The Urology program at Northwestern prides itself on its service to patients. The urologists at Northwestern offer comprehensive urologic care for sensitive conditions, working with patients to find the best individualized treatment for their urologic conditions.
Northwestern’s Urology program ranks among the nation’s oldest, most experienced, and most respected, providing comprehensive inpatient and outpatient care, including state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment capabilities for men, women and adolescents.
The Department of Urology has a longstanding tradition of providing state-of-the-art, multidisciplinary approaches to the evaluation and management of the urologic cancers with recognized experts specializing in each branch of cancer care.
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Men have been found to be more likely than women to avoid routine preventive medical visits, are even less likely to have a primary care physician, and tend to ignore health symptoms as they occur.
To help men take charge of their particular and unique health needs, Northwestern Medicine offers the Urology Men’s Health Program, which provides comprehensive assessment and treatment for a range of conditions, including erectile dysfunction, voiding dysfunction, prostate health, low testosterone and infertility.
Interested in learning about men's health issues? Join Northwestern Medicine physicians during Prostate Cancer Awareness Month as they discuss health issues that affect men.
This free community seminar will cover a variety of topics that include:
Men's Health Issues in 2014:
What Patients Need to Know
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Registration and Refreshments: 5:15 p.m.
Presentations: 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Third Floor, Feinberg Pavilion
Conference Center, Room A
251 E. Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60611
To register, please contact Sarah Baggs at email@example.com or 312-926-7975. Spouses and partners are also welcome to attend.
See video below from the April 2014 Men's Health Seminar that focused on erectile dysfunction and low testosterone:
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Chris Gonzalez MD MBA FACS
Professor of Urology
Director of Genitourinary Reconstruction
Feinberg School of Medcine
Study Shows Robotic-Assisted Prostate Surgery Reduces Hospital Readmission and Complication Rates Compared to Open Surgery
The Importance of Early Detection: Kidney Cancer
Even though Christine was feeling better, she wanted answers. That’s when she found Dr. Daniel Dalton, a professor of clinical urology at Northwestern University Medical School. Dr. Dalton spotted a small mass on her lower kidney and urged Christine to have it removed. More...
Dr. John Hairston Seen on "Someone You Should Know" Segment on CBS
Faced with a severe bladder condition preventing him from realizing his dream as a pilot, Chicagoland native Andrew Banieki, turned to Dr. John Hairston in the Northwestern Department of Urology for a solution. Dr. Hairston had pioneered a robotic procedure to eliminate the medication used to treat the condition which would allow Banieki to take his place in the cockpit. More...
Message from the Chair
Anthony J. Schaeffer, MD
Chair, Department of Urology
Herman L. Kretschmer Professor of Urology
Meet Our Team
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