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Professor Michael Kirby MBBS LRCP MRCS FRCP

Current Editor Trends in Urology & Men’s Health.

Professor Kirby qualified at St Mary’s Hospital, London and worked as a GP in Letchworth, Hertfordshire from 1973 until 2007. He also worked in the cardiology department at the Queen Elizabeth II Hospital, Welwyn Garden City, for 36 years, and provided an open-access echocardiography service for patients with heart failure for the North Hertfordshire Primary Care Trust.

He was Director of HertNet (the Hertfordshire Primary Care Research Network) from 1998 until 2007. He was Visiting Professor to the Faculty of Health and Human Sciences, at the University of Hertfordshire, where he was appointed as consultant to the Clinical Trials Coordinating Centre.

He also worked with the University of Bedfordshire as Visiting Professor to the Institute of Diabetes for Older People.

His subsequent clinical work was at the Prostate Centre in London, until 2019 where he dealt with complex cardio-metabolic diseases, sexual problems and andrology.

He has been a long term member of the British Society For Sexual Medicine and is the ex-treasurer.

He is a Trustee of the Sexual Advice Association and developed the SMART SAA Application available online.

Member of The Royal Society of Medicine.

He is an Associate Member of the British Association of Urological Surgeons and a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians. His special interests include cardiology, diabetes, osteoporosis, men’s health, urology, andrology and education. He is past Editor of the Primary Care Cardiovascular Journal, and current editor of Trends in Urology & Men’s Health, he is on the editorial board of the British Journal of Primary Care Nursing, the British Journal of Cardiology, Geriatric Medicine and the International Journal of Clinical Practice.

He also holds membership of several NHS advisory boards. He has published more than 400 clinical papers and 30 books.


Professor M G Kirby FRCP

Visiting Professor, Faculty of Health & Human Sciences, Centre for Research in Primary & Community Care  (CRIPACC)
University of Hertfordshire AL10 9AB

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