Richard Grills is a Urologist who works in both public and private practice in Geelong where he is the Director of Robotic Surgery and the Director of Urological Surgery at Barwon Health.

He has special interest and expertise in the management of prostate conditions and minimally invasive surgical techniques and established regional Australia's first public robotic surgical program in Geelong.

He has worked previously in Zambia, Tanzania and Zanzibar and conducts yearly Urology aid trips to Vanuatu. He is involved in surgical training and education is a previous Chair of the national Training Board in Urology.

Epworth hospital locations


Epworth Geelong

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

West Coast Urology

Suite 1, Level 1 83 Myers Street
Geelong VIC 3220

Consulting Location

WDHS (Hamilton Hospital)

Foster Street
Hamilton VIC 3300

Special interests

  • minimally invasive and robotic surgery
  • Prostate cancer
  • stone surgery
  • laparoscopic surgery

Education and training

  • Senior Lecturer Deakin University
  • Board of Urology


  • Robotic surgery and prostate cancer
  • surgical education
  • stone surgery


  • MBBS

Professional Associations

  • RACS
  • AMA
  • AUA
  • EAU
The Urology and Vascular Clinical Institute groups together surgical specialties in the areas of endocrinology, nephrology, urology and vascular surgery.