Professional background

Mr Hussain Alnajjar is a consultant urological surgeon and andrologist at UCLH. He is an Honorary Associate Professor at University College London.

He completed pre-clinical medicine at St Andrews University in Scotland, and clinical medicine at University College London Medical School (UCL). He undertook academic training with a master of surgery degree at the University of Edinburgh in urology, passing with distinction. He received broad training in all disciplines of urology, and completed his higher surgical training at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge. He undertook his advanced fellowship in surgical andrology and genito-urethral oncology at the world-renowned specialist andrology unit at UCLH, further refining his specialist skills and performing cutting-edge surgery.

Hussain has a dual-qualification, being awarded fellowships with the Royal College of Surgeons of England FRCS (Urol) and the European Board of Urology (FEBU). He has won several awards and prizes for his clinical and academic achievements, including a coveted award from the Royal Society of Medicine.

Hussain has special interest in male factor infertility, erectile dysfunction and penile prosthesis surgery, Peyronie's disease and its surgical correction, priapism, genito-urethral oncology (penile cancer and testicular cancer) and genital reconstruction. He also manages men with all testicular conditions, low testosterone (hypogonadism), male sexual dysfunction.

Hussain has published widely in a number of high impact factor peer-reviewed medical journals and is actively involved in research in his field. He has extensively presented his work at national and international conferences including being an invited speaker at international conferences. He has written numerous book chapters and has co-authored and edited textbooks within the field of andrology.

Hussain is a keen mentor and trainer. He enjoys mentoring and training fellows and trainee doctors at UCLH. He is also a tutor for students taking a Master’s degree in the andrology and penile cancer modules. He is an examiner for both the European Board of Urology fellowship (FEBU) and the membership to the Royal College of Surgeons of England (MRCS) examinations.

Research interests

  • Benign andrology
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Priapism
  • Male infertility
  • Penile cancer and reconstruction
  • Testicular cancer
  • Surgery for Peyronie's disease
  • Management of scrotal and testicular conditions

Languages spoken

Arabic, Farsi