Westmead Private Hospital
Part of Ramsay Health Care

New Specialists

LAWRENCE KIM

DR LAWRENCE KIM

MBChB, MS, FRACS (Urol)
Urology

Dr Lawrence Kim is a consultant urologist with a subspecialty interest in urologic oncology. Lawrence received considerable training in all facets of uro-oncology. Following completion of urology training in NSW he embarked on two years of overseas fellowship training.

Lawrence’s first fellowship was in advanced robotic surgery at Yonsei Severance Hospital in South Korea, one of the highest volume robotic surgery centres in the world. He went on to undertake another fellowship at the Royal Marsden Hospital in London, which is one of the few truly dedicated uro-oncology centres in the UK. Lawrence received extensive training in robotic surgery as well as a range of complex open surgery.

Special Interests:

  • A wide range of urological cancer treatment using an open or minimally invasive (laparoscopic/robotic) approach for kidney, bladder, prostate and testis tumour as well as pelvic exenteration in a multidisciplinary team setting
  • Management of urinary stone disease and voiding dysfunction
  • General urology such as vasectomy and circumcision

Contact Details

Suite 12A, Cnr Mons and Darcy Roads, Westmead Private Hospital, Westmead, NSW, 2145
P: 02 9633 2088 | F: 02 9633 3672
Languages: Korean
Public Appointment: Westmead Hospital


DARWEESH-AL KHAWAJA

DR DARWEESH AL KHAWAJA

AFRACMA, FRACS, HSDN, MD
Neurosurgery

Dr Darweesh Al Khawaja is a Neurosurgeon who specialises in:

  • Minimal Invasive Spinal Surgery
  • Keyhole Microdiscectomy, Keyhole Lumbar Decompression
  • Spinal Tumours, Complex Spine Surgery
  • Percutaneous Spinal stabilisation & fusion
  • Complex spinal fusion & correction of scoliosis including lateral, anterior & posterior approaches
  • Complex Cervical Surgery including posterior & anterior approaches
  • Neuronavigation assisted Spinal & Cranial Surgery, Skull Base Surgery
  • Orbital/Zygomatic approach, Endoscopic assisted skull base surgery including pituitary tumours
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Nerve Entrapment, Nerve Sheath Tumours, Cranial Surgery
  • Navigation assisted cranial surgery
  • Brain tumours, Neuro vascular anomalies including aneurysm surgery

Contact Details

Suite G3B, 11 Norbrik Drive, Bella Vista, NSW, 2153
1 Hope Street, Penrith, NSW, 2750
P: 02 4704 8667 | F: 02 4704 8662
W: www.brainandspineclinic.com.au
Languages: Arabic
Public Appointment: Nepean Hospital