Dan Lenaghan is a Melbourne surgeon practicing in General Urology, Uro-oncology and Endourology. Where surgery is the best option, endourological techniques allow most patients to be treated either without the need for an incision, by use of a laser or by laparoscopic “keyhole” surgery, with or without robot assistance.
Dan Lenaghan is the Surgical Education and Training Supervisor for urology trainees at St Vincent’s Public Hospital. He lectures for the University of Melbourne and is an undergraduate supervisor for medical students at the University of Notre Dame. He regularly consults and operates at Werribee Mercy Hospital and does private operating St Vincent’s Private Fitzroy, East Melbourne and Werribee hospitals and Epworth Freemasons.
After finishing dux of his year at high school, he studied Arts and Medicine at the University of Melbourne, graduating with Honours. As a young doctor he worked at St Vincent’s and rotated to surgical training positions outside Melbourne, including Ballarat, Warrnambool, Geelong, Shepparton and Werribee.
After completing basic surgical training he moved to NSW in order to undertake advanced training in Urology. After returning to St Vincent’s in Melbourne he then took a valuable opportunity to work for 12 months as a Clinical Fellow in Endourology and Oncology at Stepping Hill Hospital, Manchester, UK. This world class unit has a large experience in advanced laparoscopic surgery, and has pioneered new techniques in minimally invasive stone surgery.
Dan Lenaghan is a second generation Urologist. His father was a highly respected surgeon and held the presidency of the Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand.