We found 17 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 specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Zahalsky has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Health System and Broward Health. 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. After completing medical school at Brown University, Alpert Medical School, Dr. Zahalsky performed his residency at Beth Israel Medical Center.

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

Dr. Curtis Schwartz's specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). He is affiliated with Broward Health. He studied medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Schwartz trained at Montefiore Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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

Dr. Alan Schneider specializes in urology (urinary tract disease) and practices in Fort Lauderdale, FL and Oakland Park, FL. Dr. Schneider is affiliated with Broward Health Imperial Point. 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. Before completing his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center, Dr. Schneider attended medical school at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine.

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Dr. Christopher Philip Hollowell, MD
Specializes in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Pediatric Urology
2951 Nw 49 Avenue; Suite 308
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Christopher Hollowell is a physician who specializes in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery and pediatric urology. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Health System and Broward Health. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Miami, Dr. Hollowell attended medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine. Dr. Hollowell is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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

Dr. Louis Yogel's area of specialization is urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Yogel's average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. He is affiliated with Broward Health. 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. 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.

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

Dr. Vladislav Gorbatiy is an urology (urinary tract disease) specialist in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Dr. Gorbatiy (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Russian. Areas of expertise for Dr. Gorbatiy include robotic surgery. Dr. Gorbatiy is professionally affiliated with Broward Health. He attended medical school at Emory University School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Gorbatiy completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas. Dr. Gorbatiy is rated highly by his patients. He honors 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. Eric Scott Chenven, MD
Specializes in Urology
1200 E. Broward Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Eric Chenven is a specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Chenven has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He has indicated that his clinical interests include robotic surgery. He is affiliated with Broward Health. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Chenven attended medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University.

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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 works as an urologist in Coral Springs, FL and Fort Lauderdale, FL. She is professionally affiliated with Memorial Health System and Broward Health. Before performing her residency at Geisinger Medical Center and Strong Memorial Hospital, Dr. Varghese attended Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine. Dr. Varghese accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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

Dr. David Taub is a specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). He works in Boca Raton, FL and Fort Lauderdale, FL. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Taub attended medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine. He is affiliated with Broward Health Imperial Point.

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

Dr. Ishai Ross practices urology (urinary tract disease) in Fort Lauderdale, FL and Weston, FL. Dr. Ross honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. 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 practices urology (urinary tract disease). His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Health System and Broward Health. After attending the University of Toledo College of Medicine for medical school, Dr. Muskovich completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with The University of Toledo. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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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 Fort Lauderdale, FL physician who specializes in urology (urinary tract disease). He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He is a graduate of Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Crescimano 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 a specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). He works in Fort Lauderdale, FL. He is a graduate of the University of Florida College of Medicine. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sirois accepts. He is affiliated with Broward Health Imperial Point.

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

Dr. William Pintauro works as an urologist. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine. Dr. Pintauro is professionally affiliated with Broward Health Imperial Point.

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

Dr. Paul Tocci works as an urologist. Dr. Tocci has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine. He has received the distinction of Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition. He is professionally affiliated with Broward Health Imperial Point.

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Specializes in Urology
2951 Nw 49th Avenue; Suite 207
Lauderdale Lakes, FL
 

Dr. Ralph Zagha is an urology (urinary tract disease) specialist in Lauderdale Lakes, FL. Patient ratings for Dr. Zagha average 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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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