Mr Martyn PL Williams

MB, BS, FRCS(Ed), FRCS (pead), FRCS (Eng ad eundem)


Mr Martyn PL Williams is a Consultant Specialist Paediatric Surgeon and Paediatric Urologist based at Cambridge University Hospital, Addenbrookes where he is the Lead Surgeon for Paediatric Urology. He specialises in all surgical conditions affecting children especially undescended testis, foreskin problems, day and night-time wetting, urinary infection, kidney and bladder disorders, hypospadias and disorders of sexual development. He also specialises in hernia repair and laparoscopic keyhole surgery.  

Mr Williams qualified from the University of London and trained in general adult surgery in London, Leicester and Liverpool before specialising in paediatric surgery at the renowned Royal Liverpool Children's Hospital, Alder Hey. He was awarded the prestigious Smith & Nephew Research Foundation Fellowship which enabled him to spend two years at the esteemed Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia looking in depth into the possible caused of undescended testis.

He returned to Newcastle to finish his surgical training before being appointed a Consultant Specialist in Cambridge in 1995.

Mr Williams is an examiner in paediatric surgery for the Joint Royal Colleges of Surgeons and is regularly invited to chair sessions at the British Association or Paediatric Surgeons and British Association of Paediatric Urologist's annual meetings.


  • Weekly Thursday 09:30 - 12:30


Current posts

  • Consultant Specialist Paediatric Surgeon and Paediatric Urologist Addenbrookes Hospital Cambridge Lead Surgeon for paediatric urology


  • Foreskin problems
  • Circumcision
  • Undescended testes
  • Hydrocele
  • varicocele
  • Daytime wetting
  • Bedwetting
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Kidney disorders
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Antenatal Diagnosis
  • Bladder disorders
  • Overactive bladder
  • Neuropathic bladder
  • Vesico-Ureteric Reflux
  • Renal Stone disease
  • Hypospadias
  • Disorders of Sexual Development

Other interests

General Paediatric Surgery:

  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Laparoscopy, key hole surgery
  • Abdominal Pain

Member of

  • British Association of Paediatric Surgeons
  • British Association of Paediatric Urologists
  • British Association of Urological Surgeons
  • European Society of Paediatric Urologists
  • British Medical Association


Mr Martyn Williams spent two years researching the possible causes and mechanisms of undescended testis at the Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia and continues to maintain an interest in this field.

He has published extensively on bed-wetting, urinary infection in children, the management of hypospadias, the use of laparoscopy, vesico-ureteric reflux and pyeloplasty.


Mr Martyn PL Williams works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Childsure
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • ESMI
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Freedom Health
  • Health-on-Line
  • HealthFund
  • InterGlobal
  • Medical Care Direct
  • PHC
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Tesco Bank
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA
  • WPA

Mr Martyn PL Williams does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Martyn PL Williams does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr Martyn PL Williams does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.