As the summer heats up, for many, so does the chance of developing a kidney stone. Many physicians and medical providers refer to summer as “Kidney Stone Season” due to increased sweating and a higher chance of dehydration, which is the leading cause of kidney stones. Kidney stones are hard deposits made of minerals and
The team of Dr. Mark Swofford and Dr. Dustin Gayheart 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 Urologist Dr. Dustin Gayheart is 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.