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The Penn State Health Approach to Urology

The urology team at Penn State Health is known for leading-edge care of conditions that effect the urinary tract in men and women, as well as men’s reproductive health. As an academic medical center, we see some of the most complex urological disorders in the region. Families count on us for our advanced expertise.

When you come here, you work with a skilled team that uses the most advanced technology, including sophisticated imaging methods, new diagnostic studies, and minimally invasive robotic-assisted surgery. We treat the full spectrum of urologic disorders ranging from urinary stone disease and voiding dysfunction to more complex conditions including urologic cancers and complex reproductive system disorders. You work with doctors who are experts in their field.

No matter what your health care needs are, you can count on personal attention and the latest treatments provided by a compassionate team.

Complete Care for a Full Range of Urological Conditions

Our urologists treat all conditions that effect the urinary tract system - from blood in the urine, benign prostate conditions, bladder-control problems, sexual dysfunction, male infertility, and all types of urologic cancers . We also offer comprehensive, kid-friendly care for even the most complex kidney, bladder and sex organ disorders in children.

Our urology team uses high-tech diagnostic and treatment approaches - but we deliver care with understanding, compassion and a personal touch. We offer noninvasive treatments like shock-wave lithotripsy to break up kidney stones and minimally invasive robotic-assisted surgery to treat cancer and other urinary system disorders. Our team works closely with physical therapists, nutritionists and others to ensure complete care. You get a care plan that’s designed around your needs and ongoing guidance to help you stay healthy and active.

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Support Groups

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Our Experts in Urology

The experts at Penn State Health are committed to providing our patients with comprehensive and multidisciplinary care.

Why Choose Penn State Health for Urology

Central Pennsylvania families count on us for our advanced, comprehensive urology care and our experienced, skilled team.

Nationally Recognized Urological Care

Penn State Health is committed to top-quality patient care, meeting or exceeding strict national standards. That means you work with a team that’s known for their expertise. We’re recognized for:

Expert, Team-Based Care Designed for You

We use a team approach to ensure you have all the care and support you need to be healthy. Our urologists work with primary care doctors, urogynecologists, men’s health specialists, nurses, imaging technologists, nurses, nutritionists, physical therapists and others to deliver care.

Our urologists also work closely with experts in cancer, robotic-assisted surgery, pediatric urologists, plastic surgery and others. You benefit from the combined expertise of a dedicated team that’s focused on your health and well-being.

Urology Research and Clinical Trials

Penn State Health is committed to finding better ways to diagnose and treat urinary tract and reproductive disorders. Our researchers are exploring urinary tract and genital cancers, pediatric urology conditions, infertility, impotence and urinary incontinence. As a patient here, you can access some of today’s most promising treatments before they’re widely available.

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“If a test tells you to get it removed, get it removed. Don’t fiddle around with it.” That’s the advice of Stephen Graham, whose prostate cancer was treated with a prostatectomy from Dr. Jay Raman with Penn State Cancer Institute. Stephen shared his story with ABC27’s Good Day PA.

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Related Services and Treatments

  • Adrenalectomy
  • Blue light cystoscopy with Cysview®
  • Brachytherapy
  • Cystometry
  • Female urology
  • HoLEP
  • Laparoscopy
  • Laser lithotripsy
  • Metabolic stone clinic
  • MRI fusion biopsy
  • Nephrectomy (simple, partial and radical)
  • Percutaneous kidney surgery
  • Pyeloplasty
  • Radical cystectomy
  • Radical prostatectomy
  • Reconstructive urology
  • Retroperitoneal lymph node dissections
  • Robotic-assisted surgery
  • Shock-wave lithotripsy
  • Sonography
  • SpaceOAR
  • Transurethral resection of bladder tumors (TURBT)
  • Ultrasound-guided biopsy
  • Ureteroscopy
  • Urodynamics testing
  • UroLife
  • Urogynecology

Conditions Treated

  • Abnormalities of the urethra
  • Benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH)
  • Bladder cancer
  • Enlarged prostate
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Hydrocele
  • Impotence
  • Interstitial cystitis
  • Kidney cancer
  • Kidney stones (nephrolithiasis)
  • Male infertility
  • Men's health
  • Neurogenic bladder
  • Noncancerous disorders of the kidney, ureter, bladder and prostate
  • Pediatric urology
  • Penile cancer
  • Prostate cancer
  • Prostatitis
  • Retroperitoneal lymph node dissections 
  • Testicular cancer
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Ureteropelvic junction obstruction
  • Urethral strictures
  • Urinary stones (calculi)
  • Urinary tract infections, including recurrent infections
  • Urologic cancer
  • Uterine cancer
  • Vaginal/pelvic organ prolapse
  • Varicocele
  • Vasectomy
  • Vasectomy reversal (vasovasostomy)
  • Vesicoureteral reflux
  • Vesicovaginal fistula
  • Voiding dysfunction

Convenient Locations

Find the care your family needs, close to home, at one of our many locations throughout central Pennsylvania.

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