Damien Bolton

Professor Damien Bolton is head of Department of Urology and Professor of Surgery at the University of Melbourne Department of Surgery, Austin Health. Damien trained in Melbourne and at the University of California, San Francisco.

He was the first Australian urologist to be awarded the Bard Silver Medal by the British Association of Urologic Surgeons (BAUS), the first urologist recipient of the John Mitchell Crouch Fellowship from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, and received the RACS award for excellence in surgical research in 2014. He has published more than 400 peer reviewed manuscripts.

He has served as Chair of the Cancer Council Victoria committee on Urogenital Cancer and co-chair of the Asia-Pacific Prostate Cancer Coalition, as well as on multiple international guidelines committees. He is currently Treasurer of the Societe International d’Urologie based in Montreal Canada and is Vice President of the Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand.