Professor Matin Sheriff, MBBS (Lon), PhD, FRCS, FRCS (UROL), FEBU is a Consultant Urological Surgeon at Medway Maritime Hospital, Kent. He is the founder and director of MISTIK (Minimally Invasive Surgery Teaching in Kent). He is a leading MIS specialist and pioneered laparoscopic radical prostatectomy in Kent, followed recently by laparoscopic radical

cystectomy. He masterminded the introduction of the MCh in Minimally Invasive Surgery programme which is delivered in collaboration between MISTIK and CCCU. He is clinical director of Urology and lead cancer surgeon for West Kent Urology Cancer Centre. He holds a number of overseas professorships.