Urology

Urology is the branch of medicine that looks at diseases of the urinary system in females and the urinary system plus genital organs in males.

The Urology Group New Zealand Limited (TUGNZ), is a contractor to the Waikato District Health Board to provide Urology Services.

TUGNZ employs the Urologists, a Urodynamics therapist, a Manager and Administrative staff. Waikato DHB provides the facilities and nursing and junior medical staff.

Description

Urology comes under Waikato Hospital’s Surgical Services cluster.

The service provides urology services for the Waikato and wider Midland region including as a tertiary referral centre for the Gisborne and Taranaki areas.

Urologists in the team have specific interests in the fields of bladder reconstruction, malignancy, stone management, incontinence and uro-dynamics.

Location

Waikato Hospital, Waiora Waikato Hospital Campus, Pembroke Street, Hamilton

  • Outpatient clinic, Level B1, Menzies Building

Contact information

Department direct dial: (07) 839 8947
Waikato Hospital Operator: (07) 839 8899 for all services and departments

Referral information

Referrals are by general practitioners (GPs) or other health specialists.
Non-acute (non-urgent) referrals will initially be seen at a clinic appointment.

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