A consultation with one of our experienced urologists can be an important first step in diagnosing and treating problems with the urinary tract or reproductive system.
What does a male urology consultation involve?
A consultation with one of our urologists is a chance for patients to ask questions and raise concerns about their health needs. It’s also an opportunity for the urologist to talk to you in detail about your medical history and other relevant factors.
What does a urologist specialize in?
Urologists are surgeons who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the kidneys, urethra, and bladder in men and women.
What does the urologist want to discuss?
During the consultation, the urologist may want to discuss the following:
- Any symptoms or health issues you are experiencing or have experienced.
- Any medications you take or have taken.
- Your lifestyle, such as whether or not you smoke and how active you are, as well as information relevant to your problem, including sports and fitness activities and what your work involves.
Why consult with a urologist?
Consulting with a urologist lets you better understand your health issues, as well as what treatment might be required. From the urologist’s perspective, they can better understand your needs to make a diagnosis and recommend next steps. Specific reasons for men to consult with a urologist include:
- Bladder, kidneys, prostate, and testicles cancer
- Erectile dysfunction
- Kidney stones
- Kidney masses
- Enlarged prostate
Male urology consultation outcomes
The urologist can recommend next steps, which may include a particular course of treatment.
Preparing for a male urology consultation
Before the consultation, we recommend that you gather together the information the urologist might need, think about what you want to get out of the consultation, and prepare any questions.
The urologist will want to collect basic personal information, including name, age, and health care number, as well as the name of your family doctor if you have one, or any other health professionals you are working with.
Questions to ask the urologist
These could include:
- Specific questions relating to the nature of your condition or needs
- Expectations around short-term and long-term outcomes
Get a male urology consultation with Centric Health
Many men from across Canada and all over the world choose Centric Health Surgical Centres for male urology consultations. Our urologists have years of experience and excellence in surgery and specialist consultation. They are committed to helping you to understand your options and advising you on the best course of treatment. Combined with our patient-centred philosophy, we aim to provide all our patients with a compassionate, caring, and rewarding experience.
Next steps: Book your male urology consultation today
If you are ready to discuss your needs with our urologists, contact us to learn more and request a urology consultation today.