Urological disorders can develop in men, women and children of all ages — some as early as birth — and interfere with your urinary tract or reproductive system. Although it’s not often talked about, these conditions are very common: millions of Americans develop one within their lifetime.
At Palo Alto Medical Foundation, experts treat patients with urological conditions including:
- Bladder Cancer
- Blood in urine (hematuria)
- Congenital urological conditions, such as hypospadias
- Erectile dysfunction (ED)
- Kidney cancer
- Kidney obstruction (hydronephrosis)
- Kidney stones
- Low testosterone
- Painful bladder syndrome
- Pelvic floor prolapse
- Prostate cancer
- Prostate enlargement (Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy, or BPH)
- Testicular cancer
- Testicular disorders, such as hydrocele or varicocele
- Urethral stricture
- Urinary incontinence
- Urinary tract infections (UTIs)
Urology specialists provide comprehensive and compassionate care that starts with advanced diagnostic tests to identify the source of your disorder and culminates in an effective treatment plan to help you start to heal.
We offer the latest in treatment options and techniques, including minimally invasive procedures that will reduce your pain, scarring and recovery time. Experienced surgical teams use state-of-the-art operating suites and special equipment to give you the best possible outcome.
In fact, our use of robotic surgery, including the da Vinci® Surgical System has made it possible to offer alternatives to traditional open surgery for urological conditions such as prostate cancer and kidney tumors.
We also offer a variety of educational opportunities and support services to help you connect with other patients facing similar health concerns and challenges, as well as specialized physical therapy to improve your overall health.