Associate Professor Sree Appu
Urologic Oncology & Robotics, MBBS (Hons) Melb, FRACS (Urology)
A/Prof Sree Appu has been the recent Clinical Head of Monash Medical Centre and Monash Cancer Centre. He has now completed his 7 years of leadership.
He is Director of Southern Urology Group and the first surgeon to pioneer robotic surgery for the group and amongst all Monash urologists.
Sree returned from North America after completing a formal Uro-Oncology fellowship and is amongst a select group of Australian urologists to train at a formally accredited centre of the International Society of UroOncology.
He consults several times a week at his Bentleigh East rooms as well as Brighton, Mulgrave and Berwick.
A/Prof. Appu and his partners at Southern Urology provide 24 hour 7 days a week comprehensive on-call for their patients.
A/Prof. Appu completed his high schooling at Geelong Grammar School and commenced Medicine at the University of Melbourne in 1991.
He graduated near the top of his year level and was awarded the Dean’s honours list for both medicine and surgery.
He subsequently undertook residency and general surgical training at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. In 2001 he was ranked first on the general surgical selection list. After his general surgical training, Sree commenced urology training on the Victorian Programme. Sree was awarded the Urological Society Travelling Fellowship in Oncology as the first Australian Uro-oncology Fellow at the University of Toronto
He is further trained and certified in major oncology and minimally invasive treatment of prostate cancer (brachytherapy, HiFU). He is one of a handful of highly trained robotic prostatectomy surgeons accredited at Mulgrave Private Hospital.
Sree is also a prolific academic researcher and was appointed Clinical Adjunct Associate Professor in Urology by Monash University in 2012.
A/Prof Appu is fluent in Malay, Indonesian and Tamil. He has good working conversation ability in Hindi, Hokkien and Italian.
Urologic Oncology (Prostate, Kidney, Bladder and Testis Cancer) and Minimally Invasive Therapies. Robotic Da Vinci Prostatectomy
- FRACS , SUA , AUA , ama , USoANZ