Dr Onuma is a tertiary-level specialist accepting direct referrals from primary caregivers and complex referrals from other specialists in the areas of:
- Female urinary incontinence
- Female pelvic organ prolapse
- Labial reconstructive surgery
- Surgical correction of vaginal wall relaxation and prolapses related to sexual dysfunction
- Advanced laparoscopic surgery
Dr Onuma teaches trainees and specialists minimal access incontinence surgery, pelvic reconstructive surgery and advanced laparoscopic gynaecological surgery.
Dr Onuma acts or has acted as a preceptor for some international companies demonstrating and teaching products used for:
Female urinary incontinence:
TVT + TVT O + TVT Abbrevo: Johnson & Johnson Medical
Bulkamid transurethral injection; Johnson & Johnson Medical
Monarch TVT; American Medical Systems
Vaginal mesh pelvic floor reconstruction and female menstrual dysfunction:
Anterior Prolift Procedure; Johnson & Johnson Medical
Anterior and Posterior Prosima procedures; Johnson & Johnson Medical
Perigee Procedure; American Medical Systems
[Treatment name removed] Intra Uterine Contraceptive Device (IUCD); Schering
Thermachoice Endometrial Ablation System; Johnson & Johnson Medical
Hormone Replacement Therapy and the Menopause:
Dr Onuma has lectured nationally and internationally on issues related to:
Consent to treatment in the practice of medicine
Labial reconstructive surgery
Aesthetic vaginal reconstructive surgery
The management of female urinary incontinence
The management of female pelvic organ prolapse
The physical basis of female sexual dysfunction
Surgery for female sexual dysfunction
Hormone Replacement Therapy and the Menopause
Dr Onuma is an invited participant and trainer on the female pelvic floor and laparoscopic training meetings and provides Urodynamics (bladder study) assessments and reports for his own patients and those of other specialists and hospitals.
Dr Onuma is the Australian and Asia-Pacific trainer in Laser Vaginal Rejuvenation for Innogyn (in association with The Laser Vaginal Rejuvenation Institute Medical Associates).
Dr Onuma was the first Australia-based surgeon trained in Laser Vaginal Rejuvenation and Designer Laser Vaginoplasty by Dr David Matlock in Los Angeles.
Dr Onuma has since pioneered surgery to improve sensation and reduce pain/discomfort during intercourse in the Asia-Pacific region.
Dr Onuma has operated on women from every State and Territory in Australia.
Women have travelled to Australia from the United States of America, United Kingdom, China, Hong Kong, Macau, India, Saudi Arabia and New Zealand to have their surgery performed by Dr Onuma in Adelaide, Australia.
Dr Onuma is on the Expert Witness register of The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.