Doctors

Dr George Mirmilstein MBBS (Hons) FRACS (Urol)

Dr George Mirmilstein is a consultant Urologist at University Hospital Geelong (Barwon Health), St John of God Hospital (Geelong) and Epworth Hospital (Geelong).
George has additional Fellowship training in Robotic Surgery

George completed his medical degree at Monash University with honours in 2006. He was awarded the faculty prize for the medicine/surgery year of his degree. George worked as a junior doctor in Victorian hospitals, before commencing Surgical Education and Training in 2009. He completed two years of general surgery training at the Austin, Shepparton and Geelong hospitals before commencing urology training in New South Wales. He completed the first three years at Liverpool, Newcastle and Concord Hospitals, before successfully sitting his fellowship exam in 2014. George then relocated back to Victoria and embarked on a fellowship year at the Western Hospital, specialising in advanced laparoscopic urological procedures. After a further 6 months at Western Health as a consultant urologist, George completed a 12-month fellowship at the Lister Hospital in the UK, specialising in robotic urological surgery.

George is proficient in all aspects of general Urology, however, has a particular interest and expertise in:

In addition to his clinical work George has a keen interest in surgical education and medical research. He has presented at numerous local, national and international meetings and has several publications in peer-reviewed medical journals.

George always strives to provide the highest level of care to his patients, and tailors his approach based on each patient’s individual circumstances.

Dr Ania Sliwinski MBBS, B Sc (Med Sc) (Hons), FRACS (Urology)

Dr Ania Sliwinski is a consultant Urologist at University Hospital Geelong (Barwon Health), St John of God Hospital (Geelong) and Epworth Hospital (Geelong).

Ania completed her medical degree at the University of Melbourne. She went on to complete her surgical training across both metropolitan and regional hospitals in Victoria to gain accreditation from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. She then underwent further fellowship training concentrating on the management of incontinence, urethral reconstruction and minimally invasive stone surgery. Prior to medical training she completed a Bachelor of Medical Science and was awarded a first class Honours for her research thesis.
Ania is proficient in all aspects of general Urology, however, has a particular interest and expertise in:

Ania has presented research at local and international conferences and was awarded the Alban Gee Award for best presentation at the Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand (USANZ) Conference in 2018. Ania is passionate about training the next generation of surgeons and has been active in workshops and exam preparation for urology trainees. She has also been an instructor at cystoscopy workshops for the Royal Australasian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.

She has professional memberships in the Urology Society of Australia and New Zealand; European Association of Urology; Fertility Society of Australia and New Zealand and the International Urogynaecological Association. 

Ania is a thorough and compassionate clinician who takes the time to make shared decisions with her patients to ensure their best health.