General Manager: Mark Watson
21 Von Tempsky Street, Hamilton East, Hamilton 3216
Reception Phone: (07) 959 5700

Mr Michael Holmes

MB ChB 1988 Otago; FRACS 2001

Practising at

Southern Cross Hamilton Hospital



Full NZ Registration Date

10 April 1990

Private Services

Michael Holmes Urologist - Urology Waikato

Physical address:32 O'Neill Street

(07) 858 0753

(07) 858 0765

Healthlink EDI: kiwi65dr

Special Clinical Interest(s)

  • prostate cancer
  • PSA issues
  • nerve sparing radical prostatectomy
  • renal cancer including laparoscopic nephrectomy
  • vasectomies and vasectomy reversals
  • general urology

Professional Profile

Michael was awarded the Keith Kirkland prize in 1996 for experimental work in TURP, and he was also awarded a BAUS prize for work in local anaesthetics in prostate biopsy.

Current research interests include Botox in prostate and contrast enhanced ultrasound for prostate biopsies.

A key clinical interest is in prostate cancer – how we should detect it and who should we detect it in, and how can we reduce pain of biopsy and improve accuracy of biopsy. Another clinical interest is in using high powered loupe magnification in radical prostatectomy, which has led on to the same approach for vasectomy reversal.

Year of first medical qualification


Post Fellowship Training

Michael's fellowship year was split between reconstructive surgery and cancer surgery. His post fellowship featured primary interest in nerve sparing radical prostatectomy with short observerships at Mayo Clinic and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Centre, which led to using high powered loupe magnification for radical prostatectomies.

Membership of professional bodies

  • RACS
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