We found 5 providers with an interest in benign prostatic hyperplasia and who accept Bronze Choice HSA 6300 - 2 with IVF near Houston, TX.

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Dr. Samit D Soni, MD
Specializes in Urology
7200 Cambridge Street; #10b
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Samit Soni's specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. His areas of expertise include polycystic kidney disease, shock wave lithotripsy, and benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate). Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Soni honors. Dr. Soni attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Soni (or staff) speaks Spanish and Gujarati.

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Relevant Interests: , benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate)

All Interests: Shock Wave Lithotripsy, Polycystic Kidney Disease, Cysts, Urinary Tract Problems, Kidney Cancer, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Urology
15655 Cypress Woods Medical Drive; Suite 100
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Philip Ho is an urologist. In addition to English, Dr. Ho speaks Mandarin. He is affiliated with Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center, and The Woman's Hospital of Texas. He graduated from Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Ho honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate)

All Interests: Bladder Cancer, Adrenal Cancer, Penile Cancer, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Kidney Stones, ... (Read more)

Dr. Alexander Wojciech Pastuszak, PhD, MD
Specializes in Urology
1 Baylor Plaza
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Alexander Pastuszak works as an urologist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Pastuszak include peyronie's disease (penile curvature), male infertility, and erectile dysfunction (impotence). Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Pastuszak accepts. He attended medical school at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. He is affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate)

All Interests: Varicocele, Erectile Dysfunction, Vasectomy, Vasectomy Reversal, Prostatitis, Surgical Repair, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Urology
15655 Cypress Woods Medical Drive; Suite 100
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Benjamin Dillon's area of specialization is urology (urinary tract disease). He is affiliated with Kelsey-Seybold Clinic - Main Campus and The Woman's Hospital of Texas. He is a graduate of Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Dillon honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars. Dr. Dillon has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate)

All Interests: Male Incontinence, Female Incontinence, Pelvic Organ Prolapse, Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Urology
15655 Cypress Woods Medical Drive; Suite 100
Houston, TX
 

Dr. John Colen's medical specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. Colen's hospital/clinic affiliations include Kelsey-Seybold Clinic and The Woman's Hospital of Texas. Dr. Colen is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate)

All Interests: Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy, Robotic Surgery

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What is Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (Enlarged Prostate)?

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a noncancerous condition in which the prostate gland becomes enlarged. BPH affects about half of men between the ages of 50 and 60, and approximately 80% of men over 80. As the prostate grows in size, it can press down on the tube where urine flows out of the body (the urethra) and cause urinary problems.

Medication can relieve mild to moderate symptoms of BPH, such as frequent urination, incomplete bladder emptying, a weak urine stream, and straining while urinating. However, other forms of treatment may be more appropriate if you have pain with urination, frequent urinary tract infections, or are unable to urinate. The size of your prostate and the severity of your symptoms will determine the type of treatment you need. If your prostate is not very large, your doctor will likely recommend a transurethral procedure. This minimally invasive technique involves the insertion of a scope into the urethra. The most common transurethral procedures for BPH are:

  • Transurethral incision of the prostate or TUIP, where the surgeon uses the scope to make small cuts in the area of the prostate that meets the bladder. These cuts will open up the pathway for urine and allow it to flow with more ease.
  • Transurethral needle ablation or TUNA, where needles are inserted through the scope and into your prostate. The needles use radiofrequency waves to destroy excess prostate tissue.
  • Laser prostate ablation, where lasers pass through the scope to melt away the part of your prostate causing urine blockage.
  • Transurethral resection of the prostate or TURP, where the inside of your prostate is trimmed and removed one tiny piece at a time using the scope.
If your prostate is too big for a transurethral procedure, you may need a simple prostatectomy, which can be done in one of three ways: laparoscopic, robotic, or open. During a laparoscopic simple prostatectomy, your surgeon makes several small incisions on your belly. Then she inserts a long tube with a camera into one of the cuts and surgical instruments into the others. Using the camera to see inside your belly, she carefully removes the enlarged part of your prostate. Robotic simple prostatectomy uses the same techniques as the laparoscopic method, but the surgery is done with the help of a robot. For men with very large prostates, open simple prostatectomy may be the best treatment option. This surgery differs from the other approaches in that it requires a much larger incision.

Most transurethral treatments for BPH, like TUIP, TUNA, and laser prostate ablation, are done in the doctor’s office or outpatient surgery center. TURP and simple prostatectomy, however, need to be performed in the hospital and require an average stay of one to three days. You should wait a week before doing any strenuous activities after a TUIP, TUNA, or laser prostate ablation, and about four to six weeks after a TURP or simple prostatectomy. Although these treatments improve BPH symptoms for most patients, it is important to be aware of the risks involved, such as urine control issues, tightening of the urethra, and erectile dysfunction.

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