Mr Homayoun (Homi) Zargar is a urological surgeon with fellowship training in uro-oncology and advanced laparoscopic and robotic surgery. He is a strong advocate of patient centered care, with emphasis on forming quality therapeutic relationship with his patients and improving their health journey.
Originally from Iran, Homi is a New Zealand trained urologist practicing in Melbourne, Australia since July 2015. Homi completed his medical training at the University of Otago in Dunedin after which he undertook basic surgical and Urology training at various New Zealand centres. Following completion of his specialist training and obtaining FRACS (Urol) from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, he spent a year at the Vancouver Prostate Centre completing a fellowship in uro-oncology with specific focus on prostate and bladder cancer.
Following that Homi moved to Cleveland, Ohio to complete a further two years of fellowship training in advance laparoscopic and robotic surgery at the prestigious Cleveland Clinic.
This was followed by another year of fellowship in Melbourne Uro-Oncology Training Program (MUTP) for further training in robotic-assisted surgery and other complex urologic oncology surgery mentored by Professor Tony Costello and Associate Professor Declan Murphy as well as others involved in this program.
Over the years of training Homi has developed an extensive academic and international profile and has published over hundred manuscripts in the fields of minimally-invasive urology and uro-oncology with particular emphasis on kidney, bladder and prostate cancer. Homi is a member of Kidney Health Australia advisory board and a senior lecturer at the department of Surgery at the University of Melbourne. He is Associate Editor of the World Journal of Urology, Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica and BMC Urology and is a regular reviewer for all major urological journals including European Journal of Urology, Urology, The Journal of Urology and many others.