Assoc Prof Philip McCahy
Philip is the Clinical Director of the Victorian Audit of Surgical Mortality based at the College in Melbourne. He is also a member of the Victorian Perioperative Consultative Council (VPCC). He is actively involved in the College's Global Health programme as the urology specialty co-ordinator having led an annual trip to Tonga since 2013, where he has developed a number of previously never performed endourology procedures.
His training was in the North-East of England with a group of urologists who are now world recognised leaders in the specialty. He also spent training periods at KCMC in Tanzania and at Monash Medical Centre in Victoria. After a period as a locum consultant at Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, he spent 8 years as a consultant in East Kent, UK. There he developed a brand new award winning investigative unit, developed and led the first lithotripsy service in Kent and was appointed to the Court of Examiners of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He was also involved in developing the new multiple choice question bank for the final Intercollegiate Urology exam.
He is now the senior urologist at Casey Hospital, the Berwick campus of Monash Health, where he has led development of all the new urology clinics and unit sub-specialisation. His special areas of interest are endourology and stone disease in which he has published and presently widely. He has developed a novel technique for percutaneous renal stone surgery and taken the technique to 3 continents and led development of only the second lithotripsy service in Victoria. He is actively involved in training medical students and junior surgeons.
Philip is also the senior urologist visiting Gippsland. He has been providing a clinic in West Gippsland since 2007 and consulting and operating at Central Gippsland Health Service in Sale since 2008. He has private admitting rights to St John of God Hospital in Berwick and Mulgrave Private Hospital.
Philip maintians an active academic interest and was appointed Clinical Adjunct Associate Professor in the School of Clinical Sciences at Monash University in November 2018 having been an adjunct Senior Lecturer since 2013. He is also involved in helping developments in urology and surgical audit in Papua New Guinea.
- Member of Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand
- Member of Endourology Society
- Intercollegiate Fellowship Urology (UK)
- Fellowship Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
- Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery