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Kidney Stones – Cause, Symptoms, and Treatment

Kidney stones. Even saying it sends chills down the spine of someone who has experienced them. But what exactly are they? Well, it’s simple really; kidney stones are formed when urine has high levels of […]

Employee Spotlight: Margaret Nelson

Meet Margaret Nelson. Margaret is the Office Supervisor at our St. Vincent’s location, and she assists in running our Prostate Cancer Support Group. She is an integral part of the UCA family and a familiar […]

Employee Spotlight: Jessica Durrah

Patients battling prostate cancer are often faced with difficult decisions and complex management issues. Understanding treatment options, living with side effects, and handling the emotional aspects of chronic illness can get frustrating and confusing for […]

Routine Maintenance Helps Keep Your Engine Running

As men, we love to do our things. Whether it’s calling the shots in our career, tackling the next DIY project around the house or even coaching a bunch of seven year olds up and […]

Prostate Cancer Treatment Side Effects Aren’t Side Issues When They Happen to You

According to the American Cancer Society, in 2019 an estimated 174,650 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer. For those men, treatment options range from surgery to remove the entire prostate, radiation to target the […]

prostate cancer, Radiation Therapy, SpaceOAR

Many Men Undergo Assisted Reproductive Techniques without a Full Workup

A new study presented at the annual American Urologic Association meeting by Dr. Jarvi and co-authors out of Toronto found that many couples with male factor infertility are being treated with intrauterine insemination (IUI) or […]

Employee Spotlight: Erynn Lord

Meet Erynn Lord. Erynn is one of our Registered Nurses in our Erectile Dysfunction Clinic. Many of our patients have grown to love Erynn, because she makes them feel at ease and works to help […]

Penile Injection Therapy

Recently there has been news coverage concerning the use of penile injection therapy to treat erectile dysfunction (ED). Penile injection therapy has long been used to help men with ED achieve good erections and is […]

2018: A Year in Review

  It is hard for me to believe a year has already passed since I took over as CEO of Urology Centers of Alabama. For over 60 years, UCA has provided state-of-the-art, patient-centered urologic care […]

cancer treatment, men's health, Urology Centers of Alabama, women, women's health

Alternate Routes to UCA – St. Vincent’s Birmingham, Due to 59/20 Closure

Beginning January 21, 2019, a section of Interstate 59/20 will be closed for approximately 14 months due to bridge construction. Some patients may need to take an alternate route to reach Urology Centers of Alabama […]

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