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We found 12 providers with an interest in benign prostatic hyperplasia and who accept QualCare near Woodbury, NJ.

Dr. Karl H Ebert, MD
Specializes in Urology
17 W. Red Bank Avenue; Suite-303
Woodbury, NJ
 

Dr. Karl Ebert is a medical specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among Dr. Ebert's clinical interests: bladder cancer, male incontinence, and female incontinence. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He obtained his medical school training at Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia and performed his residency at Bryn Mawr Hospital. Dr. Ebert's hospital/clinic affiliations include Inspira Medical Center Vineland and Inspira Medical Center Elmer. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate)

All Interests: Male Incontinence, Female Incontinence, Low Testosterone, Varicocele, Endoscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Urology
17 W. Red Bank Avenue; Suite 303
Woodbury, NJ
 

Dr. Michael Bernstein works as an urologist in Voorhees, NJ, Vineland, NJ, and Woodbury, NJ. Dr. Bernstein's areas of expertise include bladder cancer, male incontinence, and female incontinence. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Bernstein is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System, Inspira Medical Center Vineland, and Inspira Medical Center Elmer. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate)

All Interests: Male Incontinence, Female Incontinence, Cystocele, Low Testosterone, Varicocele, Circumcision, ... (Read more)

Dr. Mitchell Neal Kotler, MD
Specializes in Urology
17 West Red Bank Avenue
Woodbury, NJ
 

Dr. Mitchell Kotler is a specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). He works in Woodbury, NJ, Elmer, NJ, and Sewell, NJ. His clinical interests include bladder cancer, male incontinence, and female incontinence. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Inspira Medical Center Woodbury, Inspira Medical Center Vineland, and Inspira Medical Center Elmer. Dr. Kotler attended George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and Georgetown University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) for residency. Dr. Kotler's patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate)

All Interests: Male Incontinence, Female Incontinence, Low Testosterone, Varicocele, Endoscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Randy B Ackerman, MD
Specializes in Urology
17 West Red Bank Avenue
Woodbury, NJ
 

Dr. Randy Ackerman specializes in urology (urinary tract disease) and practices in Voorhees, NJ and Woodbury, NJ. After completing medical school at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). His clinical interests include bladder cancer, male incontinence, and female incontinence. Patient reviews placed Dr. Ackerman at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Ackerman is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. His professional affiliations include Inspira Medical Center Vineland and Inspira Medical Center Elmer. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate)

All Interests: Male Incontinence, Female Incontinence, Low Testosterone, Varicocele, Endoscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Urology
17 West Red Bank Avenue
Woodbury, NJ
 

Dr. C. Orth's area of specialization is urology (urinary tract disease). His clinical interests include bladder cancer, male incontinence, and low testosterone (male hypogonadism). He is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System, Inspira Medical Center Woodbury, and Inspira Medical Center Vineland. After completing medical school at Penn State College of Medicine, Dr. Orth performed his residency at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Dr. Orth is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate)

All Interests: Male Incontinence, Low Testosterone, Varicocele, Endoscopic Surgery, Circumcision, Erectile ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Urology
17 West Red Bank Avenue
Woodbury, NJ
 

Dr. Murillo Mangubat sees patients in Woodbury, NJ, Cherry Hill, NJ, and Voorhees, NJ. His medical specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). These areas are among Dr. Mangubat's clinical interests: bladder cancer, male incontinence, and low testosterone (male hypogonadism). He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. He graduated from the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery and then he performed his residency at Graduate Hospital. He is conversant in Filipino.

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Relevant Interests: , benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate)

All Interests: Bladder Cancer, Male Incontinence, Low Testosterone, Tumor, Microsurgery, Proctoscopy, Endoscopic ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Family Medicine
726 S White Horse Pike; Suite 2
Audubon, NJ
 

Dr. William Bromley's specialty is family medicine. Patient reviews placed Dr. Bromley at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: warts, cardiac risk reduction, and carpal tunnel surgery. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Kennedy Health System and Virtua Voorhees Hospital. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bromley honors. He is a graduate of Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ).

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Relevant Interests: , benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate)

All Interests: Warts, Ankle Sprain, Eczema, Diabetes Management, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Conjunctivitis, Erectile ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Family Medicine
612 Glassboro Road
Woodbury, NJ
 

Dr. Tara Tomasso practices family medicine. Her clinical interests include warts, ankle sprain, and sports health. Dr. Tomasso is professionally affiliated with Associates in Family Healthcare. Before completing her residency at Abington Memorial Hospital, Dr. Tomasso attended medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. On average, patients gave her a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant. Dr. Tomasso has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate)

All Interests: Warts, Ankle Sprain, Sports Health, Athlete's Foot, Eczema, Diabetes Management, Rheumatoid ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Family Medicine
600 Atlantic Avenue
Collingswood, NJ
 

Dr. Robert Stagliano specializes in family medicine and practices in Collingswood, NJ. His areas of expertise include warts, ankle sprain, and sports health. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Stagliano takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Stagliano's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate)

All Interests: Warts, Ankle Sprain, Sports Health, Athlete's Foot, Eczema, Diabetes Management, Rheumatoid ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Family Medicine
1300 Black Horse Pike
Glendora, NJ
 

Dr. Benjamin Blank works as a family practitioner. He is a graduate of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and a graduate of Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center, Stratford's residency program. Dr. Blank's clinical interests include warts, ankle sprain, and athlete's foot. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Blank accepts. He is affiliated with Kennedy Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate)

All Interests: Warts, Ankle Sprain, Athlete's Foot, Eczema, Diabetes Management, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Eating ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
900 Route 168
Blackwood, NJ
 

Dr. Sneh Jain's medical specialty is general internal medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Jain include post-polio syndrome (PPS), ankle sprain, and athlete's foot. She is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System. Dr. Jain attended medical school at Lady Hardinge Medical College. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Jain takes.

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Relevant Interests: , benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate)

All Interests: Ankle Sprain, Athlete's Foot, Eczema, Diabetes Management, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Eating Disorders, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Family Medicine, General Internal Medicine
300 S. Black Horse Pike
Runnemede, NJ
 

Dr. Ashokkumar Patel specializes in family medicine and general internal medicine. Dr. Patel's clinical interests include ankle sprain, athlete's foot, and diabetes management. He honors Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of B.J. Medical College and a graduate of Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center's residency program.

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Relevant Interests: , benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate)

All Interests: Ankle Sprain, Athlete's Foot, Diabetes Management, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Eating Disorders, ... (Read more)

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What is Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (Enlarged Prostate)?

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a noncancerous condition in which the prostate gland becomes enlarged. BPH affects about half of men between the ages of 50 and 60, and approximately 80% of men over 80. As the prostate grows in size, it can press down on the tube where urine flows out of the body (the urethra) and cause urinary problems.

Medication can relieve mild to moderate symptoms of BPH, such as frequent urination, incomplete bladder emptying, a weak urine stream, and straining while urinating. However, other forms of treatment may be more appropriate if you have pain with urination, frequent urinary tract infections, or are unable to urinate. The size of your prostate and the severity of your symptoms will determine the type of treatment you need. If your prostate is not very large, your doctor will likely recommend a transurethral procedure. This minimally invasive technique involves the insertion of a scope into the urethra. The most common transurethral procedures for BPH are:

  • Transurethral incision of the prostate or TUIP, where the surgeon uses the scope to make small cuts in the area of the prostate that meets the bladder. These cuts will open up the pathway for urine and allow it to flow with more ease.
  • Transurethral needle ablation or TUNA, where needles are inserted through the scope and into your prostate. The needles use radiofrequency waves to destroy excess prostate tissue.
  • Laser prostate ablation, where lasers pass through the scope to melt away the part of your prostate causing urine blockage.
  • Transurethral resection of the prostate or TURP, where the inside of your prostate is trimmed and removed one tiny piece at a time using the scope.
If your prostate is too big for a transurethral procedure, you may need a simple prostatectomy, which can be done in one of three ways: laparoscopic, robotic, or open. During a laparoscopic simple prostatectomy, your surgeon makes several small incisions on your belly. Then she inserts a long tube with a camera into one of the cuts and surgical instruments into the others. Using the camera to see inside your belly, she carefully removes the enlarged part of your prostate. Robotic simple prostatectomy uses the same techniques as the laparoscopic method, but the surgery is done with the help of a robot. For men with very large prostates, open simple prostatectomy may be the best treatment option. This surgery differs from the other approaches in that it requires a much larger incision.

Most transurethral treatments for BPH, like TUIP, TUNA, and laser prostate ablation, are done in the doctor’s office or outpatient surgery center. TURP and simple prostatectomy, however, need to be performed in the hospital and require an average stay of one to three days. You should wait a week before doing any strenuous activities after a TUIP, TUNA, or laser prostate ablation, and about four to six weeks after a TURP or simple prostatectomy. Although these treatments improve BPH symptoms for most patients, it is important to be aware of the risks involved, such as urine control issues, tightening of the urethra, and erectile dysfunction.