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Urology Department

The Department of Urology at Sengkang General Hospital manages and treats diseases of the genitourinary system in both women and men. We care for problems caused by urinary stones, infections, urinary incontinence, bladder and prostate urinary disorders, male subfertility, sexual dysfunction, and oncological diseases arising from the prostate, kidney, bladder, testes and adrenal glands.

Our team at SKH understands your anxiety about your condition. Hence we believe in working in collaboration with you, and aim to achieve better health and treatment outcomes. The team also believes in engaging the community and hence, there is also a strong emphasis on engagement with family physicians to provide more holistic and continued long term care.

We aim to reduce the impact of disease on the individual, family and community while educating and helping you take ownership of your health and healthcare needs. Our friendly team of urology specialists achieve this through the continuous pursuit of improvement through research and collaboration.

The Urology Department at SKH is also dedicated to advancing the field of urology through innovation and research to improve the diagnosis and treatment for urologic conditions. These include clinical trials in prostate cancer, bladder cancer, urinary stone disease and development of devices and protocols to enhance patient safety.

All our urology specialists are actively involved in the Academic Clinical Program (Surgery) in SingHealth. This fosters easy collaboration between healthcare professionals at all levels within SKH and SingHealth and leverages on the various expertise available.

For example, our surgeons lead a multidisciplinary team comprising medical oncologists, radiation oncologists and nurses dedicated to providing the comprehensive care for those with prostate, kidney, bladder and testicular cancer. The Neuro-Urology clinic has a specific focus on individuals who have complex urinary disorders that require medical or surgical treatment. There is also a service focusing on the treatment and prevention of complicated urinary stone disease, The use of laser technology in the treatment of prostate enlargement also allows for safer and more effective outcomes.

Our Clinical Services

Our urology team has diverse skills and specialised training across many areas. You will receive personalised care from dedicated providers. If you're experiencing any of the following problems, SKH’s urology specialists can help:

  • Urinary stone disorders
  • Male and female urinary disorders
  • Cancers of the prostate , bladder, kidneys, testes and adrenal glands
  • Male sexual and fertility disorders
  • Neurological problems affecting the lower urinary tract
  • Diseases requiring reconstruction of the urinary tract

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Conditions We Treat


 

Urology Treatments Offered

The urology clinic at Sengkang General Hospital has a comprehensive range of services for the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic urological conditions.
Some of the urology treatments we offer include:

​Prostatic disease

  • MRI guided prostate gland biopsy
  • Transurethral resection of prostate (TURP)
  • Laser treatment for prostate enlargement
  • Robotic Radical prostatectomy

Urinary Bladder disease

  • Transurethral resection of prostate bladder tumour (TURBT)
  • Intravesical therapy

Urinary incontinence and urinary dysfunction

​Kidney disorders

Men’s Health

Urinary Stones

Urinary tract reconstruction

 

FAQs

It’s painful to urinate. What could be causing the problem?

There are many conditions that could result in painful urination. An infection of the urinary tract or prostate is a common cause, along with obstructions in the urethra, kidney, bladder, or prostate. Please make an appointment with our Urologist to discuss more about your condition and the treatments available.

There’s blood in my urine. What may be the cause?

The presence of blood in the urine could be the result of a minor cause or a serious underlying medical condition. To determine the source, a urologist will perform a thorough evaluation. The blood could be the result of an infection, kidney or bladder stone, cancer of the urinary system, or injury. Make an appointment with our Urologist to discuss more about your condition and the treatments available.

Why choose Sengkang general hospital for your urology treatment?

At SKH, we are focused not only on treating urology diseases, but also preventing them before they occur. Our urology team specialises in the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic urological conditions, and comprise of professionals with national, regional and international repute. We also believe in patient and caregiver collaboration so as to achieve better health together.

What makes SKH’s urology clinic different?

SKH’s urology clinic provides patients with dedicated and professional care that makes our patients feel comfortable. We have a skilled team supported by a permissive environment that allows specialists across different fields to collaborate easily where needed, ensuring clinical outcomes are optimised, comprehensive and personalised.

 

Our Care Team

Whatever your urological condition, we will support you in your journey to improved health. At SKH, we provide patients with a well-trained team of urology specialists and healthcare professionals who are deeply passionate about delivering professional care and treatments. Many of our doctors are recognised in their urological specialties for clinical care, research and education. This expertise ensures each patient’s symptoms are carefully assessed with individual treatment plans specially designed to promote recovery.

 

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