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Dr Mohan Arianayagam
Speciality:  Urology
Team:  Uro-oncology
32 Colless Street
Penrith, NSW, 2750
Phone:  1300 307 990   Fax:  02 80786092   Website:
Dr Arianayagam is a urologist specialising in urologic oncology.  Dr Arianayagam is trained in the treatment of all urologic malignancies and has a special interest in prostate, kidney and bladder cancer. He is fully trained in robotic, laparoscopic and open surgery and also treats patients with general urological problems. His extensive expertise in urological cancer and robotic surgery, as well as comprehensive cancer care, bring important skills to Macquarie University Hospital.

Dr Arianayagam graduated from Sydney University and completed urology training in NSW. He then undertook a two-year Urologic oncology fellowship at the University of Miami, US, and is a fellow of the Society of Urologic Oncology. His research interests include the role of stem cells in renal regeneration as well as clinical outcomes research. In addition to operating at Macquarie University Hospital, he has a public appointment at Nepean Public Hospital.
A/Prof Andrew Brooks
Speciality:  Urology
Subspeciality:  Urological Oncology
Team:  Uro-oncology
Suite 12 Westmead Private Hospital
Westmead, NSW, 2145
Phone:  02 9633 2088   
A/Prof Andrew Brooks is a distinguished urological surgeon who has introduced, developed and continues to be involved with minimally invasive stone surgery and oncological surgery. Commencing his career at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and the University of Sydney, he was awarded the Gordon Craig Fellowship. He then trained in the USA as a fellow in Urology at UCLA. He currently heads the Department of Urology for the Sydney West Area Health Service. He also chairs the urological oncology group for the Cancer Institute of NSW. He is a past president of the Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand and was recently awarded the Society medal for outstanding contribution to urology.
Professor Howard Gurney
Speciality:  Medical Oncology
Subspeciality:  Genitourinary Cancers, Prostate Cancer, Lymphoma
Team:  Uro-oncology
Macquarie University Urology Macquarie University Clinic
Suite 304, Level 3 2 Technology Place , Macquarie University, NSW, 2109
Phone:  02 8850 8100   

Howard Gurney is the Director of Medical Oncology and Clinical Research at Macquarie University Hospital. He is a Clinical Associate Professor at both Macquarie University and University of Sydney. He also is a medical oncologist at Westmead Hospital. Professor Gurney has a firm background in clinical research and has subspecialty interests in lymphoma and uro-genital cancers including prostate, bladder, testis and kidney cancer.

He has been principle investigator for over 150 phase 2 and 3 clinical studies. Current research interests include the pharmacogenomics and therapeutic monitoring of chemotherapy and targeted therapies and he has published widely in this area. He is regarded as a world authority on mechanisms for safe dosing of anticancer agents and has written a number of invited editorials on this topic for the Lancet Oncology and the Journal of Clinical Oncology. 

Dr Annie Ho
Speciality:  Radiation Oncology
Subspeciality:  Breast, urinary, lung and colorectal cancer
Team:  Uro-oncology, Colorectal Oncology, Lung Oncology, Liver & Upper GI
Macquarie University Hospital Floor B2
3 Technology Place , Macquarie University, NSW, 2109
Phone:  02 9812 3220   
Dr Ho graduated from the University of Sydney in 1998. She underwent specialty training in radiation oncology at the Royal North Shore Hospital and St George Hospital in Sydney and was awarded the Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) in September 2005. Dr Ho is a member of RANZCR, ABS, Trans-Tasman Radiation Oncology Group (TROG) and Australian and New Zealand Breast Cancer Trial Group (ANZ BCT). In addition to the management of brain tumours, her interests include gastro-intestinal, lung and prostate cancers.
Dr Chi Can Huynh
Speciality:  Urology
Team:  Uro-oncology
Macquarie University Clinic
Suite 304, Level 3, 2 Techology Place , Macquarie University, NSW, 2109
Phone:  1300 002 111   
Dr Chi Can Huynh graduated from Sydney University in 1999 and immediately streamed onto Basic General Surgical training in 2000. During his senior years in Medical School he completed a three month research term with Tom DeMeester at the University of Southern California. He was accepted into the Advanced General Surgical training scheme in 2003 and then onto the Advanced Urology Training Program in 2005 where he trained at various institutions including Port Macquarie, Westmead and St. Vincents Hospitals. He was the inaugural robotic fellow when St Vincent’s Prostate Cancer Centre started their robotic prostate program in 2008. Following this fellowship he then spent 18 months in Manchester, UK completing a laparoscopic prostate fellowship. Dr Huynh has interests in erectile restorative surgery and robotic prostate surgery and was the first in Australia to perform a robotic assisted nephro-ureterectomy. He also holds teaching positions with the Rural Medical School of the Australian National University and the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Macquarie University.
Dr Raymond Ko
Speciality:  Urology
Subspeciality:  Endourology & Complex Stone Diseases
Team:  Uro-oncology
Macquarie University Clinic Suite 304, Level 3, 2 Technology Place
Macquarie University, NSW, 2109
Phone:  02 4721 8383   Website:
Dr Ko is a urological surgeon specialising in the minimally invasive treatment of kidney stone disease and complex stone conditions such as staghorn calculi, cystine stones, stones refractory to shock-wave lithotripsy, and recurrent kidney stones. Dr Ko graduated with first class honours from The University of Sydney Medical School in 1995, and was awarded The Robert Craig Prize in Surgery. He underwent general surgical and urology training in Australia and then continued his training overseas. He has published extensively in international peer-reviewed journals and has won numerous awards for his scientific research.
Professor Howard Lau
Speciality:  Urology
Subspeciality:  Laparoscopic Urology Oncology and Kidney Cancer
Team:  Uro-oncology
Westmead Private Hospital Suite 12B Corner Mons and Darcy Roads
Westmead, NSW, 2145
Phone:  02 9635 5377   Fax:  02 9633 4306   
Professor Howard Lau has been a specialist in urology in Sydney for over 20 years.  He is a Conjoint Professor of Surgery, School of Medicine at Western Sydney University.  He is widely regarded as a key opinion leader for his expertise in minimally invasive urology having performed a number of Australian first in laparoscopic and robotic surgeries.  He has been invited to perform many live surgical demonstrations and lectures in Australia and overseas.  He is a robotic proctor and regularly teaches and demonstrates robotic surgery to other surgeons.  In addition he has contributed in the development of laparoscopic units in many Australian and neighbouring countries.  He has written six book chapters and contributed to over 20 publications in medical literature and he has performed over 2,000 laparoscopic renal operations and over 300 Robotic Radical Prostatectomies.

He specialises in kidney, adrenal and prostate diseases, offering services from diagnosis to treatments with experienced multi-disciplinary teams to provide the best care for his patients.  He was born in Hong Kong and attended Sydney University Medical School.  He received Urology training in Sydney with a fellowship year in Oxford University.  He consults at Macquarie University Clinic in addition to his rooms at Westmead Private Hospital.

Appointments for all rooms are through 02 9635 5377 fax 02 9633 4306.

A/Prof Manish Patel
Speciality:  Urology
Subspeciality:  Robotic Prostatectomy, Bladder Cancer & Kidney Cancer
Team:  Uro-oncology
Macquarie University Clinic Suite 304, Level 3, 2 Technology Place
Macquarie University, NSW, 2109
Phone:  02 9687 8252   

Associate Professor Manish Patel is a sub-specialist urological cancer surgeon with a special interest in prostate cancer. He received his uro-oncology fellowship from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Centre in New York and also has a PhD in novel therapies for Prostate Cancer. Associate Professor Patel is a full academic of the University of Sydney, the Director of the Urological Cancer Outcomes Centre, Chair of the National Bladder Cancer Trials Group, a Leader of the National Urological Cancer Association and Chair of urological teaching at Sydney University. He has recently been made a fellow of the NSW Cancer Institute. Associate Professor Patel is internationally regarded for his expertise in prostate cancer surgery and has delivered many lectures on the subject internationally and nationally.


Dr Kris Rasiah
Speciality:  Urology
Subspeciality:  General Urology, Cancers of the Urogenital Tract and Robotic Surgery
Team:  Uro-oncology
AMA HOUSE Suite 107, Level 1, 69 Christie Street
St Leonards, NSW, 2065
Phone:  02 9439 8867   Fax:  02 9982 8650   
Dr Rasiah has a PhD in prostate cancer research and has been a recipient of prestigious research fellowships from the NH & MRC as well as the Cancer Institute of NSW. Dr Rasiah leads a number of research projects at the Royal North Shore Hospital Campus and the Garvan-Kinghorne Institute. Dr Rasiah is a Consultant Urologist at the Royal North Shore, Ryde and Northern Beaches Network, North Shore Private, Macquarie University and the Sydney Adventist Hospitals.

A/Prof Celi Varol
Speciality:  Urology
Subspeciality:  Laparoscopic Uro Oncology & Minimally Invasive The
Team:  Uro-oncology
Nepean Urology Nepean Private Hospital
Ground Flr, Barber Ave , Kingswood, NSW, 2747
Phone:  02 4721 8383   
Associate Professor Celi Varol is a urological surgeon based in Sydney and has an extensive minimally invasive cancer therapy practice. He is the Chairman of the Department of Urology with the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Macquarie University and is the Director of the Minimally Invasive Cancer Therapy and Diseases Unit. He is also a full Associate Professor in Urology in the Department of Surgery at Macquarie University.
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