Talking to your doctor about urological health concerns can be uncomfortable.
To get this far you have likely consulted with your doctor already or are preparing for a procedure that your doctor recommended. Either way, we appreciate your willingness to take steps towards a healthier life.
Puyallup Surgical Consultants’ urological surgeons are ready to offer the sensitivity and support you deserve on your journey back to complete health and bodily function.
Every year, bladder cancer affects over 68,000 adults in the U.S. It occurs most frequently among older men, but can happen to anyone at any age. Fortunately, around 70% of bladder cancers are diagnosed at a very treatable stage and when your treatment plan calls for surgery we will help you determine the options that are best suited to your lifestyle.
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, or enlarged prostate, is a condition extremely common among older men that can cause uncomfortable kidney and urinary tract problems. If your condition does not respond to medication, minimally invasive surgery may be a definitive treatment option.
Kidney cancer diagnoses have been on the rise, but this may be due in part to improvements in CT scan technology that is able to detect cases that may have previously been misdiagnosed or completely overlooked. Especially when detected early, it may be possible to remove the malignant tissue via open or laparoscopic surgery while allowing you to retain both functional kidneys.
Men seeking restoration of sexual function have several options from medication to surgical solutions.
For men in need of a long-term birth control solution, Puyallup Surgical Consultants’ urology specialists offer the latest advancements in vasectomy surgery.
One of the most common types of cancer in men, prostate cancer tends to develop slowly and remains confined to the prostate gland itself. Some types may grow slowly enough to require little to no treatment, but others aggressive types may spread quickly and should be addressed by removing the prostate via robotic-assisted surgery.
Kidney stones are hard deposits that form as urine becomes concentrated, allowing minerals within the urine to crystallize and stick together. Kidney stones symptoms often start with a dull ache in the back and / or belly, becoming progressively more severe.
Kidney stones and can affect any part of your urinary tract, but don’t generally cause any permanent damage if treated in a timely fashion. Treatment for kidney stones varies based on each unique situation. Our urologists specialize in the treatment and management of kidney stones. Puyallup Surgical Consultants doctors offer the most modern techniques including in-office ultrasound imaging to guide kidney stone resolution.
Loss of bladder control, or constant worry about it, can adversely affect your life. Frequency of urination, leakage when sneezing, laughing, or coughing, and the overwhelming urge to urinate (sometimes accompanied by involuntary loss of urine) are all symptoms of urinary incontinence. At Puyallup Surgical Consultants, we offer several minimally invasive solutions, with little to no downtime, that help you manage or eliminate incontinence.