Associate Professor Peter Heathcote



Area: Urology

Dr Heathcote has been a medical practitioner with 47 years’ experience  in the public and private sectors as a specialist urological surgeon. Dr Heathcoate undertakes research and training of urological surgeons and is widely published in scientific journals. Dr Heathcoate is an experienced Independent Medicolegal Examiner providing opinions for both plaintiff and defendants. 

Dr Heathcote is a qualified independent Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee PCFA  

Qualifications and Fellowships 

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery 1976 
  • Fellow Royal Australian College of Surgeons 1985 

Professional Affiliations 

  • Urology Society of Australia and New Zealand 
  • The Society Internationale de Urologique (SIU) 
  • American Urologic Association 
  • Princess Alexandra Hospital Society 
  • RACS Medico legal Interest group 
  • Society of Robotic Surgery 
  • Australian Brachytherapy Group 
  • ANZUP Urologic Cancer Trials Group 
  • Member Urological Association of Asia 
  • Member Academy of Surgical Educators RACS 
  • Member European Association of Urology 

Current Positions 

  • SIRA (NSW)CTP and Workers Compensation PI assessor and Reproductive 
  • Performance Assessor Medical Board of Australia 
  • Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee PCFA 

Previous Positions 

  • Visiting Specialist Urologist 
  • Adjunct Professor in Urology Australian Prostrate Cancer Research Centre – Queensland 
  • AHPRA, Medical Board of Australia performance assessor 
  • Member Academy of Surgical Educators RACS 
  • Adjunct Clinical Professor Monash University Public Health and Preventive Medicine 

Areas of Clinical Interest and Research 

  • Carcinoma of the Prostate, Robotic Surgery, Medical Education, Medico-legal 
  • Association between metabolic syndrome and prostate cancer – A Novel Liver Targeted therapy for Sarcopenia in androgen-deprived men with prostate cancer: anabolism without peripheral androgenism 
  • Clinician-level Quality Indicator reports – A qualitative research project to understand views of clinicians receiving and not receiving these reports” Prostate Cancer Outcomes Registry ANZ  

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