Derm   
Garaffa G, Muneer A, Freeman A, Abdel Raheem AM, Ralph DJ, Minhas S, Rees RW.  Paraganglioma of the spermatic cord: case report and review of the literature.  ScientificWorldJournal. 2008 Dec 25;8:1256-8   
Ralph DJ, Garaffa G, Muneer A, Freeman A, Rees R, Christopher AN, Minhas S.  The Immediate Insertion of a Penile Prosthesis for Acute Ischaemic Priapism.  Eur Urol. 2008 Oct 1.   
Muneer A,  Garaffa G, Minhas S, Ralph DJ  The management of stuttering priapism within a specialist unit – A 25 year experience  BJMSU 2009 Jan 2(1) :11-16   
Rees R, Freeman A, Malone P, Garaffa G, Muneer A, Minhas S  Case study: the surgical management of angiokeratoma resulting from radiotherapy for penile cancer.  ScientificWorldJournal. 2009 May 20;9:339-42   
MacGregor T, Patel N, Blick C, Arya M, Muneer A  Is there a role for cardiopulmonary exercise testing before major urological surgery?  BJU Int. 2009 Apr 17.

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