About

Dr Sandra Elmer practices in general urology with specialist interests in neurological bladder dysfunction, functional urology and female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery. She specializes in endoscopic and laparoscopic surgery, laser surgery for kidney stones and prostate enlargement, and is passionate about treating male and female urinary incontinence. Sandra has a keen interest in clinical research and plays an active role in mentoring and training junior doctors. She has presented her urological research internationally and has been the recipient of multiple prizes from the Urology Society of Australia and New Zealand and the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.

Epworth hospital locations

Hospital

Epworth Freemasons Albert Street

Hospital

Epworth Freemasons Victoria Parade

Hospital

Epworth Hawthorn

Hospital

Epworth Richmond

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Sandra Elmer Urology

Suite 103 320 Victoria Parade
East Melbourne VIC 3002

Consulting Location

Sandra Elmer Urology

Elgin House 54 Elgin Street
Carlton VIC 3053

Consulting Location

Sandra Elmer Urology

Holmesglen Private Hospital 490 South Road
Moorabbin VIC 3189

Special interests

  • Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Functional Urology and Neurogenic Bladder Dysfunction
  • Post-Prostatectomy Urinary Incontinence
  • Kidney Stone Disease
  • Urological oncology

Education and training

  • Urology SET trainees
  • Junior doctors
  • Medical elective students

Research

  • Intradetrusor injections of Botox in adults with spina bifida
  • Intradetrusor Injections of Botox under local anaesthetic
  • Bulkamid in the treatment of stress urinary incontinence
  • Prevalence of LUTS in MS clinic

Qualifications

  • MBBS, Melbourne University, 2005
  • MS, Melbourne University, 2011
  • FRACS, RACS, 2016
  • Functional Urology Fellowship, RMH, 2016
  • Female Pelvic and Reconstructive Surgery Observership, New York University Hospital, 2016

Professional Associations

  • RACS - Royal Australiasian College of Surgeons
  • USANZ - Urology Society of Australia and New Zealand
  • ICS - International Continence Society
  • IUGA - International Urogynaecology Association
  • SUFU - Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine & Urogenital Reconstruction
The UroRenal & Vascular Clinical Institute groups together surgical specialties in the areas of endocrinology, nephrology, urology and vascular surgery.