2002 BSc – Cell Biology & Genetics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
2006 MD – UBC Medical School
2011 FRCSC – Urology Residency UBC Department of Urologic Sciences
2012 – Fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopy and Robotics – McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario
Urologist, Richmond Hospital, Richmond, BC
Clinical Instructor, Department of Urologic Sciences, UBC
Dr. Kiara Hennessey graduated from the UBC Urology Residency Program in 2011. She has a special interest in advanced laparoscopic urologic surgery. Dr. Hennessey’s scope of practice includes general Urology with expertise in minimally invasive management of kidney cancer, prostate cancer, urinary tract obstruction and stone surgery.
Dr. Hennessey’s fellowship training in the subspecialty area of minimally invasive/endourologic surgery was at McMaster University, a recognized leader in the development of laparoscopic surgery in Canada. In particular, she obtained expertise in percutaneous nephrolithotomy, laparoscopic partial nephrectomy, laparoscopic radical prostatectomy, laparoscopic adrenalectomy, laparoscopic pyeloplasty and laparoscopic radio-frequency ablation of renal masses.