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Simon Wood

Simon Wood

Positions

  • Director of Urology, Princess Alexandra Hospital
  • Consultant Urological and Renal Transplant Surgeon, PAH and Greenslopes Private Hospital

Contact Details

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Qualifications

Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Urology, 2007

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, University of Queensland, 1996

Biography

Simon Wood is currently Director of Urology and Consultant Urological and Renal Transplant Surgeon at the Princess Alexandra Hospital and Greenslopes Private Hospital. He has a special interest in renal, prostate and testicular cancer. He has extensive experience in laproscopic and percutaneous surgery, nephron sparing surgical techniques for renal tumours, radical prostatectomy, major open surgery for advanced cancer including vena cava tumour thrombus, bench surgery and autotransplantation, retroperitoneal lymph node dissection and renal transplantation. He is trained and accredited in robotic surgery and recently established a robotic surgery program at Princess Alexandra Hospital.

 

Dr Wood graduated from the University of Queensland in 1996 and completed his surgical fellowship with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in Brisbane. Simon completed further urological and transplant surgical training in Dublin, Ireland.

He is the principal investigator in a number of clinical trials in advanced renal and prostate cancer and is a member of the College of Surgeons Transplant Executive, the Australian Prostate Cancer Research Centre and the Centre for Kidney Disease Research.

Awards and grants

Awards

2004

Keith Kirkland Award from the Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand for the best research undertaken during a period of clinical training.

Research interests

Renal, prostate, testicular, cancer, urology, surgery, prostate cancer, nephrolithotomy, nephrectomy, transplantation, adenocarcinoma of the bladder

Professional memberships and associations

Member, Transplantation Executive Royal Australian College Surgeons

Member, Centre for Kidney Disease Research