Associate Professor Phillip Stricker

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Associate Professor Phillip Stricker

MBBS FRACS
Chairman of the Department of Urology at St. Vincent’s Clinic Director of the St Vincent’s Prostate Cancer Clinic
Director of Uro-oncology research, St Vincent’s Clinic Department of Urology
Conjoint Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, UNSW


Associate Professor Stricker initiated brachytherapy in Australasia, initiated robotic surgery in New South Wales, developed one of the safest techniques in prostate biopsy with the transperineal technique, and has focussed on personalised and tailored therapy for all patients with prostate cancer for over 20 years. His current interests are in maximising clinical outcomes, new forms of therapy and imaging and perfecting surgical techniques. He was the driving force in setting up the largest tissue bank and database in the southern hemisphere which is currently housed at The Kinghorn Cancer Centre.

Background

Associate Professor Phillip Stricker is one of the leading experts in the treatment of prostate cancer in Australia. He is Chairman of the Department of Urology at St Vincent’s Campus, the Director of the St Vincent’s Prostate Cancer Centre and an inaugural Director on the national board of the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia.

Professor Stricker holds a number of appointments including:

  • Chairman of the Department of Urology, St Vincent’s Private Hospital and Clinic 2003 – to date.
  • Director of the St Vincent’s Prostate Cancer Centre 2004 – to date.
  • Inaugural Director of the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia 1998 – to date.
  • Director of the Australian Prostate Cancer Collaboration 1999 – to date.
  • Head of Uro-Oncology Research Unit – St Vincent’s Campus & Garvan Institute Sydney (Prostate Cancer Group) 1992 – to date.

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