Dr Peter Penkoff
MBBS, FRACS (Urol)
Consultant Urological Surgeon
Specialist in Robotic and Minimally Invasive Surgery
Peter is an Australian trained Urological Surgeon operating at the Lyell McEwin Hospital, Ashford Hospital, Burnside Hospital and Calvary Central Districts Hospital, South Australia.
He completed his Specialist Urology Surgical training with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, rotating through all major hospitals in Adelaide, SA and also at John Hunter Hospital in Newcastle, NSW. At the end of his training, Peter did a Fellowship year in Urological Oncology, including Robotic surgery and Stone surgery at the Westmead Public and Private Hospitals and Blacktown Hospital, Sydney, NSW.
After completion of his Urology specialty training and being awarded the Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS), Peter dedicated another year to purely train in Robotic Surgery in the UK. He gained extensive experience in Robotic surgery for the treatment of prostate, kidney and bladder cancers, but also completed a number of reconstructive robotic procedures such as pyeloplasties and ureteric reimplantations.
To date, Peter has had experience with more than 300 Robotic surgical procedures and is one of only a few urologists in Adelaide who have completed a dedicated Robotic Urology Oncology Fellowship. Peter is a full member of the Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand (USANZ), the European Association of Urology (EAU) and the American Urological Association (AUA).
Peter has submitted abstracts, authored articles in specialty journals and presented at a number of national and international meetings. Recently he also published a book chapter in laparoscopic partial nephrectomy. Peter is continuously improving and adapting his skills and knowledge to be able to provide the best and most up-to-date urological care to his patients.