Dr Henry Yao
about Dr Henry Yao
Dr. Henry Yao is a urological surgeon providing care in all areas of general urology with special interests in uro-oncology, minimally invasive surgery (robotic and laparoscopic surgery), male and female reconstructive and functional urology. His practice is focused on providing depth of expertise in treatment of urological cancers including prostate, kidney and bladder cancers, as well as treatment of functional urological issues such as urethral stricture disease, male and female urinary incontinence, erectile dysfunction, neurogenic bladder and pelvic organ prolapse. He can converse with patients in fluent Mandarin.
Dr. Yao completed his undergraduate medical degree at The University of Melbourne with first class honours and undertook urology training in Australia. He completed a year of training at Western Health as the Advanced Laparoscopic and General Urology Fellow followed by fellowship training in Robotic Surgery and Uro-oncology in the UK, where he worked in a high-volume cancer specialist referral centre for prostate, kidney and bladder cancers. Dr. Yao subsequently completed a Reconstructive and Functional Urology fellowship at The University of Calgary in Canada.
Dr. Yao maintains a strong interest in medical research and has published over 50 peer-reviewed journal articles and co-authored a book chapter on reconstructive urology. He is actively involved in the supervision of students completing research degrees. His main research interest is in the area of cancer survivorship and improving the quality of life for cancer patients. Dr. Yao holds appointment as clinical senior lecturer at The University of Melbourne.
Dr. Yao always strive to provide compassionate and wholistic care for his patients. He will take time to listen to your needs, provide up-to-date evidence-based information on treatment options, and personalise the best solution together with you. Dr. Yao will be there to support you throughout your journey and keep your GP up-to-date.
Box Hill, Nunawading, Lilydale, Wantirna, Hawthorn, North Melbourne, Maribyrnong, Footscray, Williamstown
- Epworth Eastern Hospital
- Epworth Freemasons Hospital
- Epworth Hawthorn Hospital
- Epworth Richmond Hospital
- Knox Private Hospital
- Eastern Health
- Western Health
Areas of Specialisation
Dr. Henry Yao is a urological surgeon providing care in all areas of general urology with special interests in uro-oncology, minimally invasive surgery (robotic & laparoscopic surgery), male & female reconstructive & functional urology
- Robotic Surgery
- Laparoscopic Surgery
- Minimally Invasive Surgery
- Urologic Oncology - Prostate, Kidney, Bladder, Testicular, Penile Cancer
- Investigation of elevated PSA - multiparametic prostate MRI & transperineal prostate biopsy
- Kidney Stone Surgery
- Benign Prostate Hyperplasia (including laser surgery)
- Male & Female Urinary Incontinence
- Pelvic Organ Prolapse
- Erectile Dysfunction (including penile prosthesis)
- Peyronies Disease
- Vasectomy & Vasectomy Reversal
- Urethral Stricture Disease
- Pelvic Ureteric Junction (PUJ Obstruction)
- Overactive Bladder
- Urodynamics Study
MBBS (Hons), BMedSci, PGDipSurgAnat, FRACS (Urology)
Dr. Yao completed training as urological surgeon in Australia with Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand.
Dr. Yao completed a year of training at Western Health as the Advanced Laparoscopic & General Urology Fellow followed by fellowship training in Robotic Surgery & Uro-oncology in the UK, where he worked in a high-volume cancer specialist referral centre for prostate, kidney & bladder cancers. Dr. Yao subsequently completed a Reconstructive & Functional Urology fellowship at The University of Calgary in Canada