Dr. Kiara Hennessey

Training Overview:

  • 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


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 and urinary tract obstruction.

Dr. Hennessey's fellowship training in the subspecialty area of minimally invasive urologic surgery was at McMaster University, a recognized leader in the development of laparoscopic surgery in Canada. In particular, she obtained expertise in laparoscopic partial nephrectomy, laparoscopic radical prostatectomy, laparoscopic pyeloplasty and laparoscopic radio-frequency ablation of renal masses.