Urology/Bladder Health at Elmbrook Memorial Campus
Urinary conditions and diseases affect both men and women. Problems in the urinary system may include conditions such as kidney failure, urinary tract infections, kidney stones, prostate enlargement and bladder control problems.
At Elmbrook Memorial Campus, we believe in a team approach and continuum of care. Using the latest technologies in surgical care and medical treatment, we are able to diagnose and treat nearly all urological issues.
Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare’s Continence and Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation Clinics
offer a wide variety of multi-disciplinary, state-of-the-art treatments to address incontinence problems and pelvic floor dysfunction. Our goal is to help you improve control of your bladder and bowel functions (including urge, stress and leakage) and to reduce pelvic floor pain.
Our advanced-trained specialists are experts in all areas of bladder and urologic health including:
Common causes of urinary dysfunction:
- Urologists – urologists specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions related to the urinary tract and the male reproductive system.
- gynecologists – gynecologists treat urinary and female reproductive system conditions.
- urogynecologists – urogynecologists also treat urinary and female reproductive system conditions, including incontinence.
- specialty surgeons
- specialized therapists
- complications following pelvic surgery
- injuries to the pelvic region or spinal cord
- neurological diseases
- degenerative changes associated with aging
- a result of pregnancy or childbirth
Conditions we treat:
Urologic surgery at Elmbrook Memorial
While urology is a both medical and surgical specialty, surgical intervention is common for diseases of the urinary tract, prostate, kidney, bladder and male reproductive organs. At Elmbrook Memorial Campus, our board-certified physicians treat the full spectrum of urological needs and disorders, performing more than 1,000 urologic procedures annually. We offer the latest in minimally invasive
and robotic-assisted procedures
and surgeries for many types of urologic and bladder conditions.
Areas of surgical expertise include:
Breakthrough treatments, quicker recovery
- urologic oncology
- erectile dysfunction
- urinary incontinence
- bladder dysfunction
- urologic, prostate or urogynecologic disorders
Our specially trained surgeons are experts in the newest technologies and techniques, including:
- minimally invasive procedures
- laparoscopic surgeries
- microwave thermotherapy
- radiation therapy
- robotically assisted surgery
Our urologists pioneered urinary incontinence surgery, performing some of the first TVT procedures as well as the mini-arc procedure – the ultimate mini-invasive surgery for the treatment of female urinary incontinence.
Minimally invasive urologic procedures offer a number of advantages, including smaller incisions, quicker recovery time, fewer days in the hospital and highly successful outcomes. Additionally, Elmbrook Memorial Campus offers multiple state-of-the-art surgical suites and surgical support teams that are dedicated to urologic procedures for increased efficiency and proficiency.
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