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  • Professor Howard Lau

    Speciality: Urology

    Subspeciality: Laparoscopic Urology Oncology and Kidney Cancer

    Team: Uro-oncology

    Address 1: Westmead Private Hospital Suite 12B Corner Mons and Darcy Roads

    Address 2: Westmead, NSW, 2145

    Phone: 02 9635 5377

    Fax: 02 9633 4306

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    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.
  • Dr Claude Farah

    Speciality: Respiratory Medicine

    Subspeciality: Airways Diseases, Asthma, COPD, Lung Physiology, Lung Imaging, Sleep Apnoea Assessment & Treatment

    Team: Lung Oncology

    Address 1: Macquarie Respiratory and Sleep Macquarie University Clinic

    Address 2: Suite 306, Level 3, 2 Technology Place , Macquarie University, NSW, 2109

    Phone: 02 9812 3709

    Fax: 02 9812 3844

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    Dr Farah is an adult respiratory and sleep physician at Macquarie University Hospital and Concord Hospital. He trained at Concord and Royal Prince Alfred Hospitals and completed his PhD in the area of airway physiology at the Woolcock Institute of Medical Research, The University of Sydney. He has extensive clinical experience in the management of airways disease including asthma and COPD, lung cancer and obstructive sleep apnoea. He is a senior clinical lecturer at both Macquarie University and The University of Sydney. His research relates to understanding mechanisms and the treatment of COPD and asthma including novel treatments such as bronchial thermoplasty. He supervises postgraduate students, has published in international peer-reviewed journals and has been an invited speaker at local and international meetings.