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A/Prof. Sree Appu

Urologic Oncology and Robotics
MBBS (Hons) Melb. FRACS (Urology)

A/Prof. Sree Appu is the recent Clinical Head of Urology for Monash Medical Centre having completed 7 years of leadership.

Sree returned from North America after completing a formal Uro-Oncology fellowship and is amongst a select group of Australian urologists to train with the International Society of UroOncology (SUO).

He is Director of Southern Urology Group and the first surgeon to pioneer robotic surgery amongst all Monash Urologists.

He is also a clinical educator and has served two terms as the Urology Training Head for Monash.


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 on the Dean’s Honours List for both Medicine and Surgery in 1997.

He subsequently undertook residency and then General Surgical Training at the Royal Melbourne Hospital before commencing urology. 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 performing high volume robotic procedures at Cabrini, Epworth and the Valley Hospital.

Sree performed the first robotic prostatectomy in Melbourne using the latest and advanced Da Vinci Xi robot at the Valley Private Hospital. Recently he has completed the 100th robotic case performed on the Xi robot for the Valley.

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

Special Interests

Urologic Oncology (Prostate, Kidney, Bladder and Testis Cancer), Laparoscopy and Minimally Invasive Therapies, Robotic Da Vinci Prostatectomy.

Information on Robotics for Patients

Download A/Prof. Appu's Curriculum Vitae for more information.

Contact and On-Call

Please contact his secretary Joanne for all appointments
Phone: (03) 9563 7899
Fax: (03) 9563 8101

Sree is available via his rooms or paging service 9387 1000.