School of Medicine

Wayne State University School of Medicine

Other Subspecialty Urology

  • Genitourinary tract trauma & reconstruction
  • Impotence & sexual dysfunction - male and female

Neurogenic bladder dysfunction resulting from a number of diseases including:

  • Diabetes
  • Parkinson's
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Following Major pelvic Surgery

Special Diagnostic Services

  • Urodynamic studies – pressure and volume measurements of the urinary bladder and lower urinary tract.
  • Transurethral needle ablation of the prostate (PROSTIVA/TUNA) - minimally invasive office-based procedure that destroys excess prostate tissue which may improve urination
  • Cystoscopy - use of a scope (cystoscope) to examine the bladder and prostate
  • Prostate biopsy - test to remove small samples of prostate tissue to be examined under a microscope.
  • Penile Doppler - used in the evaluation of erectile dysfunction by using ultrasound to measure blood flow to the penis
  • Bladder scan – ultrasound of the bladder to aid in the diagnosis of common urological conditions
  • Post Void Residual (PVR) and urine flow rate – to determine the flow rate of urine during voiding and the residual urine in the bladder using ultrasound

Special Surgical Services

  • Vasectomy
  • Robotic surgery of the prostate, bladder, kidney and adrenal
  • Interstim Therapy to reduce symptoms of an overactive bladder
  • Cryoablation of prostate cancer and renal tumors
  • Focal cryoablation of the prostate
  • Radioactive seed implantation to the prostate (brachytherapy)
  • Laparoscopic radical nephrectomy and nephroureterectomy
  • Endoscopic treatment of kidney stones
  • Minimally invasive therapy of urinary incontinence with transurethral injection of collagen.
  • Extracorporeal Shock-Wave Lithotripsy (ESWL)
  • Surgical treatments include various bladder neck suspension, "sling" operations, urethral reconstruction, urethroplasty, bladder augmentations, conduit urinary diversion, continent urinary diversions, and continent catheterizable stomas
  • Urologic reconstructive surgery
  • Shockwave destruction of kidney stones,
  • Dissolving kidney stones with prepared chemical solutions
  • Transurethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP)