We found 7 urologists who accept Blue Cross/Blue Shield near Bonham, TX.

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Dr. Jeffrey H Landau, MD
Specializes in Urology
2105 N Center Street
Bonham, TX
 

Dr. Jeffrey Landau practices urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Landau (or staff) speaks French and Italian. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Centennial Medical Center, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen. He obtained his medical school training at New York Medical College and New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and performed his residency at George Washington University Medical Center. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Landau welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Bishoy Awni Asham Gayed, MD
Specializes in Urology
1201 E. 9th Street
Bonham, TX
 

Dr. Bishoy Gayed is an urologist. Before completing his residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), Dr. Gayed attended medical school at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. He has a special interest in urologic (genitourinary) disorders. Dr. Gayed honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Gayed speaks Arabic. He is professionally affiliated with UPMC East, MedStar Health, and Howard County General Hospital. He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Urologic Disorders

Dr. Jay Simhan, MD
Specializes in Urology
1201 E. 9th Street
Bonham, TX
 

Dr. Jay Simhan's specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Simhan (or staff) speaks Spanish and Tamil. Clinical interests for Dr. Simhan include peyronie's disease (penile curvature), erectile dysfunction (impotence), and urethral stricture. He is affiliated with Einstein Healthcare Network and VA North Texas Health Care System (VANTHCS). 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. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Simhan honors.

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Clinical interests: Erectile Dysfunction, Peyronie's Disease, Urethral Stricture

Specializes in Urology
1201 E. 9th Street
Bonham, TX
 

Dr. Jodi Antonelli works as an urologist. Dr. Antonelli takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. She has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Rising Stars. Dr. Antonelli is affiliated with VA North Texas Health Care System (VANTHCS) and the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center.

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Dr. Monica Sc Morgan, BS, MD
Specializes in Urology
1201 E. 9th Street
Bonham, TX
 

Dr. Monica Morgan, who practices in Bonham, TX and Houston, TX, is a medical specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). She attended the University of Montreal Faculty of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Montreal for residency. These areas are among Dr. Morgan's clinical interests: erectile dysfunction (impotence), renal (kidney) biopsy, and ureteroscopy. She is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. Dr. Morgan is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. She is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist and VA North Texas Health Care System (VANTHCS). She is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Prostate Problems, Incontinence, Erectile Dysfunction, Sexual Dysfunction, Urologic Disorders, ... (Read more)

Dr. Justin I Friedlander, MD
Specializes in Urology
1201 E. 9th Street
Bonham, TX
 

Dr. Justin Friedlander is a specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). In his practice, Dr. Friedlander focuses on kidney stones. Dr. Friedlander's professional affiliations include Einstein Healthcare Network and VA North Texas Health Care System (VANTHCS). He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. His education and training includes medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and residency at North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System.

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Clinical interests: Kidney Stones

Specializes in Urology
1201 E. 9th Street
Bonham, TX
 

Dr. Maude Carmel's specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). She is affiliated with VA North Texas Health Care System (VANTHCS) and the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center. Dr. Carmel takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Coventry HSA, as well as other insurance carriers. She graduated from the University of Sherbrooke Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. She has received the distinction of Texas Rising Stars.

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What is Urology?

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.

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