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Anna is a New Zealand trained Urologist specialising in Functional Urology, Neuro-urology, Pelvic Reconstruction, Incontinence, and Urethroplasties.  She is the current President of Continence NZ, and is actively involved in Prostate Cancer Foundation NZ education programmes.
 
Anna trained in Urology in New Zealand and was accepted into the prestigious Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine, and Urogenital Reconstruction Fellowship at the University of California. During her time in California, she gained exemplary skills in Neuro-urology (Spina bifida, MS, Parkinson's disease), Neuro-modulation (InterStim and Tibial Nerve Stimulation), and Male Incontinence which is unique to New Zealand, and management of voiding dysfunction post trauma.
 
Following this she was selected as the first Australasian Fellow for the Kulkarni Urethra Reconstruction Fellow.  Here she learnt the most modern approach to urethral stricture management and had hands on experience second to none.
 
Anna welcomes referrals for both male and female patients with concerns in the following areas:
  • Difficulty voiding
  • Difficulty emptying bladder
  • Urethral disorders
  • Urethral strictures
  • Inflammatory disease (BXO) of glans and penis
  • Hypospadias
  • Kidney stones
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Neurological conditions causing voiding dysfunction
  • Pelvic and lower urinary tract reconstruction
  • Post prostate cancer treatment concerns such as incontinence, erectile dysfunction
  • Urological prosthesis such as slings, artificial urinary sphincters
  • Voiding dysfunction
  • Urodynamic studies
  • Male infertility
 

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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

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Surgery on Shakespeare
131 Shakespeare Road
Milford
Auckland 0620

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Surgery on Shakespeare
131 Shakespeare Road
Milford
Auckland 0620

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Suite 2
9 St Mark's Road
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Auckland Surgical Centre

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This page was last updated at 1:26PM on June 17, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Urology Specialist.