Washington University urologic surgeons Henry Lai, MD, and Alana Desai, MD, joined forces with the Urinary Stone Disease Research Network to determine if behavioral interventions, like drinking more water, can prevent kidney stones.
Kidney stones affect nearly one in ten Americans. Washington University urologist Alana Desai, MD, answers frequently asked questions about stone disease.
Men’s health experts from Washington University Urology offer ways to take control of important men’s health issues.
Urologic surgeon Charles Nottingham, MD, MS, explains the Washington University Urology’s new reusable and disposable ureteroscope hybrid system.
Chief of Urology Gerald Andriole, MD, explains the importance of prostate cancer screening and how early detection can save lives.
Washington University urologist Arnold Bullock, MD, is an accomplished surgeon, public health advocate and mentor to young people in North St. Louis. Bullock discusses the importance of cancer screening, what makes a good patient and the value of mentorship in the local community.
Benjamin Breyer, MD, MAS, serves as the 2021 Justin J. Cordonnier Visiting Professor at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
The Department of Surgery 2020 Annual Report features clinical, research and educational accomplishments from the Division of Urologic Surgery.
The Department of Surgery Annual Report is available now. The report recognizes the Department’s clinical, research and educational accomplishments from the past year.
Testicular cancer expert Zachary Smith, MD, explains how and why to perform regular self-examinations for testicular cancer.
Washington University urologist Eric Kim, MD, reaches major milestone with new robotic technology for urologic surgery.
Erica Traxel, MD, Associate Professor of Urologic Surgery and Director of the Urologic Surgery Residency Program, was among 26 fellows inducted into Washington University’s Academy of Educators in 2020.
Arnold Bullock, MD, will receive a Physician of the Year Award at Christian Hospital from the Christian Hospital Foundation Gala on November 2, 2019. The award is given to a Christian Hospital physician for exemplary compassion and commitment, as well as expert knowledge in innovative technologies and therapies. The award recognizes demonstration of strong leadership, […]
Washington University urologists at Barnes-Jewish Hospital use Blue Light Cystoscopy (BLC™) with Cysview® for detection of bladder cancer, which detects occult tumors that are often missed by standard white light cystoscopy. Bladder cancer is the fifth most common cancer for both sexes, with 81,000 cases and 17,000 deaths per year. About 50 to 80 percent […]