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Mr Daniel Burke

Consultant Urological Surgeon

MB, BS, FRCS(Urol)

Practices at: The Alexandra Hospital

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Personal Profile

Daniel is a Consultant Uological Surgeon based at Manchester University Foundation Trusts (MRI & Wythenshawe hospitals). He was appointed in 2010 after successfully establishing a minimally invasive prostate and kidney service as a Consultant in Derby & Sherwood Forest NHS Trusts.

He graduated from London University and subsequently gained his training in Bath, Manchester, Liverpool & Australia before completing his urological surgical training with a fellowship in laparoscopic and robotic surgery in the world renowned urological centre in Bordeaux, France.

Daniel covers all aspects of adult urology and continues his sub-specialist interests in urology cancer diagnosis and treatment along with benign prostate conditions. He is a strong supporter of active surveillance where appropriate for prostate cancer. Along with his colleagues in Manchester Urology he has advanced the techniques of prostate cancer diagnosis with the establishment of Multiparametric MRI, Transperineal Template Prostate Biopsy and MR Fusion Targeted Prostate Biopsy. He has also continued to develop minimally invasive techniques with the establishment of an entirely 3-D laparoscopic surgery at the Manchester Royal Infirmary. More recently he is involved with developing the robotic surgical practice within his NHS practice.

Daniel is an enthusiastic teacher and is a member of the educational faculty of 'The European Institute of TeleSurgery' at The University Hospital, Strasbourg, where he regularly teaches on their international courses. He is also involved in the training and mentoring of fellow UK consultants in minimally invasive surgery

Daniel is married with 3 daughters. He enjoys most sports and keeps tries to keep fit by setting himself annual challenges often helping to raise money for various charities, most recently the London Marathon were he raised over £6000 for Meningitis. 

Clinical Interests

Daniel is happy to see all adult urological conditions and if your condition is not covered by his sub-speciality then he will refer you onto the appropriate clinician within the Manchester Urology Team:

His clinical interests are:

  • Prostate Cancer diagnosis and treatment in particular active surveillance 
  • MRI fusion prostate biopsies
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Benign prostate conditions 
  • Kidney Cancer diagnosis and treatment
  • Benign kidney conditions
  • Haematuria (Blood in your urine)
  • Lower urinary tract symptoms

Professional Memberships

  • British Association of Urology
  • Oncology Section of British Association of Urology
  • Endourology Section of British Association of Urology