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Cancer Institute NSW
The Concord Cancer Centre Urology Department assesses and treats patients with diseases involving the urinary system. This could include benign prostatic hypertrophy, impotence, urinary incontinence, stone disease or prostate, bladder, kidney or testicular cancer.
The department provides the following services:
- Multidisciplinary Team approach to treatment plans - Care plans for patients diagnosed with urological cancers are discussed by a multidisciplinary team of specialist surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, nurses and other allied health professionals. The team meet fortnightly and specialists present patient cases for discussion of all available treatment options, and clarifying diagnosis and treatment pathways.
- Specialist clinic - Patients can attend a multidisciplinary clinic which provides care to patients with urological cancers, such as kidney, bladder, prostate and testicular cancers. The team consists of urologists, oncologists, psychologists and consultant nurses.
- Continuity of care - Patients receive support throughout their treatment, and beyond, from the Urology Cancer Nurse Coordinator. They provide continuity of care for patients and their families through diagnosis, treatment, post-surgery and follow-up. They are the patient's primary contact and can help with any concerns or questions.
- Psychological support - A specialist Clinical Psychologist who works with individuals who have, or are, attending our services for urological problems. The Clinical Psychologist specialises in issues like coping with a cancer diagnosis, bereavement, anxiety, depression, and dealing with incontinence and sexual difficulties. For enquiries, call the Clinical Psychologist on (02) 9767 7734.
Urology Multidisciplinary Team
The Urology Multidisciplinary Team includes:
Head of Department, Urologist - Associate Professor Lewis Chan
Urologist - Dr Andre Lalak
Urologist - Dr Andrew Mitterdorfer
Urologist - Dr Graham Coombes
Urologist - Dr. Ruth Collins
Urologist - Dr Vincent Tse
Medical oncologist - Dr Martin Stockler
Radiation oncologist - Dr Leily Gholamrezaei
Clinical Nurse Consultant - Beth Whittaker
Urology department specialists provide a high-quality consulting service for other departments within the hospital for patients with urological problems. They also undertake research and teach at undergraduate and post-graduate levels.
Referrals to the Urology Department
A referral from a general practitioner (GP) or specialist is needed for all appointments. Appointments can be made directly to the specialist rooms or clinic.
For more information, please visit the Urology website.