Dr Nigel Dunglison
Dr Nigel Dunglison

Urological Surgeon


Phone: (07) 3720 6930

Fax: (07) 3720 6931

Reception email:

Consulting at:

  • Wesley Medical Centre,
    Suite 42, Level 4, 40 Chasely St, Auchenflower.
  • Chermside Day Hospital,
    Level 1 Chermside Medical Complex,
    956 Gympie Road, Chermside.

Operating at:

  • The Wesley Hospital
  • Chermside Day Hospital
  • Westside Private Hospital

Education and Training

Dr Nigel Dunglison graduated MBBS (University of Queensland) in 1989 and completed his Urological Surgery Training (FRACS (urol) in 2000. Dr Dunglison was awarded the Australasian Fellowship and completed a 2 year sub-specialty fellowship training in the field of ‘Reconstructive and Prosthetic Urology’ at “The Institute of Urology” within University College London in London, UK.  Dr Dunglison has conducted ‘Reconstruction and Prosthetic Urology’ at the RBWH and the Wesley Hospitals since 2002.

Dr Dunglison is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and a Member of the Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand (USANZ). He is an overseas member of BAUS (The British Association of Urological Surgeons) and a Member of the Australian Medical Association.

Dr Dunglison graduated in 1989 and spent his Internship at the PAH before undertaking 2 years of country service in the inland Wide Bay towns of Nanango, Kingaroy, Murgon, Cherbourg and Gympie. He commenced junior surgical training rotations in 1993 and obtained an Advanced General Surgical training position in 1995 and transferred to Urological Training in 1997. He graduated FRACS (Urology) in 2000 whilst working as ‘The Australasian Fellow ‘ at ‘The Institute of Urology’ and completed his sub-specialty training in Reconstruction and Prosthetic Urological Surgery.

Dr Dunglison returned to Brisbane in 2002 following appointment as the ‘Director of Urology at Royal Brisbane and Womens’ Hospital (RBWH). Dr Dunglison has undertaken the ‘Reconstruction and Prosthetic Urology’ surgeries along with other complex tertiary and general urology surgeries at RBWH and The Wesley Hospital since 2002.

The Director of Urology RBWH (2002-2016) is an administrative position and during this time the Urology Unit was expanded in numbers and scope to its current status. The Urology Unit has expanded to include three Advanced Training Registrars , a Senior Fellow and ten Urologists; it offers the full range of Robotic, Laser, Endoscopic, Laparoscopic and Open Surgeries. The Robotic, Laparoscopic and Laser services were all introduced under Dr Dunglison leadership. The Urology Unit has an extensive clinic research pedigree including publications in Lancet and Lancet Oncology; the Directors role was to facilitate this research. Dr Dunglison continues his public service as “Senior Visiting Medical Officer’ to RBWH undertaking the ‘Reconstructive and Prosthetic Urology surgery’ and as the RBWH Urology Unit Training Supervisor for USANZ. Previous administrative positions undertaken for USANZ include Chairman Qld State Training Committee, Chairman Northern Section of USANZ and Deputy Chairman Northern Section of USANZ.

Dr Dunglison currently contributes to clinic research projects co-ordinated through Wesley Medical Research along with the ongoing commitments, facilitating research amongst the registrars at the RBWH.

A recent addition to Dr Dunglison's schedule is a quarterly, three day community urology clinic servicing Cloncurry and Mt Isa co-ordinated through the ‘Heart of Australia’ organisation; he hopes to enable access to General Urology services to this remote regional centre.


  • Urological Society of Australasia
  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Australian Medical Association
  • Overseas Member British Association of Urological Surgeons