About this event

  • Date and time Fri 19 Jun 2020 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Urology

This webinar will provide an update on the key issues in andrology including the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of men with low testosterone, penile curvature, and erectile dysfunction (ED).

Topics to be covered during this session:

  • The basic physiology and pathology of testosterone production
  • How to assess men with symptoms of low testosterone, the diagnostic evaluation of the investigations for andropause
  • The indications for testosterone replacement therapy and the delivery
  • The assesment of men with penile curvature. Indications and techniques for penile straightening procedures
  • The assessment of men with erectile dysfunction
  • Indications for treatment of ED and the selection and technical considerations for penile implantation

A certificate of attendance and CPD certificate with 1 CPD credit will be issued to those joining the webinar live.

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We would like to thank The Urology Foundation and The Hadley Trust for their generous support enabling free access to this webinar for trainees.

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This meeting is a part of the Urology Section webinar series that will be broadcast weekly on Friday afternoons at 2:00pm. If you would like to find out more about the series, please visit the Urology Section homepage. These webinars will be available to access later online by those who have registered but cannot be present for the live broadcast.

Key speakers

Culley Carson

Dr Culley C. Carson III

Rhodes Distinguished Professor of Urology, Executive Director UNC Men’s Health Program and emeritus Chief of Urology at the University of North Carolina, USA

Speaker's biography

Dr Culley C. Carson III, MD FACS, is Rhodes Distinguished Professor of Urology, Executive Director UNC Men’s Health Program and emeritus Chief of Urology at the University of North Carolina.  Previously, he was Professor of Urology at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, NC.


Dr Carson completed his undergraduate studies at Trinity College in Hartford, CT where he graduated with a BS in biology and was a member of Psi Chi Honor Society. He received his M.D. from the George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, DC, where he was a member of Alpha Omega Alpha honor society and received the Walter Freeman Award and the Calvin Klopp Award for outstanding research. 


He completed his Surgical Internship and Residency at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and was a Urology Resident and Fellow at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. While at the Mayo Clinic, he was elected to Sigma Xi Research Honor Society. He served as a US Air Force flight surgeon and was selected as Command Flight Surgeon of the Year for his efforts for the 23rd Tactical Fighter Wing, the Flying Tigers, and the Tactical Air Command. He was honorably discharged with the rank of Major.


Dr Carson was the Editor-in-Chief of Contemporary Urology where he was awarded the 2001 Jesse H. Neal Award for editorial writing and was awarded Healthcare Hero 2007 from the Research Triangle Institute.   He has published more than 350 peer review articles and 18 textbooks. He was the founding editor in chief of Sexual Medicine Reviews. He is an editor of Textbook of Erectile Dysfunction that was awarded the 2000 Book Prize by the Royal College of Medicine. He received the David Cristol Award (Mayo Alumni Association) and the Distinguished Contribution Award from the American Urological Association in 2011. He received the Brantley Scott Award from the American Urological Association in 2012 and the St Paul’s Medal from the British Association of Urologic Surgeons in 2014 and was elected an honorary fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2015.  He received the Men’s Health Award from the Massachusetts Medical Society in 2015 and Lifetime Achievement Award from the Sexual Medicine Society of North America in 2016. Dr. Carson served on the American Board of Urology Examination Committee from 2001-2004.


Dr Carson is an active member of the American Association of Clinical Urologists, International Society for Sexual Medicine, American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons, and American Surgical Association. Dr Carson is past- president of the Urologic Research Society, Sexual Medicine Society of North America, Society of Urologic Prosthetic Surgeons, Southeast Section of the American Urological Association, Society of University Urologists and American Society for Men’s Health. He served as urology chairman and on the board of directors of the United States Pharmacopeia. 


Dr Carson’s clinical practice at both Duke and UNC has focused on men’s health and prosthetic urology, as well as, medical and surgical treatment of Peyronie’s Disease, erectile dysfunction and andrology.

Vaibhav Modgil

Mr Vaibhav Modgil

Consultant Urological Surgeon and Andrologist at the Manchester Andrology Centre, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

Speaker's biography

Vaibhav joined the North West of Englands regional centre for male sexual and reproductive health (Andrology) in 2019. He is part of the highest volume penile prosthesis implanting team in the north of England. The unit is also the regional centre for Peyronies disease and male factor infertility.


Vaibhav undertook his undergraduate degree in Southampton, and went on to complete his surgical training in Manchester and Birmingham. During his training he also gained, with merit, a masters degree in Leadership for Health Service improvement at the University of Birmingham. He went on to undertake an international fellowship in Western Australia (Perth) at one of the largest tertiary teaching hospitals in the country, where he was nominated for trainee of the year. On returning to the UK he completed a further one year specialist fellowship in Andrology at the internationally renowned University College London Hospitals Institute of Andrology. He has also completed specialist training in erectile dysfunction surgery in one of the USA’s highest volume penile surgery centres.


Vaibhav provides a high volume tertiary referral service for complex andrological conditions such as Erectile dysfunction (including penile prosthesis surgery), Peyronie’s disease, ejaculatory problems, and infertility.


Vaibhav has a keen interest in championing Mens Health research and has published and presented his work internationally. He is also a member of the European Association of Urologists (EAU) Male Reproductive and Sexual Health guideline group and the International Society of Sexual Medicine (ISSM) young researchers and clinicians committee. He is the social media editor for the Journal of Clinical Urology, and the British Association of Urological Surgeons. He is passionate about training and education in Urology and is a member of the question writers panel for the Intercollegiate fellowship exam in Urology, as well as the British Association Of Urological Surgeons Educational Committee. More recently he has been appointed to the The Urology Foundation Scientific Committee




Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM.

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The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s COVID-19 online events are available free of charge, while there will be small charges to register for other online education. These fees will enable the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic. 

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