About Us

North Tas Urology is a private urological practice which provides urological services to patients across Northern Tasmania including the north-west and north-east coasts. Mr Robert Jensen and Mr Philip Tan consult from their rooms in Canning St, Launceston as well as periodically from Devonport, Burnie and St Helens.

Details of the days Mr Jensen and Mr Tan consult at Devonport, Burnie and St Helens are located on the Contact Us & Maps page.

Mr Jensen  and Mr Tan both perform surgery at the Calvary St Vincent’s Hospital in Launceston, the North West Private Hospital in Burnie,and the Launceston General Hospital (LGH), where Mr Jensen also supervises a Urology Registrar.

Referrals are made to Mr Jensen and Mr Tan from General Practitioners and other Specialists across Northern Tasmania. Where possible, patients are seen, treated and followed up in the location closest to their home.


About Urology

Urology is a specialisation which treats a wide range of conditions of the urogenital tract. These may include:

  • malignancy
  • trauma
  • congenital and degenerative conditions affecting the kidneys, renal tract, penis, testicles and urethra


Conditions treated include: Common procedures include:
  • kidney stones
  • stress incontinence
  • prostate enlargement
  • pelviureteric junction abnormality
  • trauma
  • renal cancer
  • bladder cancer
  • hernia
  • impotence
  • hydrocoele
    • check/surveillance cystoscopy
    • vasectomy
    • circumcision (for medical or cultural reasons only)
    • radical nephrectomy (laparoscopic and open)
    • open radical prostatectomy
    • transurethral prostatectomy
    • bladder tumour resection
    • ureteroscopy
    • pyeloscopy
    • percutaneous stone extraction
    • extracorporeal shockwave therapy
    • repairs from trauma