Professional background

Pippa Sangster is a consultant urologist at UCLH. She qualified from Guy's and St Thomas's medical school. She has further degrees in psychology (BSC) and achieved the gold medal in the Urology MSC.

As well as completing general urological training, she spent three years sub-specialising in andrology at St George's and Guy's hospitals, before carrying out a fellowship at UCLH. Her main areas of expertise are andrology and her specialist interest is male factor infertility. She has built strong links with the reproductive medicine unit, endocrinology, haematology and oncology to ensure the fertility of these patients can be preserved or helped.

Research interests

  • Male infertility
  • Male ferility preservation
  • General andrology
  • Genital microsurgery
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Penile prosthesis
  • Peyronie's disease


Microbubble-enhanced ultrasound to demonstrate urethral transection in a case of penile fracture. Oliver Czarnecki, Conrad Brice von Stempel, Pippa Sangster, Miles Walkden. BMJ Case Reports 2017; doi:10.1136/bcr-2017-220073.

Peyronie’s disease. Urology news. Kalejaiye, A, Sangster P, Ralph D 2017

Complications of transperineal template-guided prostate biopsy: A single centre experience in 109 cases. Thomas Cronin, Lorna Neill, Johanne Nelson, Rachel Stewart, Philippa Sangster, Bijan Khoubehi. Surgical Practice, Volume 21, Issue 3, August 2017:103–106

Biomaterials in urinary incontinence and treatment of their complications, Sangster P & Morley R. Indian Journal Urology. 2010; 26 (2), 221-229

Assessment of urodynamic and detrusor contractility variables in patients with overactive bladder syndrome treated with botulinum toxin-A: is incomplete bladder emptying predictable?. Sahai A, Sangster P, Kalsi V, Khan MS, Fowler CJ, Dasgupta P. British Journal of Urology. 2009 Mar;103(5):630-4

Health economics and intradetrusor injections of botulinum for the treatment of detrusor overactivity. Sangster P, Kalsi V. British Journal of Urology, 2008 Jul 25;102 Suppl 1:17-9.

The Neurogenic bladder. Sangster, P. Urology News, 2006, Jan-Feb

The use of minilaparoscopy in pelvic oncological surgery. Sangster, P. Ind, T. International Seminars in Surgical Oncology 2006, 3:9

Sangster P, Thompson A. Bladder Cancer. Wiley-Blackwell. In ABC Urology. 2011

Sangster P, Goldstraw M, Kavia K, Kalsi V. Adult Urinary Incontinence. In: Arya M, Shergill I, Silhi N, eds. Female Urinary Incontinence. In: A Guide to Urology for GP’s. London: Quay books, 2009