The urologists in this division are national leaders in the field of urology. Thirteen board-certified or board-eligible urologists offer a wide range of leading-edge treatment options -- both surgical and nonsurgical -- for medical conditions of the urogenital tract, including the prostate and testicles in males and the kidneys and bladder in both males and females. There are three convenient office locations.
FOR APPOINTMENTS, CALL (314) 362-8200
(Center for Advanced Medicine) or
(314) 996-8060 (Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital)
Either office can schedule the first available appointment at the location most convenient for you.
The Division of Urologic Surgery is well-known for its comprehensive program focused on the prevention, early detection and treatment of early- and advanced-stage prostate cancers. This program includes genetic counseling and screening of family members with a history of prostate cancer.
They also are leaders in utilizing minimally invasive surgical techniques, which greatly reduce the need for large incisions and blood loss during surgery; These procedures include the use of laparoscopy, percutaneous renal (kidney) surgery,cystoscopic and ureteroscopic surgeryand lithotripsy - for treating a wide range of tumors and other conditions.
These minimally invasive procedures also reduce patient hospital stays, at-home recovery times and missed work days.
Among the medical conditions treated by this practice and treatment options it offers are the following:
Division surgeons are leaders in offering function-preserving surgical techniques that preserve erection among men with prostate cancer, ejaculation among men with testes cancer, and bladder function among all patients with bladder cancer.
These leading-edge treatments have contributed to the division’s consistent ranking by U.S. News & World Report among the top ten urologic surgery centers in the United States. The world's first removal of a patient's kidney through laparoscopic surgery was performed at Washington University School of Medicine in 1990. What Patients Should Expect
We treat many patients from outside the region and outside United States. For North American referrals, physicians may call the Barnes-Jewish Hospital Doctors Access Line at (800) 252-DOCS (3627).
Patients in the continental United States may refer to Family and Guest Services for assistance with lodging.