Circumcision, including cultural, for infants, children & adults

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If you are looking for a clinic to perform a male circumcision, get in touch with us today to book an appointment for as little as £150.

What is a circumcision procedure?

Very simply, it is the removal of foreskin from the glans.

The propensity of circumcision varies around the world and is mostly associated with religious affiliation or culture.  In the case of circumcision for religious or cultural reasons, most are performed during infancy or early adolescence.  Religious male circumcision is a requirement for both Muslims and Jews in particular and is also widely practiced by certain Christian churches in Africa.


What ages do you offer for circumcision?

Based at our modern, clean and CQC-compliant facilities and our experienced surgeons offer circumcisions based on cultural and religious reasons for males in four age groups:

  • Up to 12 months
  • 12 months to 18 months
  • 18 months to 5 years
  • 12 years and over (including adults)

However, adult males are more likely to be circumcised for medical conditions, including:

  • Phimosis – this is the medical term for when the foreskin is too tight and unable to retract over the head of the penis
  • Paraphimosis – this occurs when the foreskin is retracted from the head of the penis and is unable to return to its usual position
  • Acute balanoposthitis – this is caused by an infection and can cause discomfort, especially in persistent cases.

How can Pall Mall Medical help?

Circumcision is available for both infants/children and adult males at Pall Mall Medical, whereas it is currently restricted by the NHS in some areas of the UK.

The procedure is performed by our team of highly experienced Surgeons (all FRCS specialists)

Our Surgeons are Muslim so fully understand the religious and cultural needs of our patients

All procedures are carried out under local anaesthetic (LA) as well as anaesthetic numbing cream (as appropriate)

Procedures undertaken in our dedicated surgical facility at our state of the art, fully CQC compliant clinic which meets all National Clinical Regulations

Our non-therapeutic infant male circumcision service is officially quality assured by Greater Manchester Safeguarding Partnership.

For infants and younger boys, our Surgeons use the Plastibell® procedure developed in the USA

Male circumcision is performed at our clinics in Manchester, Liverpool and Newton-le-Willows.

"For cultural / religious circumcisions, all our surgeons are Muslim and carry out circumcisions in accordance with Islamic requirements."








Age of circumcision patient


Baby - (up to 12 months)


Baby - (12 months to 18 months)


Infant - (18 months to 3 years old)


Child - (3 years to 5 years old)


Adult - (12 years to adult )

(Under local anaesthetic)

Requires consultation


Includes consultation

Adult - (12 years to adult)

(Under general anaesthetic)

Requires consultation