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

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

Dr. David Levy works as an urologist. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. His areas of expertise include the following: bladder cancer, partial nephrectomy, and laparoscopic nephrectomy. Dr. Levy accepts several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver. After completing medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School, he performed his residency at the University Hospitals, Cleveland. 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, Penile Cancer, Laparoscopic ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Jonathan Boyd's area of specialization is urology (urinary tract disease). His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Boyd include genital warts, benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate), and erectile dysfunction (impotence). He is affiliated with Hillcrest Hospital and Euclid Hospital. Dr. Boyd takes several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver. Before completing his residency at the University Hospitals, Cleveland, Dr. Boyd attended medical school at Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine.

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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)

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

Dr. Charles Modlin is an urology (urinary tract disease) specialist. These areas are among his clinical interests: hydronephrosis, urinary tract infection (UTI), and kidney cancer. Dr. Modlin has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He accepts Coventry, Coventry Bronze, Coventry Silver, and more. After attending Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at NYU Langone Medical Center. His distinctions 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)

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

Dr. Kripa Kavasseri works as an urologist in Mayfield Heights, OH and Twinsburg, OH. The average patient rating for Dr. Kavasseri is 5.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Kavasseri include benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate), erectile dysfunction (impotence), and neurogenic bladder. Dr. Kavasseri is affiliated with Hillcrest Hospital. Dr. Kavasseri honors Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers. She attended Wayne State University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University for residency.

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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)

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

Dr. Ryan Berglund is an urologist in Cleveland, OH, Mayfield Heights, OH, and Willoughby, OH. He graduated from Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and then he performed his residency at Cleveland Clinic. His areas of expertise include benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate), cystoscopy (bladder endoscopy), and hydronephrosis. Patients gave Dr. Berglund an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver. Dr. Berglund's professional affiliations include Hillcrest Hospital and Cleveland Clinic Main Campus.

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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)

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

Dr. Sanford Luria's medical specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Luria attended the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati. Areas of expertise for Dr. Luria include partial nephrectomy, cystoscopy (bladder endoscopy), and bladder surgery. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Luria accepts Coventry, Coventry Bronze, Coventry Silver, and more. He is affiliated with Hillcrest Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate)

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

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

Dr. Arthur Porter works as an urologist. Before performing his residency at the University Hospitals, Cleveland, Dr. Porter attended MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Porter include female incontinence, cystoscopy (bladder endoscopy), and brachytherapy (seed implants). His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Porter accepts. Dr. Porter 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)

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

Dr. Mark Stovsky works as an urologist. Dr. Stovsky's clinical interests include bladder cancer, minimally invasive surgery, and endourologic procedures. His professional affiliations include Euclid Hospital and Cleveland Clinic Main Campus. He obtained his medical school training at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and performed his residency at the University Hospitals, Cleveland. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Stovsky takes.

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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)

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

Mr. Salvatore Bordonaro's clinical interests encompass benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate), urinary tract infection (UTI), and prostate cancer. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Mr. Bordonaro accepts several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver. 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.

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