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We found 13 providers with an interest in benign prostatic hyperplasia and who accept QualCare near Woodbury, NJ.

Dr. Michael Roy Bernstein, MD
Specializes in Urology
17 W. Red Bank Avenue; Suite 303
Woodbury, NJ
 

Dr. Michael Bernstein sees patients in Voorhees, NJ, Vineland, NJ, and Woodbury, NJ. His medical specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). His areas of expertise include bladder cancer, male incontinence, and female incontinence. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bernstein honors. Dr. Bernstein attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Dr. Bernstein trained at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for his residency. His professional affiliations include 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. Karl H Ebert, MD
Specializes in Urology
17 W. Red Bank Avenue; Suite-303
Woodbury, NJ
 

Dr. Karl Ebert's medical specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Ebert has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. His areas of expertise include the following: bladder cancer, male incontinence, and female incontinence. He is affiliated with Inspira Medical Center Vineland and Inspira Medical Center Elmer. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients. Dr. Ebert attended Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia for medical school and subsequently trained at Bryn Mawr Hospital for residency.

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

Dr. Mitchell Kotler is an urologist. Clinical interests for Dr. Kotler include bladder cancer, male incontinence, and female incontinence. His average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Kotler is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Kotler's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). He is affiliated with Inspira Medical Center Woodbury, Inspira Medical Center Vineland, and Inspira Medical Center Elmer. Dr. Kotler is accepting new patients.

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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 practices urology (urinary tract disease) in Voorhees, NJ, Sewell, NJ, and Woodbury, NJ. Dr. Ackerman's education and training includes medical school at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). His areas of expertise include the following: bladder cancer, male incontinence, and female incontinence. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ackerman honors. He is professionally affiliated with Inspira Medical Center Vineland and Inspira Medical Center Elmer. He is accepting new patients.

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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). Areas of expertise for Dr. Orth include bladder cancer, male incontinence, and low testosterone (male hypogonadism). He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Penn State College of Medicine and a graduate of the University of Maryland Medical Center's residency program. He is affiliated with Kennedy Health System, Inspira Medical Center Woodbury, and Inspira Medical Center Vineland. His practice is open to 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 is a medical specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). These areas are among his clinical interests: bladder cancer, male incontinence, and low testosterone (male hypogonadism). He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Mangubat attended the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery and then went on to complete his residency at Graduate Hospital. In addition to English, Dr. Mangubat speaks 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 is a physician who specializes in family medicine. His clinical interests include warts, cardiac risk reduction, and carpal tunnel surgery. Patients gave Dr. Bromley an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). Dr. Bromley's professional affiliations include Kennedy Health System and Virtua Voorhees Hospital.

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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
600 Atlantic Avenue
Collingswood, NJ
 

Dr. Robert Stagliano specializes in family medicine and practices in Collingswood, NJ. These areas are among Dr. Stagliano's clinical interests: warts, ankle sprain, and sports health. He is affiliated with Kennedy Health System. After completing medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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
612 Glassboro Road
Woodbury, NJ
 

Dr. Tara Tomasso's specialty is family medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Tomasso include warts, ankle sprain, and sports health. She is professionally affiliated with Associates in Family Healthcare. She attended medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Dr. Tomasso trained at Abington Memorial Hospital for her residency. She has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by her patients. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. She 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 General Internal Medicine
900 Route 168
Blackwood, NJ
 

Dr. Sneh Jain's specialty is general internal medicine. Her areas of expertise include post-polio syndrome (PPS), ankle sprain, and athlete's foot. Dr. Jain is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. She attended medical school at Lady Hardinge Medical College.

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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
1300 Black Horse Pike
Glendora, NJ
 

Dr. Benjamin Blank's area of specialization is family medicine. His clinical interests include warts, ankle sprain, and athlete's foot. He is affiliated with Kennedy Health System. Before performing his residency at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center, Stratford, Dr. Blank attended Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school. The average patient rating for Dr. Blank is 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers.

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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 Family Medicine
100 Kingston Avenue
Barrington, NJ
 

Dr. Robert Williams is a physician who specializes in family medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Williams include thyroid problems, cardiac risk reduction, and ankle sprain. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Williams graduated from the University of Virginia School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Virtua Memorial Hospital of Burlington County.

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Relevant Interests: , benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate)

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

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

Dr. Ashokkumar Patel's specialties are family medicine and general internal medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Patel include ankle sprain, athlete's foot, and diabetes management. Dr. Patel takes Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He is a graduate of B.J. Medical College. His medical residency was performed at Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center.

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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.