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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, who practices in Valparaiso, IN, Merrillville, IN, and Dyer, IN, is a medical specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Perlmutter is affiliated with Franciscan Alliance. He takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Family Health Plus. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. His education and training includes medical school at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with West Virginia University. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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

Dr. P. Unni's specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He attended medical school at Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram. Dr. Unni is professionally affiliated with Franciscan Alliance. He welcomes new patients.

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

Dr. Tyler Emley specializes in urology (urinary tract disease). He speaks Spanish. Dr. Emley's clinical interests include robotic surgery. He is affiliated with Franciscan Alliance. He is a graduate of Indiana University School of Medicine. Dr. Emley's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Emley's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Robotic Surgery

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

Dr. Jay Hwang practices urology (urinary tract disease). In Dr. Hwang's practice, he is particularly interested in robotic surgery. He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. After completing medical school at the University of Toledo College of Medicine and Indiana University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Hwang is affiliated with Franciscan Physician Network. He has an open panel.

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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's area of specialization is urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Billmeyer's areas of expertise include robotic surgery. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine and residency at Lahey Clinic. He speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Franciscan Alliance. Dr. Billmeyer has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Robotic Surgery

Dr. Hassan Ismail Alsheik, MD
Specializes in Urology
929 Ridge Road; Suite 1
Munster, IN
 

Dr. Hassan Alsheik's medical specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Alsheik has indicated that his clinical interests include robotic surgery. He is affiliated with Franciscan Alliance. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Alsheik's office for an appointment. He graduated from the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Alsheik is conversant in Arabic.

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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's area of specialization is urology (urinary tract disease). Clinical interests for Dr. Unni include robotic surgery. Dr. Unni takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and Indiana University School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Unni is affiliated with Franciscan Alliance. He has an open panel.

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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 practices urology (urinary tract disease). He is professionally affiliated with Franciscan Alliance. 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. Dr. Yalowitz has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Yalowitz is open to new patients.

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

Dr. Anthony Grimaldi's specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He attended medical school at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Grimaldi is professionally affiliated with Franciscan Alliance. Dr. Grimaldi welcomes new patients.

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Specializes in Urology
701 Superior Avenue
Munster, IN
 

Dr. Weng Peng's area of specialization is urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Peng accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota, Dr. Peng attended medical school at National Taiwan University School of Medicine. He is affiliated with Franciscan Alliance. He is open to new patients.

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

Dr. Grant Chavin's specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). He takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. After attending the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school, Dr. Chavin completed his residency training at Mayo Clinic. His professional affiliations include Franciscan Healthcare - Munster and Franciscan Alliance. He has an open panel.

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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 is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Rao obtained his medical school training at St. Louis University School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. He is professionally affiliated with Franciscan Alliance. Dr. Rao has an open panel.

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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.