Urology

Emerson Hospital urologists provide comprehensive services for urologic conditions and bring the most advanced diagnostic and treatment expertise to patients.

Diagnosis

Emerson’s advanced diagnostic capabilities for urologic conditions include MRI, a 64-slice CT scanner, ultrasound and a skilled pathology staff.

Treatment

Emerson’s urology department offers state-of-the-art treatment for urologic conditions including:

Urologic Cancers

Urologic cancers are treated with a multidisciplinary team made up of Emerson’s experienced medical oncologists and radiation oncologists, as well as the patient’s referring physician. If surgery is required, urologists work closely with Emerson’s expert anesthesiologists, who provide clinical anesthesia services for inpatients and outpatient surgical patients.

Prostate Enlargement and Obstruction

Advanced treatments for prostate enlargement and obstruction include:

Stone Disease

Treatments for kidney, bladder and ureteral stones include:

Erectile Dysfunction (ED)

Available treatments include:

Infertility

Emerson urologists provide testing for infertility and surgical treatment of varicoceles. In addition to performing standard and non-scalpel vasectomies, they also perform microsurgical vasovasostomies (vasectomy reversals).

Incontinence

Surgical treatment and effective rehabilitation for incontinence, post-surgical pain and groin pulls are also specialties of Emerson’s urology department. Specially trained physical therapists provide this service through the pelvic health outpatient rehabilitation program, which has locations in Concord and Westford.

Diagnostic services and treatments for incontinence in men and women include:

Pediatric Care

The vast majority of pediatric urologic procedures can be performed at Emerson, including treatment for undescended testes and hydrocele. The hospital’s highly regarded Pediatric Intervention Team helps make the experience a comfortable one for patients and their parents.

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