Urology at The Children's Hospital at Westmead

Contact details

Enquiries: (02) 9845 3349

Outpatient Fax: (02) 9845 0566

 Surgery Rooms Fax: (02) 9845 3379

Location: Diagnostic Services building, level 3

The Urology Unit accepts elective and urgent referrals for urological problems in children.

Conditions treated include hypospadias, hydronephrosis, vesicoureteric reflux and neurogenic bladder dysfunction.

Options for appointment locations are either in the Outpatient Department, Surgery Department or in the Children's Hospital Medical Centre, depending on which consultant the patient is seeing.

See also:

Outpatient & Bandage Bear Clinics

Location

Medical Surgical Outpatients and Bandaged Bear Clinics

level 2 (same level as Main entrance)

Appointments

By Referral letter - Please address the referral to one of the Consultants, avoiding Dear Dr or multiple names.  Referrals can be faxed to 02 9845 0566 or emailed to: schn-chw-outpatients@health.nsw.gov.au.  After receipt and triaging, parents are contacted with an appointment, either by letter or by phone.

Consultants

See "Staff" below for details

A/Prof Gordon Thomas  -  Outpatient clinic and Hospital Medical Centre

Dr Angus Alexander - Outpatient clinic

Dr Aniruddh (Ani) Deshpande - Outpatient clinic

Dr Grahame Smith - consults in the Surgery Department rooms - no outpatient clinics

Dr Sarah Giutronich - consults in the Surgery Department rooms - no outpatient clinics

Prof Ralph Cohen 

Method of referring

By referral letter addressed to the specialist by name,  from GP or other specialist.

Clinic function

Management of Paediatric Urological problems

Urgent cases

To be referred through the Emergency Department

Special interests or sub-specialty clinics

Dr Alexander - All paediatric urology, specialising in hypospadias repair

Dr Deshpande - All paediatric urology

Dr Giutronich - All paediatric urology

Dr Smith - Paediatric urology excluding laparoscopic renal surgery, testicular and foreskin issues.

A/Prof Thomas - All paediatric urology, excluding prosthesis or incontinence cases

Prof Cohen - Not accepting new patients now

Referring doctors: complete the Outpatients referral form, address to a Paediatric Urologist by name please and email to schn-chw-outpatients@health.nsw.gov.au

Staff:

Dr Grahame Smith

Paediatric Urologist (no laparoscopic renal surgery, no foreskin or testicular issues)

A/Prof Gordon Thomas

Dr Angus Alexander

Paediatric General Surgeon/Urologist

Dr Sarah Giutronich

Dr Aniruddh (Ani) Deshpande

Prof Ralph Cohen