Why Professor Costello?

Why Professor Costello?

Tony Costello is one of the leading prostate specialists in Australia.

Tony Costello is Professorial Fellow & Head Department of Urology, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, affiliated with Department of Surgery, University of Melbourne.

His private practice is conducted through Epworth Hospital Richmond campus and is primarily concerned with treatment of prostate cancer including robotic prostate surgery.

Tony pioneered robotic surgery in Australia. He now is into his seventh year of experience and at the Richmond campus, Epworth Hospital there have now been over 1,000 cases of robotic radical prostatectomy performed.

Prof Costello is an invited faculty member of the American Urological Association where annually he teaches aspects of robotic surgery to an international audience. He is also on the Editorial Board of the US publication Journal of Robotic Surgery, the British Journal of Urology and the Journal of Endourology.

Tony is the only Australian member of the American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons. The AAGUS is an Association of leading academic urologists from the United States, Canada and around the world dedicated to the study of diseases of the genitourinary system. Active membership is limited to 75 of the world’s most distinguished academic urological specialists.


Undergraduate University of Melbourne
Medical School University of Melbourne
Residency St Vincent's
Fellowship Training MD Anderson Houston
London Hospital