Assessment and treatment in our service should only be done by a doctor who is credentialed by the hospital where the surgery will be performed and who is expereince in the procedure. Waitematā DHB has a robust process to credential our surgeons. Here are the surgeons currently credentialed in Urogynaecology.
Eva is a urologist specialising in female urology and urogynaecology. She attended the University of Auckland School of Medicine and completed the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Advanced training in urology. Eva’s treatment philosophy is based upon careful evaluation of your condition and utilising her expertise in multiple techniques of therapy to offer you an optimal treatment plan that you feel comfortable with.
Tony is a urologist who specialises in urogynaecology. Tony completed specialist training in the UK. He returned to Auckland in 2000 and commenced practice with Waitematā DHB in 2001.
Tom is a gynaecologist who specialises in urogyanecology. Tom trained in the United States and has worked at Waitematā DHB since 1998 and holds a honorary senior lecturer position at University of Auckland School of Medicine.
Niki is an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist who has specialised in Urogynaecology after completing a three year subspecialty training program in Auckland and Melbourne.
Sum Sum is a New Zealand trained urologist who has a special interest in female, functional and reconstructive urology. Sum Sum completed an overseas fellowship in Singapore and at Waitematā DHB.
The Elective Surgical Centre Ward Team consists of clinical nurse specialists, perioperative nurse coordinators, health care assistants, cleaners and administrators.
The Pelvic Health Physiotherapy service is a team of experienced female clinicians with the knowledge and skill to treat patients with pelvic floor dysfunction. We work in the hospital wards and clinics and clinical spaces within the community across Waitematā. The service offers conservative treatment options including assessment, education classes, as well as 1:1 face to face appointments.
Social workers assist with any social problem(s) that will impact on your ongoing care or discharge planning. This could involve information, support, assistance and coordination around emotional and practical issues, legal issues, family and relationship issues, social circumstances, safety issues, and discharge planning. Please ask the ward staff to contact a social worker if you need this type of advice or support.