What Is a Urologist

A urologist is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis, medical treatment, and surgical procedures relating to the kidneys, bladder, adrenal glands, and genitourinary system. Among the specialized areas with which urologists deal are infertility, prostate, incontinence, impotence, kidney stones, cancer treatment, vasectomies, vasectomy reversals, trauma to the urinary system, and pediatric care. As with other medical specialties, urology requires study and training beyond the standard medical school and internship years. Indeed, because of so many remarkable advances in recent years in diagnosis, treatment, and surgical procedures, it is vital that today’s urologist be committed to a process of continuing education.

What Is a Board-Certified Urologist?

Once a person has graduated from medical school, he or she is an MD, qualified to practice medicine. Only by completing many years of surgical training followed by strenuous written and oral examinations is a doctor considered a board-certified urologist. Drs. Annaloro, Morris, Posner, Vick, Wills & Hollier have been so qualified and have been accepted as members of the American Board of Urology.