Chesapeake Urology News

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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Could Erectile Dysfunction Help Diagnose Diabetes in Men?

Published On: 11/17/2017

Erectile dysfunction – it’s a real problem that affects about 1 in 10 men at some point in their lives. But, did you know that erectile dysfunction (ED) is not just a sexual problem? Erectile dysfunction is often a symptom of a more complex medical condition such as diabetes.

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SURPRISING FACTS ABOUT SMOKING AND ITS EFFECT ON BLADDER HEALTH

Published On: 11/10/2017

Most people know about the effects of smoking on the lungs, but did you know that smoking is also a leading risk factor for the development of bladder cancer and other bladder conditions such as urinary incontinence and painful bladder syndrome/interstitial cystitis?

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