Dr James Thompson


Dr James Thompson is an experienced robotic and minimally-invasive urological surgeon. He graduated from Medicine at UNSW with 1st class honours in 2007, then completed a 2-year residency in medicine/ surgery at Royal North Shore in 2009. He completed a 6-year Royal College of Surgeons accredited training program in urological surgery in 2016, and graduated from a PhD in prostate cancer research in 2017.


He then travelled to London for a Royal College of Surgeons UK accredited position as senior clinical fellow in robotic prostate and bladder cancer surgery at University College LondonHospital, the largest centre in the UK; in 2017, he received the rare honour of being appointed as a consultant surgeon performing robotic prostate and bladder cancer surgery at UCLH.


In 2018, he returned to Sydney to bring home sub-specialised robotic cancer surgery to the Australian community. He is a senior lecturer at UNSW and a senior research fellow at the Kinghorn Cancer Centre/ Garvan Institute of Medical Research. He has published over 40 peer-reviewed publications and textbook chapters, is a reviewer for leading international urology journals and is an investigator on several clinical trials and academic research grants.

areas of subspeciality clinical practice and research:

1) prostate cancer

2) bladder cancer

3) kidney cancer

4) robotic and minimally invasive surgery

 5) research in the latest genetic, imaging and treatment techniques in prostate and bladder cancer


Areas of Practice
  • Research
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Bladder
  • Prostate
  • Renal
Professional Associations
  • Fellowc Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Fellowc Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand
  • Senior Lecturerc University of New South Wales
  • Senior Research Fellowc Garvan Institute of Medical Research and Kinghorn Cancer Centre
  • Full Memberc European Association of Urology
  • Full Memberc European Robotic Urology Section of EAU
  • Full Memberc American Urologic Association
Professional Qualifications
  • University of NSW BSc (Med) MBBS (Honours st Class)
  • Royal Australasian College Surgeons FRACS (Urology)
  • University of NSW PhD in Cancer Clinical Research
  • Royal College of Surgeons UKc University College London Hospital IMGSS Post-graduate Fellowship in Robotic Prostate
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Consulting Rooms & Hospitals
Suite 905, St Vincent’s clinic438 Victoria street darlinghurst, Sydney, NSW, 2010, AustraliaP: 0280468050F: 0280468090E: [email protected]W: theurologypractice.com.auour-teamsurgeonsdr-james-thompson
Suite 4, level 1, Hurstville private hospital37 Gloucester road, Hurstville , NSW, 2220, Australia
Suite 15-16, Genesis cancer care50-52 Urunga parade, Miranda, NSW, 2229, Australia