Assoc. Prof Nathan Lawrentschuk

Distant end practitioner


Visiting specialist

Nathan Lawrentschuk MB, BS, PhD,  FRACS (Urology)  is a Urological Surgeon and Urologic Oncologist  with  appointments at the University of Melbourne Department of Surgery, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and Olivia Newton John Cancer Research Institute at the Austin Hospital, Melbourne. He completed a PhD in kidney cancer as well as completing his training with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2008 and has completed two additional years of training in robotic, laparoscopic and open cancer surgery at the University of Toronto, Canada at Princess Margaret Hospital, the world’s 5th largest cancer centre. In completing this additional certificate, Nathan has now been accepted as a member of the Society of Urologic Oncology (the peak North American body for urology cancer surgery). Nathan has a special interest in cancer high-risk surgery of the prostate, kidney, bladder and testis as well as being comfortable with active surveillance of many cancers where appropriate.

In addition to his additional specialised qualifications, Nathan also completed standard urological training of benign conditions such as benign prostate hyperplasia using Greenlight Laser and kidney stones with laser which he is also happy to treat. He has published over 320 peer reviewed papers and ten book chapters. He has private practice at Warringal-Heidelberg, Mitcham Hospital- Mitcham  and Freemasons in East Melbourne as well as consulting opposite Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in North Melbourne.

He is happy to Skype Telehealth via an appointment with his rooms (+61 3 9329 1197)  or simply receive an email (urologyocologist [at] gmail [dot] com in the first instance- from patients or doctors.

Please feel free to contact Nathan anytime.

Consulting disciplines:
  • Urology
  • Oncology Robotic Surgery Laser Surgery prostate (greenlight) Laser Surgery stones Laparoscopic Surgery (nephrectomy, pyeloplasty etc) Salvage and Major Oncology Surgery (e.g cystectomy and neobladder) Active surveillance
Using technologies: Skype
TeleHealth directories: Other...

Consultation times: Mon-Fri 9-5 After hours 61 3 93871000
Booking contact: A/Prof Nathan Lawrentschuk
MB BS PhD FRACS (Urology)
University of Melbourne, Department of Surgery, Austin Hospital
Urological Surgeon & Urologic Oncologist

Nth Melbourne/ East Melbourne / Heidelberg/ Mitcham

All bookings/mail:
Suite 118 | 55 Flemington Road | Nth Melbourne | Vic 3051 | AUSTRALIA
Tel: Call service +61 3 9387 1000 | Rooms +61 3 9329 1197 | Fax: +61 3 9329 2726