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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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Projects 2019 2020

Research Output 1998 2019

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., 30 Jan 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Surgical Endoscopy. 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Identification of novel oncogenic events occurring early in prostate carcinogenesis using purified autologous malignant and non-malignant prostate epithelial cells

Sluka, P., Pezaro, C., Wardan, H., Sengupta, S. & Davis, I. D., 1 May 2019, In : BJU International. 123, S5, p. 27-35 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

A single institution analysis of low-dose-rate brachytherapy: 5-year reported survival and late toxicity outcomes

Chao, M., Spencer, S., Guerrieri, M., Ding, W., Goharian, M., Ho, H., Ng, M., Healey, D., Tan, A., Cham, C., Joon, D. L., Lawrentschuk, N., Travis, D., Sengupta, S., Chan, Y., Troy, A., Pham, T., Clarke, D., Liodakis, P. & Bolton, D., 1 Jan 2018, In : Journal of Contemporary Brachytherapy. 10, 2, p. 155-161 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

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 Jan 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : World Journal of Urology. p. 1-24 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Correspondence from specialist surgical outpatient clinics to general practitioners

Ow, D., Gray, D., Lawrentschuk, N., Bolton, D. M. & Sengupta, S., 1 Sep 2018, In : ANZ Journal of Surgery. 88, 9, p. 818-819 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterOtherpeer-review


Alban Gee Prize

Shomik Sengupta (Recipient), 2014

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

BJUI award for best Social Media paper

Shomik Sengupta (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