Simon van Rij
Simon is a NZ trained urologist with a passion for Men's health. After completing his training he headed to Melbourne for a fellowship in robotic surgery and complex uro-oncology.
Using these skills he worked at Guy's Hospital in London as a robotic consultant specialist in the largest prostate/kidney centre in the UK. Simon was integral in the prostate cancer diagnostic program using MRI fusion technology. During his time he was asked to teach and present to other urologists through out the world about these techniques. Simon was also employed for his expertise in laser surgery in this highly specialised field.
Simon has extensive experience in kidney stone treatments and surgery and treats all other urological conditions including vasectomy, circumcision
Though he was asked to stay in London the call of home was too much and so Simon returned to Auckland with his young family and wife (she works as a GP). He brings back with him these advanced techniques and a passion to ensure that NZ men receive the world's best level of care.
Simon is a Southern Cross preferred provider for....
When not working Simon loves to be active out running and cycling or watching his kids from the sidelines.