Dr John Yaxley MBBS (Qld), FRACS (Urol)
Located on St Stephen's Hospital Campus
Dr Yaxley is a past Chairman of the Northern Section of the Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand.
In the area of prostate cancer, Dr Yaxley has performed over 2600 radical prostatectomy surgery procedures, including more than 700 operations with robotic surgery.
Dr Yaxley is the lead author of the world’s first randomised trial comparing robotically-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy to the traditional open surgical technique.
He is also one of Australia’s most experienced urological surgeons performing brachytherapy procedures for prostate cancer, having performed over 1000 brachytherapy procedures.
Based at The Wesley Hospital in Brisbane, Dr Yaxley is among the growing number of metropolitan specialists who are using St Stephen’s high-tech systems to practice on the Fraser Coast and continue their care of patients remotely while accessing their information from the patients’ Electronic Medical Records.