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Urologist

A urologist is a surgeon who operates for diseases of the urinary tract and the male reproductive system

Specializes in disease of

  • Bladder
  • Urethra-tube that brings urine out of the bladder
  • Ureter- pipe that connect the kidney to the bladder
  • Kidneys
  • Adrenal glands
  • Epididymitis- which stores the semen
  • Penis
  • Prostate
  • Seminal Vesicle
  • Testis

Urology is commonly regarded as a surgical specialty.

Common conditions treated by urologist are

  • Enlarged prostate
  • Kidney and ureter stones
  • Cancer in the kidney, bladder, prostate, testis and penis
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Undescended testis
  • Incontinence
  • Prostatitis
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Infertility
  • Peyronies disease
  • Urethral stricture

Urology is a rapidly advancing specialty, primarily due to advances made to technology. Refinements to endoscopic procedures and the utilization of the surgical microscope, Laparoscopy, laser therapy and da Vinci Robot have greatly increased urologists’ options. Almost 70 % of the surgeries are minimally invasive surgery that can be done as day surgery.

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