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Morgan Pokorny



I am extremely passionate about my vocation and helping my patients through their journey. I have a strong focus on a patient-centred model of care and using the best in available technology and resources to achieve optimal outcomes for my patients. I have a strong focus on good communication, explaining complex information and procedures well so that patients feel empowered to make the best decisions for themselves. 

Areas of expertise:

  • Robotic Urologic Surgery – including robotic prostatectomy, robotic partial nephrectomy
  • Prostate cancer – diagnosis, risk assessment and treatment
  • Prostate MRI expert, targeted prostate biopsy with the Artemis™ system
  • Kidney cancer
  • Bladder cancer
  • Laparoscopic Surgery – nephrectomy, pyeloplasty
  • Stone surgery, ureteroscopy, PCNL, complex stone surgery
  • BPH, scrotal conditions, vasectomy 



  • MB ChB, PhD (Prostate Cancer Molecular Biology, QUT Brisbane) FRACS (Urol)

Current employment:

  • Consultant Urologist, Counties Manukau Health
  • Consultant Urologist, Auckland City Hospital

Overseas experience:

  • Princess Alexandra Hospital Brisbane – Fellowship in Laparoscopic Urology and Donor Nephrectomy
  • OLVZ, Aalst, Belgium – 1 year Fellowship in Robotic Surgery under Prof Alex Mottrie, Chair of the European Robotic Urology Section 


  • University of Cape Town Medical School
  • Urological Surgical Training New Zealand

Academic Work:

  • Over 25 peer-reviewed publications in prostate MRI and prostate cancer
  • First published trial comparing standard TRUS prostate biopsy vs in-bore MRI guided biopsy, 2014
  • Reviewer for several international Urology journals

Chair of Prostate MRI Workshop, Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting, 2018-2019


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  • Phone: 09 5270500
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