Dr Thavaseelan is a medical graduate of the University of Western Australia and achieved his FRACS in Urology in 2002.
He completed post-fellowship training in General Urology and Urological Oncology in the UK and undertook a Traveling Fellowship in Germany and the USA, studying with international experts in the fields of neurourology, urodynamics and incontinence.
Dr Thavaseelan has a special interest in prostate cancer diagnosis and management and has been performing robotic assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy since 2008.
His other special interests include management of male urinary incontinence particularly post-prostate cancer treatment, and prosthetic surgery for erectile dysfunction.
In addition, he is well recognised for his expertise in neurourology and voiding dysfunction.
He currently runs a comprehensive urodynamic service at St John of God Mt Lawley and was involved with the State Spinal Rehabilitation Unit at Shenton Park and Fiona Stanley Hospital.
Dr Thavaseelan is an Adjunct Senior Lecturer at the University of Notre Dame and a trainer of other urologists nationally in male urinary incontinence surgery and penile prosthetic surgery.
He is actively involved in college activities and is currently Chair of the WA Section of the Urological Society.
He is on the Board of Directors for the Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand and the WA Urological Research Organisation.
He is married with four children who are all soccer fans. In his spare time, Dr Thavaseelan is a certified Football West junior soccer coach and enjoys cooking, travel and spending time with his family.
- Extracorporial Shock Wave Therapy – ESWL
- Robotic surgery - urology
- Urodynamic investigation
Telehealth consultations: Yes
Treats Children: No
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