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Richard Grills FRACS

Member type: Individual surgeon

Specialty: Urological Surgeon

Barwon Health, University Hospital Geelong

Geelong, Australia

    • urology
    I am happy to provide short / medium term teaching, training, consulting and operative assistance across the breadth of my areas of expertise.
    • Advice on clinical case management
    • Operative surgery
    • Bedside clinical teaching
    • Didactic lectures
    • Intraoperative teaching
    • Diagnostic
    • Disposables
    • Operating room equipment
    • Surgical instruments
    • Assistance with creating a full research partnership with joint research projects and academic exchange
    • Assistance with Data collection, audit and outcome measurement
    • Assistance with specific local research projects
    • Assistance in planning or establishing a training/residency program
    • Exchange programmes
    • Observerships for trainees
    • Supervision of trainees
    • Teaching a new skillset to a trained surgeon


Conditions Treated

  • Stone surgery
  • Transurethral resection of prostate
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Major reconstruction surgery (other than urethral stricture)
  • Major cancer surgery

Equipment used

  • Rigid cystoscope
  • Flexible cystoscope
  • Unipolar transurethral resectoscope [Storz]
  • Unipolar transurethral resectoscope [Wolf]
  • Nephroscope
  • Rigid ureteroscope
  • Flexible ureteroscope
  • Stone fragmentation device


Richard Grills works in both public and private practice in Geelong, Australia where he is the Director of Urological Surgery at Barwon Health, University Hospital Geelong. He is a general Urologist with specific interest and expertise in minimally invasive (lap and robotic) urological cancer surgery and stone surgery. He has recently established in Geelong, Australia's first regional robotic surgical program in Urology. A graduate of the University of Melbourne (1991) he obtained his FRACS in 2002 before completing post fellowship training in laparoscopic surgery in the UK. He has extensive experience in living and working in LMIC's having worked previously in Zambia, Tanzania and Zanzibar and since 2008 has conducted yearly Urology aid trips to Vanuatu. He has an interest in surgical training and education, is a current member and a previous Chair of the Training Board of Urology in Australia and New Zealand, RACS. He is a Senior Lecturer at Deakin University Medical School and is involved in undergraduate and post graduate teaching.

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Languages Spoken

  • English
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