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Men’s Health Month Spotlight: UTMB Urology

Jun 1, 2022, 12:13 PM by UTMB Surgery

UTMB Health delivers comprehensive and personalized attention to men with a range of urologic concerns. With urologists that specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect men, the expert care team at UTMB Health is dedicated to improving quality of life. 

UTMB Health has set the standard for excellence in urologic care, providing advanced care and performing thousands of life-changing procedures and surgeries each year, while developing groundbreaking scientific research. Our urologists deliver comprehensive and personalized attention to people with a range of genitourinary problems: from benign conditions to cancer and other underlying urinary disorders including incontinence and stone disease. At UTMB we offer a complete array of specialized services including female urology, pediatric urology, and urologic oncology. 

We work in partnership with UTMB Health specialists, referring physicians, patients, and their caregivers to diagnose and treat the most challenging urologic conditions. In addition to their advanced training and research in all specialty areas, our urologic surgeons are highly skilled in new technologies with patient-centered and individualized therapies such as robotic-assisted surgery and minimally invasive approaches that reduce side effects and maximize outcomes. 

Men's urologic procedures offered at UTMB 

Urinary incontinence

  • Male sling procedure 

  • Artificial Urinary Sphincter (AUS) implantation, including transcorporeal approach 

Overactive bladder

  • Sacral neuromodulation (chargeable and non-rechargeable) 

  • Botox injections 

  • Percutaneous Tibial Nerve Stimulation (PTNS)  

Neurogenic bladder 

  • Different diversions (continent & non-continent) 

Chronic pelvic pain 

  • Different approaches including trigger point injections 

Urethral stricture diseases

  • Complex surgical reconstruction (urethroplasty) 

Benign prostate hyperplasia (enlarged prostate) 

  • Greenlight Laser Therapy (minimally-invasive removal of excess prostate tissue) 

  • Thulium laser prostatectomy 

  • Robotic simple prostatectomy 

  • Bipolar transurethral resection of the prostate 

  • UroLift 

Prostate cancer

  • Robotic prostatectomy 

  • Cryotherapy 

  • Focal therapy 

Kidney & ureter disease

  • Robotic pyeloplasty & partial nephrectomy 

  • Laparoscopic nephrectomy & nephroureterectomy 

  • Nephrolithotomy (kidney stone removal) 

Peyronie’s disease (painful erections due to stricturing/scarring) 

  • Plication 

  • Graft Repair 

  • Penile prosthesis implantation 

  • Xiaflex 


  • Incision and “no-cut" procedures 

Male infertility 

  • testicular sperm extractions 

  • varicocele repair 

  • vasectomy reversal 

Erectile dysfunction