DEPARTMENT OF UROLOGY - PATIENTS

Services

University Specialist physicians are leading trends in healthcare through clinical research that enhances the capability to offer the most advanced treatments available. We have listed some of our more common procedures performed and conditions treated. Clinical services offered through Urology include:

  • Bladder cancer
  • Bladder reconstruction
  • Endoscopic and percutaneous techniques
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Genitourinary reconstruction
  • Kidney cancer to include laparoscopic procedures such as laparoscopic nephrectomy
  • Kidney stones ( renal and ureteral calculi ) with extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy to destroy kidney stones
  • Minimally invasive injection therapies and other procedures for incontinence through the South Texas Pelvic Floor and Bladder Center including urodynamic evaluation
  • Minimally invasive techniques for benign prostatic hyperplasia ( BPH ) and other conditions
  • Pediatric Urology
  • Prostate cancer including laparoscopic and radical perineal prostatectomy–nerve sparing approaches available. Other therapies such as Greenlight laser and bracytherapy available
  • Robotic Surgery (robotic prostatectomy, robotic cystectomy, robotic partial nephrectomy)
  • Testicular cancer
  • Urinary tract infections or difficulty urinating