Appointed 1 July 2021
Professor Mark Frydenberg was awarded the Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 1990, and then completed a formal clinical urological oncology fellowship at the Mayo Clinic, Minnesota, USA.
Upon return to Australia he was appointed as a urologist at Monash Health and the Royal Melbourne Hospital, and in 1997 was promoted to Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, and also became the Chairman of the Department of Urology, Monash Health, a position he held until 2017. He currently holds Professorial positions within the Department of Surgery, Faculty of Anatomy and Developmental Biology, and the School of Public Health and Preventative Medicine, at Monash University.
Professor Frydenberg has been involved in many leadership roles within Australia, and is a past president and current board member of the Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand (USANZ). He is a member of the Council of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and is the Chair of the Health Policy and Advocacy Committee. He also holds the position of the Academic Chair of Urology, Cabrini Institute, Cabrini Health.