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A urologist is a doctor who specializes in diseases of the urinary tract and the male reproductive system. Problems with these parts of the anatomy can be physically and emotionally challenging. Know that you can count on the urologists at Emerson Hospital to provide thoughtful, compassionate care for these uniquely personal conditions.

Our team of expert urologists specializes in providing advanced, minimally invasive treatment options for a wide range of urologic conditions, and they are dedicated to preserving urinary and sexual function, which often are affected by these disorders.
 

The conditions we see

Emerson’s urologists see the full range of urologic conditions affecting adult men and women, and children, including: 
  • Urologic cancers 
  • Prostate enlargement and obstruction
  • Stone disease (kidney, bladder and ureteral stones)
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Infertility
  • Incontinence in men and women
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Pediatric conditions including congenital (present at birth) issues 

The services our urologists provide

Emerson Hospital’s urologists provide comprehensive medical and surgical services for urologic conditions, offering today’s most advanced diagnostic and treatment expertise right here in Concord.

These services include:
  • World-class expertise for treating urologic cancers — Our collaboration with the renowned Massachusetts General Hospital gives you access to world-class urologic cancer specialists and advanced technology in a convenient setting that’s close to your home and family. We have advanced expertise in diagnosing and treating bladder cancer, prostate cancer, kidney cancer (including performing complex partial nephrectomies) and testicular cancer.
  • Advanced treatments for prostate enlargement and obstruction including transurethral resection (TURP), laser surgery, and office-based thermal (heat) therapies 
  • Minimally invasive treatments for kidney, bladder and ureteral stones including lithotripsy, percutaneous nephrolothotomy (PCNL, in which kidney stones are removed through a tiny puncture in the skin using a small flexible telescope), and ureteroscopy (the “scope” is used to remove stones in the ureter)
  • Erectile dysfunction (ED) treatments including oral medications, injection therapy and prosthesis surgery
  • Infertility services including advanced testing, vasectomy and vasectomy reversal
  • Incontinence therapies including surgical treatment and non-surgical physical rehabilitation
  • Pediatric care including procedures to address undescended testes and hydrocele. Emerson’s highly regarded Pediatric Intervention Team helps make the experience more comfortable for young patients and their families

News & Feature Stories

Urology care now comprises the full range and the most specialized1/9/2018

Emerson Urology Associates provides general and highly-specialized urological care to men and women, including the most complex oncology cases.

The doctor is in: Paul LaFontaine, MD, on updated PSA testing guidelines12/28/2017

Paul LaFontaine, MD, of Emerson Urology Associates in Concord, answers questions on the role prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screenings play in detecting prostate cancer.

Emerson is a destination for the most complex kidney surgery 7/24/2018

After learning that he had cancer in both his kidneys, Michael turned to the high level of expertise at Emerson Urology Associates to perform the complex procedure to remove the tumors.