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Dr Muhammad Barmania

Dr Muhammad Barmania

MBBCh (Wits); FC Urology (SA)

Dr. Barmania is a Urologist in practice at Wits Donald Gordon Medical Centre for the past eleven years. Dr. Barmania completed his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery at the University of Witwatersrand in 1995 and later graduated with a Fellowship in Urology from the College of Medicine of South Africa in 2004. He gained a wealth of experience at some of South Africa's busiest hospitals whilst on the training circuit at Wits University, including Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, Charlotte Maxeke Academic Hospital and Helen Joseph Hospital. He was involved in postgraduate teaching and is still involved in undergraduate teaching. He was the head of the Urology department at Helen Joseph Hospital for over six years, until February 2011. While Dr. Barmania treats the full spectrum of Urology patients, he has developed a special interest in diseases of the bladder and prostate, kidney disease, kidney stones, laparoscopy, urethral reconstruction and male and female urinary incontinence.

Clinical Focus

  • Kidney Stones
  • Kidney Tumours
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Benign Prostate Hyperplasia (Enlarged Prostate)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Incontinence (Involuntary Loss Of Urine)
  • Neurogenic Bladder Dysfunction
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Urinary Tract Infections


  • Treatment Of Kidney Stones With External Shockwave Lithotripsy (ESWL) And Laser Lithitripsy
  • Laparoscopy For Kidney Tumours And Obstruction
  • Transurethral Resectionof The Prostate (TURP)
  • Prostate Brachytherapy For Prostate Cancer
  • Urethral Reconstruction For Urethral Strictures
  • Treatment Of Female Incontinence Including Urethral Slings
  • Surgical And Medical Treatment For Incontinence
  • Urodynamic Studies For Bladder Dysfunction
  • Transurethral Resection Of Bladder Tumours For Bladder Cancer
  • Cystectomy And Urinary Diversion For Bladder Pathology


  • Urologist