Welcome to the Gold Coast Urologist website where we provide the best possible care for your Urological concerns.
We provide a full range of Urological services with extensive equipment enabling us to perform procedures at the John Flynn hospital, Pindara hospital and Tweed Hospital.
Dr Elmes provides a full range of high quality urological services for patients needs with the use of advanced techniques and cutting edge equipment to perform procedures. Dr Elmes is highly qualified in the field of urology having completed extensive surgical training throughout Melbourne and Sydney.
His main interests in the field include minimally invasive Robotic prostate & kidney surgery, BPH treatments (Advanced laser prostate enucleation (HoLEP), Rezum & UroLift) and Erectile Dysfunction (Hidden needle intracavernosal injections, penile prosthesis surgery and Xiaflex injections). Dr Elmes is dedicated to teaching and training today’s medical students, junior doctors and surgeons to ensure there is continuous development in the field of Urology.
Dr Martin Elmes - Urological Surgeon
MBBS - The University of Melbourne
FRACS - RACS (Sydney)
After completing his Bachelor of medicine and Bachelor of surgery having attained Dean’s honours and Dux of physiology & Biochemistry, Gold Coast Urologist Dr Elmes, completed his general surgical training at the Alfred, Austin and Western hospitals in Melbourne.
His urology interests began in 2001 with residency and assisting surgically at a multitude of operations. He furthered his urological training with a Doctorate of Medicine investigating Prostate Cancer immunology and presenting multiple clinical papers at state and international levels.
Martin completed his advanced urological surgery training in NSW, having passed his fellowship exams with distinction.
INTERESTS & EXPERTISE
After attaining his FRACS (Urol) Dr Elmes spent a further year refining sub speciality techniques at the largest urological training hospital in Sydney. He was invited to complete a complex kidney stone surgery & open and minimally invasive urological cancer surgery fellowship under world experts.
In 2012, Dr Elmes was invited to undertake a complex kidney stone surgery and open and minimally invasive urological cancer surgery Fellowship led by world experts. He was the first ever fellow to use the Da Vinci robot in the state of the art theatres at Nepean hospital - the largest Urological training hospital in NSW are still the only public sector Robotics hospital in NSW.
His main interests are:
- Robotic Prostate & Kidney surgery
- BPH prostate surgery treatments:
* Advanced laser Prostate (HoLEP)
* Rezum water vapour (steam) therapy
- Erectile Dysfunction:
* Hidden Needle intracavernosal injections
* Penile prosthesis surgery
* Peyronie's grafting
TEACHING / RESEARCH
Dr Elmes has spent over 15 years teaching and training today’s medical students, junior doctors and surgeons.
He was an honorary lecturer and tutor at the Austin hospital clinical school and the University of Melbourne. He continues to teach both senior urological trainees at the Tweed and John Flynn hospitals.
He is well known on the local airways, featuring on 4CRB talkback segments on a regular basis about Men's Health and has been a guest speaker at the Prostate cancer foundation support group.
Stephanie Harms - Practice Manager
Stephanie is an experience Practice Manager who has extensive knowledge in all aspects of practice management and administration. She is passionate about her work, and dedicated to helping our patients' needs. Stephanie has over 4 years experience in the medical industry, previously having worked for specialist surgeons on the Gold Coast.
Stephanie is your first point of contact, and is standing by to take your appointment and assist with any queries you may have.