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We found 9 providers with an interest in benign prostatic hyperplasia and who accept Coventry Silver HMO near Euclid, OH.

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Specializes in Urology
99 Northline Circle; Suite 2
Euclid, OH
 

Dr. David Levy is a specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Levy's clinical interests include bladder cancer, partial nephrectomy, and cryotherapy. He is rated highly by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, Coventry Silver, and more. Before performing his residency at the University Hospitals, Cleveland, Dr. Levy attended Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Levy include: Reviewer, The Journal of Urology: Renal cell carcinoma and Prostate cancer.; Surgical Proctor Renal / Prostate Cryosurgical Techniques. Endocare Inc. Proctor; and Reviewer, Doody Enterprises, Inc. 500 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1410 Chicago, IL 60611 February. Dr. Levy is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic.

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Relevant Interests: , benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate)

All Interests: Bladder Cancer, Partial Nephrectomy, Cryosurgery, Radical Nephrectomy, Tumor, Penile Cancer, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Urology
18901 Lakeshore Boulevard; Mail Code Eu20
Euclid, OH
 

Dr. Jonathan Boyd works as an urologist in Cleveland, OH, Mayfield Heights, OH, and Euclid, OH. His clinical interests include urodynamic testing, genital warts, and benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate). He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Boyd honors Coventry, Coventry Bronze, Coventry Silver, and more. Before completing his residency at the University Hospitals, Cleveland, Dr. Boyd attended medical school at Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine. He is affiliated with Hillcrest Hospital and Euclid Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate)

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Cystoscopy, Penile Disorders, Cysts, Ureteroscopy with Laser Lithotripsy, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Urology
13944 Euclid Avenue; Mail Code Q10-1
East Cleveland, OH
 

Dr. Charles Modlin's medical specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). He graduated from Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Modlin trained at NYU Langone Medical Center. Areas of expertise for Dr. Modlin include hydronephrosis, urinary tract infection (UTI), and kidney cancer. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, Coventry Silver, and more. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Modlin has received include Cleveland's 100 Most Influential, Call & Post newspaper; Director, Minority Men's Health Center, Cleveland Clinic; and National Technical Association 2006 Physician of the Year Award. Dr. Modlin is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic Main Campus.

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Relevant Interests: , benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate)

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Transplant Procedures, Circumcision, Vasectomy, Kidney Cancer, Kidney ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Urology
6770 Mayfield Road; Mail Code Hc20
Mayfield Heights, OH
 

Dr. Kripa Kavasseri specializes in urology (urinary tract disease) and practices in Mayfield Heights, OH and Twinsburg, OH. Areas of expertise for Dr. Kavasseri include benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate), erectile dysfunction (impotence), and neurogenic bladder. Patients gave her an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Kavasseri is in-network for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Kavasseri attended medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine. Her residency was performed at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University. She is affiliated with Hillcrest Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate)

All Interests: Penile Cancer, Urinary Incontinence, Circumcision, Neurogenic Bladder, Erectile Dysfunction, Kidney ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Urology
2570 Som Center Road; Mail Code Wh20
Willoughby Hills, OH
 

Dr. Ryan Berglund works as an urologist in Cleveland, OH, Mayfield Heights, OH, and Willoughby, OH. His clinical interests include benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate), cystoscopy (bladder endoscopy), and hydronephrosis. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Hillcrest Hospital and Cleveland Clinic Main Campus. Before performing his residency at Cleveland Clinic, Dr. Berglund attended Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons for medical school. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Berglund is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver.

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Relevant Interests: , benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate)

All Interests: Cystoscopy, Penile Cancer, Circumcision, Urologic Cancer, Ureter Problems, Robotic Prostatectomy, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Urology
6770 Mayfield Road; Mail Code Hc20
Mayfield Heights, OH
 

Dr. Sanford Luria practices urology (urinary tract disease). His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Luria include partial nephrectomy, cystoscopy (bladder endoscopy), and bladder surgery. Dr. Luria is affiliated with Hillcrest Hospital. He is in-network for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Luria's education and training includes medical school at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati.

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Relevant Interests: , benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate)

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Bladder Cancer, Partial Nephrectomy, Cystoscopy, Electrohydraulic Lithotripsy, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Urology
6770 Mayfield Road; Mail Code Hc20
Mayfield Heights, OH
 

Dr. Arthur Porter's area of specialization is urology (urinary tract disease). Clinical interests for Dr. Porter include female incontinence, cystoscopy (bladder endoscopy), and brachytherapy (seed implants). He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Porter is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver. After completing medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, he performed his residency at the University Hospitals, Cleveland. He is professionally affiliated with Hillcrest Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate)

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Female Incontinence, Cystoscopy, Tumor, Penile Disorders, Cysts, Brachytherapy, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Urology
18901 Lakeshore Boulevard; Mail Code Q10
Euclid, OH
 

Dr. Mark Stovsky specializes in urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Stovsky's areas of expertise include bladder cancer, minimally invasive surgery, and endourologic procedures. His professional affiliations include Euclid Hospital and Cleveland Clinic Main Campus. He is a graduate of Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and a graduate of the University Hospitals, Cleveland's residency program. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Stovsky accepts Coventry, Coventry Bronze, Coventry Silver, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate)

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Bladder Cancer, Men's Health Issues, Urinary Stones, Kidney Stones, Laser ... (Read more)

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2570 Som Center Road; Mail Code Q10-1
Willoughby Hills, OH
 

In his practice, Mr. Salvatore Bordonaro focuses on benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate), urinary tract infection (UTI), and prostate cancer. Mr. Bordonaro is rated highly by his patients. He takes Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic Main Campus.

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Relevant Interests: , benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate)

All Interests: Urologic Disorders, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Urinary Tract Infection, Prostate Cancer

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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.