If you are seeking care for urology at SIU Medicine, you can expect to see a provider with the latest knowledge in urological treatments. Urology deals with diseases of the male and female urinary tract. This includes the kidneys, ureters, bladder, adrenal glands and urethra. For men, this also includes treatments related to the male organs including prostate, testicles and infertility issues. For women, this includes vaginal and women-specific urinary issues.           

What can I expect at my appointment with SIU Medicine?

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Access to Breakthrough Technology

Our teams of experts are trained in using cutting-edge technology, including laproscopic and robotic surgery. Robotic urological surgery is a field that incorporates the use of modern technology into the treatment and care of various urologic conditions that allow patients to recover faster, with smaller incisions. It is a specialty area, treating a variety of urological conditions by using the daVinci surgical robot, making surgery more precise.

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Advanced Research-Based Health Care

Through funding and grants, our researchers investigate important questions to find solutions, develop treatment plans and work toward cures. We want to improve health care for our current patients, as well as the next generation. Our academic medicine setting offers an ideal situation for some of the most advanced innovations, medical discoveries and clinical practices.

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New Medical Procedures for Enlarged Prostate

As our doctors are continually teaching medical students, they are aware of the latest research and developments in procedures, treatments and technologies for urology patients. As one of the first organizations to use Rezum water vapor therapy, we use new technology to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), or an enlarged prostate. Greenlight laser vaporization can also be used to treat an enlarged prostate. We also have an office-based procedure that can helps ease urine flow, called UroLift.

We Specialize in the Following Areas (and more):

  • Kidney Stones 
  • Erectile Dysfunction/ Impotence 
  • Urinary Retention 
  • Urinary Incontinence 
  • Low Testosterone 
  • Bladder Cancer 
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Pediatric Urology 
  • Hypospadias 
  • Uretral Reflux 
  • Kidney Blockage 
  • Male Infertility 
  • Enlarged Prostate
  • Prolapse 
  • Robotic & Minimally Invasive Surgery 
  • Penile Implants
  • Vasectomy 
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