Professor Eric Chung

ATH - Professor

Princess Alexandra Hospital Southside Clinical Unit
Faculty of Medicine


Prof. Eric Chung is a certified Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) and the Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand (USANZ). He is widely recognized as both Australia's leading surgeon and international expert in the field of male sexual, urinary, and reproduction. He has been appointed to numerous executive positions in various national and international organizations such as the Leader for the Male LUTS section and Past Chair of the Andrology section for the Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand (USANZ), Past Secretary-General and Australia's representative for the Asia Pacific Society of Sexual Medicine (APSSM), Chair of the Surgical Committee and Member-at-Large at the International Society of Sexual Medicine (to name a few) as well as invited to serve on both the International Consultation on Sexual Medicine and International Consultation on Incontinence, both respective peak authority body in all matters in sexual medicine and urinary dysfunction.

Apart from being a full Professorship title holder at the University of Queensland, Prof. Chung has been appointed Associate Professor of Surgery at Macquarie University Hospital and has a Visiting Professorship at the Hong Kong University- Shenzhen Hospital. He has a public appointment as a consultant urological surgeon in the Princess Alexandra Hospital in charge of the urinary reconstructive and prosthetic urology program and serves as an Advisor on the Panel of Clinical Experts for the Australian Government Department of Health. He is the first urologist in Australia to complete an Andrology Fellowship accredited by the Sexual Medicine Society of North America (SMSNA) in 2010. Andrology is a study of Men’s Health, relating to male urinary, sexual and reproductive functions. He also received formal fellowship training in Urinary Reconstructive and Prosthesis Surgery in 2009 from Dr Ross Cartmill OAM who is regarded as the father of modern urologic prosthesis in Australia.

He has a strong subspecialty interest in urological reconstructive and prosthetic surgery and runs an active clinical trial unit in Australia. He has published more than 200 peer-reviewed papers and book chapters, is a regular speaker at major international meetings, and is a surgeon mentor for many surgeons worldwide.

Research Interests

  • Andrology
    Male sexual and reproductive surgery, penile reconstruction and prosthesis surgery, stem cells, testosterone deficiency
  • Urology
    Urinary dysfunction, BPH, urinary incontinence, bladder dysfunction, urinary reconstruction, urinary sling and artificial urinary sphincter, regenerative technology

Research Impacts

Prof. Chung’s clinical areas of interest include male urinary, sexual and male reproductive dysfunctions, and urological reconstructive and prosthesis surgery. He has been invited to speak at many major international meetings, operate at many hospitals around the world, and mentor surgeons on various surgical techniques pertaining to urinary and penile reconstruction and prosthesis surgery. He runs several active clinical trials and has authored more than 180 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters.

Some of his international and national credentials are

1. Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand (USANZ): Chair of the Male Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms section and Past Chair of the Andrology section

2. Asia Pacific Society of Sexual Medicine (APSSM): Australia's representative and Past Secretary-General

3. International Society of Sexual Medicine (ISSM): Member-at-Large, the Chair of the Surgical Committee, member of the International Consultation on Sexual Medicine Taskforce committee, and ISSM Leadership Committee program

4. Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS): Member of the Professional Standards Committee

5. Advisory role in the Australian Government Department of Health, Healthy Males (previously Andrology Australia), Continence Foundation of Australia, Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia, and Cancer Council.


  • Sotelo, René, Sayegh, Aref S, Medina, Luis G, Perez, Laura C, La Riva, Anibal, Eppler, Michael B, Gaona, José, Tobias-Machado, Marcos, Spiess, Philippe E, Pettaway, Curtis A, Lima Pompeo, Antonio Carlos, Lima Mattos, Pablo Aloisio, Wilson, Timothy G, Villoldo, Gustavo M, Chung, Eric, Samaniego, Aldo, Ornellas, Antonio Augusto, Pinheiro, Vladimir, Brazão, Eder S, Subira-Rios, David, Koifman, Leandro, Zequi, Stênio de Cassio, Pontillo Z, Humberto M, Rodrigues Calixto, José de Ribamar, Campos Silva, Rafael, Smithers, B Mark, Garzon, Simone, Haase, Oliver, Sommariva, Antonio ... Cacciamani, Giovanni E (2024). Complications and adverse events in lymphadenectomy of the inguinal area: worldwide expert consensus. BJS Open, 8 (4). doi: 10.1093/bjsopen/zrae056

  • Averbeck, M.A., Chung, E., Collado Serra, A., Comiter, C., Guralnick, M., Herschorn, S., Singla, A. and Goldman, H.B. (2024). Surgery for post-prostatectomy urinary incontinence: Update from the 7th ICI. Continence, 10 101225, 101225. doi: 10.1016/j.cont.2024.101225

  • GBD 2021 Forecasting Collaborators, Kanmiki, Edmund Wedam, Anderlini, Deanna, Chung, Eric, Maravilla, Joemer C., Lalloo, Ratilal, McGrath, John J., Moni, Mohammad Ali and Sartorius, Benn (2024). Burden of disease scenarios for 204 countries and territories, 2022-2050: a forecasting analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2021. The Lancet, 403 (10440), 2204-2256. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(24)00685-8

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  • Master Philosophy

  • Master Philosophy

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Book Chapter

  • Al-Shaiji, Tariq F., Chung, Eric and Brock, Gerald B. (2011). Erectile dysfunction: Pharmacological therapy. Cancer and Sexual Health. (pp. 675-696) edited by John P. Mulhall, Luca Incrocci, Irwin Goldstein and Ray Rosen. New York United States: Humana Press. doi: 10.1007/978-1-60761-916-1_44

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Current Supervision

  • Master Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Master Philosophy — Associate Advisor

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