UROLOGY

July 5, 2022 12:34 pm | Morwell, Victoria 3840

Dr Sarah Azer

Dr. Sarah Azer is a robotic and urological surgeon trained in Victoria.

Dr Azer studied a combined Medicine and Law degree at Monash University. She completed her surgical residency at St Vincent’s Hospital before being accepted to the Urology training program. In 2019 she was admitted as a Fellow to the Royal College of Surgeons.

Dr Azer then undertook a year-long robotic pelvic oncology fellowship in the United Kingdom under the guidance of two Top 10 robotic surgeons Mr Edward Rowe and Mr Anthony Koupparis. These surgeons have experience in over 1000 robotic cases. Dr. Azer specialises in the treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms, incontinence, stones, and Uro-Oncology.

Sarah also has a particular interest in kidney, prostate and bladder cancer. Dr Azer ensures that her approach is always patient-centric. Dr Azer listens to her patients and provides them with evidence based information to allow them to make the best decisions for their health.

Sarah welcomes phone calls from doctors at any time to provide guidance and advice.

Specialty Interests

  • Kidney, Prostate and Bladder Cancers
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Stone surgery
  • Urodynamics
  • Incontinence
  • Transperineal prostate biopsies

Profile – Dr Sarah Azer (Urology)

Mr Trung Pham

MBBS (Melbourne), FRACS (Urology)

Mr. Trung Pham graduated from the University of Melbourne’s Medical School in 1991. He was admitted as a Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Surgeons and a Member of the Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand in 2001.

Mr Pham had his general surgical and urological training at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and Monash Medical Centre from 1992 to 2000. In 2001 he undertook a year of clinical and laboratory prostate cancer research at the Princess Alexandra Hospital Brisbane and he was an Associate Lecturer at The University of Queensland Medical School. The following year he was awarded with both The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Surgeons Foundation Travelling Scholarship and The Urological Society of Australia  New Zealand Travelling Fellowship enabling him to spend time at the Institute of Urology in London UK.

Mr Pham has been a consultant urologist/urological surgeon at Monash Health and Latrobe Regional Hospital since 2002. He also has been in private practice in the South East Victoria. He has expertise in comprehensive prostate cancer diagnosis and management, Holmium laser surgery for benign prostatic enlargement and minimally invasive treatments for renal stone disease including laser flexible ureteropyeloscopy, lithotripsy and percutaneous surgery. He is one of the most experienced Prostate Laser surgeons in Australia with an extensive experience in the procedure of Holmium Laser Enucleation of Prostate (HoLEP). He has been doing HoLEP since 2003. HoLEP is now becoming the gold standard in the surgical treatment for bladder outflow obstruction due to benign prostatic enlargement.

Mr Pham consults and operates at The Valley Private -Mulgrave, St John of God – Berwick and Maryvale Private – Morwell.

General Urology with Special Interests:

  • Holmium Laser Enucleation of Prostate (HoLEP), Minimal Invasive Treatments for Renal Stone Disease
  • Comprehensive Prostate Cancer Diagnosis and Management: Transperineal Prostate Biopsy , Prostate Brachytherapy, Radical Prostatectomy
  • Non-scalpel Vasectomy, Microsurgical Vasectomy Reversal

Mr Shekib Shahbaz

Mr Shekib Shahbaz accepts all patients requiring urological management. He is actively involved in teaching, research and ongoing personal professional development. Shekib is widely travelled and lived in numerous countries. His compassionate approach and cultural awareness sees him well liked by patients of all ages and backgrounds.

Mr. Shahbaz provides a complete urology service with the highest quality of care.

His main areas of interest are:

  • Management of Urological Stone Disease
    (medical, laser, ESWL, PCNL)
  • Laparoscopy
    (nephrectomy, partial nephrectomy, pyeloplasty, adrenal)
  • Open oncological surgery
    (prostate, kidney, testicular, bladder, ureter, adrenal)
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Voiding difficulties and BPH
    (medical, TURP, laser, prostate surgery and uro-lift)
  • Penile prosthesis and incontinence surgery management

Profile – Mr Shekib Shahbaz (Urology)