Mr Giulio Garaffa MD PhD FECSM FRCS (Eng)

Consultant Uro-Andrologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Urology / GMC: 6109979

Mr. Giulio Garaffa is an award-winning Consultant Uro-Andrologist with over 20 years’ international medical experience. Mr Garaffa has a global reputation for his excellence in urology and is one of the leading experts in the field of erectile dysfunction, complex penile reconstruction, Peyronie’s disease, male infertility and microsurgery.

Mr Garaffa was born in Trieste, Italy and he graduated with honours at the faculty of Medicine and Surgery at the University of Trieste. Once finished his urological training, he completed a 3-year fellowship in Andrology and Reconstruction of the male urogenital tract at the Institute of Urology, University College London Hospitals, the world-leading centre for Andrology and Urethral Surgery. He holds a post there as a Consultant Uro-Andrologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Urology and Andrology.

Mr. Giulio Garaffa

Mr Garaffa was awarded a PhD on male infertility by the University “La Sapienza” of Rome. He is very active in the field of clinical research and highly regarded within the industry, having published in excess of 100 articles and book chapters on urology, andrology and reconstruction. He has been the recipient of numerous prestigious awards and due to his surgical excellence and knowledge, he is invited to lecture and perform live surgery all over the world.

Among the subspecialty of cosmetic surgery, Mr Garaffa specific focus lies in the following areas:

  • Correction of penile curvature secondary to Peyronie’s Disease 
  • Correction of congenital penile curvature
  • Penile and scrotal reconstruction
  • Treatment of foreskin diseases, including circumcision and frenuloplasty
  • Cosmetic surgery of the penis and the scrotum
  • Medical management of erectile dysfunction
  • Penile prosthesis implantation for the management of erectile dysfunction non responsive to medical treatment 

Prizes and grants:

  • Total phallic construction with the use of the forearm free flap (European Society of Sexual Medicine Annual Meeting 2006, best surgical presentation of the meeting)
  • Circumcision is not mandatory in penile surgery (British Association of Urological Surgeons Section of Andrology Annual Meeting 2007, best poster of the meeting)
  • Total phallic reconstruction with the use of the forearm free flap following amputation for penile cancer (European Association of Urology Annual Meeting 2009- best presentation of the session)
  • A comparative study using pelvicol, collagen or saphenous vein in plaque incision surgery for Peyronie’s Disease (European Society of Sexual Medicine Annual Meeting 2009, best surgical presentation of the meeting)
  • Penile prosthesis implantation in gender dysphoria- long term results (European Association of Urology 2011- best presentation of the session)
  • Total Phallic Reconstruction using Radial Artery based Forearm Free Flap after Penile Loss Secondary to Trauma (Included in the AUA 2016 press conference)

Specialist Treatments

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I am always striving to provide patients with the best treatment possible in order to allow them to resume sexual activity with confidence

Mr. Giulio Garaffa

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