Dr Simon Wood


Director of Urology Princess Alexandra Hospital and Consultant Renal Transplant Surgeon


    About me

    Dr Simon Wood is a consultant urological surgeon treating all aspects of adult urology. He has a special interest in renal, prostate and testicular cancer. He has extensive experience in:

    • laparoscopic and percutaneous surgery,
    • nephron sparing surgical techniques for renal tumors
    • endo-urological surgery for renal stones, bladder cancer and prostatectomy
    • major open surgery for advanced cancer including vena cava tumor thrombus and retroperitoneal lymph node dissection,
    • renal transplantation.

    Dr Wood graduated from the University of Queensland in 1996 and completed his surgical fellowship with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in Brisbane. Simon completed further urological and transplant surgical training in Dublin, Ireland and has also completed training and accreditation in robotic surgery.

    He is the principal investigator in a number of clinical trials in advanced renal and prostate cancer and is a member of the Australian Prostate Cancer Research Centre and the Centre for Kidney Disease Research at the Translational Research Institute.

    Dr Wood is a member of the College of Surgeons Transplant Executive and also the Director of Urology at Princess Alexandra Hospital.

    Research fields

    Kidney Cancer, Prostate Cancer