Urology

St Vincent's Private Hospital Sydney’s Urology Department is one of the premier urology departments in Australasia. We offer a full range of services, including cancer services, treatment of benign prostatic disease, an incontinence unit, a comprehensive stone unit and prosthetics.

Oncology

Cancer of the prostate:  We have one of the largest experiences with prostate cancer in the southern hemisphere, backed by comprehensive and evidence-based research. We’ve been both a national and international leader in the initiation and research of therapies such as:

  • nerve-sparing surgery
  • robotic surgery
  • transperineal biopsy techniques
  • brachytherapy
  • imaging with MRI and PET/CT scans
  • IMRT radiotherapy techniques for targeted treatment  

To back this up, we also have the largest tissue bank and data bank in the southern hemisphere.

Our research is conducted through the Garvan Institute and Kinghorn Cancer Centre.

We also offer a support group.

Cancer of the bladder:  The department offers full services with superficial bladder cancer, intravesical BCG, neobladder reconstruction and robotic cystectomy.

Cancer of the kidney and testis:  We have large experience in complex minimally invasive laparoscopic renal surgery, including robotic partial nephrectomy.

Benign prostatic hyperplasia

All medical and surgical options are offered in the treatment of benign prostatic disease, including: the holmium laser, GreenLight laser, transurethral resection of the prostate, UroLift procedures and a full investigation with flow test, ultrasound and urodynamics.

Incontinence

We offer full assessment and treatment for outpatient urodynamic studies, pelvic floor exercises and bladder training for males and female patients. We also offer surgical treatments including Botox injections into the bladder, sling procedures, artificial sphincter and ProACT devices.

Stone unit

We have a comprehensive stone unit, with flexible ureteroscopy and laser plus extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy.

Andrology

We have developed an expertise in the treatment of impotence, sexual rehabilitation and penile implant surgery.


Our Specialists

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Specialist Tel Fax Department
Dr Carlo Yuen
Dr David Ende
Dr Gordon O'Neill
Dr James Symons
Dr Raji Kooner
Dr Richard Savdie
Professor Phillip Stricker AO