Prof Imran Mushtaq

Consultant Paediatric Urologist


Professor Imran Mushtaq, Consultant Paediatric Urologist at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) and Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Child Health, London, started his career as a Paediatric Urologist in 2001.

He pioneered minimally invasive urological surgery in London and is widely regarded as one of the leading laparoscopic surgeons in the UK, with expertise in the techniques of nephrectomy, partial nephrectomy, adrenalectomy, pyeloplasty and robotic surgery. Professor Mushtaq has a specialist interest in reconstructive urology, comprising hypospadias, disorders of sex development, neuropathic bladder and bladder exstrophy and epispadias. GOSH is the only institution in the UK that manages children with bladder exstrophy, for which the hospital has exceptional expertise and offers cutting-edge treatment.

Professor Mushtaq is a member of the review board of many prestigious journals. He has published more than 50 scientific articles in national and international indexed journals, presented over 30 abstracts, and authored 10 book chapters.


  • Hypospadias
  • Spina bifida
  • Posterior urethral valves
  • Disorders of sex development
  • Neuropathic bladder
  • Bladder exstrophy and epispadias
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • MB, ChB, University of Glasgow 1989
  • FRCS (Glasg), The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow 1994
  • FRCS (Paed), The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow 2000
  • MD, University of London 2000 


  • Reconstructive urology
  • Disorders of sex development (formerly known as intersex)
  • Neuropathic Bladder
  • Bladder exstrophy and Epispadias
  • Hypospadias

News & Publications

Taghavi K, Dumble C, Hutson JM, Mushtaq I, Mirjalili SA. The bell-clapper deformity of the testis: The definitive pathological anatomy. J Pediatr Surg. 2020 Jun 25:S0022-3468(20)30443-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2020.06.023. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32762939.

Stewart BJ, Ferdinand JR, Young MD, Mitchell TJ, Loudon KW, Riding AM, Richoz N, Frazer GL, Staniforth JUL, Vieira Braga FA, Botting RA, Popescu DM, Vento- Tormo R, Stephenson E, Cagan A, Farndon SJ, Polanski K, Efremova M, Green K, Del Castillo Velasco-Herrera M, Guzzo C, Collord G, Mamanova L, Aho T, Armitage JN, Riddick ACP, Mushtaq I, Farrell S, Rampling D, Nicholson J, Filby A, Burge J, Lisgo S, Lindsay S, Bajenoff M, Warren AY, Stewart GD, Sebire N, Coleman N, Haniffa M, Teichmann SA, Behjati S, Clatworthy MR. Spatiotemporal immune zonation of the human kidney. Science. 2019 Sep 27;365(6460):1461-1466. doi: 10.1126/science.aat5031. PMID: 31604275; PMCID: PMC7343525.

Evans, K., Asimakadou, M., Nwankwo, O., Desai, D., Cherian, A., Mushtaq, I., Cuckow, P., Duffy, P., Smeulders, N., 2015. What is the risk of urinary tract infection in children with antenatally presenting dilating vesico-ureteric reflux? J Pediatr Urol. 11(2) pp 93.

Mifsud, W., Sambandan, N., Humphries, P., Sebire, N.J., Mushtaq, I., 2014. Perineal lipoma with accessory labioscrotal fold and penis-like phallus in a female infant with unilateral renal agenesis. Urology. 84(1) pp. 209-12.

Patel, R.V., Johal, N., Evans, K., Mushtaq, I., 2014. Antenatal mild hydronephrosis with subsequent polyp of the upper ureter in a child presenting with recurrent Dietl's crisis. BMJ Case Rep.

Sakoda, A., Mushtaq, I., Levitt, G., Sebire, N.J., 2014. Clinical and histopathological features of adrenocortical neoplasms in children: retrospective review from a single specialist center. J Pediatr Surg. 49(3) pp. 410-15.

Alagaratnam, S., Nathaniel, C., Cuckow, P., Duffy, P., Mushtaq, I., Cherian, A., Desai, D., Kiely, E., Pierro, A., Drake, D., De Coppi, P., Cross, K., Curry, J., Smeulders, N., 2014. Testicular outcome following laparoscopic second stage Fowler-Stephens orchidopexy. J Pediatr Urol. 10(1) pp. 186-92.

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