Assoc Professor Daniel Moon is a urologist who performs more robotic surgical cases per year than any other surgeon in Victoria. He has particular expertise in laparoscopic and robotic surgery, the management of prostate cancer and the aftermath of its treatment. He is an Honorary Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Melbourne and is on the board of Australian Medical Robotic Academy (AMRA) dedicated to training current and future robotic surgeons in Australia and abroad (click for ABC interview August 2018). He has performed over 2000 major laparoscopic +/- robotic procedures, published the first Australian series of laparoscopic radical prostatectomy in 2008 and performed the first Australian robotic cysto-prostatectomy in 2009. From 2012-2017 he was Director of robotic surgery at Epworth healthcare, established a robotic partial nephrectomy program at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, and published the first Australian series of this procedure in 2015 then the largest Australian partial nephrectomy series in 2018. He convened the biennial National Kidney and Bladder Cancer Symposium and held Australia’s first robotic prostatectomy surgical masterclass in 2011, followed by the first robotic partial nephrectomy masterclass in 2012. In 2013 he authored the largest Australian series of Artificial Urinary Sphincter insertion for male incontinence and in 2018 published the longest Australian follow-up for men undergoing urethral sling surgery, followed by the largest Australian series of penile implant surgery for treatment of erectile dysfunction.
Advances in robotic surgery through the COVID crisis: remote telementoring
A/Prof Daniel Moon joins Prof Declan Murphy and Dr Renu Eapen in an interview of A/Prof Jim Porter from Seattle and Dr Nadine Haram from London to discuss a world first in remote teaching of robotic surgery Click to listen to Podcast recorded 9th July 2020.