Peter Sutherland

Title: Head of Urology, Royal Adelaid Hospital

Address: South Terrace Urology 326 South Terrace Adelaide, South Australia, 5000

Phone: 0011 618 8223 1472


Bio: Dr Peter Sutherland trained in Australia, the USA and the UK and has since gained over twenty years experience in Urological practice. He is currently the Head of the Urology Department at Adelaide’s largest teaching hospital, The Royal Adelaide. With the University of Adelaide’s Department of Surgery, he manages a team of researchers offering trials of new drugs and techniques for many Urological conditions.

Dr Sutherland’s private practice in Adelaide incorporates Australasia’s first accredited stand-alone Urology Day Surgery. His particular areas of interest are erectile dysfunction and prostate cancer.

As a result of his dedication to research and education for erectile dysfunction, Dr Sutherland is an active member of a number of national advisory boards in Australia. Among other initiatives, these advisory boards aim to investigate and discuss ways to optimize erectile dysfunction management, including the appropriate use of phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitor therapy.

Dr Sutherland was instrumental in leading the first surgical team to introduce robotic radical prostatectomy into the Australian public health system. He has performed over 800 da Vinci procedures and has been the leading mentor for Australian and New Zealand Urological surgeons whilst providing Robotic Fellowship training at The Royal Adelaide Hospital.

Dr Sutherland is a Past President of the Urological Society in South Australia and served on the Australian Board of Urology from 1987–1992.

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