- Da Vinci XI Robot
Dr Edward Latif MBBS, BSc(Med), FRACS is a Urological surgeon who graduated from the University of New South Wales medical school in 2009.
Dr Latif completed basic training at St George Hospital in 2010-2011 before commencing specialist Urological training. This was completed across major hospitals throughout New South Wales and Queensland, including the Central Coast. His training emphasised robotic, laparoscopic and open urological cancer surgery, endourology, stone management and functional urology.
Dr Latif completed his training in 2018, before undertaking a Fellowship in open, laparoscopic and robotic cancer surgery at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. He then undertook a dedicated Uro-Oncology Robotic Surgical Fellowship in 2019-2020 at Kent and Canterbury Hospital, one of the highest volume regional robotic cancer centres in the United Kingdom. Here he specialised in robotic prostate, kidney and bladder surgery, performing over 150 procedures. He has been actively involved in research in the field, with international presentations on outcomes and education in robotic surgery, and publications in reputable medical journals.
Dr Latif has played a significant role in introducing robotic surgery to the Central Coast and performed the first robotic procedure in the region. He is proud to be the only fellowship trained urological robotic surgeon on the coast.
He is heavily involved in the training and education of future urologists and is actively engaged in helping trainees develop their skills. Dr Latif has regular operating sessions at multiple hospitals throughout the Central Coast and consults at the Wollemia Urology Centre in Gosford.
Dr Latif provides a full variety of Urological services.
His special interests are
- Robotic surgery
- Laparoscopic surgery
- Urological cancer surgery
- Stone disease
- Treatment for prostate enlargement
- MBBS , BSc (Med) , FRACS