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Mr Henry Yao

MBBS (Hons), BMedSci, PGDipSurgAnat, FRACS (Urol)

    Contact Details

  • 03 9989 9585

    03 9989 9586

  • Knox Private Hospital

    Consulting: Suite 14, Level 1, 28-32 Arnold Street Box Hill 3128

Mr Henry Yao


Mr Henry Yao is a Urological surgeon at Knox Private Hospital, with a particular clinical interest in uro-oncology, minimally invasive surgery (robotic and laparoscopic surgery) and reconstructive urology. His practice is focused on providing depth of expertise in both uro-oncology as well as male and female functional urological issues. 


Henry completed his undergraduate medical degree at The University of Melbourne with first class honours and undertook urology training in Melbourne. 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. Henry subsequently completed a Reconstructive and Functional Urology fellowship at The University of Calgary in Canada.

Henry maintains a strong interest in medical research and has published 36 peer-reviewed journal articles to date. His main research interest is in the area of cancer survivorship and improving the quality of life for cancer patients. In addition to his research interests, Henry is actively involved in the supervision of students completing research degrees.


  • Kidney tumours
  • Prostate cancer
  • Bladder cancer and upper tract urothelial cancer
  • Testicular and penile cancers
  • Benign prostatic enlargement 
  • Kidney stone disease
  • Treatments prior to radiation treatment for prostate cancer
  • Urethral stricture disease
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Erectile dysfunction and Peyronie’s disease
  • Pelvic organ prolapse and pelvic floor dysfunction laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy
  • Other reconstructive surgery of the genitourinary tract
  • Inguino-scrotal surgery cyst, laparoscopic varicocoelectomy
  • Vasectomy reversal
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262 Mountain Hwy , Wantirna 3152