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DR PETER HEATHCOTE

CALL 07 3830 3310
CONSULTING LOCATIONS

Brisbane City, Greenslopes, The Gap, Rockhampton

UROLOGIST - PRESIDENT OF THE UROLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND - SENIOR UROLOGIST PRINCESS ALEXANDRA HOSPITAL AND AUSTRALIAN PROSTATE CANCER RESEARCH CENTRE

I am a Urologic Surgeon with a special interest in cancer of the prostate, bladder and stone disease.

I was born and raised in Brisbane and completed my basic medical degree at the University of Queensland. After an intern year in Cairns Hospital, I then worked in Longreach for two years before starting general surgical then urology training in Townsville, then Brisbane. After completing urology speciality training, I spent further time in Cardiff, United Kingdom and in Toronto, Canada.

I am an Adjunct Professor in the Australian Prostate Cancer Research Centre Queensland (APCRC-Q) School of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Health at the Queensland University of Technology.

With my colleagues at Brisbane Urology Clinic, we established the first Robotic Prostatectomy program in Queensland after travelling to the United States for training. Our team at Greenslopes Private Hospital performs several robotic prostatectomies a week and we are now developing further uses for the robot including partial nephrectomy and other major urologic surgery.

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (University of Queensland), 1976
  • Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (Urology), 1985
  • Post Graduate Fellowship in Reconstructive Urology, Cardiff, Wales, 1985
  • Fellowship in Urologic Oncology, Radical Prostatectomy, Toronto, Canada, 1986
SUB SPECIALTY INTERESTS
  • Robotic surgery
  • Prostate cancer
  • Bladder cancer
  • Kidney stone disease

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND REGISTRATION
  • Australian Health Practitioner Registration Authority (AHRPRA) – Specialist Urologist
  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS)
  • Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand (USANZ)
  • American Urological Association (AUA)
  • European Association of Urology (EAU)
  • The Society of Robotic Surgeons (SRS)
  • The Australian Brachytherapy Group
  • Societe Internationale d’Urologie (SIU)
  • Australian Medical Association (AMA)
CURRENT HOSPITAL APPOINTMENTS
  • Princess Alexandra Hospital
  • Greenslopes Private Hospital
  • Brisbane Private Hospital
  • Rockhampton Mater Private Hospital
OTHER APPOINTMENTS
  • Chairman, Robotic Surgery, Greenslopes Private Hospital
  • Medical Advisory Committee, Brisbane Private Hospital
  • Examiner, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Inaugural Member, Best Doctors Australia and New Zealand
  • Urologist, Australian Prostate Cancer Research Centre Queensland
  • Mentor in Robotic Surgery, Device Technologies Australia and New Zealand