About the author

Kevan R. Wylie, MB, MD, DSM, FRCP, FRCPsych, FRCOG

Prof Kevan WylieConsultant in Sexual Medicine, Sheffield.


Professor Kevan R. Wylie qualified in medicine MB ChB in Liverpool in 1985 and with postgraduate training in Leeds and London, achieved the Diploma in Therapy with Couples (1993) and Diploma in Sexual Medicine (1994). He obtained his doctorate MD in couples sex therapy in 1999.


He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of London, a Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and is an Associate Member of the British Association of Urological Surgeons.


Obtaining his first consultancy in Sheffield in 1995, he has worked full time for the NHS in sexual and gender medicine since June 1999. Prof Wylie works across two trusts as Clinical Lead for Porterbrook clinic (where he is also clinical director of the regional gender clinic) and Consultant Lead for andrology (urology) at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital.


Prof Wylie is Honorary Professor at Sheffield Hallam University and Honorary Reader at the University of Sheffield. He is also Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Sydney & Visiting Professor to the Department of Sexology at Yerevan State Medical University. Prof Wylie was Chairman of the British Society for Sexual Medicine (BSSM) (2007–2009) and was awarded the EFS Gold Medal in 2008 for his work into sexual medicine, sexology and sex education across Europe.


He is President of the World Association for Sexual Health (WAS), vice president of the European Federation of Sexology (EFS) and on the Board of Directors for the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) and the International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health (ISSWSH).


Prof Wylie is chair of the UK intercollegiate standards of care committee (hosted by the Royal College of Psychiatrists) as well as the UK clinician representative on the WPATH standards of care revision committee (version 7).


E-mail: k.r.wylie@sheffield.ac.uk


Declaration of interests: Chair, UK national standards of care committee for patients with GD; Director, World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) (2009–2013).

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