Professional background

Abraham Cherian is an honorary consultant paediatric urologist at University College London Hospital. He is based primarily as a full time consultant paediatric urologist at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children. He jointly leads the Cloacal Malformation Multidisciplinary Service at GOSH and his other areas of interest include minimally invasive surgery and vascular anomalies of the genito-urinary tract.

He is the national training programme director for Paediatric Urology fellowship Programme and an examiner for the FRCS Paediatric Surgery examinations under the Intercollegiate Examinations, UK. He is a member of the British Association of Paediatric Urologists, the British Association of Paediatric Endoscopic surgeons, Children’s Cancer & Leukemia Group and the International Society of Hypospadias and DSD.

Qualifications: MBBS, MS, DNB, FRCS, FRCS(PaedSurg), FEAPU

Research interests

Cloaca and urogenital sinus malformations


Book chapters:

  • Guide to Paediatric Urology and Surgery in Clinical Practice - Springer. Disorders of Male External Genitalia: Hypospadias, Epispadias, Concealed Penis, Urethral Disorders.
  • Surgery-Renal and Urological surgery - III | Volume 35, Issue 6; 324-330. 2017. Paediatric urology
  • Blandy's Urology, 3rd Edition. 2019 Testes Congenital and Childhood Anomalies
  • Key clinical topics in paediatric surgery. 2013. Antenatal Hydronephrosis SBN-13: 978-1907816581 ISBN-10: 1907816585
  • Essentials off Paediatric Surgery 2019. Neuropathic bladder. Disorders of Sex Development. Urinary diversions and undiversion. Bladder exstrophy epispadias complex
  • Oxford Specialist Handbook of Paediatric Surgery 2nd Edition. Varicocoele. Phimosis & Paraphimosis. Prune belly syndrome
  • Color Atlas of Paediatric Anatomy, Laparoscopy and Thoracoscopy. Springer
  • Atlas of Male Genitourethral Surgery. Wiley Blackwell. 2014 Surgical management of cryptorchidism and testicular tumors ISBN-10: 1444335561 ISBN-13:N978-1444335569
  • Pediatric Urology Book - online Multi cystic dysplastic kidney

Associate editor:

  • Essentials of Paediatric Surgery 2019. Paras Medical Publishing