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Syracuse VA Medical Center

 

Urology

The Urology Department at Syracuse VA Medical Center cares for patients with a variety of urologic diseases and conditions. We provide medical and surgical care in urology, including advanced laparoscopy. Along with the medical oncology service, the urology department also provides a comprehensive care for urologic cancers.

Our services include:

  • Treating difficult urination and urinary obstruction
  • Urinary incontinence workup and management
  • Overactive bladder medical treatment and bladder injection of Botox to induce relaxation
  • Workup for blood in the urine and treatment of the cause
  • Relief of urinary tract stones including medical and surgical management
  • Surgical correction of anatomic defects in the urinary tract
  • Circumcision
  • Vasectomy
  • Vasectomy reversal
  • Workup for male infertility and varicocelectomy
  • Workup and management of urinary tract infections and urinary tract inflammatory
  • Surgical correction of testicular torsion
  • Correction of congenital defects of kidney obstruction
  • Kidney repair or removal for trauma and bleeding.
  • Management of erectile dysfunction
  • Medical management, injection treatment and surgical shunting for priapism
  • Medical and injection management of Peyronie's disease
  • Correction of urinary channel fistulas and repair of hypospadias
  • Hydrocele aspiration and surgery.
  • Ureteral re-implant in the bladder and ureteral substitution by bowel for cancer or injury
  • Adrenal surgery for cancer and benign masses, open and laparoscopic
  • Bladder cancer including endoscopic surgical treatment as well as bladder removal (partial or radical cystectomy) and urinary diversion for certain stages
  • Diagnosis and counseling regarding prostate cancer.
  • Surgical treatment of prostate cancer using the da Vinci robotic surgery system and traditional methods
  • Diagnosis and treatment of ureteral cancers using endoscopic and open surgical procedures
  • Kidney cancer surgery including partial or complete removal of kidney
  • Penile cancer surgery
  • Testicular cancer surgery
  • Insertion of testicular prosthesis


Chemotherapy and radiation for urologic cancers are provided through the medical oncology service, in close coordination

Contact Info

Location

  • 2nd Floor - Specialty Clinics
    Syracuse VA Medical Center

Contact Number(s)

  • 315-425-4400 Ext. 52179
  • 315-425-4400 Ext. 52180

Hours of Operation

  • M-F 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.