Urologists at Mayo Clinic in Florida offer the following subspecialty services:
A comprehensive, multidisciplinary team approach emphasizes the latest techniques for diagnosing and treating cancers affecting the following areas:
We provide the latest in endoscopic and percutaneous techniques for diagnosing and treating stones, tumors or other ailments involving the urinary tract. These minimally invasive methods provide superior cosmetic results, less discomfort and a rapid return to regular activities and work.
Patients with stones of the kidney, ureter or bladder are offered state-of-the-art treatment using endoscopic and laser techniques as well as the latest in extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy to destroy stones. Our goal is to prevent recurrence by emphasing a multidisciplinary approach that teaches patients diet and lifestyle changes that can metabolically alter their body's tendency to form stones.
Patients with incontinence have several options for treatment, including surgical procedures and minimally invasive injection therapies. In addition, our surgeons are experienced in treating failed surgeries, placing artificial sphincters and treating fistulas.
Our neurourology unit offers state-of-the-art urodynamic evaluation as well as treatment for patients affected by all types of voiding problems, including frequent urination, incontinence and bladder dysfunction secondary to spinal cord injury.
Patients with congenital or acquired anomalies of the urinary tract, such as urethral strictures, penile curvature and dysfunctional bladders, are offered reconstructive surgery, which not only can restore normal function but in most instances improves the cosmetic appearance and quality of life.
Impotence is a common problem that can usually be successfully treated. Our impotence unit is equipped with the latest diagnostic tools. Our goal is to educate the patient and, when appropriate, the patient's partner, to customize treatment. All types of medical and surgical treatment are available. For more information, see erectile dysfunction and Peyronie's disease.
A number of novel surgical procedures are available in the Department of Urology in Jacksonville.