MetroHealth urologists are board-certified, with expertise in areas such as surgical oncology, cancer care, kidney stones and urologic oncology. The Division of Urology at MetroHealth is dedicated to delivering comprehensive, state-of-the-art care for adults and children with disorders and diseases involving the kidneys, ureters, bladder, prostate and male sexual organs. We offer multiple treatment options—from surveillance to medication management to surgery—for a wide range of urological conditions.
Our physicians also serve on the faculty at the School of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University. They train the next generation of urologists, conducting research about urology innovations. This culture of learning and improving ensures that the urology treatments you receive are truly advanced.
Conditions We Treat
We provide diagnostic and treatment services for a variety of urologic conditions, including but not limited to:
- Benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH)
- Blood in the urine
- Difficulty urinating
- Elevated PSA (prostate-specific antigen) levels
- Erectile dysfunction
- Inability to urinate
- Kidney stones
- Overactive bladder
- Prostate cancer
- Tumors of the kidney and bladder
- Urinary incontinence
During your first appointment with one of our specialists, you can expect a review of your medical history and discussion of your symptoms. You may undergo a physical exam. Depending on your symptoms, your urologist might request a urinalysis or other test or procedure to help with diagnosis.
MetroHealth's Division of Urology offers the most advanced diagnostic testing and urology procedures, including:
- Bladder and kidney ultrasound
- CT urogram
- Kidney scan
- MRI of the prostate with targeted biopsy
- Urine flow test
- Urodynamics test for urinary incontinence or BPH
Your doctor will explain the reason for the procedure and what it involves. If you have any additional questions, ask anyone on staff at any time.
Pediatric urology is offered at MetroHealth by urologists from UH Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital. They specialize in the following conditions:
- Congenital anomalies (birth defects) of the genitalia in boys and girls and the upper and lower urinary tract
- Tumors of the urogenital tract
- Urinary incontinence due to spina bifida, spinal cord injuries or non-neurologic causes
During your child's appointment, your pediatric urologist will take the time to discuss your child's health and medical condition in detail. Then you, your child and your urologist will have open discussions about treatment options. ranging from medication management and targeted exercise to surgical solutions. Our pediatric urologists are adept at working with a child's small anatomy, and they perform dozens of surgeries on children each year. They communicate treatment plans and test results with your child's pediatrician, to ensure continuity of care. Your child is in good hands with our team.
To make an appointment with a urologist, call 216-778-4257.