Consultant Urological Surgeon & Andrologist

Mr Shafi Wardak

BSc, MSc, MBBS, FRCS(Urol)


Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, FRCS(Urol)
Member of the British Association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS)
Member of the European Association of Urology (EAU)
Member of the American Urological Association (AUA)

GMC number: 7044525


Male Infertility & Hypogonadism
Erectile Dysfunction & Penile Prosthetic Surgery
Vasectomy & Vasectomy Reversal
Peyronie’s Disease
Varicocele Microsurgical Treatment
Circumcision under General and Local Anaesthetic
General Urology: Management of Haematospermia, Haematuria, Urinary Tract Infections
Benign Prostatic Enlargement & Prostatitis

Academic Background

Mr Shafi Wardak qualified from University College London with a degree of MBBS in 2009. He also undertook a bachelor’s degree in Medical Sciences at University of London before being awarded a master’s degree in Surgical Technology at Imperial College London. He completed his higher surgical training in London teaching hospitals including The Royal London, Guy’s & St Thomas’, and University College London Hospitals (UCLH).  He undertook a senior fellowship at the Institute of Andrology at UCLH, where he developed expertise in male infertility management, as well as penile prosthetic surgery and genital reconstruction.

Professional Profile

Shafi joined the Reading Urology Partnership in 2022 shortly after being appointed as a Consultant Urological Surgeon at Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust.

He has expertise in the assessment and management of male infertility and offers several methods of surgical sperm retrieval for assisted conception in men with infertility. Since his appointment, Shafi has established two new regional services. An NHS commissioned male fertility service for the entire Thames Valley region, and a penile prosthetic surgery service for management of end stage erectile dysfunction.

Mr Shafi Wardak at Thames Fertility Clinic

Surgical Sperm Retrieval at the Thames Fertility Clinic

Shafi is fellowship trained in penile prosthetic surgery (malleable and inflatable implants) and corrective surgery for Peyronie’s disease including plication and grafting techniques. He also offers a regional service for management of male hypogonadism (low testosterone).

He has a keen interest in research, having published in high impact peer reviewed scientific journals, and he regularly presents his research at national and international academic conferences.

Shafi also plays an active role in medical management and is the Lead for Clinical Governance at Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust.

Languages: English, Persian (Farsi), Hindi and Urdu.


  • Microdissection Testicular Sperm Extraction (M-TESE)
  • Percutaneous Epididymal Sperm Aspiration (PESA)
  • Testicular Sperm Aspiration (TESA)
  • Microsurgical Ligation of Varicocoele
  • Semen Analysis
  • Hormone Measurement
  • Genetic Tests

Read Shafi’s article on Top Doctors to find out more about sperm retrieval.

  • Oral Medication
  • Urethral Alprostadil Cream (Vitaros)
  • Urethral Alprostadil Suppository (MUSE)
  • Injectable Alprostadil (Caverject & Viridal Duo)
  • Vacuum Erection Device (iMEDicare)
  • Inflatable Penile Implants
  • Malleable Penile Implants
  • Stimulated Doppler Ultrasound Scan
  • Nocturnal Penile Tumescence Scan
  • Vacuum Erection Device (iMEDicare)
  • Traction Device
  • Plaque Injection
  • Penile Straightening Surgery – Plication (Nesbit’s) & Grafting (Lue)

Clinic Times

Mondays: Thames Valley Fertility Clinic, Maidenhead

Tuesdays: The Forbury Clinic, Reading

Fridays: The Harley Street Clinic, London

Ad hoc: Spire Dunedin Hospital

Jessica Powell The Urology Partnership

Jessica Powell, Secretary to Mr Shafi Wardak

0118 920 7045

Insured patients

Contact your GP and ask for a referral to the Urology Partnership.

All consultations, investigations and treatments are covered by major insurance companies (depending on policy).

Funding your own treatment

Self-funding initial consultation fee is £250. Follow up fees are £175.

Consultation charges are exclusive of any tests and other investigations that the consultant may wish to carry out.

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