Urology is a surgical specialty that involves diseases of the urinary and reproductive tract in men and women. Kidney stones, urinary tract infections, renal disease, urinary incontinence and cancers of the bladder, kidney or prostate are included within the spectrum of urological care.
Board-certified urology specialists at Maimonides Midwood Community Hospital are on the cutting edge of this growing field of medicine. Our urologists manage patients with both benign and malignant urologic conditions, and achieve excellent results using state-of-the-art equipment and techniques.
External Shock-Wave Lithotripsy is available, when indicated, for the management of stones in the kidneys or urinary tract
Lithotripsy is a painless, non-invasive technique for dissolving stones, which often eliminates the need for hospital admission and surgery.
The NYCH lithotripsy service is located in a comfortable, patient-friendly facility, which is available for use by all the members of the division of urology
Routine procedures involving disorders of the prostate and bladder are performed with an extremely high rate of successful outcomes.
For more information on urology services at Maimonides Midwood Community Hospital, call our Patient Information line at 1-888-692-4463 or our main number at 718-692-5300.
Ralph Medab, MD
Chief of Urology, Director of Surgery