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For over 60 years, Urology Centers of Alabama has been committed to providing the highest quality medical services in a compassionate and caring environment. The practice has earned a well deserved reputation for excellence in the Birmingham medical community. The Urology Centers’ physicians are leading the way in cutting-edge medical procedures such as minimally invasive robotic surgery, endoscopic and laser surgery and radioactive seed implantation for prostate cancer. The practice also plays an integral role in the field of urology through research studies conducted at the facility. Urology Centers of Alabama is committed to investigating the effectiveness of all treatment options, including new drugs and procedures that hold great promise.

Browse the current list of treatments at Urology Centers of Alabama. If you have further questions or need a one-on-one consultation, don’t hesitate to contact us and set up an appointment.

  • Botox Treatment (Incontinence)

    Botox is indicated for the treatment of overactive bladder (OAB) with symptoms of urge urinary incontinence, urgency and frequency, in adults who have an inadequate response to or are intolerant of an anticholinergic medication...

  • Brachytherapy

    Brachytherapy is often offered as an excellent option for the treatment of prostate cancer. At Urology Centers of Alabama, we utilize permanent seed implantation (brachytherapy), either alone or in combination with external radiation and/or hormonal blockade....

  • Cryotherapy

    Urology Centers of Alabama’s Dr. Lee Hammontree has many years of experience with cryosurgery (using extreme freezing to destroy cancer) for both kidney cancer and prostate cancer. He has performed more cryosurgery procedures for kidney cancer than any other...

  • da Vinci Sacrocolpopexy

    Sacrocolpopexy is a procedure performed using the da Vinci Robotic System to correct vaginal vault prolapse. The robotic procedure allows the physician to correct the prolapse and thus provide the patient with a durable repair. Unlike the open repair, the da...

  • High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) NEW

    High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) is a newly FDA cleared, minimally invasive treatment designed to provide men with a surgery-free option for prostate cancer. The treatment uses high-intensity sound waves to heat and destroy cancer cells. This allows the cancer to be targeted rather than removing the prostate entirely.

  • Incontinence Treatments

    Slings This is a minimally invasive procedure that uses a small, thin mesh or “tape” to create a “hammock” effect under the urethra. This can be approached via the pubic symphysis or the obturator area. It is important to note that after careful data...

  • Interstim Therapy

    InterStim Therapy (also called “sacral nerve stimulation”) is used to treat people with two seemingly opposite problems. The first is non-obstructive urinary retention (poor emptying in the absence of blockage of the urinary tract as may occur with...

  • Mesh Related Solutions

    When mesh failure occurs, it causes great distress for so many women. We approach this problem with compassion and understanding. After mesh failure is confirmed, the least invasive treatment is usually attempted first. The treatment options can vary greatly depending on the location and severity of the damage.

  • MonaLisa Touch NEW

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  • No-Scalpel Vasectomy

    A vasectomy is a safe surgical procedure that is used for permanent male fertility control. It is a simple procedure that severs and seals the vasa deferentia tube, which carries sperm from testicle to the seminal stream. Since the procedure cuts off the delivery of sperm, it does not change hormonal function, so it won’t affect your sex drive.

  • Penile Prosthesis

    Penile Prosthesis is one of several treatments for men with erectile dysfunction that is a very effective treatment option. Penile prostheses are safe and have been used for several years and are continually being improved. Patients have several different types of prostheses to choose from and your prosthetic urologist will help you make the decision that is best for you.

  • Radiation Therapy – IGRT

    One of the more exciting developments over the past several years at the Urology Centers of Alabama has been the addition of Radiotherapy to the treatment options offered to patients with prostate cancer and other malignancies.ᅠ The construction of the...

  • Rezūm NEW

    Rezūm is the newest treatment for BPH, or an enlarged prostate. Rezūm is a minimally invasive procedure used to reduce the symptoms of BPH, by using water vapor therapy.

  • Robotic Prostate Cancer Surgery

    Our team of skilled urologists is committed to providing you with high-quality, personalized medical care in our state-of-the-art facilities. Our physicians specialize in the comprehensive treatment of urological disorders using the most advanced technology...

  • Stress Incontinence

    Symptoms Stress incontinence is the involuntary loss of urine associated with physical activity such as coughing, sneezing, and exercising. It is caused by several factors some of which may be childbirth and previous pelvic surgeries. As many as 50% of all...

  • Ureteropelvic Obstruction/Pyeloplasty

    Urology Centers of Alabama offers robotic, laparoscopic surgery to reconstruct an obstructed ureter and renal pelvis due to a condition known as a uretero-pelvic junction (UPJ) obstruction. This operation is known as a pyeloplasty and can be done using the da...

  • Vasectomy

    A vasectomy is a surgical procedure that is considered to be a permanent, male form of birth control. This procedure will not change hormonal function, so it won’t affect your sex drive.

  • Vasectomy Reversal

    There are many reasons men who have had vasectomies may wish to have them reversed, including the desire to father children after a divorce or loss of a spouse or child or simply because they and their spouse have had a change of heart and want more children...

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