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We found 47 providers with an interest in urinary tract infection and who accept Aetna POS near Brooklyn, NY.

Dr. Matthew Phillip Rutman, MD
Specializes in Urology, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
51 W 51st Street; Suite 375
New York, NY
 

Dr. Matthew Rutman's areas of specialization are urology (urinary tract disease) and female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery; he sees patients in New York, NY. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His areas of expertise include the following: urge incontinence (overactive bladder), neurogenic bladder, and vaginal prolapse. Dr. Rutman is affiliated with ColumbiaDoctors. He attended Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at Beaumont Hospitals. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Rutman is in-network for Amerigroup, Aetna EPO, and POMCO, in addition to other insurance carriers. His distinctions include: One of America's Top Doctors and Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Rutman's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , urinary tract infection (UTI)

All Interests: Female Incontinence, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Kidney Problems, Urinary Incontinence, Urge ... (Read more)

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Dr. Christopher Edward Kelly, MD
Specializes in Urology
135 East 31st Street; 2nd Floor
New York, NY
 

Dr. Christopher Kelly sees patients in New York, NY and Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Christopher Kelly's medical specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). On average, patients gave Dr. Kelly a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among Dr. Kelly's clinical interests: urge incontinence (overactive bladder), erectile dysfunction (impotence), and benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate). Dr. Kelly's hospital/clinic affiliations include VA NY Harbor Healthcare System and Preston Robert Tisch Center for Men’s Health. Dr. Kelly is in-network for Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Kelly graduated from Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and then Dr. Kelly performed Dr. Kelly's residency at Massachusetts General Hospital. In addition to English, Dr. Kelly speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , urinary tract infection (UTI)

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Incontinence, Erectile Dysfunction, Laser Surgery, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Benjamin Michael Brucker, MD
Specializes in Urology
423 East 23rd Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Benjamin Brucker works as an urologist in New York, NY and Brooklyn, NY. His areas of expertise include urge incontinence (overactive bladder), rectocele (posterior prolapse), and benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate). He is affiliated with VA NY Harbor Healthcare System and NYU Langone Medical Center. Dr. Brucker is in-network for Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Brucker graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He has received the distinction of New York Rising Stars.

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Relevant Interests: , urinary tract infection (UTI)

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Cystocele, Incontinence, Bladder Problems, Interstitial Cystitis, Laser Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Danil Victor Makarov, MD
Specializes in Urology
423 East 23rd Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Danil Makarov practices urology (urinary tract disease) in Brooklyn, NY and New York, NY. His clinical interests include benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate), erectile dysfunction (impotence), and testicular cancer. He is professionally affiliated with VA NY Harbor Healthcare System and NYU Langone Levit Medical. Dr. Makarov is an in-network provider for Coresource, Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. Dr. Makarov attended medical school at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Makarov completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. He has received professional recognition including the following: New York Rising Stars. In addition to English, Dr. Makarov (or staff) speaks Spanish and Russian.

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Relevant Interests: , urinary tract infection (UTI)

All Interests: Erectile Dysfunction, Kidney Cancer, Urologic Disorders, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Testicular ... (Read more)

Dr. Ellen Shapiro, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
150 E 32nd Street; 2nd Floor
New York, NY
 

Dr. Ellen Shapiro works as a pediatric urologist. She attended medical school at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. Dr. Shapiro trained at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University for residency. Her areas of expertise include the following: varicocele, neurogenic bladder, and vesicoureteral reflux. Patient ratings for Dr. Shapiro average 4.0 stars out of 5. Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Shapiro honors. She has received professional recognition including the following: New York Super Doctors. She is conversant in Spanish. She is affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital, Hackensack University Medical Center, and NYU Langone Medical Center. Dr. Shapiro welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , urinary tract infection (UTI)

All Interests: Varicocele, Kidney Stones, Hydronephrosis, Hypospadias, Hernia, Testicular Cancer, Neurogenic ... (Read more)

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Dr. Nirit Rosenblum, MD
Specializes in Urology
423 East 23rd Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Nirit Rosenblum's area of specialization is urology (urinary tract disease). On average, patients gave Dr. Rosenblum a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. Her clinical interests include rectocele (posterior prolapse), urge incontinence (overactive bladder), and cystocele (bladder prolapse). Her hospital/clinic affiliations include VA NY Harbor Healthcare System and NYU Langone Medical Center. She is in-network for Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing her residency at NYU Langone Medical Center, Dr. Rosenblum attended New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. Dr. Rosenblum (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Hebrew, Sign Language, and Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , urinary tract infection (UTI)

All Interests: Cystocele, Incontinence, Bladder Problems, Interstitial Cystitis, Surgical Procedures, Urethral ... (Read more)

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Dr. John Anthony Provet, MD
Specializes in Urology
215 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY
 

Dr. John Provet is an urologist. In addition to English, Dr. Provet (or staff) speaks Spanish and French. His areas of expertise include the following: urge incontinence (overactive bladder), varicocele, and benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate). Dr. Provet is affiliated with VA NY Harbor Healthcare System and NYU Langone Medical Center. He graduated from New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at NYU Langone Medical Center. Dr. Provet is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Healthfirst, and Aetna Medicare, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , urinary tract infection (UTI)

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Varicocele, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Cancer, Urinary Tract Problems, Urge ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Urology
352 Seventh Avenue; Suite 1003
New York, NY
 

Dr. Hillel Marans is an urology (urinary tract disease) specialist in New York, NY. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Marans's clinical interests include minimally invasive surgery, benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate), and erectile dysfunction (impotence). He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna Medicare, and United Healthcare Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at Weill Cornell Medical College and performed his residency at Montefiore Medical Center, Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers, and a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Marans (or staff) speaks Hebrew and Spanish. Dr. Marans is professionally affiliated with NYU Langone Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , urinary tract infection (UTI)

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Erectile Dysfunction, Interstitial Cystitis, Laser Surgery, Benign Prostatic ... (Read more)

Dr. Ilene Ann Tessler, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
419 Park Avenue South; Suite 1305
New York, NY
 

Dr. Ruth Tessler is a general gynecologist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Tessler include menstrual disorders, menopause, and colposcopy. Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Tessler takes. After attending Wayne State University School of Medicine, she completed her residency training at Beth Israel Medical Center. Dr. Tessler (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Hebrew and Spanish. She is affiliated with NYU Langone Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , urinary tract infection (UTI)

All Interests: Colposcopy, Loop Electrosurgical Excision, Hysteroscopy, Bleeding, Contraception, Cervical Cancer ... (Read more)

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Dr. Heidi M Rosenberg, MD
Specializes in Other, General Gynecology
419 Park Avenue S; 13th Floor Suite 1305
New York, NY
 

Dr. Ilene Fischer is a specialist in general gynecology. She studied medicine at Temple University School of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Fischer trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). Dr. Fischer's areas of expertise include bleeding, menstrual disorders, and colposcopy. She has received a 2.5 out of 5 star rating by her patients. Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Fischer takes. Dr. Fischer is affiliated with NYU Langone Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , urinary tract infection (UTI)

All Interests: Colposcopy, Loop Electrosurgical Excision, Hysteroscopy, Bleeding, Contraception, Cervical Cancer ... (Read more)

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Dr. Tirsit Shiferaw Asfaw, MD
Specializes in Urogynecology
560 First Avenue; Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
New York, NY
 

Dr. Tirsit Asfaw works as an urogynecologist. Her areas of expertise include the following: urge incontinence (overactive bladder), cystocele (bladder prolapse), and hysterectomy (uterus removal). She honors Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Asfaw attended medical school at Temple University School of Medicine. She trained at NYU Langone Medical Center for residency. Dr. Asfaw (or staff) is conversant in Amharic, Mandarin, and Arabic. She is affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , urinary tract infection (UTI)

All Interests: Cystocele, Labiaplasty, Bladder Problems, Fecal Incontinence, Female Bladder Dysfunction, Surgical ... (Read more)

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Dr. Jeffrey Martin Saland, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Nephrology, Other
5 East 98th Street, Faculty Practice Associates; 10th Floor
New York, NY
 

Dr. Jeffrey Saland is a physician who specializes in pediatric nephrology (kidney disease). Dr. Saland (or staff) speaks the following languages: Mandarin, Spanish, and German. Clinical interests for Dr. Saland include kidney stones, hyperparathyroidism, and hypertension (high blood pressure). Dr. Saland is affiliated with Mount Sinai Hospital. He is a graduate of the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Saland is in-network for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinctions: New York Super Doctors and NY Magazine Best Doctors. Dr. Saland has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , urinary tract infection (UTI)

All Interests: Glomerulonephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome, Kidney Stones, Renal Biopsy, Hyperparathyroidism, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Cara Louise Grimes, MD
Specializes in Urogynecology
51 West 51st Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Cara Grimes' specialty is urogynecology. These areas are among Dr. Grimes's clinical interests: urge incontinence (overactive bladder), rectocele (posterior prolapse), and vaginal prolapse. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital and ColumbiaDoctors. She attended medical school at Weill Cornell Medical College. She trained at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University for her residency. She takes Amerigroup, Aetna EPO, POMCO, and more. Dr. Grimes is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , urinary tract infection (UTI)

All Interests: Female Incontinence, Cystocele, Incontinence, Bladder Problems, Fecal Incontinence, Surgical ... (Read more)

Dr. Anelise M C Engel, MD
Specializes in Legal Medicine, Internal Medicine
355 West 52nd Street; Nyu Langone Ambulatory Care West Side
New York, NY
 

Dr. Anelise Engel is a specialist in legal medicine. She works in New York, NY. Dr. Engel is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Engel include sinusitis (sinus infection), obesity, and diarrhea. She takes several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Her training includes a residency program at Lenox Hill Hospital. In addition to English, Dr. Engel (or staff) speaks Spanish and Portuguese. Dr. Engel is affiliated with NYU Langone Ambulatory Care West Side.

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Dr. Andy Yen-Ming Wen, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Critical Care
550 1st Avenue
New York, NY
 

Dr. Andy Wen works as a pediatric critical care specialist in New York, NY. Clinical interests for Dr. Wen include hospital acquired infection, rheumatic heart disease, and ventricular arrhythmia. Dr. Wen is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Healthfirst, and TRICARE. After completing medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, he performed his residency at the University Hospital of Brooklyn. He is professionally affiliated with NYU Langone Medical Center.

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Dr. William E Schweizer III, MPH, MD
Specializes in Obstetrics, Gynecology
419 Park Avenue South; Suite 1305
New York, NY
 

Dr. William Schweizer practices obstetrics and gynecology. These areas are among his clinical interests: menopause, menstrual disorders, and colposcopy. He is affiliated with NYU Langone Medical Center. Dr. Schweizer's education and training includes medical school at Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine and residency at NYU Langone Medical Center. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Dr. Schweizer has received the distinction of New York Super Doctors.

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What is a Urinary Tract Infection?

A urinary tract infection, or UTI, happens when bacteria enter the body through the opening where urine is normally released. The bacteria infect the lining of the urethra and bladder, turning them red and inflamed. This causes pain in the abdomen or pelvic area, a burning sensation during urination, a sense of urgency about going to the bathroom, frequent urination, and urine that smells bad and looks cloudy, or even contains traces of blood. If the urinary tract infection is severe, it may travel all the way to the kidneys, a more serious kind of UTI called pyelonephritis. Patients with this kidney infection might have blood in their urine, feel back pain, and develop a fever.

Urinary tract infections are extremely common: 12% of all men and 40-50% of all women will have a urinary tract infection during their lifetime. They are more common in women because women have shorter urethras, so bacteria have a shorter distance to travel from the outside of the body to the bladder and cause an infection. Some people also have urethras that are an unusual shape or have an obstruction in the urethra that makes getting a UTI more likely. Also, certain chronic illnesses like diabetes weaken the immune system, so any bacteria in the body are more likely to cause an infection.

A urinary tract infection can be diagnosed very quickly by a doctor. A sample of urine can be examined under a microscope for the presence of bacteria or white blood cells. There are also diagnostic strips that can be used to test a urine sample without the need for a microscope. Once a diagnosis is made, treatment is a course of oral antibiotics, and most patients feel better within just a few days. There are some things that patients can do themselves to help reduce the risk of getting a urinary tract infection in the future. Stay well hydrated, wipe from front to back after going to the bathroom, wear breathable cotton undergarments, and don’t hold it in when you feel the urge to go.