About Dr Anna Lawrence
Anna is an NZ trained Urologist, with extensive post-fellowship training in Functional Urology, Incontinence, Neuro-Urology and Reconstructive Urology (California USA, Pune India). She is the current President of Continence NZ, a member of the NZ Pelvic Mesh Service and is a strong advocate for men and women with these difficult and morbid conditions.
She has a broad surgical and medical skill set for general Urological problems but sub-specialises in all-gender voiding dysfunction, incontinence, complex neurogenic and non-neurogenic bladder dysfunction, urethral stricture and neuromodulation.
Annas experience in her special interest areas are recognised internationally and she is a sought after speaker on female stricture disease, neurourology and neuromodulation for bladder failure and OAB. She was the first surgeon in Auckland to complete a female urethroplasty (having published her modification of the technique) and has extensive experience in urethral reconstruction, buried penis surgery, and penile reconstruction.
Anna is patient-focused and looks at holistic treatment options for patients, reaching a management plan with their involvement.
Private Practice Urology Specialist
Consultant Urologist, Auckland Public & Counties Manukau DHB
Spinal Urologist at Auckland Spinal Unit Specialist Urologist in Private Practice
Auckland Surgical Centre Southern Cross Hospital
Description of Specialisation
- General Urology
- Voiding Dysfunction
- Male & Female Incontinence
- Andrology/Erectile Dysfunction
- Urethral Stricture Disease
- Neuromodulation (Interstim/ PTNS)
- Buried Penis/Penile Reconstruction
- Pelvic Reconstruction
Hospitals Practicing At: Auckland Public, Auckland Rehabilitation & Spinal Unit, Manukau Super Clinic, Brightside, Ormiston, Mercy
MBChB 2000, FRACS 2011, GURS 2013
Associate Professor fellowship University of California, Davis 2011 -2012 with subspecialty training in Urodynamics, Voiding Dysfunction, Neuro-urology, Neuromodulation techniques, Prostheses placement (incontinence and penile), Reconstruction (urethroplasty, urinary fistula)
Society of Urogenital Reconstruction Society Fellowship, Kulkarni Reconstruction Institute 2013