We found 6 urologists who accept Humana ChoiceCare Advantage Network near Dallas, TX.

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Dr. Winston Scott Webster, MD
Specializes in Urology, Surgical Oncology
3417 Gaston Avenue; Suite 830
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Winston Webster is an urologist and cancer surgeon in Dallas, TX. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. His areas of expertise include the following: bladder cancer, robotic partial nephrectomy, and sexual dysfunction. Dr. Webster is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Webster has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Rising Stars. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Incontinence, Kidney Cancer, Sexual Dysfunction, Bladder Cancer, Robotic Partial Nephrectomy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Matthew Dawson Shuford, MD
Specializes in Urology
3417 Gaston Avenue; Suite 830
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Matthew Shuford specializes in urology (urinary tract disease). His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Shuford include bladder cancer, cancer surgery, and robotic partial nephrectomy. Dr. Shuford honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and a graduate of Vanderbilt University Medical Center's residency program. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Shuford has received include Texas Rising Stars and Texas Super Doctors. His professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Resources. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Shuford's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Male Incontinence, Female Incontinence, Cystocele, Incontinence, Erectile Dysfunction, Kidney ... (Read more)

Dr. Joshua Kory Fine, MD
Specializes in Urology
3417 Gaston Avenue; Suite 830
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Joshua Fine's specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). He is a graduate of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. Dr. Fine's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Areas of expertise for Dr. Fine include bladder cancer, cancer surgery, and benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate). He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Fine takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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Clinical interests: Bladder Cancer, Cancer Surgery, Robotic Partial Nephrectomy, Infertility, Men's Health Issues, ... (Read more)

Dr. Eric Bryan Smith, MD
Specializes in Urology
3417 Gaston Avenue; Suite 830
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Eric Smith's medical specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). His areas of expertise include robotic partial nephrectomy, kidney stones, and robotic prostatectomy. Dr. Smith is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Texas Rising Stars and Texas Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Robotic Partial Nephrectomy, Robotic Pyeloplasty, Kidney Stones, Robotic Prostatectomy, Kidney ... (Read more)

Dr. Steven Marshall Frost, MD
Specializes in Urology
3417 Gaston Avenue; Suite 830
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Steven Frost works as an urologist. Dr. Frost is conversant in Spanish. He has a special interest in kidney cancer, prostate cancer, and urinary incontinence. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Urinary Incontinence, Kidney Cancer, Urologic Disorders, Prostate Cancer

Dr. Gregory Robert Thoreson, MD
Specializes in Urology
3417 Gaston Avenue; Suite 830
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Gregory Thoreson is an urologist in Dallas, TX. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Thoreson graduated from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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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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