Vasectomies 101

Posted: July 17, 2018

So, you’re considering a vasectomy.  While the idea of a vasectomy can make men squirm, the procedure is the surgical equivalent to “a walk in the park.” That’s why millions of men across America have used it as a safe and highly effective form of birth control. Who is it for? A vasectomy is a […]

What is Overactive Bladder (OAB)?

Posted: July 3, 2018

  What is Overactive Bladder? Overactive bladder (OAB) is a urological condition marked by the sudden urge to urinate. In some cases, patients also experience increased frequency, leakage and/or nocturia (the need to urinate during sleeping hours). Approximately 15% of women suffer from OAB, and some experts estimate that the real number is even higher […]

When Should I See a Urologist?

Posted: June 28, 2018

Often people’s first line of defense when something is wrong with their health is to schedule an appointment with their primary care doctor. Primary care doctors are great resources for common ailments, and can handle many urological issues. But if your symptoms persist or continue to recur your doctor will suggest that you visit a […]

Why Women Need Both a Gynecologist and a Urogynecologist

Posted: June 4, 2018

If you already have a gynecologist that you love, you may immediately dismiss the thought of seeing a urogynecologist. But, not so fast. Women who experience health issues related to the pelvic floor may reap incredible benefits from seeking out the expertise of a urogynecologist. What’s the difference? Gynecologists are doctors who specialize in female […]

Dear Women, Urology Isn’t Just For Men

Posted: May 16, 2018

If you’re a woman, it’s likely that your father, husband, or brother has a relationship with a urologist. But it’s also likely that you’ve never considered visiting a urologist yourself. Many women dismiss the thought of going to a urologist because they think it’s primarily for men. We’ve got some news for you… women benefit […]

What is an Expert in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery?

Posted: May 7, 2018

    Female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery (FPMRS) is a recognized and board certifiable subspecialty. This field was previously know as female urology or urogynecology. Board certification was introduced because this specialty has become so highly complex and it is important to ensure that physicians practicing this specialty receive the appropriate training. FPMRS  physicians […]

Now Accepting United Health Care Insurance

Posted: April 12, 2018

Virginia Urology is pleased to announce that we are accepting patients that have United Health Care insurance . The only exception is that we do not participate with United Health Care Medicaid CCC Plus (Medicaid Primary Plan). We do participate with the United Healthcare Dual Eligible Plans (Medicare and Medicaid supplement).

VU Top Doctors 2018

Posted: April 3, 2018

Congratulations to the following Virginia Urology physicians  being nominated in Richmond Magazine Top Docs Issue Urology- Dr. Ryan Barnes, Dr. David Glazier, Dr. Charlie Jung,  Dr. David Miller and Dr. Bill Morgan Urogynecology- Dr. David Glazier and Dr. Meghana Gowda Radiation Oncology- Dr. Lang Liebman Pathology- Dr. Dharam Ramnani We are proud of the compassion and […]

We are open!

Posted: March 21, 2018

We are open today to serve you!We do understand that you may need to reschedule your appointment because of the weather. Our phone lines will be busier than usual so please use our patient portal to send message to cancel and reschedule your appointment.… If you are comfortable driving and need to see us, […]

Does taking ibuprofen lead to infertility? Read what Dr. Ellen says about recent study.

Posted: February 26, 2018

There has been recent news about a study that came out that said men taking ibuprofen have a greater chance of infertility.  Dr. Joseph Ellen who specializes in male infertility,  discusses the study reported in the news regarding ibuprofen  and infertility in men.   You should always discuss concerns with your doctor. Many studies sound good but lack data to […]