Professor Mohamed Khadra

Professor of Surgery
Surgery, Nepean Clinical School

Telephone +61 2 4734 2608/ +61 419 181 923
Fax +61 2 4734 3432

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Biographical details

CURRENT ROLES
  • Professor and Head of Surgery, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, NSW 2006
  • Head of Urological Surgery, Nepean Hospital, Penrith, NSW 2750
  • Member of the Board of the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology, University of Sydney, NSW 2006
  • Member of the Board of the Health Information Bureau, NSW Ministry of Health
  • Member Committee, Standards Australia
  • Urological Surgeon, Nepean Hospital and Nepean Private Hospital, Penrith, NSW 2750 and Westmead Private Hospital, NSW
  • Deputy Senior Examiner in Urology, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Chair and Founder, Nepean Telehealth Technology Centre, NSW, 2750
  • Senior Faculty, Cognitive Institute Pty Ltd

PREVIOUS ROLES

August 2003 – May 2008 President and Co-Founder, Institute of Technology Australia

May 2004 – October 2005 Foundation Professor of Surgery, Australian National University,Urological Surgeon, The Canberra Hospital

January 2002-April 2004 Pro Vice-Chancellor Health, Design and Science, University of Canberra

Member, Strategic Research Committee of NHMRC (2001-2003)

Chair, Palliative Care Working Party (2002) NHMRC

Foundation Head, Greater Murray Clinical School, later School of Rural Health and Professor of Surgery UNSW (2000-2001)

Senior lecturer at University of Sydney and at Newcastle Upon Tyne (1996-1999)

Research interests

Translational research

Urology

Prostate Cancer

Telemedicine

Male Incontinence

Leadership

Teaching and supervision

SURGERY

UROLOGY

LEADERSHIP

Awards and honours

2008 Australia Day Honours - United Australian Lebanese Association

2008 The Khalil Gibran International Medal for literature

2002 University of Newcastle Alumni Medal

1997 Prostate Cancer Foundation Inaugural Fellowship Prostate Cancer Foundation, Australia

1996 Bruce Pearson Fellowship. Urological Society of Australasia

1995 Medical Education Award. Johnson and Johnson.Medical Education Foundation

1995 Noel Newton Medal. Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. N.S.W. State Committee, Annual Scientific Meeting

1993 Alban Gee Prize. 46th Annual Scientific Meeting. Urological Society of Australasia, Hobart, Tasmania.

1993 Best Registrar Paper. Annual Scientific Meeting Urological Society of New South Wales, Leura, N.S.W.

1985 Newcastle Toastmasters Public Speaking Competition. Winner. Newcastle, New South Wales

1981 WJD Partridge Memorial Prize Proficiency 3rd Year Examinations. Faculty of Dentistry, University of Sydney.

1978 Sir Robert Menzies Inaugural Public Speaking Competition. Second Prize, New South Wales State Government

Selected grants

2013

  • ATVRE - Assistive Technologies for Virtual Rehabilitation Engineering; Feng D, Dehghani F, Dunstan C, Jin C, Kim J, Li Q, McEwan A, Ruys A, Brooker G, Buckley T, Cai T, Davis G, Fornusek C, Fulham M, Khadra M, Mohamed A, Murray G, Peck C, Vucetic B, Weiss A; DVC Research/Research Network Scheme (SyReNS).

2010

  • Measurement of surgical motor skills and correlation with expertise and stage of training; Khadra M; Nepean Medical Research Foundation/Project Grant.

2001

  • Prostate pathology:chemical mapping by magnetic resonance of human tunour; Swindle P, Mountford C, Russell P, Khadra M; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2000

  • Prostate pathology: chemical mapping by magnetic resonance of human tunour; Swindle P, Mountford C, Russell P, Khadra M; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

Selected publications

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Books

  • Khadra, M. (2009). The Circle of Compassion. Australia: HarperCollins.
  • Khadra, M. (2009). The Patient. Australia: Random House Australia.
  • Khadra, M. (2007). Making the Cut: A Surgeon's Stories Of Life On The Edge. Australia: Random House Australia.

Journals

  • Feng, D., Kim, J., Khadra, M., Hudson, D., Roux, C. (2015). Guest-Editorial: Telehealth Systems and Applications. IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, 19(1), 81-81. [More Information]
  • Huynh, N., Krantz, J., Ahmadi, N., Indrajit, B., Khadra, M. (2014). A case of peritoneal mesothelioma masquerading as a urachal mass. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 84(3), 185-186. [More Information]
  • Spooner, N., Hurst, S., Khadra, M. (2012). Medical Simulation Technology: Educational Overview, Industry Leaders, and Whats Missing. Hospital Topics, 90(3), 57-64. [More Information]
  • Faurie, C., Khadra, M. (2012). Technical competence in surgeons. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 82(10), 682-690. [More Information]
  • Loke, T., Seyfi, D., Khadra, M. (2011). Prostate cancer incidence in Australia correlates inversely with solar radiation. BJU International, 108(Supplement 2), 66-70. [More Information]
  • Spooner, N., Cregan, P., Khadra, M. (2011). Second Life for Medical Education. eLearn Magazine, 9, 1-567.
  • Stewart, G., Khadra, M. (2009). The continuing medical education activities and attitudes of Australian doctors working in different clinical specialties and practice locations. Australian Health Review, 33(1), 47-56. [More Information]
  • Swindle, P., Mccredie, S., Russell, P., Himmelreich, U., Khadra, M., Lean, C., Mountford, C. (2003). Pathologic Characterization of Human Prostate Tissue with Proton MR Spectroscopy. Radiology, 228(1), 144-151.

Conferences

  • Shah, M., Kim, J., Khadra, M., Feng, D. (2014). Enhancing home area networks to facilitate telehealth services: Test-bed scenario with video-consultation-calls (VCC). 2014 IEEE International Conference on Orange Technologies, ICOT 2014, Xian, China: Curran Associates, Inc. [More Information]
  • Shah, M., Kim, J., Khadra, M., Feng, D. (2014). Home area network for optimizing telehealth services- empirical simulation analysis. 2014 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC 2014), Piscataway: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]

2015

  • Feng, D., Kim, J., Khadra, M., Hudson, D., Roux, C. (2015). Guest-Editorial: Telehealth Systems and Applications. IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, 19(1), 81-81. [More Information]

2014

  • Huynh, N., Krantz, J., Ahmadi, N., Indrajit, B., Khadra, M. (2014). A case of peritoneal mesothelioma masquerading as a urachal mass. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 84(3), 185-186. [More Information]
  • Shah, M., Kim, J., Khadra, M., Feng, D. (2014). Enhancing home area networks to facilitate telehealth services: Test-bed scenario with video-consultation-calls (VCC). 2014 IEEE International Conference on Orange Technologies, ICOT 2014, Xian, China: Curran Associates, Inc. [More Information]
  • Shah, M., Kim, J., Khadra, M., Feng, D. (2014). Home area network for optimizing telehealth services- empirical simulation analysis. 2014 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC 2014), Piscataway: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]

2012

  • Spooner, N., Hurst, S., Khadra, M. (2012). Medical Simulation Technology: Educational Overview, Industry Leaders, and Whats Missing. Hospital Topics, 90(3), 57-64. [More Information]
  • Faurie, C., Khadra, M. (2012). Technical competence in surgeons. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 82(10), 682-690. [More Information]

2011

  • Loke, T., Seyfi, D., Khadra, M. (2011). Prostate cancer incidence in Australia correlates inversely with solar radiation. BJU International, 108(Supplement 2), 66-70. [More Information]
  • Spooner, N., Cregan, P., Khadra, M. (2011). Second Life for Medical Education. eLearn Magazine, 9, 1-567.

2009

  • Khadra, M. (2009). The Circle of Compassion. Australia: HarperCollins.
  • Stewart, G., Khadra, M. (2009). The continuing medical education activities and attitudes of Australian doctors working in different clinical specialties and practice locations. Australian Health Review, 33(1), 47-56. [More Information]
  • Khadra, M. (2009). The Patient. Australia: Random House Australia.

2007

  • Khadra, M. (2007). Making the Cut: A Surgeon's Stories Of Life On The Edge. Australia: Random House Australia.

2003

  • Swindle, P., Mccredie, S., Russell, P., Himmelreich, U., Khadra, M., Lean, C., Mountford, C. (2003). Pathologic Characterization of Human Prostate Tissue with Proton MR Spectroscopy. Radiology, 228(1), 144-151.

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