We found 41 urologists near Iowa City, IA.

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Dr. Elizabeth Broghammer Broghammer, MD
Specializes in Female Urology
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA
 

Dr. Elizabeth Takacs is a female urology specialist in Iowa City, IA. She has a special interest in urodynamics (bladder and urethra function test). Dr. Takacs is affiliated with the University of Iowa (UI) Hospitals & Clinics. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo, Dr. Takacs attended the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine for medical school. She takes Medicare insurance.

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Clinical interests: Urodynamics

Dr. Chad Robert Tracy, MD
Specializes in Urology
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA
 

Dr. Chad Tracy practices urology (urinary tract disease) in Iowa City, IA. He has indicated that his clinical interests include minimally invasive surgery. Dr. Tracy is affiliated with the University of Iowa (UI) Hospitals & Clinics. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. He graduated from the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine. Dr. Tracy's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia.

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Clinical interests: Minimally Invasive Surgery

Dr. Christopher Scott Cooper, MD
Specializes in Urology
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA
 

Dr. Christopher Cooper practices urology (urinary tract disease) in Iowa City, IA. He is professionally affiliated with the University of Iowa (UI) Hospitals & Clinics. He graduated from the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Cooper trained at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics. He is rated highly by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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Dr. James Andrew Brown, MD
Specializes in Oncology, Urology
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA
 

Dr. James Brown, who practices in Iowa City, IA, is a medical specialist in oncology (cancer care) and urology (urinary tract disease). He takes Medicare insurance. Before completing his residency at Mayo Clinic, Dr. Brown attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Brown is affiliated with the University of Iowa (UI) Hospitals & Clinics.

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Dr. Karl Joseph Kreder Jr., MD, MBA
Specializes in Urology
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA
 

Dr. Karl Kreder is a medical specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Kreder accepts Medicare insurance. He attended Georgetown University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Tripler Army Medical Center for residency. He is affiliated with the University of Iowa (UI) Hospitals & Clinics.

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Dr. Bradley Allan Erickson, MD
Specializes in Urology
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA
 

Dr. Brad Erickson's specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). He has a special interest in erectile dysfunction (impotence). Dr. Erickson is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine and performed his residency at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. He is professionally affiliated with the University of Iowa (UI) Hospitals & Clinics.

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Clinical interests: Erectile Dysfunction, Reconstructive Surgery, Urologic Disorders

Dr. Kenneth Gerard Nepple, MD
Specializes in Oncology, Urology
200 Hawkins Drive; 200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA
 

Dr. Kenneth Nepple practices oncology (cancer care) and urology (urinary tract disease) in Iowa City, IA. Dr. Nepple is in-network for Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine. He trained at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics for residency. He is affiliated with the University of Iowa (UI) Hospitals & Clinics.

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Dr. Moshe Wald, MD
Specializes in Urology
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA
 

Dr. Moshe Wald is an urologist. His clinical interests include male infertility. He takes Medicare insurance. Dr. Wald studied medicine at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Faculty of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with the University of Iowa (UI) Hospitals & Clinics.

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Clinical interests: Male Infertility

Dr. Angela Mary Arlen, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
200 Hawkins Drive #3rcp; Universitu of Iowa, Department of Urology
Iowa City, IA
 

Dr. Angela Arlen is a specialist in pediatric urology. She works in New Haven, CT. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Arlen include robotic surgery. She honors Medicare insurance. Before completing her residency at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Dr. Arlen attended medical school at the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine. She is professionally affiliated with the University of Iowa (UI) Hospitals & Clinics.

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Clinical interests: Minimally Invasive Procedures, Robotic Surgery

Dr. Douglas William Storm, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA
 

Dr. Douglas Storm is a pediatric urology specialist in Iowa City, IA. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Storm include robotic surgery. He is affiliated with the University of Iowa (UI) Hospitals & Clinics. Dr. Storm obtained his medical school training at Rush Medical College and performed his residency at Geisinger Medical Center. Dr. Storm accepts Medicare insurance.

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Clinical interests: Urologic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Procedures, Robotic Surgery

Dr. Sam Joseph Brancato, MD
Specializes in Oncology, Urology
200 Hawkins Drive; Department of Urology
Iowa City, IA
 

Dr. Sam Brancato is a specialist in oncology (cancer care) and urology (urinary tract disease). His professional affiliations include Suburban Hospital and the University of Iowa (UI) Hospitals & Clinics. He is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine. Dr. Brancato trained at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University for residency. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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Dr. Michael A ODonnell, MD
Specializes in Oncology, Urology
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA
 

Dr. Michael O'Donnell specializes in oncology (cancer care) and urology (urinary tract disease). He attended Duke University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Harvard University. Dr. O'Donnell honors Medicare insurance. He is affiliated with the University of Iowa (UI) Hospitals & Clinics.

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Specializes in Urology
2943 Northgate Drive
Iowa City, IA
 

Dr. Eric Shreve is an urology (urinary tract disease) specialist. He takes Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Urology
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA
 

Dr. Daniel Lee practices urology (urinary tract disease) in Waterloo, IA. After attending the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health for medical school, he completed his residency training at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics. He honors Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Urology
2943 Northgate Drive
Iowa City, IA
 

Dr. Margaret Roth practices urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Roth is a graduate of the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine. She takes Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Urology
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA
 

Dr. Craig Block is a specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Block is in-network for Medicare insurance. He attended the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Iowa for residency.

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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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