Dr Kenny Rao

Dr Kenny Rao


Kenny is a Mackay and Townsville based Urologist, Australian trained and a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. He sees adult patients with a broad range of Urological conditions. He has a subspecialty interest in Urological cancers, minimally invasive and robotic surgery, kidney stone disease, benign prostatic hyperplasia and vasectomy.

Growing up in Melbourne's eastern suburbs, Kenny was dux of his year at Melbourne High School. He graduated from the University of Melbourne and trained at Austin, Monash and Box Hill Hospital before completing a general and Robotic Fellowship at St Vincent's Hospital and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre.

Kenny has performed over 3000 endoscopic surgeries for kidney stones and prostatic enlargement and has extensive experience with TURP, laser stone surgery, UroLift and Greenlight laser PVP. He is also a fully accredited Da Vinci™ Robotic Surgeon and is the highest volume robotic surgeon at Mater Pimlico Townsville.

Kenny is well published in international peer reviewed scientific journals and won the Villis Marshall prize for his research on kidney ischaemia reperfusion injury. He has written a book chapter on haematuria and has been an invited speaker at the Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand (USANZ), American Urologic Association (AUA), and European Association of Urology (EAU).

Kenny is able to offer vasectomy surgery to the men of Mackay and surrounding areas under local or general anaesthesia. He employs the latest in no scalpel open ended techniques to make vasectomy surgery safe and effective with minimal failure rates and complications. 

Visit his website for more information about his vasectomy service.

Private Room Details

Mackay Specialist Day Hospital

85 Willetts Road
North Mackay QLD 4740
Call (07) 4977 5100