A/Prof Joseph Ischia is a surgical uro-oncologist skilled in general urology and specialising in the management of urological cancers. He is also involved in Urological research in prostate, bladder and kidney cancer with a research position at University of Melbourne.

Epworth hospital locations


Epworth Freemasons Albert Street


Epworth Hawthorn

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Joseph Ischia

Unit 5 210 Burgundy Street
Heidelberg VIC 3084

Consulting Location

Joseph Ischia

Suite 103 320 Victoria Parade
East Melbourne VIC 3002

Consulting Location

Hawthorn Urology

Level 2, Suite 2 50 Burwood Rd
Hawthorn VIC 3122

Special interests

  • Prostate cancer
  • Bladder cancer
  • Kidney cancer
  • Kidney stones
  • Difficulties with urination

Education and training

  • University of Melbourne medical student teaching
  • Victorian Urology Nurses guest speaker


  • Benefits of zinc in ischaemia-reperfusion injury during partial nephrectomy


  • MBBS, University of Melbourne, 1998
  • PhD, University of Melbourne, 2012
  • FRACS (Urol), 2013

Professional Associations

  • RACS
  • AMA
  • COSA
  • Socit Internationale d'Urologie
The Urology and Vascular Clinical Institute groups together surgical specialties in the areas of endocrinology, nephrology, urology and vascular surgery.