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Dr Glen Wood

Dr Glen Wood

Dr Glen Wood

BSc (Hons), MBBS (Qld), FRACS (Urol)

Educated at Melbourne Boys High school, Dr Wood completed a bachelor of science majoring in physiology and biochemistry at Monash University, Victoria. This was followed by 2 years of respiratory physiology research on a commonwealth scholarship before he commenced his medical training in Queensland.

Dr Glen Wood obtained his medical degree at the University of Queensland and completed his advanced surgical training in Urology in Queensland in 1999.

Following further training in Christchurch, New Zealand, to obtain further experience in laser stone surgery and the diagnosis and management of prostate cancer, Dr Wood returned to Brisbane as a consultant urologist and commenced practice at the Princes Alexandra Hospital and Greenslopes Private Hospital in 2001.

Dr Wood has completed advanced training in prostate seed brachytherapy at the Seattle Prostate Institute and founded Queensland’s first seed brachytherapy program at the Greenslopes Private Hospital in 2003. Dr Wood has mentored brachytherapy units in QLD, NSW and Singapore. He is one of the founding surgeons in the establishment and development of the Greenslopes Private Hospital robotic radical prostatectomy program which commenced in 2008, Queensland’s first. He has performed over one thousand robotic prostatectomies and been involved in the robotic training of urologists at Greenslopes Private Hospital and other Queensland Hospitals.

Since returning to Brisbane as a Consultant Urologist in 2001, Dr Wood has worked in collaboration with many of Brisbane’s leading IVF specialists, harvesting sperm for a wide range of causes of male infertility. Procedures range from open sperm collection performed comfortably under local anaesthetic, through to microsurgical sperm retrieval. Dr Wood also performs robotic assisted microscopic vasectomy reversal and vasectomy.

Dr Wood is the past Senior examiner of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons Court of Examiners (Urology) serving on the court for a decade.

He is a former chairman of the Medical Advisory Committee at Greenslopes Private Hospital, past private practice representative on the Queensland clinical senate, and holds the appointment of senior lecturer, department of surgery, University of QLD.

His interests include diagnosis and management of prostate cancer, stones and infertility.

Day one, Saturday 6 May
Room B1: 16:35

Oncology updates; Managing prostate cancer risk
in the age of prostate MRI


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