RPAH - Institute of Academic Surgery RPAH - Institute of Academic Surgery
Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
Institute of Academic Surgery

Urology

TEAM

Dr David Eisinger
Dr David Eisinger
Head of Department and Education Lead

Dr Scott Leslie
Dr Scott Leslie
Research Lead

Dr Nicola Jeffery
Dr Nicola Jeffery

Dr John Boulas

Dr Arthur Vasilaris

Dr James Wong

Research Officer

About the Department

The urology department at RPA is one of Australia's oldest specialty services, providing urological services to patients across NSW, specialising in urological oncology, minimally invasive urological surgery, kidney stone disease, reconstructive urology and general urology.
The department has five surgical consultants providing care to more than 2,000 patients in hospital and over 1500 patients in the ambulatory care setting annually.
The RPA urology department is a leading department in live donor kidney transplantations in collaboration with transplantation team and in open node dissection for testicular Cancer. They are an integral part of the pelvic exenteration and peritonectomy service at RPA and leading in research based Robotic-assisted surgery program.

Achievements

Leading department in live donor kidney transplantations in collaboration with transplantation team

  • Leading department in open node dissection for testicular cancer
  • Integral part of the pelvic exenteration and peritonectomy service at RPA
  • Research based robotic-assisted surgery program

Research

Key Research Themes

  • Urological surgical techniques
  • Cellular function of prostate cancer
  • Outcome of robotic-assisted surgery of partial nephrectomy and radical prostatectomy
  • Robotic node dissection

Recent Publications

Education

Key Education & Training Activities

  • Fellowship in Robotics Research
  • Higher Degree Supervision
  • Training sessions for surgical trainees
  • Graduate Medical Program – University of Sydney

Areas of Expertise

  • Robotic-assisted surgery
  • Prostatectomy
  • Pelvic exenteration and peritonectomy surgery
  • Live donor nephrectomy for kidney transplant
  • Urethral reconstruction
    • Retroperitoneal Node Dissection
    • Percutaneous surgery and open surgery, for complex kidney stones
    • Re-operative urological surgery
    • Locally advanced renal cancer, with vena caval tumour thrombus
    • Salvage cystectomy, after failed radiation/chemo therapy
    • Reconstructive urology

Useful Links

  • SOuRCE
  • University of Sydney
  • Chris O'Brien Lifehouse

Contact
(same as the website)

Urology Department RPA
Level 4 Gloucester House
Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
50 Missenden Road Camperdown
NSW 2050
+61 2 9515 7774



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