We found 12 urologists who accept Humana Gold 2250/HMO Premier near Munster, IN.

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Dr. Adam Eric Perlmutter, DO
Specializes in Urology
701 Superior Avenue
Munster, IN
 

Dr. Adam Perlmutter's area of specialization is urology (urinary tract disease). He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Family Health Plus, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Perlmutter attended medical school at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with West Virginia University. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Perlmutter is professionally affiliated with Franciscan Alliance. He is open to new patients.

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Dr. Ramakrishnan Ramakrishnan Unni, MD
Specializes in Urology
5454 Hohman Avenue
Hammond, IN
 

Dr. P. Unni's area of specialization is urology (urinary tract disease). He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He is a graduate of Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram. Dr. Unni is professionally affiliated with Franciscan Alliance. He has an open panel.

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Dr. Tyler Edwards Emley, MD
Specializes in Urology
5454 Hohman Avenue
Hammond, IN
 

Dr. Tyler Emley sees patients in Merrillville, IN, Dyer, IN, and Hammond, IN. His medical specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). His clinical interests encompass robotic surgery. Dr. Emley is professionally affiliated with Franciscan Alliance. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He welcomes new patients. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University, Dr. Emley attended Indiana University School of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Emley speaks Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Robotic Surgery

Dr. Jay Song Hwang, MD
Specializes in Urology
7905 Calumet Avenue
Munster, IN
 

Dr. Jay Hwang works as an urologist. Dr. Hwang graduated from the University of Toledo College of Medicine and Indiana University School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University for his residency. He has indicated that his clinical interests include robotic surgery. Dr. Hwang takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Franciscan Physician Network. Dr. Hwang is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Robotic Surgery

Dr. Brian Robert Billmeyer, MD
Specializes in Urology
9042 Columbia Avenue
Suite B Munster, IN
 

Dr. Brian Billmeyer is an urology (urinary tract disease) specialist in Merrillville, IN, Dyer, IN, and Hammond, IN. In his practice, Dr. Billmeyer focuses on robotic surgery. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Billmeyer attended the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Lahey Clinic. He is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Franciscan Alliance. Dr. Billmeyer is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Robotic Surgery

Dr. Ramesh Unni, MD
Specializes in Urology
9042 Columbia Avenue
Suite B Munster, IN
 

Dr. Ramesh Unni works as an urologist in Dyer, IN, Hammond, IN, and Merrillville, IN. Clinical interests for Dr. Unni include robotic surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Franciscan Alliance. Dr. Unni is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Unni is open to new patients. He attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and Indiana University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital for residency. He speaks Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Robotic Surgery

Specializes in Urology
929 Ridge Road; Suite 1
Munster, IN
 

Dr. Hassan Alsheik's medical specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). In addition to English, he speaks Arabic. He has a special interest in robotic surgery. Dr. Alsheik is professionally affiliated with Franciscan Alliance. Dr. Alsheik is a graduate of the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Robotic Surgery

Dr. Bruce Robert Yalowitz, MD
Specializes in Urology
9042 Columbia Avenue
Suite B Munster, IN
 

Dr. Bruce Yalowitz sees patients in Merrillville, IN, Dyer, IN, and Hammond, IN. His medical specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Yalowitz is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at Indiana University School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois. He is professionally affiliated with Franciscan Alliance. Dr. Yalowitz is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Anthony M Grimaldi, DO
Specializes in Urology
5454 Hohman Avenue
Hammond, IN
 

Dr. Anthony Grimaldi is a specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Grimaldi graduated from Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is affiliated with Franciscan Alliance. Dr. Grimaldi's practice is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Urology
701 Superior Avenue
Munster, IN
 

Dr. Weng Peng's specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Peng is a graduate of National Taiwan University School of Medicine. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota. He is professionally affiliated with Franciscan Alliance. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Dr. Grant Stephen Chavin, MD
Specializes in Urology, Other
701 Superior Avenue
Munster, IN
 

Dr. Grant Chavin specializes in urology (urinary tract disease). His hospital/clinic affiliations include Franciscan Healthcare - Munster and Franciscan Alliance. Dr. Chavin attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school and subsequently trained at Mayo Clinic for residency. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Manoj V Rao, MD
Specializes in Urology
5454 Hohman Avenue
Hammond, IN
 

Dr. Manoj Rao's specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He attended medical school at St. Louis University School of Medicine. Dr. Rao's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. He is affiliated with Franciscan Alliance. Dr. Rao's practice is open to new patients.

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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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