Dr Geoff Coughlin is Australia’s most experienced and highest volume robotic surgeon. He has performed over 2000 robotic operations. He was trained by the world leader in robotic prostatectomy Dr Vip Patel at the Global Robotics Institute in America for 2 years where he gained operative experience in over 1000 robotic prostatectomies. He is Australia’s most experienced robotic prostatectomy. He has published leading outcomes for robotic prostatectomy with respect to cancer control, urinary continence and erectile function.
In 2006 Dr Coughlin underwent fellowship training in laparoscopic surgery at St George’s NHS trust in London.
He completed his medical degree at the University of QLD in 1998. He trained in Urology in QLD and was awarded his fellowship from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in January 2007.
Dr Coughlin underwent 2 years of fellowship training in robotic prostatectomy in the United States under the guidance of Dr Vipul Patel – the world leader in robotic prostatectomy.
In 2009 Dr Coughlin returned to Brisbane, Queensland and commenced Robotic Surgery programs at the Royal Brisbane Hospital and the Wesley Hospital. Dr Coughlin has an operative experience in excess of 1500 robotic prostatectomies. He co-authored the first Australian series of robotic partial nephrectomy (removal of kidney tumour with preservation of the kidney) and presented the first Australian series of Robotic Radical Cystectomy.
Dr Coughlin is a charter member of the Society of Robotic Surgery being recognised as one of the leading robotic surgeons in the world.
Special Interests :
- Robotic prostatectomy
Westside Private Hospital:
32 Morrow Street
Taringa QLD 4068
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