A urologist is a physician that specializes in the genitourinary tract. This includes the kidneys, urinary bladder and genital structures in men and women, and the prostate and testicles in men.
The diseases that affect these organs can involve patients from all age groups, ranging from children to elderly adults. Urologists are trained to identify normal functions and diagnose, evaluate and treat a wide range of diseases.
Some areas in which the Urology Clinic at St. Alexius specializes include:
- Pelvic Outlet Relaxation Disorders
- Radical Prostatectomy
- Renal Disease
- Urologic Stone Disease
The urologists at St. Alexius Medical Center are available for preventive exams and to discuss treatment options that include minimally invasive treatment, surgical procedures and alternatives such as medication or supplements.