To date, A/Prof Hodo has performed more than 1000 cases of minimally invasive radical prostatectomies and kidney surgeries.
Director of Robotic Surgery
A/Prof Haxhimolla is the director of robotic surgery at the National Capital Private Hospital and is now a proctor to urologists and advanced trainees learning robotic and laparoscopic radical prostatectomy, nephrectomy, partial nephrectomy, cystectomy for bladder cancer and pyeloplasty. He has also proctored general surgeons and gynecologists to perform robotic surgery in Canberra. A/Prof Haxhimolla is the director of robotic surgery at National Capital Private Hospital.
Diagnosis of Cancer of the Prostate using MRI Technology
A/Prof Haxhimolla has been leading in the diagnosis of cancer of the prostate using MRI technology including performing in-gantree and fusion MRI guided biopsies for accurate prostate cancer detection. A/Prof Haxhimolla has written multiple articles in this area and has also run many symposiums teaching urologists and radiologists how to use the MRI in the diagnosis of cancer of the prostate.
Brachytherapy & Penile Prosthesis
He also performs prostate brachytherapy and penile prosthesis as part of a comprehensive treatment for prostate cancer patients. He completed his training in brachytherapy at the Seattle Prostate Institute, a leading centre in the USA in 2006.
Restoring Erectile Function
A/Prof Haxhimolla recognizes the importance of restoring erectile function to men who have lost this function following treatment for prostate cancer. He, therefore, underwent further training in penile implant surgery at the Coral Gables Institute, Florida with Dr. Paul Perito. A/Prof Haxhimolla has worked with many leading prosthetic surgeons form the USA in the area of prosthesis.
Male Incontinence Surgery
A/Prof Haxhimolla also specialises in male incontinence surgery, being the first urologist in Australia to perform the ATOMS procedure with the inventor of the surgical device aimed at restoring continence in male patients. He also performs Avance XP and urinary sphincter procedures to aid in the restoration of continence in male patients.
Mentor & Clinical Lecturer
A/Prof Haxhimolla is a passionate teacher and recognises the importance of education of future doctors and takes time to be a mentor and clinical lecturer to medical students studying at the Australian National University. A/Prof Haxhimolla always strives to remain current with the latest technology and stays true to patient centred care which remains core to his medical practice.