We found 18 urologists who accept BlueOptions Everyday Health 1418 near Fort Lauderdale, FL.

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Dr. Michael Preston Zahalsky, MD
Specializes in Urology, Other
2951 Nw 49 Avenue; Suite 308
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Michael Zahalsky's area of specialization is urology (urinary tract disease). His average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Zahalsky accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Brown University, Alpert Medical School. He completed his residency training at Beth Israel Medical Center. Dr. Zahalsky is affiliated with Broward Health.

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Dr. Christopher Philip Hollowell, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
2951 Nw 49 Avenue; Suite 308
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Christopher Hollowell's specialty is pediatric urology. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Hollowell's education and training includes medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Miami. He is professionally affiliated with Broward Health.

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Dr. Curtis Bennett Schwartz, MD
Specializes in Urology, Other
1777 S Andrews Avenue; Suite 300
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Curtis Schwartz specializes in urology (urinary tract disease) and practices in Fort Lauderdale, FL. He obtained his medical school training at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and performed his residency at Montefiore Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Schwartz accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He is professionally affiliated with Broward Health.

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Dr. Louis Robert Yogel, MD
Specializes in Urology
1200 E. Broward Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Louis Yogel is a physician who specializes in urology (urinary tract disease). He has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Yogel takes. He graduated from Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Yogel include: Boca Raton Super Doctors; South Florida Super Doctors; and Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Yogel is affiliated with Broward Health.

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Dr. Alan Robert Schneider, MD
Specializes in Urology
5301 N Dixie Highway; Suite 201
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Alan Schneider is a medical specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Schneider takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center. He is affiliated with Broward Health Imperial Point.

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Dr. Ishai Samo Ross, MD
Specializes in Urology
4725 N Federal Highway
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Ishai Ross works as an urologist. Dr. Ross is professionally affiliated with Broward Health Imperial Point. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ross accepts. After attending Wayne State University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University.

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Dr. David Andrew Taub, MD
Specializes in Urology
4725 N. Federal Highway
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. David Taub, who practices in Fort Lauderdale, FL, is a medical specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). He is professionally affiliated with Broward Health Imperial Point. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Taub attended medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine.

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Dr. Eric Scott Chenven, MD
Specializes in Urology
1200 E. Broward Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Eric Chenven, who practices in Fort Lauderdale, FL, is a medical specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). Clinical interests for Dr. Chenven include robotic surgery. He is affiliated with Broward Health. He attended medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. Patient reviews placed Dr. Chenven at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Clinical interests: Robotic Surgery

Dr. Vladislav Gorbatiy, MD
Specializes in Urology
1200 E. Broward Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Vladislav Gorbatiy's area of specialization is urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Gorbatiy (or staff) speaks Spanish and Russian. He has indicated that his clinical interests include robotic surgery. He is affiliated with Broward Health. Dr. Gorbatiy attended Emory University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas for residency. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Clinical interests: Robotic Surgery

Dr. Mini Varghese, MD
Specializes in Urology
2951 Nw 49 Avenue; Suite 308
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Mini Varghese's medical specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Varghese takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. She graduated from Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine. Her medical residency was performed at Geisinger Medical Center and Strong Memorial Hospital. Dr. Varghese is professionally affiliated with Broward Health.

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Dr. Paul E Tocci, MD
Specializes in Urology
4800 Ne 20th Terrace; Suite 404
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Paul Tocci specializes in urology (urinary tract disease) and practices in Fort Lauderdale, FL. The average patient rating for Dr. Tocci is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Tocci is affiliated with Broward Health Imperial Point. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He studied medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition.

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Dr. William Ludwig Pintauro, MD
Specializes in Urology
5601 North Dixie Highway; Suite 320
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. William Pintauro is a physician who specializes in urology (urinary tract disease). He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Pintauro graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine. He is affiliated with Broward Health Imperial Point.

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Dr. Justin Andrew Muskovich, MD
Specializes in Urology
2951 Nw 49 Avenue; Suite 308
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Justin Muskovich's area of specialization is urology (urinary tract disease). He is professionally affiliated with Broward Health. After completing medical school at the University of Toledo College of Medicine, Dr. Muskovich performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with The University of Toledo. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Dr. Leslie Anthony Crescimano, MD
Specializes in Urology
5601 North Dixie Highway; Suite 320
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Leslie Crescimano is a medical specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Crescimano studied medicine at Boston University School of Medicine. He is affiliated with Broward Health Imperial Point.

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Dr. Thomas Z Hamaway, MD
Specializes in Urology, Other
1800 E Las Olas Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Thomas Hamaway is an urologist in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Dr. Hamaway is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Ain Shams University Faculty of Medicine. He is affiliated with Broward Health Imperial Point.

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Specializes in Urology
4701 North Federal Highway; Suite C-10
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Ronald Sirois is an urology (urinary tract disease) specialist. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sirois takes. Dr. Sirois is a graduate of the University of Florida College of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Broward Health Imperial Point.

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What is Urology?

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.

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