Dr Raji Kooner

MBBS(Hons), FRACS

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Specialities

  • Cancer
  • Urology

Areas of Interest

  • Prostate cancer
  • Laser prostate surgery
  • Robotic radical prostatectomy
  • Complex kidney stones

Mater Hospital, North Sydney, NSW

St Vincent’s Private Hospital Sydney, NSW

Suite 905
St Vincent's Clinic
438 Victoria Street
Darlinghurst NSW 2010

T: (02) 8382 6980

F: (02) 8382 6991

E: rkooner@stvincents.com.au

Suite 1.05
Mater Clinic
25 Rocklands Road
Wollstonecraft NSW 2065

Biography

Dr Raji Kooner performs prostate surgery, offering his patients the option of open, laparoscopic or robot-assisted surgery. To date he has performed over 1,300 minimally-invasive prostate surgeries.

Dr Raji Kooner's strength is his surgical expertise and technical ability, particularly in minimally-invasive surgery. He pioneered the Robotic Prostate Cancer Surgical Program atSt Vincent’s Private Hospital, Sydney.

He is currently the only robotic surgeon to have prostate tissue analysed while the patient is still in surgery, allowing modifications to the procedure if unexpected cancer beyond the prostate is found.

Raji graduated in medicine from the University of Sydney with honours and then completed general surgery training in 1994. He completed a urological surgical fellowship in 1996 in hospitals across Sydney, before undertaking a research fellowship in surgical and oncological treatment of prostate cancer in London in 1997.

He regularly presents at and attends international conferences keeping abreast of all the latest developments and is actively involved in prostate cancer research. Raji prides himself on regularly reviewing his operative data and outcomes to hone his surgical technique.