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We found 6 urologists who accept Humana HMO Open Access Copay 100/1000 near Clintonville, WI.

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Dr. Eric Jon Lawatsch, MD
Specializes in Urology
370 S Main Street
Clintonville, WI
 

Dr. Eric Lawatsch is a specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). He works in Appleton, WI, Shawano, WI, and Green Bay, WI. His areas of expertise include rectocele (posterior prolapse), cancer surgery, and erectile dysfunction (impotence). Dr. Lawatsch takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School and Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Lawatsch's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin. His professional affiliations include Milwaukee VA Medical Center, Aurora Medical Center in Oshkosh, and ThedaCare.

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Clinical interests: Rectocele, Cancer Surgery, Female Incontinence, Cystocele, Erectile Dysfunction, Kidney Stones, ... (Read more)

Dr. Matthew S Anderson, MD
Specializes in Urology
370 S Main Street
Clintonville, WI
 

Dr. Matthew Anderson is an urologist. He graduated from the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. Dr. Anderson honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Aurora Medical Center in Oshkosh, Aurora BayCare Medical Center, and ThedaCare.

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Dr. Tait D Fors, MD
Specializes in Urology
370 S Main Street
Clintonville, WI
 

Dr. Tait Fors is a medical specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). His areas of expertise include bladder cancer, urodynamic testing, and cancer surgery. He is affiliated with Aurora Medical Center in Oshkosh and ThedaCare. Dr. Fors is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. After attending the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut.

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Clinical interests: Bladder Cancer, Cancer Surgery, Female Incontinence, Cystocele, Cysts, Incontinence, Kidney ... (Read more)

Dr. Scott C Kolbeck, MD
Specializes in Urology
370 S Main Street
Clintonville, WI
 

Dr. Scott Kolbeck's medical specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). The average patient rating for Dr. Kolbeck is 5.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Kolbeck include bladder cancer, urodynamic testing, and benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate). Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kolbeck honors. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Medicine and the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia for his residency. Dr. Kolbeck is professionally affiliated with Aurora Medical Center in Oshkosh and ThedaCare.

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Clinical interests: Bladder Cancer, Female Incontinence, Cysts, Incontinence, Hypogonadism, Circumcision, Urodynamic ... (Read more)

Dr. Daniel J Higgins, MD
Specializes in Urology
370 S Main Street
Clintonville, WI
 

Dr. Daniel Higgins is an urologist in Berlin, WI, Clintonville, WI, and Neenah, WI. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Higgins's areas of expertise include the following: bladder cancer, urodynamic testing, and cancer surgery. He is affiliated with Aurora Medical Center in Oshkosh and ThedaCare. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. After completing medical school at Medical College of Wisconsin, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin.

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Clinical interests: Bladder Cancer, Cancer Surgery, Female Incontinence, Cystocele, Cysts, Circumcision, Urodynamic ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael James Murphy, MD
Specializes in Urology
370 S Main Street
Clintonville, WI
 

Dr. Michael Murphy works as an urologist. His areas of expertise include the following: bladder cancer, urodynamic testing, and cancer surgery. His professional affiliations include Aurora Medical Center in Oshkosh and ThedaCare. Dr. Murphy studied medicine at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin for residency. He has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Murphy takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Clinical interests: Bladder Cancer, Cancer Surgery, Female Incontinence, Cystocele, Tumor, Cysts, Circumcision, ... (Read more)

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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.