From enlarged prostate to infertility and erectile dysfunction, Wake Forest Baptist urologists are specialists in the complete range of men's urologic health issues. Learn more about some common conditions below.
Enlarged prostate: We offer all of the latest treatments for enlarged prostate, including minimally invasive in-office treatments. We were one of a centers in the country selected to test a new high-energy source to simulate the effects of surgery. LEARN MORE
Erectile Dysfunction: Erectile dysfunction is an extremely common problem among men, affecting more than half of those between the ages of 40 and 70. It can often be related to medical conditions such as diabetes and heart disease, but can also result from treatment of conditions such as prostate cancer. Our physicians specialize in restoring sexual function for our patients. Regardless of a man's age or his response to previous treatments, we are committed to optimizing sexual health by offering the most advanced options -- from medications to surgery -- and tailoring care to each individual patient. We recognize the value of maintaining intimacy in terms of both self-esteem and quality of life. LEARN MORE
Male Incontinence: Male incontinence is an increasing problem because of the number of men undergoing surgery for prostate cancer or enlarged prostate. We offer an artificial sphincter as well a new "sling" device. Many patients who have the procedures wish they'd sought treatment years eallier. LEARN MORE
Male Infertility: When couples have trouble conceiving, about one third of the time the difficulty is related to male factors, which include sperm disorders, obstruction of the sperm passage, dilated scrotal veins, and retrograde ejaculation, which is when semen travels backwards into the bladder instead of out the penis. In many cases, medical management, surgical approaches and assisted reproductive techniques are able to overcome fertility problems. LEARN MORE
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Low Testosterone: Male menopause isn't just a myth, though the actual term for a decline in male hormones is "andropause." Symptoms can include loss of energy, bone loss and a decline in libido. We specialize in evaluations and in helping men understand treatment options. LEARN MORE
Learn more about male sexual health from urologist Ryan Terlecki, MD.