World-class prostate research centre for Sydney

30 Sep 2012

Prime Minister Julia Gillard, Deputy Prime Minister Wayne Swan and Minister for Health Tanya Plibersek announced Sydney would

have a new centre of excellence to research and treat prostate cancer.


Located in the newly opened Kinghorn Cancer Centre, this new prostate cancer reasearch facility will be a joint initiative between the Garvan Institue, St Vincent's & Mater Hospitals and the St Vincent's Prostate Cancer Centre.

About Phillip

Phillip is the Chairman of the Department of Urology, St Vincent's Private Hospital and Clinic since 2003, and a Director of the St Vincent's Prostate Cancer Centre.

The Australian Prostate Cancer Research Centre in New South Wales recently appointed him as clinical director. He is also a member of the National Prostate Cancer Research Centre

Philip is currently the highest volume robotic surgeon in Australasia

He is perhaps best known for his work developing nerve sparing techniques to help patients maximise potency