We found 7 urologists who accept Blue Cross/Blue Shield near Bonham, TX.
Dr. Jeffrey Landau sees patients in Allen, TX, Bonham, TX, and Frisco, TX. His medical specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Landau (or staff) speaks French and Italian. His professional affiliations include Centennial Medical Center, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen. Dr. Landau attended New York Medical College and New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and subsequently trained at George Washington University Medical Center for residency. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Landau accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. His practice is open to new patients.
Dr. Jay Simhan is an urology (urinary tract disease) specialist. Dr. Simhan's areas of clinical interest consist of peyronie's disease (penile curvature), erectile dysfunction (impotence), and urethral stricture. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Temple University Hospital and Fox Chase Cancer Center. In addition to English, Dr. Simhan (or staff) speaks Spanish and Tamil. Dr. Simhan is affiliated with Einstein Healthcare Network and VA North Texas Health Care System (VANTHCS).
Clinical interests: Erectile Dysfunction, Peyronie's Disease, Urethral Stricture
Dr. Bishoy Gayed is an urologist. In addition to English, he speaks Arabic. Dr. Gayed's clinical interests encompass urologic (genitourinary) disorders. He is affiliated with MedStar Health, Howard County General Hospital, and VA North Texas Health Care System (VANTHCS). After completing medical school at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). Dr. Gayed honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, Blue Choice, and more. He has an open panel.
Clinical interests: Urologic Disorders
Dr. Jodi Antonelli practices urology (urinary tract disease). She studied medicine at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Dr. Antonelli has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Rising Stars. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include VA North Texas Health Care System (VANTHCS) and the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center.
Dr. Monica Morgan practices urology (urinary tract disease) in Bonham, TX and Houston, TX. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Her clinical interests include erectile dysfunction (impotence), renal (kidney) biopsy, and ureteroscopy. Dr. Morgan is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist and VA North Texas Health Care System (VANTHCS). Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Morgan honors. She is accepting new patients. Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Montreal, Dr. Morgan attended medical school at the University of Montreal Faculty of Medicine.
Clinical interests: Prostate Problems, Incontinence, Erectile Dysfunction, Sexual Dysfunction, Urologic Disorders, ... (Read more)
Dr. Justin Friedlander's area of specialization is urology (urinary tract disease). Areas of particular interest for Dr. Friedlander include kidney stones. His professional affiliations include Einstein Healthcare Network and VA North Texas Health Care System (VANTHCS). Dr. Friedlander accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Before completing his residency at North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System, Dr. Friedlander attended medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University.
Clinical interests: Kidney Stones
Dr. Maude Carmel's specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Carmel accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Coventry HSA, and more. She attended medical school at the University of Sherbrooke Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. She has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include VA North Texas Health Care System (VANTHCS) and the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center.
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The specialty of urology focuses on the structures of the body that produce urine and remove it from the body, such as the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra. Since related structures in men are responsible for both reproduction and the transportation of urine, urologists specialize in men’s sexual health in addition to disorders of the urinary tract. Urologists treat both men and women, as well as patients ranging in age from newborn to elderly.
Certain urologic conditions are specific to male or female patients. Women are especially prone to stress incontinence, recurrent urinary tract infections, interstitial cystitis (a condition causing pain in the bladder), and urethral diverticuli (a structural issue where a small pouch develops from the urethra into the vagina). Some of these conditions may be adequately treated by a gynecologist, but patients may prefer to see a urologist because of their expertise in the urinary tract system. As for men, male infertility and sexual problems can be treated by a urologist. For example, urologists treat erectile dysfunction with medications or prosthetics. They may also perform surgeries such as vasectomies or vasectomy reversals.
Some other conditions that urologists treat include:
- Kidney stones, which are mineral deposits that can form anywhere in the urinary tract. The stones can be quite painful, and some large stones may be impossible to expel naturally. Fortunately, kidney stone treatments have advanced quite a bit in recent years, and a urologist may recommend a procedure such as shockwave lithotripsy (where sound waves are used to break down the stones), or percutaneous extraction (where telescopic tools are inserted through tiny incisions in the back to remove the stones). There can be some pain associated with these treatments, but they are far less invasive than the older methods of removal.
- Urinary tract infections, which are extremely common. However, if they happen over and over again, there may be an underlying problem within the urinary tract.
- Congenital abnormalities, which refers to problems that are present at birth. Congenital abnormalities affect the genitourinary tract more often than any other system of the body, and they range from mild to severe in appearance and effect. The most common abnormality (in male infants) is cryptorchidism, where a testicle does not descend from the body down into the scrotum. Another common problem is hypospadias, where the opening of the urethra appears on the underside of the penis.
- Renal disease, which is the loss of kidney function. For patients with renal disease, their urologist may be their primary surgeon or a coordinating member of their care team.
- Tumors and malignancies, which are especially common in the case of prostate cancer. Urologists are most often consultants to oncologists in these cases.
The American Urological Association recognizes seven subspecialties of urology:
- Pediatric Urology, the treatment of genitourinary tract disorders in children and infants
- Urologic Oncology, the treatment of cancers within the genitourinary tract
- Renal Transplantation, the treatment of severe kidney disease by replacing a non-functioning kidney with a donor kidney
- Male Infertility, the treatment of infertility due to problems with sperm, semen, or male sexuality
- Calculi, the treatment of kidney stones
- Female Urology, the care of women’s urinary health
- Neurourology, the treatment of urinary disorders caused by problems with the nervous system. For example, certain voiding disorders happen when the bladder does not receive signals appropriately, and erectile dysfunction is sometimes due to nerve loss.
Urinary and sexual problems can be especially distressing for many people. Fortunately, urologists are experts at managing these health conditions.