Urology is a medical and surgical specialty which deals with diseases of the male and female urinary tract and the male reproductive organs. Although Urology is classified as a surgical specialty, a knowledge of Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Gynecology and other specialties is required by the Urologist because of the wide variety of clinical problems encountered.
➤ Why would I need to see a Urologist?
There are many reasons a person may need to see a Urologist. Our Board-Certified Urologists are frequently asked to evaluate the following problems:
|Benign prostatic hyperplasia||Bladder stones||Bladder cancer||Epididymitis|
|Interstitial cystitis||Kidney cancer||Kidney stone||Overactive bladder|
|Prostatitis||Prostate cancer||Testicular cancer||Varicoceles|
|Recurrent urinary tract infections|
Our office provides vasectomy procedures daily, though most are performed Thursdays and Fridays to allow for a weekend vasectomy recovery time - before returning to work the following week. Each year, between 500,000 and 600,000 men select vasectomy as the permanent birth control method of choice in their family.
Did you know:
If you are considering having a vasectomy and still have questions, call one of our friendly staff. We are here to help!
According to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, men are 100% less likely to see a doctor yet more likely to die from the top ten causes of death at a higher rate than women. There are 5 key risk areas that men need to pay attention to:
1. High Cholesterol
2. High Blood Pressure
3. High Blood Sugar
4. High PSA (Prostate-specific antigen)
5. Low testosterone
If you have questions about these or other men's health issues or procedures such as vasectomies or incontinence, call our urology specialists today.
What procedures does a Urologist perform?
There are several procedures a Urologist uses to treat patients depending on their issue. Some of these include: