The Robotic Surgeon Blog

  • Prostate Cancer Awareness Month Wraps up

    To sum up, the state of prostate cancer care has been a mixed bag for years. We’ve made some strides, but let’s not kid ourselves—there are still hurdles to jump. The future looks bright though. Stay tuned for upcoming posts where we’ll tackle the real issues men face in getting the care they need. Until…

  • PROGRESS- Starting Single Port surgery at my main hospital

    I am very analytic and came up with the PROGRESS method of planning for success. PROGRESS- Mapping out a strategic journey from self-awareness to goal realization, considering both personal aspirations and practical limitations. 1.  Perception: Reflecting on your current position and circumstances 2.  Realities: Understanding the external environment and future forecasts 3.  Objectives: Defining clear…

  • I Have Trace Blood in My Urine on Urinalysis. What Now?

    Let’s face it, finding blood in your urine can be alarming. But before you go down the WebMD rabbit hole, let’s clear up a few things. The Urine Dipstick: A First Look A urine dipstick test is more of a screening tool than a definitive diagnostic test. It can detect the presence of hemoglobin in…

  • Erectile Dysfunction Seminar

    I recently hosted a webinar to go over erectile dysfunction. We discussed other medical conditions that men with trouble with erections need to be assessed for, including diabetes and high blood pressure. We went over treatment options including surgery which many men are not familiar with. Most insurance plans cover surgeries which allow men to…

  • Coronavirus: My weekly review

    3/21 Update- #WhatDidYouDo when the world stopped in 2020 This is the 22nd day of my preparedness and attempt to educate everyone about the coronavirus. I am trying to update people about the reality that we are likely about to face. I have counseled countless people, patients, friends, and leaders of the private and public…

  • TownHall with my Assemblyman

    https://www.facebook.com/AsmBramnick/videos/492351074770004/?vh=e&d=n I was honored to be the guest of my Assemblyman Jon Bramnick. My friend and infectious disease expert, Dr Juan Baez was on the phone with us. Watch the townhall for important info. I will plan on having my own Q&A on coronavirus in the near future. The main point was that the coronavirus…

  • The reason the world is shutting down

    Many people are finding it hard to understand the alarm and the unprecedented closures we have been seeing around the world. https://gisanddata.maps.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/bda7594740fd40299423467b48e9ecf6 You can see how many people are getting sick from the coronavirus or the daily cases in countries and states I have been tracking. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1De7R90hoTytZL_a3xcx4yHiMl0LhCv0uXHabL_jWpYE/edit?usp=sharing It’s hard for people to understand exponential growth.…

  • Calcium and vitamin D supplement

    Our large practice urology group has partnered with theralogix, a vitamin company to offer patients products that have been shown in study to help with various conditions. Prosteon is a bone health supplement for men undergoing Androgen Deprivation Therapy (hormone therapy), or for anyone looking to support their bone health. It can be ordered through: Prosteon®…

  • TheraCran One Cranberry Capsules

    Our large practice urology group has partnered with theralogix, a vitamin company to offer patients products that have been shown in study to help with various conditions. TheraCran One Cranberry Capsules is a high-potency cranberry extract with 36 mg of proanthocyanidins (PACs) per capsule, to promote normal urinary tract health. You can find more information and…

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