Robotic
Laparoscopic
Urologist

Meet Phil

A Specialist Urologist

Phil is a urologist with expertise in robotic and advanced laparoscopic urology and urologic cancers. He believes in individualised patient care, with a strong focus on the doctor-patient relationship. He takes the time to ensure that all patients are fully informed and are involved in the decision making process. Phil endeavours to deliver the kind of care that he would expect for his own family.

Phil graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2000 with degrees in Science and Medicine & Surgery. He undertook his surgical training in Melbourne, after which he travelled to the UK and spent a year training with one of the world’s most experienced laparoscopic surgeons. Phil was then appointed Consultant at the prestigious Guy’s and St Thomas’ in London, where he undertook training in robotic surgery. Since returning to Melbourne in September 2012, Phil has established himself as a high volume robotic and laparoscopic specialist and has performed over 500 robotic and laparoscopic cases.

As well as his passion for surgery, Phil is committed to teaching the next generation of urologists and keeping up with advances in surgery and medicine. Phil is a member of the Academy of Surgical Educators and has been the Training, Accreditation and Education supervisor at Western Health since 2012. He regularly supervises training workshops through the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and teaches medical students, interns and resident doctors at the Epworth, Royal Melbourne, Western and Frankston Hospitals. Phil was involved in establishing the robotic surgical program at The Royal Melbourne Hospital, which attracts visiting fellows from around the world. He has a University of Melbourne appointment as Honorary Clinical Lecturer.

Hospitals

Where Phil Works

Phil is the Director of Ambulatory Care at the Prostate Cancer Centre in North Melbourne, an innovative public patient initiative established with philanthropic funds by Professor Anthony Costello AM. He is a consultant urologist at The Royal Melbourne, Western Health and Peninsula Health and operates privately at the Epworth Hospital in Richmond, St Vincent's Private in Fitzroy, Frankston Private and The Bays Hospital on the Mornington Peninsula.




Urology

Urological Surgery

Phil is a specialist Urological Surgeon with expertise in robotic, advanced laparoscopic and general urologic surgery. He has a special interest in prostate cancer, bladder cancer and kidney cancer and has established the only robotic cystectomy program in Melbourne at the Epworth and Royal Melbourne Hospitals specifically for patients with advanced bladder cancer. Phil has a high volume practice in robotic prostatectomy, robotic cystectomy and robotic partial nephrectomy.



Teaching

Education & Training

Phil is an Honorary Clinical Lecturer at the University of Melbourne, a member of the Academy of Surgical Educators and Training, Accreditation and Education Supervisor in Urology at Western Health. He has been the Program Secretary for the Asia Pacific Prostate Cancer Conference and the Prostate Cancer World Congress since 2014 and was convenor of the Trainee Masterclass in 2013. Phil trains visiting international fellows in robotic surgery as part of the robotic surgery program at The Royal Melbourne Hospital and regularly proctors consultant surgeons in robotic surgery in Melbourne hospitals.



Contributing author and clinical advisor for PROSTMATE, an online prostate cancer patient resource.

Program Secretary of the Asia-Pacific Prostate Cancer Conference 2014.

Training, accreditation and education supervisor at the Western General Hospital.

Memberships

Affiliations & fellowships







Blog

Recent Posts

5 Questions with Per-Anders Abrahamsson and Gopal Badlani

12 May 2014

Every Spring, thousands of urologists gather in big cities with mega-venues to attend one or both of the annual congresses...

5 Questions with Per-Anders Abrahamsson and Gopal Badlani

12 May 2014

Every Spring, thousands of urologists gather in big cities with mega-venues to attend one or both of the annual congresses...

5 Questions with Per-Anders Abrahamsson and Gopal Badlani

12 May 2014

Every Spring, thousands of urologists gather in big cities with mega-venues to attend one or both of the annual congresses...

5 Questions with Per-Anders Abrahamsson and Gopal Badlani

12 May 2014

Every Spring, thousands of urologists gather in big cities with mega-venues to attend one or both of the annual congresses...

Contact

Appointments & referrals

For appointments and referrals please contact me below.

161 Lennox St,
Richmond, VIC 3121

Phone: (03) 8548 0302
Email: reception@philipdundee.com.au






Consulting Locations

St Vincent's Private Hospital
59 Victoria Parade,
Fitzroy, VIC 3065




The Bays Hospital
Vale St,
Mornington, VIC 3931




Frankston Private Hospital
5 Susono Way,
Frankston, VIC 3199