Chesapeake Urology News

Chesapeake Urology Expands Geographic Presence with Tennessee Urology Associates Partnership

Published On: 04/04/2018

Chesapeake Urology Associates (“CUA”) announced that it has formed a partnership with Tennessee Urology Associates (“TUA”) based in Knoxville, TN. TUA is the region’s premier urology practice with 18 urologists serving patients at 11 locations in Knoxville and surrounding counties. CUA is one of the nation’s leading urology practices with a mission of expanding its independent practice model to urology groups across the nation.

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Men: Is Erectile Dysfunction a Problem? It May be Time to Check Your Heart

Published On: 02/27/2018

When a man experiences erectile dysfunction (ED), the last thing he may be thinking about is his heart. But, studies have shown a direct link between heart disease and ED that necessitates a closer look at cardiovascular issues as a major factor in sexual dysfunction.

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TUBELESS PCNL IS ONE OF THE MOST EFFECTIVE, INNOVATIVE SURGICAL TECHNIQUES FOR REMOVING LARGE, COMPLEX KIDNEY STONES

Published On: 01/30/2018

Tubeless percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) has proven to be an effective minimally invasive surgical technique for removing large kidney stones that cannot be removed utilizing more common or non-surgical treatments. This complex procedure is quickly becoming the preferred alternative to more invasive surgery or staged surgery (where multiple procedures are needed to clear a stone) for removing complex kidney stones in one step.

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HIFU for Prostate Cancer Now Available at Chesapeake Urology

Published On: 01/26/2018

Chesapeake Urology has partnered with HIFU Prostate Services, LLC, the leading provider of HIFU technology to physician practices in the United States. This partnership will bring High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) as a treatment option for localized prostate cancer to men in the area.

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HAPPY ANNIVERSARY: 13 YEARS AGO, TODAY, FIRST ROBOTIC PROSTATECTOMY PERFORMED IN BALTIMORE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL BY CHESAPEAKE UROLOGY SURGEON

Published On: 01/23/2018

January 23, 2018 marks the 13th anniversary of the very first robotic prostatectomy performed in a Baltimore community hospital. In 2005, Daniel D. Dietrick, M.D., a urologist with Chesapeake Urology, performed the first da Vinci™ robotic prostatectomy at a community hospital in Maryland, and has performed more than 1,000 successful robotic prostatectomies since then.

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Second Research Grant Recipient Named for 2018 Chesapeake Urology Prostate Cancer Research Scholarship

Published On: 01/18/2018

Following a rigorous peer-review process conducted in October 2017, the second research grant from the Chesapeake Urology Prostate Cancer Research Scholarship has been awarded for 2018. The grant was awarded to Francesco Cambuli, PhD, an exceptional early-career investigator, who will begin his two-year prostate cancer research study on July 1, 2018. Based at Columbia University in New York, Dr. Cambuli will receive funding for his research study on the possible genetic causes of metastatic prostate cancer.

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Chesapeake Urology Welcomes Matthew J. Sheldon, M.D.

Published On: 01/12/2018

Chesapeake Urology is pleased to announce that Matthew J. Sheldon, M.D. joined the organization on January 1, 2018 following three years with Florida Urology Partners, LLP, in Tampa, FL. He practices all aspects of general urology and has a special interest in urologic cancers, robotic urological surgery, enlarged prostate (BPH), kidney stones and erectile dysfunction.

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