In general the term 'Urology' refers to the surgical speciality that focuses on the kidney, bladder, prostate and male reproductive organs. 'Urologists' are the specialist surgeons who treat men, women and children with conditions of these organs including: cancer, stones, infection, incontinence, sexual dysfunction and pelvic muscle problems.
At University Hospital Geelong our Urology team practices evidence-based Urology and provides an optimal standard of care.
The Urology Unit (Department of Urological Surgery) at Barwon Health offers a full range of general and specialist urological services.
Operating lists are conducted in the main theatre complex and Greta Volum day surgery centre at University Hospital Geelong.
The full range of urological surgical services is offered including, minimally invasive stone surgery, urological cancer surgery (including laparoscopic radical prostatectomy, nephrectomy and partial nephrectomy) laser surgery for prostates, incontinence, urodynamic investigations and general urology.
There are three to four clinics per week, conducted in the Outpatients Department, Bellerine Centre, Level 3, University Hospital Geelong. These include:
- General Urology consultant clinic
- Cancer review clinic
- Post operative review clinics
Last Modified: Thursday, 07 February 2019