Urology

Our Specialist Urologists now offer Urology services across multiple Montserrat locations. Our services include; General Urology, all Urological Cancer Detection Procedures, Benign Prostate Disease, Female Urology and Botox for Urinary Incontinence.

You can contact our bookings team on 07 3833 6701 or bookings@montserrat.com.au for further information, our specialists who offer these services are listed below.

Specialists

Dr Rachel Esler (Taringa, QLD)
Dr Rachel Esler (Taringa, QLD)
BSC, MBBS (Hons), FRACS (Urol)

Dr Esler is a Urological Surgeon with a special interest in the minimally invasive treatment of urinary tract cancers.  She also has a practice in General Urology

Dr Esler undertook a Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery at the University of Queensland, graduating with honours. She undertook her residency and general surgery training in Brisbane and Central Queensland, before completing her advanced training in urology in New South Wales.

She then completed Fellowship training in Manchester, England, subspecialising in the laparoscopic treatment of urological cancers, particularly kidney and prostate cancer.   She has completed post-fellowship training in robotic surgery.

Dr Esler has a special interest in:

  • Laparoscopic treatment of benign and malignant kidney disease
  • Kidney stone disease
  • General urology

 

Appointments to see

Dr Rachel Esler (Taringa, QLD)
07 3720 6940
dresler@wesleyurologyclinic.com.au
www.wesleyurology.com.au
Dr Nigel Dunglison (Taringa, QLD)
Dr Nigel Dunglison (Taringa, QLD)
MBBS, FRACS (Urol)

Dr Dunglison underwent 2 years of sub-specialist training in ‘Reconstructive and Prosthetic’ urological surgery at the Institute of Urology, University College London Hospitals under the mentorship of the internationally renowned reconstructive urologist Professor A R Mundy.

In 2002, Dr Dunglison returned to Brisbane, having been appointed Director of Urology at the Royal Brisbane Womens’ Hospital. He has developed the Urology Department to incorporate Robotic, Laparoscopic, Laser, Prosthetic, Reconstructive and Flexible endoscopic surgeries along with Prostate MRI and Brachytherapy. Concurrently Dr Dunglison has continued to develop his own comprehensive Reconstructive + Prosthetic private urological surgery incorporating regular international mentorships and training.

 

Appointments to see

Dr Nigel Dunglison (Taringa, QLD)
07 3720 6930
drdunglison@wesleyurology.com.au
www.wesleyurology.com.au
Dr Paul Crow (Bunbury, WA)
Dr Paul Crow (Bunbury, WA)
RACS, MD, AMC, MBBS

Paul studied medicine at the University of Bristol (UK) and undertook a Research Doctorate prior to completing his specialist training as a Urological Surgeon in 2009. Having married a Margaret River girl, he relocated to WA in 2009 and now lives in Bunbury with his wife and two children. He provides regular outreach clinics in Margaret River and Busselton.

He offers a full male and female urological service including; intervention for prostate, bladder and kidney cancer; kidney stones and prostatic enlargement.

Paul performs vasectomy and minor urological day procedures at Bunbury Day Hospital.

Appointments to see

Dr Paul Crow (Bunbury, WA)
08 9722 1924
marie@swurology.com.au
Dr Shane La Bianca (Mira Mar, WA)
Dr Shane La Bianca (Mira Mar, WA)
MBBS, FRACS (UROL)

Dr La Bianca studied medicine at the University of Western Australia and graduated in 1991. He achieved his FRACS in Urology in 1999 and completed his training in Vancouver, Canada, at the VGH-UBC Prostate Centre, where he undertook a clinical fellowship in advanced pelvic Uro-Oncology.

Dr La Bianca’s special interests include bladder cancer, cystectomy, bladder reconstruction, Peyronie’s Disease, penile implant surgery, chronic pelvic pain syndromes and prostate cancer. He is an avid Facebooker and technophile. Outside of work, Dr La Bianca enjoys time with his family, listening to his eclectic vinyl record collection, skiing, cycling, travel, slow food and good wine.

Special Interests/Services Offered:

  • Prostate cancer
  • Bladder cancer
  • Erectile dysfunction & prosthetic urology
  • Vasectomy reversal
  • Greenlight laser surgery

 

Appointments to see

Dr Shane La Bianca (Mira Mar, WA)
08 9841 3500
refer@perthurologyclinic.com.au
www.perthurologyclinic.com.au
Dr Matthew Brown (Mira Mar, WA)
Dr Matthew Brown (Mira Mar, WA)
MBBS, PhD, FRACS

Matt Brown assists patients with all manner of Urological problems, but has a subspecialty interest in robotics, prostate cancer, and Academic surgery.  Matt is a graduate of the University of Western Australia, where he completed his medical degree and a PhD in Surgery.  In addition to his training in Urology, Matt has undertaken an internationally competitive fellowship in robotics, and worked as a consultant Urologist/Robotic Surgeon at the world famous Guy’s Hospital in London.

Mr Bown’s special interests are:

  • General adult urology
  • Laparoscopy
  • Robotic surgery
  • (Comprehensive) laser stone surgery
  • Uro-oncology
  • Endourology
  • Academic Surgery

Appointments to see

Dr Matthew Brown (Mira Mar, WA)
08 9841 3500
refer@perthurologyclinic.com.au
www.perthurologyclinic.com.au
Dr Trenton Barrett (Mira Mar, WA)
Dr Trenton Barrett (Mira Mar, WA)
MBBS, FRACS

Trenton Barrett is a urologist with subspecialty interest in female urology, andrology and male infertility. In 2012 he was the second Western Australian trainee ever to be awarded the prestigious Keith Kirkland travelling fellowship by the Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand.

Trenton completed a fellowship in Adelaide followed by a further sub-specialty fellowship in female urology and andrology in the UK through the Leicester General Hospital. Dr Barrett has completed an observership with the female reconstructive unit at University College Hospital London and undergone training in male infertility microsurgery at Cornell in New York City and the PUR clinic in Clermont, Florida.

In addition to private practice, Trenton has a public appointment in General and Spinal Urology at Fiona Stanley Hospital and the King Edward Memorial Hospital for Women. He is active in teaching urology trainees as well as those from other specialties.

Appointments to see

Dr Trenton Barrett (Mira Mar, WA)
08 9322 2435
hollywood@perthurologyclinic.com.au
www.perthurologyclinic.com.au
Dr Jeffrey Thavaseelan (Mira Mar, WA)
Dr Jeffrey Thavaseelan (Mira Mar, WA)
MBBS, FRACS

Dr Jeffrey Thavaseelan is a medical graduate of the University of Western Australia and achieved his FRACS in Urology in 2002. He completed post-fellowship training in General Urology and Urological Oncology in the UK and undertook a Traveling Fellowship in Germany and the USA, studying with international experts in the fields of Neurourology, Urodynamics and Incontinence.

Dr Thavaseelan has a special interest in prostate cancer diagnosis and management and has been performing Robotic-assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy since 2008. His other special interests include management of male urinary incontinence particularly post prostate cancer treatment and prosthetic surgery for erectile dysfunction. In addition, he is well recognised for his expertise in Neurourology and voiding dysfunction. He currently runs a comprehensive urodynamic service at SJOG Mt Lawley and was involved with the State Spinal Rehabilitation Unit at Shenton Park and FSH.

Appointments to see

Dr Jeffrey Thavaseelan (Mira Mar, WA)
08 6189 2970
hollywood@perthurologyclinic.com.au
www.perthurologyclinic.com.au
Dr Anojan Navaratnam (Taringa, QLD)
Dr Anojan Navaratnam (Taringa, QLD)
MBBS BSci (MedSci) Hons (UNSW), FRACS (Urol)

Dr Anojan (Ano) Navaratnam is a consultant Urologist who is a fully credentialed urological surgeon with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.  He is a robotic surgeon with interests in urologic oncology and endourology.

After growing up in Brisbane, Dr Navaratnam moved to Sydney to complete medical school where he graduated with honours from the University of New South Wales.  He then returned to Brisbane and completed his formal urological training.

Sub Specialist Interests:

  • Urologic cancer
  • Minimally invasive surgery – robotic surgery, laparoscopy
  • Complex kidney stone disease
  • Surgery for kidney stones – Percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL), laser surgery
  • Treatment for enlargement of the prostate including Rezum, Urolift, and Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate (HoLEP)
  • Placement of spacing hydrogel (SpaceOAR) prior to radiation treatment for prostate cancer
  • General urology and men’s health


Robotic and Laparoscopic Surgeries:

  • Robotic partial nephrectomy
  • Robotic and laparoscopic radical nephrectomy for kidney cancer (including cancers with extension into the vena cava)
  • Robotic radical prostatectomy with nerve sparing for prostate cancer
  • Robotic radical cystectomy with urinary tract diversion for bladder cancer
  • Robotic retroperitoneal lymph node dissection for testicular and other cancers
  • Robotic varicocoele repair

He is the only surgeon in Queensland to have experience in the use of robotics for complex surgery including vena cava tumour thrombus surgery and retroperitoneal lymph node dissection.  He is the only surgeon in Queensland to have completed fellowship training in Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP) for benign prostate hyperplasia.

Dr Navaratnam is passionate about the health of Queenslanders and ensuring the best outcomes for his patients.  He wants to ensure patients in regional Australia have access to state of the art urological care.  He has previously spent four years of medical and surgical training in regional towns including Coffs Harbour, Port Macquarie, Hervey Bay, Rockhampton and Mackay.

Westside Private Hospital
Level 1, 32 Morrow Street
Taringa QLD 4068

Appointments to see

Dr Anojan Navaratnam (Taringa, QLD)
07 3830 3300
navaratnam@brisbaneurologyclinic.com.au
www.brisbaneurologyclinic.com.au

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