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We found 10 urologists who accept Humana Catastrophic near New Port Richey, FL.

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Dr. Juan Nicolas Otheguy, MD
Specializes in Urology, Other
2075 Little Road
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Juan Otheguy's specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His areas of expertise include the following: sexual dysfunction, kidney stones, and cystoscopy (bladder endoscopy). After attending Central University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, Dr. Otheguy completed his residency training at San Juan Municipal Hospital and a hospital affiliated with the University of Puerto Rico. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Otheguy is in-network 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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Clinical interests: Cystoscopy, Incontinence, Kidney Stones, Laser Surgery, Sexual Dysfunction, Ultrasound, Vasectomy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Ramon Antonio Perez-Marrero, MD
Specializes in Urology
2148 Duck Slough Boulevard; Suite 102
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Ramon Perez practices urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Perez (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and French. Dr. Perez's areas of expertise include men's health issues. He is affiliated with Mease Dunedin Hospital. He attended the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at The Hospital for Sick Children and Toronto General Hospital. Dr. Perez's patients gave him an average rating of 2.0 out of 5 stars. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Clinical interests: Men's Health Issues, Incontinence, Erectile Dysfunction, Kidney Stones, Kidney Cancer, Male ... (Read more)

Dr. David Jerome Dipiazza, MD
Specializes in Urology
2148 Duck Slough Boulevard; Suite 102
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. David Dipiazza's area of specialization is urology (urinary tract disease). These areas are among his clinical interests: sexually transmitted diseases (STds), cryotherapy, and sexual dysfunction. Dr. Dipiazza's professional affiliations include Mease Countryside Hospital and Mease Dunedin Hospital. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He graduated from UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and then he performed his residency at the University Medical Center at Princeton and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Cryosurgery, Female Incontinence, Kidney Stones, Laser Surgery, Sexual Dysfunction, Transurethral ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert Lawrence Karp, MD
Specializes in Urology, Other
129 South Pebble Beach Boulevard; Suite 200, Bay Area Urology
Riverview, FL
 

Dr. Robert Karp is an urology (urinary tract disease) specialist in Riverview, FL. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include vasectomy. Dr. Karp is affiliated with South Bay Hospital. 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. Karp's education and training includes medical school at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and residency at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama.

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Clinical interests: Vasectomy

Dr. James Eugene Alver, MD
Specializes in Urology, Other
129 South Pebble Beach Boulevard; Suite 200, Bay Area Urology
Riverview, FL
 

Dr. James Alver's area of specialization is urology (urinary tract disease). Patient ratings for Dr. Alver average 4.0 stars out of 5. He has indicated that his clinical interests include vasectomy. Dr. Alver is professionally affiliated with South Bay Hospital and Brandon Regional Hospital. He 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. Dr. Alver is a graduate of the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center. Dr. Alver is conversant in Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Vasectomy

Dr. Yaser Sedrak Bassel, MD
Specializes in Urology
2148 Duck Slough Boulevard; Suite 102
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Yaser Bassel works as an urologist in Palm Harbor, FL and New Port Richey, FL. His clinical interests include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), cryotherapy, and shock wave lithotripsy. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Bassel attended the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Emory University for residency. He is conversant in Arabic. Dr. Bassel's hospital/clinic affiliations include Mease Countryside Hospital and Mease Dunedin Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Cryosurgery, Laser Surgery, Sexual Dysfunction, Bladder Cancer, Shock Wave Lithotripsy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Richard Ian Rabinowitz, MD
Specializes in Urology, Other
2075 Little Road
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Richard Rabinowitz's specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). His clinical interests encompass sexual dysfunction and laser surgery. He graduated from Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Rabinowitz's medical residency was performed at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Rabinowitz is in-network 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: Erectile Dysfunction, Kidney Stones, Laser Surgery, Sexual Dysfunction, Male Infertility, ... (Read more)

Dr. David Jacob, MD
Specializes in Urology
2148 Duck Slough Boulevard; Suite 102
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. David Jacob practices urology (urinary tract disease) in Palm Harbor, FL and New Port Richey, FL. He is conversant in French. Clinical interests for Dr. Jacob include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), cryotherapy, and sexual dysfunction. He is affiliated with Mease Countryside Hospital and Mease Dunedin Hospital. After attending the University of Missouri and Université Libre de Bruxelles for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU). Dr. Jacob has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Clinical interests: Cryosurgery, Erectile Dysfunction, Laser Treatment, Laser Surgery, Sexual Dysfunction, Prostate ... (Read more)

Dr. Martin Bradley Richman, MD
Specializes in Urology
2044 Trinity Boulevard; Suite 225
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Martin Richman's area of specialization is urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Richman's areas of expertise include bladder cancer, prostate problems, and sexual dysfunction. He is professionally affiliated with Mease Countryside Hospital and Mease Dunedin Hospital. He studied medicine at the University of Toledo College of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Case Western Reserve University for residency. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Richman is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Clinical interests: Prostate Problems, Erectile Dysfunction, Kidney Stones, Kidney Cancer, Sexual Dysfunction, ... (Read more)

Dr. Brian Douglas Hale, MD
Specializes in Urology
2148 Duck Slough Boulevard; Suite 102
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Brian Hale's area of specialization is urology (urinary tract disease). He obtained his medical school training at Emory University School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. These areas are among his clinical interests: sexually transmitted diseases (STds), cryotherapy, and sexual dysfunction. The average patient rating for Dr. Hale is 3.5 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. Dr. Hale's professional affiliations include Mease Countryside Hospital and Mease Dunedin Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Cryosurgery, Incontinence, Erectile Dysfunction, Kidney Stones, Laser Surgery, Sexual Dysfunction, ... (Read more)

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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.