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Dr. Gennaro A Carpinito, MD
Specializes in Urology
85 Lincoln Street
Framingham, MA
 

Dr. Gennaro Carpinito's area of specialization is urology (urinary tract disease). He studied medicine at Boston University School of Medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Carpinito include adrenalectomy (adrenal surgery), partial nephrectomy, and radical nephrectomy. He is in-network for Neighborhood Health Plan, Cigna, and Aetna, in addition to other insurance carriers. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Carpinito include: "Top Doctor," Boston Magazine; "Top Doctor," U.S. News & World Report; and "Top Cancer Doctors 2015," Newsweek. Dr. Carpinito (or staff) is conversant in Italian. He also offers interpreting services for his patients. He is professionally affiliated with MetroWest Medical Center and Tufts Medical Center. He is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Urology
161 Worcester Road; Suite 601
Framingham, MA
 

Dr. Stanley Kraus' area of specialization is urology (urinary tract disease). His professional affiliations include Norwood Hospital, MetroWest Medical Center, and Newton-Wellesley Hospital. He accepts the following insurance: Medicaid and Medicare. Dr. Kraus welcomes new patients. He is a graduate of New York Medical College. Dr. Kraus's distinctions include: Alpha Omega Alpha and Phi Beta Kappa. He is conversant in Spanish.

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Specializes in Urology
161 Worcester Road; Suite 601
Framingham, MA
 

Dr. Michael Donovan is a physician who specializes in urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Donovan is professionally affiliated with Norwood Hospital and MetroWest Medical Center. He attended medical school at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of North Carolina (UNC) for his residency. Dr. Donovan is in-network for Cigna, Aetna, Medicaid, and more. He has received the following distinction: American Urologic Association. Mass Medical Society. Mass Association Of Practicing Urologists.. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Urology
161 Worcester Road; Suite 601
Framingham, MA
 

Dr. Michael Geffin is a medical specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). His professional affiliations include Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, Norwood Hospital, and Boston Medical Center (BMC). He graduated from Boston University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Boston Medical Center. Patient reviews placed Dr. Geffin at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Medicaid and Medicare insurance. Dr. Geffin has received the following distinctions: AMA Physician Recognition Award; Physicains Choice Award; and Physicains Choice Award - Compassionate Doctor Recognition. His practice is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Urology
161 Worcester Road; Suite 601
Framingham, MA
 

Dr. Xiaolong Liu's area of specialization is urology (urinary tract disease). He accepts Medicaid and Medicare insurance. Dr. Liu is a graduate of Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and a graduate of Jefferson University Hospitals' residency program. He is professionally affiliated with Framingham Union Hospital, Leonard Morse Hospital, and Tufts Medical Center. He has an open panel.

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Dr. Emanuel Friedman, MD
Specializes in Urology
67 Union Street; Suite 308
Natick, MA
 

Dr. Emanuel Friedman specializes in urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Friedman (or staff) speaks the following languages: Hebrew, Spanish, and Yiddish. He is professionally affiliated with MetroWest Medical Center. He is a graduate of Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Friedman is an in-network provider for Neighborhood Health Plan, AARP, Guardian, and more. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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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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