Dr James Thompson


BSc(Med) MBBS (Hons 1st class UNSW) FRACS (Urol) PhD IMGSS (RCS Ed)



Areas of Interest

  • Prostate Cancer and prostate health
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Robotic surgery
  • Focal therapy


    Dr James Thompson is an experienced robotic and minimally-invasive urological surgeon. He graduated from Medicine at UNSW with 1st class honours in 2007, then completed a 2-year residency in medicine/ surgery at Royal North Shore in 2009. He completed a 6-year Royal College of Surgeons accredited training program in urological surgery in 2016, and graduated from a PhD in prostate cancer research in 2017.

    He then travelled to London for a Royal College of Surgeons UK accredited position as senior clinical fellow in robotic prostate and bladder cancer surgery at University College London Hospital (UCLH), the largest centre in the UK; in 2017, he received the rare honour of being appointed as a consultant surgeon performing robotic prostate and bladder cancer surgery at UCLH.

    In 2018, he returned to Sydney to bring home sub-specialised robotic cancer surgery to the Australian community. He is a senior lecturer at UNSW and a senior research fellow at the Kinghorn Cancer Centre/ Garvan Institute of Medical Research. He has published over 40 peer-reviewed publications and textbook chapters, is a reviewer for leading international urology journals and is an investigator on several clinical trials and academic research grants.


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