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Dr. Atreya Dash, MD
Specializes in Urologic Oncology, Surgical Oncology
4033 Talbot Road S; Suite 560
Renton, WA
 

Dr. Atreya Dash is a physician who specializes in urologic oncology and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). In his practice, Dr. Dash focuses on robotic surgery. He is professionally affiliated with the University of Washington (UW) Medicine, Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach, and Valley Medical Center. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Vermont College of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. He honors Medicare insurance.

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Clinical interests: Cancer, Continent Urinary Diversion, Kidney Problems, Robotic Surgery

Dr. Jonathan David Harper, MD
Specializes in Urology
1660 S. Columbian Way; Va Puget Sound Health Care System - Seattle Division
Seattle, WA
 

Dr. Jonathan Harper is a specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). He works in Seattle, WA and Bellevue, WA. Dr. Harper is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine and a graduate of Loma Linda University Medical Center's residency program. He accepts Medicare insurance. He is affiliated with the University of Washington (UW) Medicine, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance at South Lake Union, and VA Puget Sound Health Care System.

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Clinical interests: Kidney Stones, Kidney Cancer, Laparoscopic Surgery, Robotic Surgery

Dr. Richard Stuart Pelman, MD
Specializes in Urology
1660 S. Columbian Way; Va Puget Sound Health Care System - Seattle Division
Seattle, WA
 

Dr. Richard Pelman is a specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Pelman's areas of expertise include urologic (genitourinary) disorders. He takes Medicare insurance. Before completing his residency at Boston Medical Center, Dr. Pelman attended medical school at the University of Washington School of Medicine and Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine. He has received distinctions including Clinical Professor Of Urology Univ. Of Washington; Immediate Past President Of Washington State Urology Society; and President American Society of Clinical Urologists. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Pelman is affiliated with the University of Washington (UW) Medicine and VA Puget Sound Health Care System.

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Clinical interests: Urologic Disorders

Dr. John L Gore, MS, MD
Specializes in Oncology, Urology
4033 Talbot Road S; Suite 530
Renton, WA
 

Dr. John Gore, who practices in Seattle, WA and Renton, WA, is a medical specialist in oncology (cancer care) and urology (urinary tract disease). In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Gore include prostate cancer. Dr. Gore's professional affiliations include the University of Washington (UW) Medicine and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance at South Lake Union. Dr. Gore's education and training includes medical school at Baylor College of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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Clinical interests: Bladder Cancer, Thrombectomy, Kidney Cancer, Reconstructive Surgery, Urologic Surgery, Nephrectomy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Daniel R Simon, MD
Specializes in Urology
4033 Talbot Road S; Suite 560
Renton, WA
 

Dr. Daniel Simon is a physician who specializes in urology (urinary tract disease). He is conversant in Spanish. His clinical interests include robotic surgery. Dr. Simon is professionally affiliated with Valley Medical Center. Dr. Simon studied medicine at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Medicare insurance.

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Clinical interests: Robotic Surgery

Dr. Donald Lowell Pick, MD
Specializes in Urology
601 South Carr Road; Suite 100
Renton, WA
 

Dr. Donald Pick is an urology (urinary tract disease) specialist in Seattle, WA, South Seattle, WA, and South Federal Way, WA. These areas are among his clinical interests: amputation, prostate abscess, and cystoscopy (bladder endoscopy). He is in-network for Medicare insurance. Dr. Pick graduated from the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine. Dr. Pick's hospital/clinic affiliations include Swedish Medical Center and Pacific Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Prostate Problems, Cystoscopy, Low Testosterone, Phimosis, Varicocele, Incontinence, Ureteral ... (Read more)

Dr. Mathew D Sorensen, MD, MS
Specializes in Urology
1660 S. Columbian Way; Va Puget Sound Health Care System - Seattle Division
Seattle, WA
 

Dr. Mathew Sorensen is an urology (urinary tract disease) specialist. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. He graduated from the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine. Dr. Sorensen's hospital/clinic affiliations include the University of Washington (UW) Medicine and VA Puget Sound Health Care System.

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Clinical interests: Shock Wave Lithotripsy, Laser Lithotripsy, Ureteroscopy, Minimally Invasive Surgery

Dr. Bruce Lawrence Dalkin, MD
Specializes in Urology
4033 Talbot Road S; Suite 530
Renton, WA
 

Dr. Bruce Dalkin sees patients in Seattle, WA and Renton, WA. His medical specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). His hospital/clinic affiliations include the University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC) and VA Puget Sound Health Care System. Dr. Dalkin attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University. He honors Medicare insurance. He has received the distinction of Seattle Super Doctors.

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Dr. Daniel Wei Lin, MD
Specializes in Urology
1660 S Columbian Way; Section of Urology, 112-gu
Seattle, WA
 

Dr. Daniel Lin's medical specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). He is a graduate of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. Dr. Lin's professional affiliations include the University of Washington (UW) Medicine, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance at South Lake Union, and VA Puget Sound Health Care System.

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Clinical interests: Urologic Disorders, Research, Cancer

Specializes in Urology
1660 Columbian Way South
Seattle, WA
 

Dr. John Krieger sees patients in Seattle, WA. His medical specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Krieger is rated 2.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of Weill Cornell Medical College and a graduate of New York Hospital's residency program. Dr. Krieger (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and French. Dr. Krieger's hospital/clinic affiliations include the University of Washington (UW) Medicine and VA Puget Sound Health Care System.

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Clinical interests: Prostate Cancer

Dr. Jeffrey T Cooper, DO
Specializes in Urology
4033 Talbot Road S; Suite 350
Renton, WA
 

Dr. Jeffrey Cooper works as an urologist. He is affiliated with CHI Franciscan Health and Valley Medical Center. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Michigan State University (MSU), Dr. Cooper attended medical school at Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. His practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Michael Patrick Porter, MD, MS
Specializes in Urology
1660 S Columbian Way; S-112-gu
Seattle, WA
 

Dr. Michael Porter's medical specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Porter attended medical school at the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine. He accepts Medicare insurance. He is professionally affiliated with the University of Washington (UW) Medicine and VA Puget Sound Health Care System.

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Clinical interests: Kidney Cancer, Prostate Cancer

Dr. Marcus Roberts Kauffman, MD
Specializes in Urology
4300 Talbot Road S; Suite 104
Renton, WA
 

Dr. Marcus Kauffman, who practices in Renton, WA, is a medical specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). He studied medicine at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. Dr. Kauffman is in-network for Medicare insurance. He is affiliated with Valley Medical Center.

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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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