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Mr Mahmoud Elfar - Urology

Mr Mahmoud Elfar is a Consultant Urologist in Lancashire, Renacres Hospital.

Based at: Renacres Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

Clinical interests

Prostate cancer diagnosis including trans-perineal biopsies

Renal cancer including laparoscopic surgery

Bladder cancer 

Testicular cancer

Benign Prostatic enlargement and men lower urinary tract symptoms 

Recurrent urinary tract infection in women

Stone surgery

Male Erectile Dysfunction

Academic background

Graduated from Alexandria University in Egypt in 1991 with honours degree. Completed training as a Urology specialist and obtained a master degree in Urology From Cairo University in 1995. Had Fellowship of the Royal College of Physician and Surgeons of Glasgow and perfomed research in Prostate Cancer for 3 years leading to MD degree from Queens University Belfast during which I established collaboration with academic centres in Italy and Netherland as well as collaboration with hospitals in Scotland. Then I was enrolled in a UK National formal training program for 5 years in Urology in Northern Ireland leading to Certificate of completion of Urological training from the speciality advisory committee. During my training I obtained FRCS degree in Urology and performed out of program fellowship in Eastbourne in Laparoscopic surgery. Following the completion of training I performed a further fellowship in complex Urological stone surgery and after starting my consultant post I obtained a degree in laparoscopic surgery from Universitie De Strasbourg (France).

Currently I’m a consultant urological surgeon and Urology cancer lead at Aintree part of Liverpool University hospitals Foundation Trust.

I’m also the chair of the Urology care Quality Group for Merseyside and Cheshire Cancer network (CQG) and I’m also the urology lead and member of the advisory board of the National institute of clinical care Excellence Intervention procedure advisory committee (NICE IPAC).


Medical School
M.B.Ch, B:Medical School: Faculty of medicine, Alexandria University, Egyp - 21 March 1991 -  Distinction with Honours

Awarded Prizes; Prize for the honours Degree awarded from Alexandria University in March1992)

Other professional Qualifications 

MSc. Urology
Cairo University
November 1995

FRCS (Glasg)
Royal college of Physicians And Surgeons of Glasgow
29 March 2000   

Queens University Belfast
Epigenetic Biomarkers in prostate cancer
Graduated in December 2005

FRCS (Urol)
Intercollegiate Speciality Exam, May 2009

Speciality Advisory Committee, October 2011

Diploma in Laparoscopic Surgery
Universitie De Strasbourg (France) 3/02/2012

Professional Memberships

• Member of the British association of Urological surgeons (BAUS)

• Member of the urological association of Urology (EAU)

• Member of The Endourology society

• Medical protection Society (MOS)

NHS base

Aintree University hospital

Clinic Times

Monday AM (Alternate) & Saturday AM (Alternate)

01704 335 398