We found 7 urologists who accept MyBlue near Hialeah, FL.
Dr. Fernando Bianco is an urologist. His clinical interests encompass holistic medicine, cancer, and incontinence. His hospital/clinic affiliations include South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Mercy Hospital. Dr. Bianco takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Luis Razetti School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University for residency. In addition to English, Dr. Bianco (or staff) speaks Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese.
Clinical interests: Incontinence, Holistic Medicine, Cancer
Dr. Martin Madorsky specializes in urology (urinary tract disease). The average patient rating for Dr. Madorsky is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Madorsky is especially interested in erectile dysfunction (impotence), biofeedback, and incontinence. He is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Kendall Regional Medical Center. 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. He attended medical school at the University of Florida College of Medicine. Dr. Madorsky completed his residency training at UNC Hospitals and a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center. Dr. Madorsky speaks Spanish.
Clinical interests: Incontinence, Erectile Dysfunction, Biofeedback
Dr. Edward Gheiler is a specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Gheiler takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He attended medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University.
Dr. Darren Bruck's specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). Before performing his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Dr. Bruck attended Tel Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine for medical school. Dr. Bruck's areas of expertise include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), erectile dysfunction (impotence), and cancer. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Bruck (or staff) speaks the following languages: Hebrew and Spanish. He is affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Kendall Regional Medical Center.
Clinical interests: Erectile Dysfunction, Hormone Therapy, Gynecological Problems, Cancer, Infertility, Sexually ... (Read more)
Dr. Avelino Pinon practices urology (urinary tract disease) in Miami, FL, Fort Lauderdale, FL, and Homestead, FL. His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. In Dr. Pinon's practice, he is particularly interested in incontinence and infertility. He is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Kendall Regional Medical Center. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Pinon honors. Dr. Pinon attended the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Jackson Memorial Medical Center for residency. He speaks Spanish.
Clinical interests: Incontinence, Infertility
Dr. Ariel Kaufman is an urology (urinary tract disease) specialist in Fort Lauderdale, FL and Hialeah, FL. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He attended medical school at Luis Razetti School of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Kaufman (or staff) speaks Hebrew and Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Doctors Hospital and Mercy Hospital.
Dr. Ghassan Hamady is a specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). He works in Hialeah, FL. Dr. Hamady takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He attended medical school at the University of Miami, Miller 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.