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SBL Fayette County Hospital


A urologist is a physician who specializes in diseases of the urinary tract and the male reproductive system. This can include diseases affecting the bladder, urethra, ureters, kidneys, and adrenal glands, along with the epididymis, penis, prostate, seminal vesicles and testes specifically in men.

Commonly treated conditions:

• Prostate cancer
• Kidney cancer
• Bladder cancer
• Testis cancer
• Penile cancer
• Kidney stones/stone disease
• Bladder stones
• Enlarged prostate (BPH – Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia)
• Incontinence/Female urology
• Infertility
• Erectile dysfunction
• Premature ejaculation
• Prostatitis
• Urinary tract infections (cystitis)
• Pelvic pain
• Peyronie’s disease
• Male Infertility
• Overactive bladder
• Urinary and fecal incontinence
• Low testosterone (hypogonadism)
• Blood in urine (hematuria)
• Urinary retention (inability to empty bladder)

Specialized treatment procedures available:

• Vasectomy
• BPH-transurethral resection of prostate, Urolift, greenlight laser, holmium laser, other
   minimally invasive procedures
• Peyronie’s disease-XiaFlex penile injection; corrective surgery
• Overactive bladder: Medications, InterStim, posterior tibial nerve neuromodulation,
   Botox injections
• Stones-ESWL (extracorporal shockwave lithotripsy), ureteroscopy, cystoscopy,
   multiple lasers and open surgical procedures.
• Prostate cancer-radical retropubic and perineal prostatectomy, cryosurgery, HIFU
   (high intensity focused ultrasound), medication
• Bladder cancer-transurethral resection of bladder tumor; intravesical therapies
   (bladder chemotherapy-BCG and mitomycin)
• Erectile dysfunction-oral medication, vacuum erection device, penile injection
• Incontinence-Macroplastique periurethral injection, sling procedures, medication