We found 4 urologists who accept Great-West Healthcare near Warren, MI.
Dr. Todd Campbell specializes in urology (urinary tract disease). These areas are among his clinical interests: prosthetics, urologic (genitourinary) cancer, and kidney stones. His professional affiliations include St. John's Hospital, McLaren Health Care, and St. John Hospital and Medical Center. After attending the University of Virginia School of Medicine and Eastern Virginia Medical School, Dr. Campbell completed his residency training at Roswell Park Cancer Institute. He takes Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more.
Clinical interests: Prosthetics, Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Brachytherapy, Incontinence, Urinary ... (Read more)
Dr. Jeffrey Schock works as an urologist. Dr. Schock's clinical interests encompass bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery and ultrasound (sonogram). The average patient rating for Dr. Schock is 2.5 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Cofinity, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. His education and training includes medical school at UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and residency at Botsford Hospital and a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). In addition to English, Dr. Schock (or staff) speaks Hebrew and Yiddish. Dr. Schock is professionally affiliated with McLaren Health Care, St. Mary Mercy Livonia, and Botsford Hospital.
Clinical interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Ultrasound
Dr. Michael Hoff is a physician who specializes in urology (urinary tract disease). Patient ratings for Dr. Hoff average 3.0 stars out of 5. He has a special interest in bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. Dr. Hoff is professionally affiliated with McLaren Health Care, St. Mary Mercy Livonia, and St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital. Dr. Hoff is an in-network provider for Aetna, Self-Pay/Uninsured, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Henry Ford Macomb Hospitals and a hospital affiliated with MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine for residency.
Clinical interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, X-Rays
Dr. Jon Suleskey is a specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). He works in Macomb, MI, Warren, MI, and Royal Oak, MI. He attended Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at St. Luke's Hospital & Health Network, Pennsylvania, St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital, and Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital. His areas of expertise include the following: robotic kidney surgery, urologic (genitourinary) cancer, and bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. Dr. Suleskey is in-network for Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Suleskey's hospital/clinic affiliations include St. John's Hospital, McLaren Health Care, and St. John Hospital and Medical Center.
Clinical interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Incontinence, Urinary Tract Problems, Urologic Cancer, ... (Read more)
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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.