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Shomik Sengupta is a consultant urologist at Eastern Health, Melbourne and Professor of Surgery at the Eastern Health Clinical School of Monash University. Shomik has a practice with a uro-oncology subspecialty interest – including open, laparoscopic and robotic cancer surgery. He completed his urological training through the Victorian Section of the Urological Society of Australia & New Zealand (USANZ) and subsequently completed a Uro-Oncology fellowship at the prestigious Mayo Clinic, USA. He has also completed a Masters in Surgery (2002) and a Doctorate in Medicine (2014) through the University of Melbourne


Shomik is a strong contributor to USANZ, having been the Chair of the Victorian training subcommittee from 2014 to 2016, and currently as the leader of the GU Oncology advisory group. Shomik also has a strong interest in urologic research, including involvement in clinical trials through the Australian and NewZealand Urogenital & Prostate (ANZUP) cancer trials group, where he is a member of the Board and the Scientific Advisory Committee. Shomik has more than 80 original publications to date, and has been an invited speaker at a number of scientific meetings. Shomik was convenor of the ANZUP Annual Scientific Meeting in 2013 and the scientific program director for the USANZ Annual Scientific Meeting in 2017. 

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Research Output

Comparative sensitivity and specificity of imaging modalities in staging bladder cancer prior to radical cystectomy: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Crozier, J., Papa, N., Perera, M., Ngo, B., Bolton, D., Sengupta, S. & Lawrentschuk, N., 1 Apr 2019, In : World Journal of Urology. 37, 4, p. 667-690 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

6 Citations (Scopus)

Dissemination of Misinformative and Biased Information about Prostate Cancer on YouTube

Loeb, S., Sengupta, S., Butaney, M., Macaluso, J. N., Czarniecki, S. W., Robbins, R., Braithwaite, R. S., Gao, L., Byrne, N., Walter, D. & Langford, A., Apr 2019, In : European Urology. 75, 4, p. 564-567 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

27 Citations (Scopus)

Fiducial markers: can the urologist do better?

Duncan, C., Joon, D. L., Lawrentschuk, N., Jenkins, T., Schneider, M., Khoo, V., Chao, M., Lawlor, M., O’Meara, R., Berry, C., Viotto, A., Brown, K., Wada, M., Foroudi, F. & Sengupta, S., Jul 2019, In : World Journal of Urology. 37, 7, p. 1281–1287 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Hierarchical task analysis for identification of interrelationships between ergonomic, external disruption, and internal disruption in complex laparoscopic procedures

Al-Hakim, L., Wang, M., Xiao, J., Gyomber, D. & Sengupta, S., Nov 2019, In : Surgical Endoscopy. 33, 11, p. 3673-3687 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

High dose rate brachytherapy boost for prostate cancer: Biochemical control and the impact of transurethral resection of the prostate and hydrogel spacer insertion on toxicity outcomes

Chao, M., Bolton, D., Lim Joon, D., Chan, Y., Lawrentschuk, N., Ho, H., Spencer, S., Wasiak, J., Guerrieri, M., Ow, D., Troy, A., Pham, T., Sengupta, S., Tan, A., McMillan, K., Koufogiannis, G., Foroudi, F., Ng, M. & Khoo, V., Jun 2019, In : Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology. 63, 3, p. 415–421 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)


Alban Gee Prize

Sengupta, Shomik (Recipient), 2014

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

BJUI award for best Social Media paper

Sengupta, Shomik (Recipient) & Stacy Loeb (Recipient), 18 Mar 2019

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Press / Media

Reality of Prostate Cancer in Australia

Shomik Sengupta


1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment