We found 6 urologists who accept Medicare near Golden, CO.
Dr. Leonard Glode's specialties are urology (urinary tract disease), adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Glode has a special interest in testicular cancer, chemotherapy, and kidney cancer. He takes Medicare insurance. He attended Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas for residency. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Glode has received include Fellow American Society of Clinical Oncology, ASCO; Statesman Award, American Society of Clinical Oncology; and Fellow, American College of Physicians. His professional affiliations include the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH), Vail Valley Medical Center, and the University Physicians.
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Dr. Thomas Facelle is an urology (urinary tract disease) specialist. His professional affiliations include Centura Health, Exempla Lutheran Medical Center, and St. Anthony's Medical Center (St. Louis). Dr. Facelle is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He is accepting new patients. Dr. Facelle attended medical school at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Facelle completed residency programs at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He has received the following distinction: Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society.
Dr. David Cahn specializes in urology (urinary tract disease) and practices in Lakewood, CO and Golden, CO. He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Cahn is professionally affiliated with Exempla Lutheran Medical Center, North Suburban Medical Center, and Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center. He takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Cahn graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. He completed his residency training at Montefiore Medical Center.
Dr. Derek Zukosky practices urology (urinary tract disease) in Lakewood, CO and Golden, CO. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Zukosky's education and training includes medical school at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Exempla Lutheran Medical Center, Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center, and Rose Medical Center.
Dr. Diane Hartman practices urology (urinary tract disease). Patients rated Dr. Hartman highly, giving her an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. She is professionally affiliated with Exempla Lutheran Medical Center, North Suburban Medical Center, and Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center. She is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Dr. Hartman completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver.
Dr. Theodore Ning, who practices in Golden, CO and Evergreen, CO, is a medical specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). He is affiliated with Denver Health Medical Center, Exempla Lutheran Medical Center, and the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH). He is in-network for Medicare insurance. Dr. Ning attended medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine.
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The specialty of urology focuses on the structures of the body that produce urine and remove it from the body, such as the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra. Since related structures in men are responsible for both reproduction and the transportation of urine, urologists specialize in men’s sexual health in addition to disorders of the urinary tract. Urologists treat both men and women, as well as patients ranging in age from newborn to elderly.
Certain urologic conditions are specific to male or female patients. Women are especially prone to stress incontinence, recurrent urinary tract infections, interstitial cystitis (a condition causing pain in the bladder), and urethral diverticuli (a structural issue where a small pouch develops from the urethra into the vagina). Some of these conditions may be adequately treated by a gynecologist, but patients may prefer to see a urologist because of their expertise in the urinary tract system. As for men, male infertility and sexual problems can be treated by a urologist. For example, urologists treat erectile dysfunction with medications or prosthetics. They may also perform surgeries such as vasectomies or vasectomy reversals.
Some other conditions that urologists treat include:
- Kidney stones, which are mineral deposits that can form anywhere in the urinary tract. The stones can be quite painful, and some large stones may be impossible to expel naturally. Fortunately, kidney stone treatments have advanced quite a bit in recent years, and a urologist may recommend a procedure such as shockwave lithotripsy (where sound waves are used to break down the stones), or percutaneous extraction (where telescopic tools are inserted through tiny incisions in the back to remove the stones). There can be some pain associated with these treatments, but they are far less invasive than the older methods of removal.
- Urinary tract infections, which are extremely common. However, if they happen over and over again, there may be an underlying problem within the urinary tract.
- Congenital abnormalities, which refers to problems that are present at birth. Congenital abnormalities affect the genitourinary tract more often than any other system of the body, and they range from mild to severe in appearance and effect. The most common abnormality (in male infants) is cryptorchidism, where a testicle does not descend from the body down into the scrotum. Another common problem is hypospadias, where the opening of the urethra appears on the underside of the penis.
- Renal disease, which is the loss of kidney function. For patients with renal disease, their urologist may be their primary surgeon or a coordinating member of their care team.
- Tumors and malignancies, which are especially common in the case of prostate cancer. Urologists are most often consultants to oncologists in these cases.
The American Urological Association recognizes seven subspecialties of urology:
- Pediatric Urology, the treatment of genitourinary tract disorders in children and infants
- Urologic Oncology, the treatment of cancers within the genitourinary tract
- Renal Transplantation, the treatment of severe kidney disease by replacing a non-functioning kidney with a donor kidney
- Male Infertility, the treatment of infertility due to problems with sperm, semen, or male sexuality
- Calculi, the treatment of kidney stones
- Female Urology, the care of women’s urinary health
- Neurourology, the treatment of urinary disorders caused by problems with the nervous system. For example, certain voiding disorders happen when the bladder does not receive signals appropriately, and erectile dysfunction is sometimes due to nerve loss.
Urinary and sexual problems can be especially distressing for many people. Fortunately, urologists are experts at managing these health conditions.