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Mr Madhu Koya - Urologist

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Description

Mr Madhusudan P Koya (Madhu) is a fully trained urologist and a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in Urology. He is also a fellow of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Glasgow in the UK from his time training in surgery in the United Kingdom. He was extensively trained in general surgery in the UK, urology in New Zealand and is fellowship trained in the USA in urologic oncology under the internationally known and respected Professor Mark Soloway in Miami.
 
Madhu has a subspecialty interest in urologic cancers including prostate, bladder and kidney cancer. He regularly carries out major surgical interventions for these at North Shore Hospital in public and Brightside and Mercy Hospitals in private with excellent outcomes.
 
He is a foundation member of "The Urology Institute" - a group of 6 Urologists with varied subspeciality interests, but a common philosophy and drive for excellence. This will enable shared care, support and cover and a comprehensive patient care package including a Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Specialists, Physiotherapy and dietitian - all working as one team from 161 Gillies Avenue, Epsom, Auckland.
 
Madhu also routinely carries out urodynamics, day stay treatment of stones (lithotripsy), vasectomies and vasectomy reversals.
 
Madhu is Clinical Director of Urology at North Shore and Waitakere Hospitals. He is the President of the Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand - New Zealand section.

What is Urology?

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

The urinary system is made up of the:
  • kidneys (where urine is formed from material filtered out of the blood)
  • ureters (tubes that carry urine from the kidneys to the bladder)
  • bladder (a balloon-like organ that stores urine)
  • sphincter muscles (muscles around the opening of the bladder into the urethra)
  • urethra (the tube that carries urine to the outside of your body).


The male genital organs include the penis, scrotum and prostate gland. The prostate is a walnut-sized gland located between the bladder and the penis and in front of the rectum. The urethra passes through the center of the prostate.

A doctor who specialises in disorders of the urinary system and also the male reproductive system is known as an urologist. A doctor who specialises in kidneys and their function is called a nephrologist.

Consultants

Hours

Private consultation: alternate Tuesday and Wednesday afternoon 1pm - 5pm; Alternate Friday morning 8am - 12.30pm.

Private operating: every Monday afternoon at Southern Cross Brightside Hospital and some Tuesdays and Fridays at Mercy Ascot or Southern Cross Brightside Hospitals.

Referral Expectations

Madhu receives referrals from GPs, other specialists and from patients directly. Out of town patients can make initial contact by email or phone.

Common Conditions / Procedures / Treatments

  • Urinalysis

    Urinalysis is a test that examines the content of urine for abnormal substances such as protein or signs of infection.… More

  • Urodynamic Tests

    Urodynamic tests measure the storage of urine in the bladder and the flow of urine from the bladder through the urethra.… More

  • Proteinuria

    This term means protein in the urine and may indicate that there is a problem with your kidneys. More

  • Haematuria

    This term means blood in the urine and may be the result of inflammation or other problems with your kidneys, blockages in your ureter, infection or other problems with your bladder or problems with your prostate. More

  • Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)

    A UTI is caused by an infection in the urinary tract.… More

  • Urinary Incontinence

    Urinary incontinence or loss of bladder control is the involuntary passage of urine (passing urine without meaning to).… More

  • Urinary Retention

    Urinary retention, or abnormal holding of urine in the bladder, is a common urological problem.… More

  • Bladder Cancer

    What causes bladder cancer is not always clear, but the risk of developing bladder cancer can be increased by smoking, getting older, long term bladder problems and unsafe exposure to aniline dyes which are used in some industries.… More

  • Kidney Stones

    This term refers to stones in the urinary system. They form in the kidneys but can be found anywhere in the urinary system.… More

  • Kidney (Renal) Failure

    Kidney failure occurs when the kidneys cannot remove waste products from the blood or control the amount of water in your body.… More

  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)

    This is an enlargement of the prostate gland. In BPH there may be difficulties in passing urine as the enlarged prostate can cause a blockage.… More

  • Prostatitis

    This is the term used to describe inflammation of the prostate gland.… More

  • Prostate Cancer

    Prostate cancer typically consists of many very small, tumours within the prostate.… More

  • Vasectomy

    A vasectomy is a minor surgical procedure carried out to make a man sterile (he is no longer able to father a child).… More

Charges

New patient: $255

Follow up: $158

Contact Details

161 Gillies Avenue, Auckland

Central Auckland

  • Websites

    www.koya.co.nz; www.onesixone.co.nz

161 Gillies Avenue
Epsom North
Auckland 1023

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Street Address

161 Gillies Avenue
Epsom North
Auckland 1023

Postal Address

PO Box 26498
Epsom
Auckland 1344

This page was last updated at 11:23AM on May 13, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Mr Madhu Koya - Urologist.