Sankar, Dr Nathan

Dr Nathan SankarConsultant physician in sexual health

  • Consultant physician in sexual health
  • Tel: 0191 28 26734
  • GMC Code: 3038150
  • Qualifications: MBBS, FRCP
  • Special Interests

    Genitourinary medicine and HIV

  • Biography

    I qualified in 1977 from the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka. After obtaining the MRCP I completed higher specialist training in Genitourinary medicine in Newcastle and was appointed as consultant GUM physician in Cumbria in 1988, and in Newcastle in 1989. I have been an honorary lecturer at the University of Newcastle since 1990.

    I have served as Northern deanery’s training programme director for genitourinary medicine and organised undergraduate teaching in genitourinary medicine.

    My special interests include HIV, complex GUM and genital dermatology. I edited the Oxford Handbook of Genitourinary medicine, HIV and Sexual Health. I also edited the genitourinary medicine section of the Oxford Book of Key Clinical Evidence. I have served as the regional chairman the Northern Branch of the British Association for Sexual Health and HIV.

  • Directorate

    Community Services

  • Hospital Base

    New Croft Centre

  • Clinics Provided

    GUM, Complex GUM, HIV, Contraception

  • Name of Secretary
    Julie Donald/Deborah Crudace
  • Nathan Sankar 
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