Sree Appu

Adj ClinAssProf

20082021

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Biography

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.

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 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 both Cabrini and Epworth Hospital networks.

Sree is also a prolific academic researcher and was appointed Clinical Adjunct Associate Professor in Urology by Monash University in 2012.

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.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Research area keywords

  • Urologic oncology

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