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Five Things to Know About HIFU (High Intensity Focused Ultrasound) Treatment for Prostate Cancer

Life can change dramatically upon hearing you have an elevated PSA level or a diagnosis of prostate cancer. In searching for answers to determine your next step, you may have come across the term HIFU. […]

Check your mail: Alabama Medicare recipients are receiving new cards in June

Did you know Medicare will be issuing new cards? In order to help prevent identify theft, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is issuing new identification cards to all 55,000,000+ Medicare and Medicaid […]

Understanding Pelvic Organ Prolapse

UCA’s Dr. Nicole Massie and Dr. Paula Rookis were invited to write on the topic of pelvic organ prolapse by the Birmingham Medical News. “Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is the descent of one or more […]

Employee Spotlight: Sandra Brown

Meet Sandra Brown, one of our most tenured nurses at Medical Center West. She’s been at UCA for nearly 15 years! Her spirit and enthusiasm makes her popular among patients and staff, and we are […]

MonaLisa Touch Testimonial: What the procedure has meant for me

UCA has been offering the MonaLisa Touch procedure since 2016 and we have so many satisfied patients. One recent patient, Stacey, wanted share a testimonial on what the procedure has done for her: “A couple […]

Dr. Brian Christine Discusses Urological Surgery and Sexual Medicine

In an interview taken at the 2017 meeting of the Sexual Medicine Society of North America, Dr. Brian Christine discusses a wide range of topics, including his experience in urology, his motivation for helping men […]

Testicular Cancer Self Checks Are Important

It’s Testicular Cancer Awareness Month. Everyone knows that women are recommended to perform self-evaluations for breast cancer, but most men are not aware that they should be checking themselves for signs of testicular cancer. We’re […]

Employee Spotlight — Susan Shelley

Check out our employee spotlight on Susan Shelley, our Surgery Scheduling Supervisor. We pride ourselves on developing relationships with our patients to deliver better, personalized care, so we want to give more insight into the […]

A Week in Lisbon – International and European Sexual Medicine Societies

Dr. Christine and I were recently invited to present/lecture at the International and European Sexual Medicine Societies in Lisbon, Portugal.This is a very prestigious meeting where sexual medicine physicians from around the world gather for […]

Dr. Brian Christine, Dr. Casey McCraw, erectile dysfunction, health

Genital Aesthetics

Why do men and women care about how their bodies look? Is it vanity… insecurity… a need to feel accepted… a need to feel “as good as” or “better than”…?I don’t claim to know or […]

Dr. Brian Christine, genital aesthetics, men's health, sexual, sexual health

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