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Urology consultations at the following locations
 
Suite 8.6, Level 8, Bridge Rd Tower,
Epworth Hospital, 89 Bridge Rd. Richmond VIC 3121
(Main rooms)

Suite 20, Level 3, Epworth Eastern Medical Centre,
1 Arnold St. Box Hill VIC 3128

7/307 Ballarat Rd. Footscray VIC 3101

Knox Private Hospital Consulting Suites, 262 Mountain Hwy, Wantirna VIC 3152




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A urological surgeon or urologist is surgical specialist for the diseases of the urinary tract and male reproductive system.

Organs that urologist look after include the kidneys, adrenal glands, ureters, bladder, prostate, urethra, penis and testis.  Diseases that may occur include malignant growths (cancer), benign growths (non-cancerous), infection, urinary stone disease, bleeding and obstruction of the urinary tract.

The urinary tract starts at the kidneys where urine is produced from the filtration of blood.  Toxic waste excretion, body fluid and electrolyte control as well as production of hormones related to bone health and red blood cell production occur in the kidney s.  The urine flows into the collecting basin of the kidney called the renal pelvis before entering a long narrow tube called the ureter.  This enters the bladder in the pelvis where urine is stored.  Once the bladder is full, it contracts and empties the urine via the urethra. In men, the urethra goes through the middle of a gland under the bladder called the prostate.  When the prostate is enlarged, it can obstruct the urethra and cause slow flow of urine.


Male and female urinary tract