We found 8 urologists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, Multi-State Plans near League City, TX.

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Dr. Stephen Bentley Williams, MD
Specializes in Urology
2240 Gulf Freeway
League City, TX
 

Dr. Stephen Williams is a medical specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Williams is affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health). He attended George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and then went on to complete his residency at Brigham and Women's Hospital. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Williams has received the distinction of Texas Rising Stars.

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Dr. J. Nicholas Nicholas Sreshta, MD
Specializes in Urology
2240 Gulf Freeway South
League City, TX
 

Dr. J. Sreshta specializes in urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Sreshta is professionally affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health). He is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Sreshta trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Ravi S Radhakrishnan, MBA, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
2785 Gulf Freeway South
League City, TX
 

Dr. Ravi Radhakrishnan practices pediatric urology in League City, TX and Galveston, TX. He is professionally affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health). He attended Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Patient ratings for Dr. Radhakrishnan average 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He has received the distinction of Texas Rising Stars.

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Dr. Robyn Liane Roberts, MD
Specializes in Urology
2240 Gulf Freeway South
League City, TX
 

Dr. Robyn Roberts sees patients in Galveston, TX, Texas City, TX, and League City, TX. Her medical specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Roberts's average rating from her patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. She takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. She attended medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. For her professional training, Dr. Roberts completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. She is professionally affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health).

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Dr. Joseph Sonstein, MD
Specializes in Urology
2240 Gulf Freeway South
League City, TX
 

Dr. Joseph Sonstein sees patients in Galveston, TX, Texas City, TX, and League City, TX. His medical specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). Patient reviews placed Dr. Sonstein at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. He is professionally affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health).

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Dr. Eduardo Orihuela, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
2240 Gulf Freeway South
League City, TX
 

Dr. Eduardo Orihuela is a specialist in pediatric urology. He works in Texas City, TX, Galveston, TX, and League City, TX. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending Cayetano Heredia University for medical school, Dr. Orihuela completed his residency training at Union Memorial Hospital and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). Dr. Orihuela is professionally affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health).

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Specializes in Urology
313 Fm 517 Road W
Dickinson, TX
 

Dr. Matthew Robinson's specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine.

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Dr. Gabriel Rodriguez, MD
Specializes in Urology
2060 Space Park Drive; Suite 410
Nassau Bay, TX
 

Dr. Gabriel Rodriguez is a medical specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. His areas of expertise include bladder cancer, kidney stones, and laser treatment. Dr. Rodriguez is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Rodriguez welcomes new patients. He graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine.

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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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