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We found 36 urologists who accept Humana Premier near Metairie, LA.

Dr. Raju Thomas, MD
Specializes in Urology, Other
1601 Perdido Street
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Raju Thomas practices urology (urinary tract disease) in New Orleans, LA. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Tulane Medical Center, West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC), and Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System. He attended medical school at Seth G.S. Medical College and Grant Medical College. Dr. Thomas has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Thomas takes. He has received the distinction of New Orleans Super Doctors.

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Dr. Wayne John G Hellstrom, BS, MD
Specializes in Urology
1430 Tulane Avenue; Department of Urology
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Wayne Hellstrom is a specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). He works in New Orleans, LA. Dr. Hellstrom's clinical interests encompass infertility. His average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Hellstrom is a graduate of McGill University Faculty of Medicine. He has received the distinction of New Orleans Super Doctors. His professional affiliations include Tulane Medical Center and Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System.

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Clinical interests: Infertility

Dr. Frank Raymond Cerniglia Jr., MD
Specializes in Other, Pediatric Urology
1514 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Frank Cerniglia is a pediatric urologist. Patients rated Dr. Cerniglia highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans for medical school and subsequently trained at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans for residency. He has received distinctions including Best Doctors in U.S and Best Doctors of Virginia. Dr. Cerniglia offers interpreting services for his patients. He is professionally affiliated with Ochsner.

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Dr. Neil Henry Baum, MD
Specializes in Urology
2700 Napoleon Avenue
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Neil Baum's medical specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Baum accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He attended medical school at Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Baum's hospital/clinic affiliations include Ochsner and Touro Infirmary.

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Dr. Howard H Woo, MD
Specializes in Urology
2005 Veterans Memorial Boulevard
Metairie, LA
 

Dr. Howard Woo, who practices in Houma, LA, New Orleans, LA, and Metairie, LA, is a medical specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). He attended medical school at Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Woo completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He is affiliated with Ochsner.

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Dr. Joanna M Togami, MD
Specializes in Urology
1514 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Joanna Togami is an urology (urinary tract disease) specialist in Covington, LA and New Orleans, LA. She is professionally affiliated with Ochsner. She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Togami's education and training includes medical school at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois.

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Specializes in Urology
2820 Napoleon Avenue; Suite 890
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Harold Fuselier is a specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Fuselier is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. His training includes a residency program at Ochsner Medical Center. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Ochsner and Touro Infirmary.

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Dr. Aaron Daniel Martin, MPH, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
200 Henry Clay Avenue
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Aaron Martin specializes in pediatric urology. Dr. Martin is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. His residency was performed at Mayo Clinic. His areas of expertise include kidney problems, robotic surgery, and spina bifida. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Martin takes. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Urologic Disorders, Spina Bifida, Kidney Problems, Reconstructive Surgery, Robotic Surgery

Dr. Stephen F Bardot, MD
Specializes in Urology
1514 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Stephen Bardot's area of specialization is urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Bardot is affiliated with Ochsner. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Kansas School of Medicine and performed his residency at St. Luke's Hospital. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Daniel James Canter, MD
Specializes in Urology
1514 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Daniel Canter's area of specialization is urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Canter is professionally affiliated with Ochsner. He is in-network for Aetna Valley Preferred, Aetna HSA, and Humana HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

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Dr. Eric Lanning Laborde, MD
Specializes in Urology
1514 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Eric Laborde is an urology (urinary tract disease) specialist. He has a 2.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is affiliated with Ochsner. Dr. Laborde is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and residency at Ochsner Medical Center and Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans.

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Dr. Michael McCann Maddox, MD
Specializes in Urology
1514 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Michael Maddox works as an urologist. Dr. Maddox graduated from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Rhode Island Hospital. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Maddox is professionally affiliated with Tulane Medical Center, Ochsner, and Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System.

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Dr. Lester J Prats Jr., MD
Specializes in Urology
1514 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Lester Prats is an urologist. He is affiliated with Ochsner. He is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and a graduate of Charity Hospital, New Orleans' residency program. Dr. Prats takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Dr. Sean Michael Collins, MD
Specializes in Urology
2005 Veterans Memorial Boulevard
Metairie, LA
 

Dr. Sean Collins is a specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Collins attended Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans for medical school and subsequently trained at Ochsner Medical Center for residency. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. His professional affiliations include Ochsner and Touro Infirmary.

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Dr. Scott Edward Delacroix Jr., MD
Specializes in Urology, Surgical Oncology
3601 Houma Boulevard; Suite 302; Urology/uro - Gyn
Metairie, LA
 

Dr. Scott Delacroix is a specialist in urology (urinary tract disease) and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). He works in Metairie, LA. He studied medicine at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Delacroix is professionally affiliated with Touro Infirmary.

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Dr. Stephanie Elaine Hughes, MD
Specializes in Urology, Other
4224 Houma Boulevard; Suite 260
Metairie, LA
 

Dr. Stephanie Hughes is an urologist in Metairie, LA and Marrero, LA. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Hughes include urologic (genitourinary) disorders. Her professional affiliations include Ochsner, West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC), and Lakeview Regional Medical Center. Dr. Hughes is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Tennessee, Dr. Hughes attended Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport for medical school.

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Clinical interests: Urologic Disorders

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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.