Mr. Vinod Nargund

Lead Consultant Andrologist

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Vinod Nargund is a Consultant Urological Surgeon with an interest in Andrology. He has successfully led the andrology service for CREATE Fertility for the last 10 years. He deeply cares about using evidence-based care to help men improve their natural fertility where possible. He takes a holistic approach in helping men improve their sperm parameters. He is highly skilled in surgical sperm retrieval procedures including advanced testicular sperm collection using a microscope. His interest in male infertility originates from his expertise in the management of testicular cancer; he pioneered testis-conservation surgery along with Professor Tim Oliver, Emeritus Professor of Oncology. Vinod was trained in Urology Units at Belfast, Bradford and Oxford. Previously he was the Lead Cancer Surgeon at St Bartholomew’s Hospital and currently provides Andrology Service at Homerton University Hospital, London. Vinod has published over 70 scientific papers in national and international Urology journals. In addition to the research on surgical aspects in relation to male infertility his interests include the role of psychological stress in male infertility.

Key publications:

Nargund V H. Effects of psychological stress on male fertility. Nature Review Urology 2015; 12(7): 373-382

Ojha K, Nargund V H, Nargund G. Emergency sperm extraction for transient erectile dysfunction prior to assisted conception. Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics 2001; 18: 36-7

Otite U, Webb J A W, Oliver R T D, Badenoch D F and Nargund V H. Testicular microlithiasis: Is it a benign condition with a malignant potential? European Journal of Urology 2001; 40: 538-42

Nargund VH. Management of testicular pain. The Practitioner 2002; 246: 792-800

Oliver RTD, Ong J, Berney D, Nargund V, Badenoch D and Samash J. Testis conserving chemotherapy in germ cell cancer: Its potential to increase understanding of the biology and treatment of carcinoma in situ. Acta Pathologica Microbiologica et Immunologica Scandanavia 2003:111: 86-91; discussion 91-2

Kumar P, Kapoor S, Nargund V. Review: Haematospermia. Annals of Royal College of Surgeons of  England 2006; 88 (4): 339-42

Nargund VH. Editoreal Comment on ‘A Five-year follow up study of asymptomatic men with testicular microlithiasis’. Journal of Urology 2008; 179: 1423

Kumar P, Mehta V, Nargund V*. Management of Chronic testicular pain. Urologia Internationalis 2010; 84(2); 125-31

Gordon S, Bharadwa J, Campbell S, Nargund V H. Spermatogenesis and Spectral echo –Doppler traces from the main testicular artery. British Journal of Urology International 2003; 91: 897-8