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We found 6 urologists who accept Aetna Silver HMO near Sewell, NJ.

Dr. Jeffrey John Tomaszewski, MD
Specializes in Urology
Two Plaza Drive, Bunker Hill Plaza; Hurffville - Crosskeys Road
Sewell, NJ
 

Dr. Jeffrey Tomaszewski works as an urologist. He attended Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) for residency. Dr. Tomaszewski accepts several insurance carriers, including Aetna, Aetna Bronze, and Aetna HSA. He is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with Cooper University Health Care.

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Clinical interests: Prostate Problems, Penile Disorders, Ureter Problems, Adrenal Disorders, Cancer, Robotic Surgery

Dr. Jonathan Adrian Roth, MD
Specializes in Urology
239 Hurffville - Crosskeys Road; Suite 240
Sewell, NJ
 

Dr. Jonathan Roth specializes in urology (urinary tract disease). Areas of expertise for Dr. Roth include kidney stones, enuresis (bed wetting), and hydronephrosis. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Virtua Voorhees Hospital, and Abington Health. Dr. Roth honors several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare HSA, and AmeriHealth. He welcomes new patients. Dr. Roth graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

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Clinical interests: Varicocele, Incontinence, Endoscopic Surgery, Kidney Stones, Surgical Procedures, Urologic ... (Read more)

Dr. Mark Randall Zaontz, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
239 Hurffville - Crosskeys Road; Suite 240
Sewell, NJ
 

Dr. Mark Zaontz's specialty is pediatric urology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Zaontz include kidney stones, enuresis (bed wetting), and hydronephrosis. He honors several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare HSA, and AmeriHealth. Dr. Zaontz graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Georgetown University Hospital and Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Zaontz include: Philadelphia Super Doctors; America's Top Physicians from Consumers Research Council of America; and Top Rated Physicians in America. He is affiliated with St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Virtua Voorhees Hospital, and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Dr. Zaontz's practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Varicocele, Incontinence, Endoscopic Surgery, Kidney Stones, Surgical Procedures, Urologic ... (Read more)

Dr. Gregory Edwin Dean, MD
Specializes in Urology
239 Hurffville - Crosskeys Road; Suite 240
Sewell, NJ
 

Dr. Gregory Dean is a specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). He attended medical school at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. For his professional training, Dr. Dean completed residency programs at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Dean's areas of expertise include the following: neurogenic bladder, kidney stones, and hydronephrosis. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and QualCare are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Dean honors. He has received professional recognition including the following: Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Abington Health, and Temple University Hospital (TUH). He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Varicocele, Incontinence, Endoscopic Surgery, Urinary Incontinence, Neurogenic Bladder, Kidney ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Gordon Packer, MD
Specializes in Urology
239 Hurffville - Crosskeys Road; Suite 240
Sewell, NJ
 

Dr. Michael Packer's medical specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). His areas of expertise include the following: kidney stones, hernia surgery, and genitourinary reconstruction. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, QualCare, and more. Dr. Packer studied medicine at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Packer's residency was performed at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis and Yale-New Haven Hospital. He is affiliated with St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Virtua Voorhees Hospital, and Abington Health. He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Varicocele, Microsurgery, Incontinence, Endoscopic Surgery, Urinary Incontinence, Kidney Stones, ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert Eric Steckler, MD
Specializes in Urology
100 Kings Way; Building C
Sewell, NJ
 

Dr. Robert Steckler's specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Steckler is rated highly by his patients. He honors several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry. He is a graduate of Albany Medical College. His training includes residency programs at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Steckler is professionally affiliated with St. Christopher's Hospital for Children.

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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.