West Coast Urology  –  Geelong   |   Hamilton    |     Colac   |   Winchelsea




Urological Surgeons

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West Coast Urology provides a full range of specialised adult urological services to the patients of Geelong, its surrounds and to the Western and South Western regions of Victoria.

Based in Geelong and with clinics in Colac, Winchelsea and Hamilton, this service is headed by A. Prof Richard Grills FRACS, Dr. Kathryn McLeod FRACS and Mr. Patrick Preece FRACS, who are all specialist Urological Surgeons. They are supported by an experienced team including specialist urology nurses, a physiotherapist and administrative staff.

Our Expertise

A. Prof Richard Grills, Dr Kathryn McLeod, Mr Patrick Preece are specialists in providing care for men and women with urological symptoms and conditions. West Coast Urology offers a full range of urology services with particular expertise in: 
  • Minimally invasive stone surgery
  • Surgical and nonsurgical management of prostate conditions
  • Urological oncology (cancer treatments)
  • Robotic prostate cancer surgery
  • Minimally invasive (robotic and laparoscopic) kidney surgery
  • Complex female urology
  • Female and male urinary incontinence 
  • Male sexual dysfunction including penile prosthetics
  • Male genital and urethral reconstruction
  • Male infertility, varicocele treatment, sperm retrieval
  • Vasectomy reversal (microsurgery)
  • Vasectomy

A.Prof Richard Grills, raised in rural western Victoria, is an accomplished urologist with a diverse career. After training in Melbourne and UK, he established West Coast Urology in Geelong. A. Prof Grills is the Director of Urological Surgery and of Robotic Surgery Barwon Health. He is actively involved in surgical education and training. He is actively involved in research, and presents at national and international meetings. A. Prof. Grills has worked in Africa for extended periods and leads surgical aid teams to a number of Pacific island countries.

Dr. Kathryn McLeod, a skilled Urological Surgeon, completed her training at the University of Adelaide in 2005 and obtained fellowship with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. She specialises in voiding dysfunction, neuro-urology, and female urology. Dr. McLeod practices at Geelong University Hospital, St John of God Specialist Centre, and Winchelsea. Committed to surgical education, she holds a Masters and is pursuing a PhD. Dr. McLeod serves on various boards, chairs educational committees, and is a proctor for Medtronic. Additionally, she holds a rank in the Standby Reserves of the Australian Defence Force.

Mr. Patrick Preece, a distinguished urologist, specialises in male sexual dysfunction and reconstructive genital surgery. With expertise in male urinary incontinence, urethral stricture disease and penile implant surgery, he also manages general urological conditions. A Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, he completed a prestigious fellowship in andrology and genito-urethral reconstruction. Mr. Preece operates in Geelong and Colac. He is actively involved in both medical education and research and holds a Masters degree in Public Health.

A. Prof Richard Grills


Dr Kathryn McLeod


Mr Patrick Preece


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