The hot and dry months of summer are upon us, which may bring with them a host of threats to our safety and well-being. In addition to the widely known danger of overexposure to the sun, physicians in the field of urology say summer is also known as “kidney stone season.” Kidney stones are solid,
The team of Dr. Mark Swofford, Dr. Dustin Gayheart and Dr. Luke Edwards provides a plethora of procedures including cystoscopy, prostate biopsy, urodynamics, urethral dilation, bladder scans, heparin injections, penile implants, ESWL, robotic procedures, bladder sling, ureteroscopy, PCNL, nephrectomy, prostatectomy, varicocelectomy, hydrocelectomy, epididymectomy, spermatoceletomy, bladder interstims, prostate cancer hormone injection therapy, TURBT, TURP, testosterone replacement therapy, circumcisions, pediatrics, vasectomy, bladder, kidney and prostate cancer procedures.
PMC offers the latest in robotic surgery – the da Vinci Xi system. The robotic system provides minimally invasive procedures with enhanced precision. Patients experience less scarring, less pain and a faster recovery time. PMC Urologists Dr. Dustin Gayheart and Dr. Luke Edwards are specially trained in robotic surgery.
The Urology Department is located on the second floor of the PMC Clinic Building. Office hours are Monday through Friday 8:30am through 4:00pm.