A/Prof Prem Rashid
MBBS(UWA) PhD(UWA) FRACGP FRACS(Urol.)
A/Professor Prem Rashid started the Port Macquarie Urology Centre in 1998, having trained in Perth, Adelaide and Cardiff, UK. The Centre has rapidly grown to become a referral centre for urological care.
He has written extensively, specialising in ‘patient guide books’ focusing on bladder difficulties and prostate conditions with ‘Prostate Cancer – Your Guide to the Disease, Treatment Options and Outcomes’ now in its 3rd edition. It has become a reference book for counselors who use it in educating men, and their families, when faced with this condition. He has also written ‘Bladder Care – Your Self Help Guide.’
His works have been endorsed by the New Zealand Continence Association, Continence Foundation of Australia, Urological Society of Australia & New Zealand, Andrology Australia and the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia.
A/Prof Rashid has published in peer reviewed medical journals on prostate cancer and other urological conditions. He is actively involved in Advanced Urological Training, Accreditation and Education being Chair of the Board of Urology (2012-2014).
He holds a Conjoint Associate Professorship at the University of NSW and is an Editorial Advisory Board member of the Virtual Cancer Centre. He is an Associate of the Faculty of Surgical Trainers, Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh) and is a current member of the Court of Examiners, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. He is a Paul Harris Fellow (Rotary International).
He holds memberships of the Urological Society of Australia & New Zealand, Société Internationale D’Urologie, Endourological Society, Continence Foundation of Australia and International membership of the American Urological Association & European Association of Urology.