Assoc Prof Ruban Thanigasalam | Chris O'Brien Lifehouse
Assoc Prof Ruban ThanigasalamUrological Surgeon

Assoc Prof Ruban Thanigasalam


Phone: 1300 854 788
Fax: (02) 9475 4712


MBBS (London), MS (Sydney), FRACS (Urology)


  • Urological Surgeon
  • Uro-oncology
  • Laser, minimally invasive and robotic surgery

Special Interest / Areas of Research

Laser, minimally invasive and robotic surgery

Dr Ruban Thanigasalam is a Sydney trained Urological Surgeon specialising in robotic and minimally invasive uro-oncology. Dr Thanigasalam is one of the few Australian Urological Surgeons who has completed a prestigious two-year fellowship in robotic and laparoscopic uro-oncological surgery in Paris. He has a special interest in prostate and kidney cancer outcomes research and has numerous peer-reviewed journal publications. Dr Thanigasalam is a da Vinci accredited surgical proctor (mentor for surgical colleagues in robotic surgery).

Dr Thanigasalam has Visiting Medical Officer (VMO) appointments at The Chris O’Brien Lifehouse, Concord Repatriation General Hospital, Strathfield Private Hospital and Westmead Private Hospital.

He is an Associate Professor of Robotic Surgery (University of Sydney), and clinical lead in prostate cancer research at the Institute of Academic Surgery, based at the RPA campus.

Contact Details

Contact Details

Phone: 1300 854 788

Fax: +61 2 9475 4712



Practice Address:

Strathfield Private Hospital
3 Everton Road
Strathfield NSW 2135

Auburn Clinic
12 Mary Street,
Auburn NSW 2144

Professional Association

Professional Associations

  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand
  • European Association of Urology
  • RPA Institute of Academic Surgery
Current Teaching Positions

Current Teaching Positions

  • Concord Clinical School
  • University of Sydney
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