The physicians at Morton Plant Hospital in Clearwater, Florida, offer state-of-the-art technology when it come to our comprehensive range of innovative urological diagnostic services and treatments for both simple and complex conditions makes it easy to get superior care close to home.
Urology is a subspecialty of medicine that focuses on the male and female urinary tracts, as well as the male reproductive organs. Our expert team of urologists treats urinary conditions medically and surgically. These physicians and their teams treat hematuria (blood in the urine), stone removal from the bladder, ureter or kidney, enlarged prostates medically and surgically, incontinence, overactive bladder, testicular, scrotal and penile issues, cancer in the bladder, prostate gland, ureters and kidneys, kidney infections, bladder infections urinary tract infections (UTIs) and erectile dysfunction.
Robotic Surgery for Urological Conditions
Utilizing the innovative da Vinci Surgical System®, our expert surgeons are able to perform several urological surgeries robotically. Robotic-assisted surgery allows the surgeon an unprecedented level of precision and accuracy when it comes to your minimally invasive procedure. Benefits of robotic surgery include minimal blood loss, fewer complications, less pain and a shorter recovery.
The following robotically-assisted urological procedures are offered by the surgeons at Morton Plant Hospital:
- Robotic prostatectomy - removal of the prostate gland for the treatment for the treatment of prostate cancer
- Partial nephrectomy – removal of a diseased portion of a kidney, leaving the healthy tissue in place
- Urinary obstruction pyeloplasty – removal of a urinary tract blockage by reattaching the kidney to the ureter once diseased tissue has been removed
Morton Plant Hospital also has two state-of-the-art surgical suites dedicated to cystological urology.
Female patients seeking more conservative treatments for incontinence and other pelvic floor issues can learn about non-invasive therapies and education through BayCare’s Pelvic Health and Wellness program. Ask your physician about a referral to one of our specialists or one of our rehabilitation centers, including the Morton Plant Hospital location.
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For more information about urological services offered at Morton Plant Hospital in Clearwater, Florida or to receive a physician referral, please call (727) 462-7500 or find a urologist.
You can also take our pelvic health quiz.