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:
- How prevalent is erectile dysfunction and who does it affect?
- How does low intensity shockwave therapy work?
- How does it differ from typical ED treatments?
- What kind of success have men seen with LISWT (low intensity shockwave therapy)?
- 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.