Southern Cross Hospital Wellington - Urology
Private Surgical Service
At Southern Cross Hospital in Wellington we want you to feel well cared for and that you leave our hospital satisfied with the care you have received. A hospital visit can be an anxious time and we will do all we can to make your experience a comfortable and positive one. A very capable team will take care of you.
Investing in quality
At our Wellington hospital, our promise is a quality-driven service. We deliver quality care, not only to Southern Cross members, but also to patients with other private medical insurers.
Increasingly, we are providing services to those who pay for surgery themselves, and to patients funded by ACC and through other specific public funding arrangements.
Whilst in our Wellington hospital, patients can expect:
- a professional, caring nursing team, whose focus is on the patients’ wellbeing and comfort
- comfortable private rooms for overnight stay, with a large ensuite, television and radio facilities
- nourishing, quality meals for overnight patients (with attention to your special dietary needs on request)
- a modern, well-equipped day-stay facility for those not requiring overnight stay
- support from our team to ensure that from admission to discharge, the administrative procedures run as smoothly as possible
- delivery of complimentary newspapers on request
- flexible visiting hours and visiting arrangements to ensure a restful environment for all of our patients
- free parking facilities.
As demand for new services grows within the Wellington region, we continue to invest in our facilities to ensure that we respond to the needs of specialists and patients in the greater Wellington region and beyond.
Urological Surgery is provided by 5 surgeons. They are:
Urology specialist currently consulting at our facilities in Wellington:
Note: Please note below that some people are not available at all locations.
Procedures / Treatments
The foreskin is pulled away from the body of the penis and cut off, exposing the underlying head of the penis (glans).… More
Incisions (cuts) are made in the abdomen (stomach) to allow access to the bladder.… More
A long, thin tube with a tiny camera attached (cystoscope) is inserted into the urinary opening and through the urethra (the tube that carries urine from your bladder to the outside of your body) to your bladder.… More
Incisions (cuts) are made in the side of the body, between the ribs and hip, to allow removal of one or both kidneys. More
A tube is inserted into the kidney to allow urine to drain out.… More
A small incision (cut) is made in the groin on the side of the undescended testicle and the testicle pulled down into the scrotum.… More
Scrotal: a small incision (cut) is made in the front of the scrotum and the testicles removed.… More
A thin wire is inserted into your lower back and guided using x-ray imaging to your kidney.… More
Incisions (cuts) are made in either the lower abdomen (stomach) or between the scrotum and the anus to allow removal of the enlarged parts of, or the entire, prostate gland. More
Small incisions (cuts) are made in the lower abdomen (stomach) and in the front wall of the vagina.… More
Transurethral Resection of a Bladder Tumour (TURBT)
A long, thin tube with a tiny camera attached (resectoscope) is inserted into the urinary opening, through the urethra and into the bladder.… More
Transurethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP)
A long, thin tube with a tiny camera attached (resectoscope) is inserted into the urinary opening of the penis and through the urethra (the tube that carries urine from your bladder to the outside of your body) to your bladder.… More
A long, thin tube with a tiny camera attached (ureteroscope) is inserted into the urinary opening, through the urethra (the tube that carries urine from your bladder to the outside of your body) and bladder to the ureters (the two tubes that drain urine from the kidneys to the bladder).… More
An incision (cut) is made in the penis and the narrowed part of the urethra (the tube that carries urine to the outside of your body) is removed and the urethra rejoined.In balloon urethroplasty, a thin tube with a balloon attached is inserted into the opening of the penis.… More
A tiny incision (cut) is made in the scrotum and a short length of the vas deferens (the tube carrying sperm away from the testicles where it is produced) is removed. More
- Weekdays: 8.00am to 8.00pm
- Weekends: 8.00am to 8.00pm
Free patient parking is provided.
Patient & visitor information: http://hospitals.southerncross.co.nz/patient-information.aspx
Phone: +64 4 910 2160
Fax: +64 4 910 2162
90 Hanson Street
90 Hanson Street
PO Box 7233
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This page was last updated at 2:22PM on July 4, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Southern Cross Hospital Wellington - Urology.