Associate Professor Mark Louie-Johnsun is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) with a sub-specialty interest and expertise in urological cancer diagnosis and management. He is an experienced high volume laparoscopic cancer surgeon having performed over 1000 major advanced minimally invasive (laparoscopic) cancer surgeries particularly for kidney, prostate and also bladder cancer.
He is active in clinical research and training/teaching with numerous peer reviewed research publications including being the lead author in one of the largest multi centre radical prostatectomy series in Australia and has been the supervisor of several research awards for Doctors-In-Training.
A/Professor Louie-Johnsun graduated with Honours from the University of New South Wales, Australia and prior to Urological training completed three years of advanced general surgical training. After receiving the Board of Urology Travelling Fellowship Award he was Fellowship trained in the United Kingdom by one of the leading international experts in laparoscopic radical prostatectomy.
A/Professor Louie-Johnsun has presented on minimally invasive (laparoscopic) radical prostatectomy at State, National and International meetings. His publications in peer reviewed journals include analysis of results of multi-parametric MRI for prostate cancer and quality of life assessments of patients on active surveillance for prostate cancer. He is a reviewer for several journals in his field of expertise. He has been an instructor/trainer in advanced laparoscopic skills workshops and has been an invited speaker on minimally invasive urological surgery at conferences. Since 2014, he has been the Principal Investigator on the Central Coast and Committee Member for the NSW Prostate Clinical Cancer Registry (PCCR).
He participates in the clinical training of future Urological surgeons, junior medical officers and medical students and is the current Supervisor of Training for Urology on the Central Coast. Between 2007-09 Dr Louie-Johnsun has coordinated and led a team of Australian Urologists to Vietnam as part of a Medical Outreach Project. He has been a Urological Surgeon on the Central Coast, NSW since 2009 and is accredited with regular operating sessions at hospitals on the Central Coast.
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Special Interest include:
- Advanced minimally invasive (Laparoscopic) urological cancer surgery
- Prostate cancer
- Kidney cancer
- Bladder cancer
- Adrenal tumours
- Laser enucleation (holmium) prostate (for BPH)- HoLEP
- Laser kidney stone surgery
- MRI fusion directed prostate biopsies
- BSc(Med) , MBBS (Hons) , FRACS (Urol)