Urology

Expert help for urology issues

Urologists are doctors who address issues of the male and female urinary tract and the male reproductive organs. Among the common conditions they treat:

  • Bladder problems
  • Cancer to the bladder, prostate, kidney and testes
  • Enlarged prostate
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Incontinence
  • Stones in the kidney, bladder, ureters or gallbladder
  • Urinary tract infections

To see a complete list of of the conditions for which you might see a urologists, go to our health library and type in "urology" in the search box.

Our urological services and treatments

We address technically challenging urological conditions using state-of-the-art treatments. Among them:
  • Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) — Use of high-pressure shock waves to break up stones in the kidney, bladder, ureters or gallbladder.

Other urological treatments

  • Endourology — Use of a narrow scope to visually examine the bladder, kidneys and ureteral openings
  • Adult urology — Management of kidney and urinary tract disorders, including benign prostate disease
  • Pediatric urology — Treating urinary and kidney problems in children
  • Orthotripsy — Use of a shock wave generator to treat chronic heel pain such plantar fasciitis
  • Prostate cancer treatments such as brachytherapy (placing radiation near the tumor) and surgery, including robotics-assisted surgery 

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