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3300 Australian men die from prostate cancer every year.

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Robotic Prostate Cancer Diagnostics


At Buderim Prostate Clinic we offer Robotic targeted transperineal Prostatic Biopsy supported by world-class prostate MRI and PSMA scanning, along with internationally recognised uropathology services. The nature of prostate cancer varies greatly, and treatment recommendations are individualised for the patient. For some, careful ongoing observation may be enough.

Robotic Prostate Cancer Treatments


A/Prof. Troy Gianduzzo is one of Australia’s most experienced robotic prostatectomy surgeons and has been performing key-hole (laparoscopic and robotic) prostate surgery since 2004. He has completed a master’s thesis on advances in robotic prostatectomy, which included robotic instrument design and development with Intuitive Surgical the robotic manufacturing company.

OUR SPECIALISTS IN ROBOTIC PROCEDURES AND PROSTATE CANCER CARE

Dr Tony Gianduzzo is the senior Urologist on the Sunshine Coast, with a career-long interest in accurate prostate cancer diagnostics and risk-classification. He has been a very early advocate of active surveillance strategies for low-risk prostate cancer since the mid-1990’s. He is closely involved in the emerging technologies of prostate MRI, and especially robotic-assisted transperineal prostatic fusion biopsy. This is highly accurate in finding important prostate cancers needing treatment, while avoiding over-diagnosing and potentially over-treating insignificant disease.

A/Prof Gianduzzo is a recognised leader in prostate surgery and is internationally accredited as a Surgeon of Excellence in Robotic Surgery by the U.S. based Surgical Review Corporation. He is an experienced keyhole surgeon, having performed over 1,000 major robotic +/- laparoscopic urological procedures. He is also the national secretary of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Urological Surgeons. A/Prof Gianduzzo’s main area of interest is prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment including robotic prostate surgery.

Dr Tony Gianduzzo

Prostate cancer diagnostics MRI/ Robotic-assisted biopsy


Dr Tony Gianduzzo was educated in Queensland and obtained his medical degree in Brisbane in 1983. He is a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and a member of the Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand. He completed his Urological training in Queensland, and has been resident on the Sunshine Coast since 1993. He has been heavily involved in the development of high quality local facilities for the Sunshine Coast for some 20 years, and has acted in board and other key leadership roles in the development of the Buderim Private Hospital.

Associate Professor Troy Gianduzzo

Surgeon of Excellence in Robotic Surgery


Associate Professor Troy Gianduzzo is one of Australia’s most experienced robotic prostatectomy surgeons and has been performing key-hole (laparoscopic and robotic) prostate surgery since 2004. He has completed a master’s thesis on advances in robotic prostatectomy, which included robotic instrument design and development with Intuitive Surgical the robotic manufacturing company. Associate Professor Gianduzzo received international fellowship training in key-hole prostate surgery in both the UK and at the Cleveland Clinic, USA.

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About Robotic-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy

Robotic systems are becoming increasingly popular in the medical fraternity owing to unique advantages including precision, safety and many others.

The da Vinci® robotic surgical system is one of the most popular and widely employed robotic systems in the field of medicine and is used to perform surgical procedures in urology, general surgery and other specialties of medicine.

Associate Professor Troy Gianduzzo is one of Australia’s most experienced robotic prostatectomy surgeons and has been performing key-hole (laparoscopic and robotic) prostate surgery since 2004. He has completed a master’s thesis on advances in robotic prostatectomy, which included robotic instrument design and development with Intuitive Surgical (www.intuitivesurgical.com) the robotic manufacturing company.

His experience is now approaching 1000 laparoscopic and robotic procedures, and he is the first fellowship-trained Urologist in Queensland to perform key-hole prostatectomy following dedicated international training.

Surgeon of Excellence award presented to A/Prof Troy Gianduzzo by Michael Krieg the Wesley Hospital General Manager on 7 August, 2018

A/Prof Troy Gianduzzo is a Surgeon of Excellence in Robotic SurgeryTM designee which he received with the Wesley Hospital’s designation as a Centre of Excellence in Robotic SurgeryTM. ‘COERS’ and ‘Centre of Excellence in Robotic Surgery’ terms and seals are trademarks of Surgical Review Corporation. All rights reserved.

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The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride hit Noosa, raising money and awareness for prostate cancer and mental health.

The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride was last Sunday and Buderim Prostate Clinic were lucky enough to be a sponsor for their Sunshine Coast ride to raise funds and awareness for prostate cancer and men mental health.
Despite the wet weather their was a fantastic turn out and a total of $47,133 was raised with 357 riders attending. This is an amazing achievement and well done to everyone that contributed.

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The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride

On Sunday September 30th 2018, over 120,000 distinguished gentlefolk in over 650 cities worldwide will don their cravats, tustle their ties, press their tweed, and sit astride their classic and vintage styled motorcycles to raise funds and awareness for men’s health, specifically prostate cancer and men’s mental health.

The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride was founded in Sydney, Australia by Mark Hawwa. It was inspired by a photo of Mad Men’s Don Draper astride a classic bike and wearing his finest suit. Mark decided a themed ride would be a great way to combat the often-negative stereotype of men on motorcycles, whilst connecting niche motorcycle communities together.

That first ride in 2012 brought together over 2,500 riders across 64 cities. The success of the event encouraged the founder to consider how it could be used to support a worthy cause.

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