Blog Archive

Myths and Facts About Male Infertility Jun 25th, 2020

Infertility isn’t all that uncommon in the United States — about 10% to 15% of couples have trouble conceiving. And the problem is generally divided equally among men and women — about one-third of men are the source of infertility, one-third of women, and the final third because of both...

What is a Varicocelectomy? May 6th, 2020

Infertility is an incredibly difficult and frustrating problem for scores of people in the United States — for example, 15% of couples who have unprotected sex for a year are unable to conceive. What makes the problem so complex is that the issue may lie in the man, in the...

How We Treat Kidney Stones Apr 15th, 2020

The pain and discomfort that often accompany kidney stones can be considerable, making finding relief a top priority. Thankfully, there are several different options when it comes to treating problematic kidney stones. At Arizona Urology, our experienced team of urology experts routinely helps our patients find solutions for painful kidney...

Behind the Little Blue Pill: Debunking Myths About Viagra Mar 1st, 2020

The numbers surrounding erectile dysfunction (ED) are surprisingly large and not only confined to older demographics, though age plays a highly influential role. To start, the prevalence of ED among men in the United States is 52%. Breaking the numbers down, about 40% of men at the age of 40...

Erectile Dysfunction Could be Symptomatic of Another Underlying Health Condition Feb 11th, 2020

There’s a lot that goes into your ability to get and maintain an erection, not the least of which is your physical health. Erectile dysfunction (ED) affects more than half the male population in the United States (52%) and its prevalence tends to increase in lockstep with age (40% of...

When Should a Man See a Urologist? Jan 14th, 2020

It’s tempting to ignore problems “down there” instead of going to the doctor. But this approach can actually be harder on you in the long run. Not only is early detection crucial when it comes to treating health issues, but many urinary and reproductive symptoms are highly treatable. At Arizona...

5 Lifestyle Tips for Preventing Kidney Stones Dec 2nd, 2019

Every year, more than 500,000 people rush to the emergency room for kidney stone pain or related problems. Kidney stones are more prevalent in men and those with a family history, but even if those risk factors don’t apply to you, you still have a 10% chance of developing a...

Robotics In Urology Nov 4th, 2019

Robotics has changed the way I do surgery over the past 15 years. Many of the procedures we did with open incisions have now been transformed into minimally invasive procedures with small incisions and less recovery time. We have performed over 1000 robotic procedures in our practice and patients are...

What is the Success Rate for a Vasectomy Reversal? Nov 1st, 2019

You may be confronting a major life decision involving children. In the past, you thought you didn’t want children or any more children, and you had a vasectomy. Now you’ve changed your mind. Perhaps you’ve found a new love and remarried, and you both want to have children. You’re wondering...

The Most Common Causes of Male Infertility and What You Can Do About Them Oct 1st, 2019

If you and your partner are having trouble getting pregnant, it’s time for an appointment with a specialist. Your board-certified physician at Arizona Urology, with offices in Gilbert, Glendale, Goodyear, and Phoenix, has special training in male reproductive organs and provides compassionate infertility care.  Infertility in the male partner is...

When Should Prostate Cancer Be Treated? Sep 17th, 2019

The statistics surrounding prostate cancer are certainly eye-opening. One in 9 men in the United States will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime and there are nearly 175,000 new diagnoses each year. While these numbers may sound frightening, the fact is that nearly two-thirds of men over the...

A FOND FAREWELL, AND A WARM WELCOME! Sep 14th, 2017

The team at Arizona Urology must sadly say goodbye to Dr. Kirsten Janosek-Albright. She has been a valuable member of our team, and her professional insight and personal contributions will be sorely missed. We are honored to have helped her introduce her practice to Arizona, and we are proud of...

ARIZONA UROLOGY IS LOOKING FOR OUR NEXT TEAM MEMBER! Jan 20th, 2017

Attention certified Medical Assistants! The Arizona Urology team needs your help. We are looking to add a new member to our Mesa team. This is a busy practice with constant growth, and we are seeking a qualified health professional who would like to share their experience and dedication to patient...

NEWS FOR OUR PARADISE VALLEY OFFICE! Sep 21st, 2016

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Kirsten Janosek-Albright is now seeing patients in our newest office, centrally located in Paradise Valley. Dr. Janosek-Albright joined our practice in August of 2015, and has established herself as an integral figure in the group. She is trained in all aspects of Urology,...

ARIZONA UROLOGY ANNOUNCES THE OPENING OF OUR NEWEST LOCATION! Jan 20th, 2016

At Arizona Urology, we take pride in our ongoing efforts to grow and to better serve Valley residents. We have the great pleasure of announcing our latest office in the Paradise Valley area of Phoenix at 3815 E Bell Rd, Suite 4500. This location is the fifth in our practice, joining...