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INFORMATION FOR GENERAL PRACTITIONERS

Email: info@urologysurgery.com.au

Please note, this address is for referring practitioners and general enquiries. Dr Handmer is unable to provide medical advice via email directly to patients. 

Phone: (02) 4001 0147

Fax: (02) 4913 5363

Or via medical objects

Rooms provider numbers:

462548RW

All Mail: 
Dr Marcus Handmer
202 Lambton Rd

New Lambton 2305

NSW

For urgent matters Dr Handmer welcomes contact from colleagues directly to his mobile phone at any time (available from rooms staff in hours, or out of hours connect via hospital switch)

Dr Handmer has appointments reserved for urgent conditions including renal colic/kidney stones, suspected cancer, haematuria and retention, and also provides emergency cover through Lake Macquarie Hospital Emergency Department, as well the public hospital Emergency Department on call rosters

CONDITIONS MANAGED

Including, but not limited to:

ONCOLOGY

Prostate cancer / raised PSA (including Robot Assisted Radical Prostatectomy aka robot prostatectomy / RARP / RALP including nerve sparing robotic prostatectomy where appropriate, active surveillance, multidisciplinary management,  incorporating radiotherapy)
Transperineal prostate biopsy

Kidney and adrenal cancer (including Robot Assisted Partial Nephrectomy 'RAPN' and laparoscopic radical/partial nephrectomy, cytoreductive nephrectomy)

Bladder cancer / haematuria (including radical cystectomy / cystoprostatectomy, bladder sparing multimodal therapy, all cystoscopic/endoscopic management)

Ureteric reimplantation, reconstruction 

Testicular cancer

Major open surgery

STONES

Kidney stones / nephrolithiasis (minimally invasive laser lithotripsy, ureteropyeloscopy, basket retrieval, PCNL) including emergency treatment of kidney stones

Renal colic, Ureteric calculi / ureterolithiasis (emergency primary and deferred laser lithotripsy, basket retrieval, non-operative management, PCNL)

Bladder calculi (cystolitholapaxy, laser cystolitholapaxy, open cystolithotomy, combined procedures)

VOIDING DYSFUNCTION

Prostate issues / BPH (lifestyle, medical and surgical management including laser prostatectomy, TURP, prostatic enucleation, emerging techniques)
Emergency urinary retention
Functional voiding disorders
Catheterisation
Suprapubic catheters (minimally invasive and formal open placement for higher risk patients)
Urodynamics

GENERAL UROLOGY

Dr Handmer is pleased to see patients with any general urology condition, including (and not limited to):

PUJ obstruction (robotic and laparoscopic pyeloplasty)

Selected male fertility (urological workup including cystoscopy and where required, testicular biopsy, varicocele)

Scrotal and penile complaints (medically indicated circumcision, hydrocele, penile curvature)

Infectious disease affecting the urogenital tract

Major urological trauma