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Urologic Health Tips & Resolutions for 2018

We all know that the most popular New Year’s resolutions are to eat healthier and lose some weight, but have you ever considered what changes you should make for your urological health? Taking the right […]

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A Letter From Our New CEO

Urology Centers of Alabama has been committed to providing our patients with the highest quality medical services and care for more than six decades. The legacy left behind by David Sorrells will continue to live […]

Urology Centers of Alabama Patient Testimonial: Prostate Cancer Treatment

THANKS TO MY HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS: In January 2017 as part of my annual physical the PSA test showed an elevated level. A follow-up test confirmed that number. Thanks to Dr. Colvard (Brookwood Primary Care) […]

cancer, cancer treatment, Dr. Brian Larson, prostate cancer, prostate cancer treatment

Pain with intercourse? Vaginal discomfort? Not for me!

As we women age, we do not always know what is coming next. We think we do, but we may not. We all know the stereotypical changes that happen with menopause, and of course, chronic […]

Dr. Rupa Kitchens, MonaLisa Touch, sexual, sexual health, vaginal atrophy, women, women's health

Urology is No Longer a “Men Only” Club

I once gave a talk entitled “The Only Girl in the Room.” When I was training to become a urologist, I was often the only girl in the room. People asked “Why did you pick […]

Dr. Paula Rookis, incontinence, vaginal atrophy, women, women's health

Bladder Cancer: One of the Most Common Aliments Urologists Treat

Bladder cancer is one of the most common ailments urologists treat. It begins when cells within the bladder begin to grow disproportionate to the rate of normal cells and a tumor, or multiple tumors, forms. […]

bladder cancer, cancer, Dr. Eric Brewer

My Fellowship in Male Prosthetic Urology

Upon completion of my urology residency, I made the decision to pursue a fellowship in prosthetic urology, men’s sexual health and incontinence with Dr. Brian Christine at the Urology Centers of Alabama, located in Birmingham, […]

Dr. Lutz Discusses Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Dr. Austin Lutz was recently on FOX6 discussing Prostate Cancer Awareness:

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Knowing the Signs of Bladder Cancer

Bladder cancer is another type of cancer that we treat, and is currently the 5th most common type of cancer diagnosed each year. Bladder cancer risk also increases with age, with most patients over the […]

Prostate Cancer and Modern Medicine

Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer diagnosed in American men and the second leading cause of cancer death. While a majority of men will be diagnosed after the age of 65, younger men […]

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