Nepean and Macquarie Urology Centres
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About Us

Dr. Raymond Ko

Medical School
  • The University of Sydney Medical School

Undergraduate

  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Honours Class One (1995)

Postgraduate

  • Fellow of Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in Urology (2007)

Subspecialty

  • Endourological Society Fellow (2007)
    Fellowship in Endourology, Laparoscopy and Robotic Surgery University of Western Ontario, London, Canada (2006-2007)
Registration
  • New South Wales Medical Board MPO 307 115
Current Hospital Appointments
  • Nepean Private Hospital
  • Westmead Private Hospital
  • Nepean Public Hospital
Honours, Distinctions and Awards
1994 The Robert Craig Undergraduate Prize in Surgery
The University of Sydney, NSW
1995 Graduation with First Class Honours in Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MB, BS Hons 1)
The University of Sydney, NSW
1995 The Johnson and Johnson Ethicon Prize for Best Poster
The Annual Registrars' Scientific Meeting: RACS (NSW) State Committee, Sydney, NSW
2002 The Christopher Richard Farrell Prize for Best Urology Registrar Presentation
NSW Section of the Urological Society of Australasia, Bowral, NSW
2007 1st Prize in The Annual Endourological Society Essay Contest- Best Research Paper
Endourological Society and Journal of Endourology
World Congress Endourology, Cancun, Mexico
2008 1st Prize, New Investigator's Award, Society for Infection and Inflammation in Urology
The 103rd American Urological Association Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida, USA
2008 The Alban Gee Prize for Best Scientific Research Poster Presentation
The 61st Annual Scientific Meeting of The Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand, Hong Kong, China

Invited Journal Reviewer

  • British Journal of Urology International
  • Cochrane Renal Group

Professional Memberships

Fellow Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
Member Urological Society Australia and New Zealand
Member American Urological Association Fellow
Member The Endourological Society

Selected Peer Reviewed Journal Publications

Ko R, Woo K, Ramanathan T, Pautler SE, McConahie I
Robotic Surgery and Anaesthesia
CPD Anaesthesia, 2007; 9(2): 99-108

Lim DL, Ko R, Pautler SE
Current Understanding of the Molecular Mechanisms of Kidney Cancer: A Primer for Urologists
Canadian Urology Association Journal, 2007; 1(2 Suppl): S13- 20

Ko R, Duvdevani M, Denstedt JD
Antegrade percutaneous endopyelotomy
Current Urology Reports. 2007; 8(2): 128-33.

Ko R, Razvi H
C-arm Laser Positioning Device to Facilitate Percutaneous Renal Access
Urology, 2007; 70: 360-61

Ko R, Chew BH, Hickling DR, Razvi H, Luke PP, Chin JL, Izawa JI, Pautler SE.
Transitional cell carcinoma recurrence rate following nephroureterectomy in patients who undergo open excision of bladder cuff versus transurethral incision of ureteral orifice
Journal of Endourology, 2007; 21(7): 730-34

Ko R, Chew BH, Tan AH, Rowe E, Razvi H Thermal and histologic tissue effects of bipolar versus monopolar surgical resection of the prostate in a canine model
Photonic Therapeutics and Diagnostics III,
Reza S Malek (Editor),
Proceedings of SPIE, 2007; 6424: 64240Y

Ko R, Soucy F, Denstedt JD, Razvi H
Percutaneous nephrolithotomy made easier: a practical guide, tips and tricks
British Journal of Urology International, 2008; 101: 535-9  

Ko R, Cadieux PA, Dalsin JL, Lee BP, Elwood C, Razvi H
1st Prize: Novel uropathogen-resistant coatings inspired by marine mussels
Journal of Endourology, 2008; 22: 1153-60

Awarded: -1st Prize for Best Research Paper in The Annual Endourological Society Essay Contest

Yuhico M, Ko R
The current status of percutaneous nephrolithotomy in the management of kidney stones
Minerva Urologica e Nephrologica, 2008; 60: 159-75 

Soucy F, Ko R, Denstedt, Ko R
Occupational noise exposure during endourological procedures
Journal of Endourology, 2008; 22 :1609-11

Duvdevani M, Nott L, Ray A, Ko R, Denstedt JD, Razvi H
Percutaneous nephrolithotripsy in patients with diabetes mellitus
Journal of Endourology, 2009; 3: 21-6

Pechey A, Elwood CN, Wignall GR, Dalsin JL, Lee BP, Vanjecek M, Welch I, Ko R, Razvi H, Cadieux PA
Anti-adhesive coating and clearance of device-associated uropathogenic Escherichia coli cystitis
Journal of Urology, 2009; 182: 1628-36

Soucy F, Ko R, Duvdevani M, Nott L, Denstedt JD, Razvi H
Percutaneous nephroloithotomy for staghorn calculi: a single center's experience over 15 years
Journal of Endourology, 2009; 23: 1669-73

Ko R, Tan AH, Chew BH, Rowe PE, Razvi H
Comparison of the thermal and histopathological effects of bipolar and monopolar electrosurgical resection of the prostate in a canine model
British Journal of Urology International (In Press Oct 2009)


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