Professor Watkin is a Consultant Urological Surgeon specialising in Andrology and Genito-Urethral reconstruction. He was appointed to the Chair in Urology at St George’s University of London in 2019.

He qualified from Cambridge University and Oxford Clinical School in 1989. After training in West London and Cape Town, and completing a Higher Degree at the Royal Marsden/Institute of Cancer Research, he was appointed to St George’s Hospital in 2000, where he developed his specialist practice.

He has built up a team who manage the penile cancer supra-network. This has resulted in several major awards; National Cancer team of the Year, twice in 2009 and 2014, and personally the Karl Storz Golden Telescope in 2010.

The Urethroplasty service is involved with mentoring several UK departments and also in 2014, Nick was invited to set up a National urethroplasty service in Denmark.

He sits on the NCRI penile group, NCIN Urology group and London Cancer Alliance Urology Pathway Group. He was secretary of BAUS Section of Andrology 2010-13, elected to BAUS Council in 2013, and in addition is Training Program Director for London South region and Director of Undergraduate Surgical Education at St George’s Medical School.

He has authored or co-authored over 100 peer-reviewed publications and over 150 International abstracts. He has chaired scientific meetings, andrology teaching courses and he set up the Regional Andrology teaching for Higher trainees in 2013.