Dr Kamran Zargar is a New Zealand trained Urologist who is dedicated to providing the best care for his patients.  He specialises in urological oncology and robotic surgery, and has extensive experience in treating general urological conditions including renal stones and voiding dysfunction including Laser surgery and HoLEP.

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 spent two additional years of accredited subspecialisation 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 as a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Surgery at the University of Auckland. He holds a Doctorate of Medicine (M.D.) degree from the University of Auckland, and conducted fulltime research in the United States, working with prominent academics in the field of urologic cancers. Dr Zargar is one of the most published urologists in New Zealand and has produced over 80 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 complete list of his 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.

Kamran Zargar

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