Diseases and Conditions
Baptist Health Care provides care for all general urology conditions including the following:
Urinary incontinence is the accidental release of urine. This leakage often occurs when you cough, laugh, sneeze, or have sudden urges to go to the bathroom and can't get there in time. Incontinence is not a disease but a symptom of a problem with the lower urinary tract, and it is very common, especially among older adults. Typically, urinary incontinence does not cause major health problems, but it can be embarrassing and can affect a woman's self-esteem and confidence. Learn more…
Pelvic and Bladder Prolapse
When an organ becomes displaced, or slips down in the body, it is referred to as a prolapse. Pelvic prolapse occurs when due to childbirth and the aging process the muscles and tissues surrounding the pelvic organs tear, stretch or weaken causing incontinence. Learn more…
Kidney stones occur when chemicals in the urine form crystals. Large stones may become lodged in the urinary tract and cause pain, blockage or infection. Minimally invasive procedure can removed most kidney stones.
Erectile Dysfuntion (ED) occurs when a man is unable to achieve or sustain an erection suitable for sexual intercourse. As many as one in ten men will experience ED at some point in his life. Often ED is the symptom of an underlying problem.
General Pediatric Urology
Specializes in treatment of urologic conditions in children and adolescents.
Prostate Cancer and Disease
Prostate cancer affects the prostate, a walnut-sized gland that encloses part of the urethra and produces semen. Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer related death in men with more than 180,000 men in the U.S. diagnosed a year. Of these, 40,000 will die of the disease. Learn more…
This includes cancers of the bladder, kidney, prostate and testicles.