Dr Caroline Dowling is the Clinical Director of Urology at Eastern Health. After completing her Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in Urology, Caroline completed a fellow year at The Royal Melbourne Hospital with the Neuro-urology and Continence service, developing expertise in urodynamics, clinical assessment and operative and medical management of patients with complex bladder dysfunction and pelvic floor disorders. She is the lead clinician in Functional Urology at Eastern Health and consultant to the service at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. She has taught at an undergraduate and graduate level and holds a Senior Lecturer position at Monash University. During her years as a junior consultant, she completed a fellowship year in the Department of Urogynaecology at Monash Health.
She has a career interest in both simple and videourodynamic studies and diagnosis and the surgical management of incontinence and prolapse. She has professional memberships of the Continence Foundation of Australia, the Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand, the American Urological Association (AUA), the International Continence Society, the International Urogynaecology Association (IUGA) and the Society of Urodynamics and female Urology (SUFU). She has co-authored book chapters and several journal publications. She was awarded a scholarship to complete a leadership program in 2017 with Women’s Leadership Australia and is now undertaking a Master of Leadership. She represented the Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand (USANZ) on the Senate Inquiry into Transvaginal Mesh in 2017. She has a private practice based in Malvern and Box Hill.