Dr Max Dias is an Australian trained consultant urological surgeon with appointments at Sydney Adventist Hospital, Northern Beaches Cancer Care in Frenchs Forest, Norwest Private Hospital, Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Public Hospital and The Mater Private Hospital. Dr Dias has a sub-specialty interest and expertise in the use of minimally invasive surgery including laparoscopic and robotic techniques for the treatment of prostate, kidney and bladder cancers. He is a certified robotic surgeon in the use of the DaVinci Robotic System having commenced robotic surgery when the Sydney Adventist Hospital acquired the system in 2012. He has been trained in the United States and locally, and mentors colleagues in the performance of robotic prostatectomy cases.
Dr Dias is also an experienced endourologist offering laser treatment of kidney stones and benign prostate enlargement.
Dr Dias obtained his medical degrees at the University of NSW in 1996. He completed three years of advanced accredited training in general surgery, based at Royal North Shore Hospital and affiliated hospitals, before commencing specialist training in urology in Victoria. He returned to Sydney for fellowship appointments in urological cancer and voiding dysfunction. Max was awarded Fellowship in the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) in 2008.
Dr Dias is the appointed supervisor of trainee doctors in urology at Sydney Adventist Hospital and Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital. As a Clinical Lecturer in the Sydney Medical School, he is regularly involved in teaching under-graduate medical students at the Sydney Adventist Hospital Clinical School of The University of Sydney. He has authored and peer-reviewed articles for local and international medical journals throughout his career.
Dr Dias actively participates in the fortnightly convened Multidisciplinary Urological Cancer Clinical Meeting held at the Sydney Adventist Hospital, bringing a multidisciplinary, peer-reviewed approach to patient care in significant and complex cancers.