Innovative new treatment option for erectile dysfunction

November 30, 2018
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Dr. Arash Akhavein, a urologist at Comprehensive Urology, located at the medical towers of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles that has advanced programs for the treatment of many urological conditions including prostate cancer, urinary incontinence, and erectile dysfunction joins eHealth Radio and the Health News and Urology Channels.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. Arash Akhavein discuss the following:

  1. How prevalent is erectile dysfunction and who does it affect?
  2. How does low intensity shockwave therapy work?
  3. How does it differ from typical ED treatments?
  4. What kind of success have men seen with LISWT (low intensity shockwave therapy)?
  5. What should someone do if they think they have erectile dysfunction (ED)?

Dr. Arash Akhavein received his medical degree in Tehran, Iran graduating at the top of his class. He moved to Boston, MA in 2008 for post-doctoral research fellowship in Molecular Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, followed by clinical urology research at Massachusetts General Hospital, (both major teaching hospitals for Harvard Medical School) for about 2 years. Subsequently, he completed his urology residency training at University of Florida from 2010 to 2015. During residency, he continued his research activities in many urologic topics and presented his work at the American Urological Association (AUA) meetings. Dr. Akhavein received a best abstract award at the 2013 annual meeting in San Diego, CA, for his research, and his work was published on the front cover of the “AUA News” magazine.

After completion of his urology residency, Dr. Akhavein completed one year of clinical fellowship training and sub-specialized in advanced endourology and stone disease at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio (number one urologic institute in the country according to US News and world report. This allowed him to fine tune his minimally invasive endoscopic skills. Since completion of his training he has joined been practicing as an attending urologist at Cedars Sinai in Los Angeles, CA with his partners at Comprehensive Urology.

 

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Website: comprehensive-urology.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/ComprehensiveUrology
Twitter: @urologyla

The UTI Tracker app, a urologist’s guide to UTI prevention and management

September 30, 2017
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Dr. Dana Rice, a board-certified urologist from northern Virginia and the creator of the UTI Tracker app joins eHealth Radio and the Urology and Technology Channels. This app was developed to help patients and physicians optimize medical management of voiding dysfunction and urinary tract infections. 

Listen to host Eric Dye & guest Dr. Dana Rice discuss the following:

  • Who is affected by UTIs and voiding dysfunction?
  • Why is it important to keep detailed logs of your urinary health and treatment plans?
  • Why is reducing antibiotic use so crucial?
  • How can simple behavioral changes prevent urinary tract infection?
  • How can the UTI Tracker app help patients and physicians?

 

Dr. Dana C. Rice, MD is a board-certified urologist in the Washington, D.C. area.  She completed her medical studies and her postgraduate residency at George Washington University. She has co-authored a chapter on urinary tract infections and developed her UTI Tracker app to help educate patients and physicians.  She currently maintains a very busy surgical practice as well as being a wife and mother of two young children.

 

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Website: www.UTITracker.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: www.facebook.com/utitracker
Twitter: www.twitter.com/utitracker