MBBS, FRACS, FAICD
Professor Mark Frydenberg graduated from the University of Melbourne, School of Medicine in 1982 and was awarded his Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in Urology in 1990. He then went to do subspecialty training in urological cancer surgery as the Urological Oncology Fellow at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota in the years 1991-1992.
Upon return to Australia initially working at Royal Melbourne Hospital and Monash Health before being appointed an Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery at Monash University in 1997 and at the same time being appointed as the Chairman of the Department of Urology at Monash Health, a position held for twenty years until 2017.
He has been the Chairman of the Urological Oncology Special Advisory Group of the Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand from 2007 to 2013 and held the position of President of the Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand from 2015 to 2017. He remains on the Board of the Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand and is also a council member of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, where he currently holds the role of Deputy Chairman of the Professional Standards Committee. He is also a Board member of the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia and has recently been appointed as the Academic Director of Urology at Cabrini Health.
Professor Frydenberg has a long distinguished career in academic urology and was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia in 2016 for his services to medicine. He has published more than 190 peer reviewed articles in the world literature and has amassed more than $10 million dollars in competitive grants to promote urological cancer research in Australia. He is a regular presenter at both national and international meetings, and is a regular reviewer and is on the editorial board of two major international urological journals.
He continues to have very strong academic relationships with basic scientists and also allied health professionals such as psychologists and physiotherapists to ensure that all patients obtain the best possible care pre- and post- operatively from a survivorship viewpoint.
Australian Urology Associates
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Bairnsdale Regional Hospital
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