Kamran Zargar Urologist
Auckland urology Care
FRACS
USANZ
SUO
The University of Auckland
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Kamran Zargar

MBChB, MD, FRACS


Dr Kamran Zargar is a New Zealand trained Urologist who is dedicated to providing the best care for his patients.  Dr Zargar specialises in urological oncology and robotic surgery, and has extensive experience in treating general urological conditions including renal stones and voiding dysfunction including Laser prostate surgery and HoLEP. Kamran performs a large number of radical prostatectomies for prostate cancer, major pelvic and reconstructive surgery for bladder cancer as well as complex renal surgery for kidney cancer.

He graduated from Otago Medical School and completed urological training in New Zealand, before spending a year of fellowship in Australia. Following this, Dr Zargar obtained two additional years of accredited sub-specialised training at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Centre and Research Institute, Tampa, Florida, which is ranked amongst the best cancer hospitals in the United States. While at Moffitt, he gained valuable experience in open and robotic cancer surgery, assessment and treatment of complex urological malignancies and was awarded Society of Urologic Oncology (SUO) certification. Dr Zargar is the only New Zealand surgeon to hold a SUO certification from the U.S.A.

Kamran is actively involved in research and teaching. He is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Surgery, University of Auckland and has completed a Doctorate of Medicine (M.D.) degree from the University. He has conducted fulltime research in the United States, working with prominent academics in the field of urologic oncology. Dr Zargar is one of the most published urologists in New Zealand and has produced over 90 peer reviewed original articles, review papers, invited commentaries and book chapters. He is an editorial board member and reviewer for a number of urological journals. His published works have been cited in clinical guidelines for management of urological cancers.

A list of his qualifications, research and publications can be found here.

Dr Zargar holds a public appointment as consultant urologist at the Counties Manukau Health, and performs surgery at the Auckland City Hospital and Manukau Surgical Centre. Private operations are performed at Brightside, Ormiston and Mercy hospitals.


Conditions Managed


Urological Oncology

  • Robotic Prostatectomy

  • Bladder Cancer: Radical Cystectomy, Continent Urinary Diversions

  • Robotic Kidney Surgery

  • Laparoscopic and Open Nephrectomy

  • Partial Nephrectomy

  • Testicular and Penile Malignancies

General Urology

  • Haematuria and flexible cystoscopy

  • Evaluation of elevated Prostatic Specific Antigen (PSA)

    • Transrectal and Transperineal Prostate Biopsy

  • Lower urinary Tract Symptoms, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) and Urinary Retention

    • Laser Prostatectomy (HoLEP), Transurethral Resection of Prostate (TURP)

  • Renal Stone Surgery

  • General urology, Penile and Scrotal Surgery