Urology Center

Samaritan's Urology Center offers comprehensive care for urological benign and malignant diseases, including the diagnosis and treatment of genito-urinary cancer such as: prostate cancer, bladder cancer, kidney cancer, testis cancer, penile cancer, and adrenal tumors. With training and specialized experience, our physicians are able to draw on a wide range of high-tech minimally invasive techniques to treat also benign prostate problems, erectile dysfunction (impotence), infertility, incontinence as well as other genital and urinary tract illnesses.

To ensure the highest quality care and patient comfort possible, we work in close communication with your primary care physician and other specialists to design a comprehensive, personalized treatment plan that's right for you. Patient care is our number one priority. We appreciate the opportunity to participate in your health care.

Our Location

Washington Summit – Building II, Suite A
22567 Summit Drive 
Watertown, NY 13601
p. 315-782-7230
f. 315-782-3209

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Our Hours

Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Our Doctors

Chief of Urology and Urologic Oncology - Director of Robotics and Minimally Invasive Surgery
Dr. Alejandro R. Rodriguez

Rachel Recore, NP
Jill Hess, PA

 

Samaritan's Urology Center can treat these urological conditions:

Cancers of the Genito-Urinary Tract (prostate, kidney, bladder, testis, penis, adrenal)
Benign Prostate enlargement and related problems
Kidney and other urinary stones
Erectile dysfunction (impotence)
Peyronie's Disease (penile curvature)
Female sexual dysfunction
Male Infertility and sterilization
Voiding disorder (frequency, urgency, poor flow, urinary retention, etc)
Urinary leakage (incontinence) and bladder control issues (male and female)
Hematuria
Prostatitis
Varicocele
Hydrocele
PSA assessment
Childhood urologic problems (including bed wetting, circumcision, undescended testicles)

Procedures that can be done in our office:

Vasectomy
Cystoscopy
Urodynamics
Uroflowmetry
Bladder scan
Dilation of the Urethra
Prostate Ultrasound and Biopsy
Penile Doppler Ultrasound 
Intracavernosal Penile Injection Therapy
Implantation of testosterone pellets (Testopel)
Removal of genital growths (laser)
Intravesical immunotherapy or chemotherapy (for Bladder Cancer)
Injection or implantation of LHRH analogs (for Prostate Cancer)

Surgical procedures our physicians can provide:

Da Vinci Robotic Assisted Surgery for benign and malignant diseases:

Robotic Cancer surgery:

  • Radical Prostatectomy for Prostate Cancer
  • Radical Cystectomy with urinary diversion, for bladder cancer
  • Radical Nephrectomy, for kidney cancer
  • Partial Nephrectomy, for kidney cancer
  • Radical Nephroureterectomy, for upper urinary tract cancer
  • Retroperitoneal Lymph node dissection, for testis cancer
  • Groin Lymph node dissection, for penile cancer


Robotic Reconstructive Surgery:

  • Pyeloplasty for Ureteral Pelvic Junction Obstruction
  • Ureteral strictures
  • Sacrocolpopexy
  • Bladder reconstructive surgery (augmentation, diverticulectomy, other)


Laparoendoscopic single site surgery ("LESS") in urology
Open and Laparoscopic Kidney Surgery (reconstructive, partial or total removal)
Open Radical Prostatectomy for Prostate Cancer
Open Cystectomy (removal of bladder) with Urinary Diversion
Transurethral Resection of Bladder Tumors

Transurethral Surgery for Prostate Enlargement:

  • Conventional TURP and Bipolar TURP
  • Microwave therapy
  • Greenlight laser XPS Moxy Fiber
  • Holmium laser enucleation
  • Bipolar button plasmakinetics


Open Prostate Surgery for benign Enlargement/Blockage
Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy (for stone disease)
Ureteroscopy or uretero-pyeloscopy, with or without holmium laser therapy (ureteral endoscopy for stones, tumors, and other abnormalities of the upper urinary tract)
Placement of Ureteral Stents, conventional and metallic stents (to unblock urinary passages)
Penile Procedures (curvature problems, penile prostheses, correction of urethral opening)
Female Genital Prolapse Surgery
Male Anti-Incontinence Surgery (Artificial Urinary Sphincter, Male Sling, other)
Female Anti-Incontinence Surgery (suburethral sling, injection of periurethral bulking agents, other)
Vasectomy and Reversal (vaso-vasostomy)
Groin and Scrotal Surgery (including tumors & cysts in testes/scrotum)

For Patients:

For new and existing patients, we are pleased to provide you the best care possible and in a prompt manner – and also help answer any questions you may have from insurance, to directions, and more.

Please take into consideration the following guidelines each time to you visit our Urology Center:

  • Please present your driver's license or other photo ID with a current address. If the photo ID does not have a current address, please bring a current utility bill or other correspondence that includes this information.
  • Please present your current health insurance cards
  • A referral from your primary care physician
  • Co-pays are due at the time of service
  • Any imaging (radiology) studies related to the reason for your visit
  • A list of written medications 
  • A list of questions or concerns you have


Completion of these medical records forms – these forms must be updated annually, and we courage patients to fill these out before their visit to the Urology Center:

Surgical Health Screening Form
Registration
Notice of Privacy Practices
Samaritan Family Health Network Patient Consent Attestation Form
Latex and Allergy Questionnaire

MySamaritanHealth.com

We are proud to inform you that Samaritan Family Health Centers and the Urology Center now offers the opportunity to use the power of the web to track the most important aspects of your healthcare. MySamaritanHealth is an online portal that enables you to communicate with our doctors, nurses, and staff members easily, safely, and securely via the Internet.

Through the MySamaritanHealth portal, you are able to:

• Ask questions of doctors, nurses, and staff members
• Request prescription refills
• Request an appointment
• View your personal health record

....all from the comfort of your home, whenever it is convenient for you!  We hope our Urology patients take advantage of this online portal. 

 

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