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 400 peer reviewed papers and book chapters. He has private practice at Warringal, Mitcham and Freemasons in East Melbourne. He was previously served as vice-Chairman of the World Urologoc Oncology Federation (2015-2018) and remains actively involved with the organisation.
Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand
World Urologic Oncology Federation- Vice Chairman
American Urological Association (AUA)
Canadian Urological Association (CUA)
Societie Internatonale Urologie (SIU)- Young Innovators Committee
Young Urologic Researchers Organisation- Founder