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Miss Marie-Klaire Farrugia, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon & Urologist

Specialising in:

Fetal and perinatal urology: Prenatally diagnosed hydronephrosis and postnatal management; vesico-ureteric reflux (VUR); PUJ/ VUJ obstruction; duplex kidneys/ ureterocoele; posterior urethral valves (PUV); urine infections; wetting; foreskin/ circumcision; undescended testes/ scrotal problems; hydrocele/ hernia; hypospadias/ penis abnormalities; female genital anomalies.

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Specialist Details
Full name

Miss Marie-Klaire Farrugia

Qualifications

MD MD(Res) FRCSEd(PaedSurg)

Title

Paediatric Surgeon and Urologist

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Specialties

Paediatric urology

Site specialisation
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Clinical interests

Fetal and perinatal urology: Prenatally diagnosed hydronephrosis and postnatal management; vesico-ureteric reflux (VUR); PUJ/ VUJ obstruction; duplex kidneys/ ureterocoele; posterior urethral valves (PUV); urine infections; wetting; foreskin/ circumcision; undescended testes/ scrotal problems; hydrocele/ hernia; hypospadias/ penis abnormalities; female genital anomalies.

Background Information
Biography

Miss Farrugia completed her surgical training in London and Oxford, following an academic/ research background in fetal and perinatal urology in Great Ormond Street Hospital and the Institute of Child Health. She was awarded a travelling fellowship from the American Academy of Pediatrics, which enabled experience in leading centres in Boston and Baltimore. She is an executive committee member of the Society for Fetal Urology, which establishes consensus practice in the management of prenatal hydronephrosis, vesicoureteric reflux, and congenital megaureter. She is a keen minimally-invasive/ robotic surgeon. Outside work she is likely to be found Crossfit training or on a beach.

Languages spoken

English, Italian, Maltese

Availability
Regular Cromwell clinics

Yes

Clinic days

Mon: Tue: pmWed: Thurs: Fri: Sat:

Appointments telephone number

020 7460 5700

Additional Career Information
Year qualified

1998

Memberships

Executive international committee member of the Society for Fetal Urology; American Academy of Pediatric Urologists; European Society of Pediatric Urologists; British Association of Paediatric Urologists; British Association of Paediatric Endoscopic Surgeons; Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

NHS hospitals

Chelsea and Westminster

Posts

Clinical Lead for the North West London Paediatric Surgical Network

Research interests

Fetal urology and prenatally-diagnosed hydronephrosis/ urinary tract anomalies; vesico-ureteric reflux; congenital obstructive megaureter; posterior urethral valves and in-utero intervention.

Key published papers

Farrugia MK, Kirsch A. Application of the STROBE statement to publications on endoscopictreatment for vesicoureteral reflux. J Pediatr Urol, Feb 2017 (ePub ahead of print). 
 
 
Farrugia MK. Fetal bladder outlet obstruction: Embryopathology, in utero intervention and outcome. J Pediatr Urol. 2016 Oct;12(5):296-303. 
 
 
Farrugia MK, Hitchcock R, Radford A, Burki T, Robb A, Murphy F; On behalf of the British Association of Paediatric Urologists (BAPU). British Association of Paediatric Urologists consensus statement on the management of the primary obstructive megaureter. J Pediatr Urol. 2014 Feb;10(1):26-33. 
 
 
Chan E, Steinbrecher H, Madden N, Farrugia MK. Retroperitoneoscopic left upper moiety heminephroureterectomy for dribbling incontinence. J Pediatr Urol. 2014 Feb;10(1):193. 
 
Farrugia MK, Sebire NJ, Achermann JC, Eisawi A, Duffy PG, Mushtaq. Clinical and gonadal features and early surgical management of 45,X/46,XY and 45,X/47,XYY chromosomal mosaicism presenting with genital anomalies. J Pediatr Urol 9(2):139-44, 2013. 

Media coverage

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