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My Dr wants to preform percutaneous nephrolithotomy or

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nephrolithotripsy, I'm a bit...
my Dr wants to preform percutaneous nephrolithotomy or nephrolithotripsy, I'm a bit nervous about it How do I find the best Dr to do this?
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: I have - I've gotten a catscan Ultrasound I have bilateral kidney stones I've had them in the past Now there seems to be too many to do the lithotripsy (excuse my spelling)
JA: Is the condition chronic, or acute?
Customer: I suppose it's chronic since I've had lithotripsy done 4-5 xs in the past
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: He knows everything I have type 2 diabetes and high BP and am on medications for this I'm not overweight at all
Submitted: 2 months ago.Category: Urology
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Urologist: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 2 months ago
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Urologist: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 2 months ago

are you near any large university hospitals?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
I am near Vassar hospital in Poughkeepsie NY
Urologist: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 2 months ago

I was thinking more like NYU or Columbia

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
I am not near them
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
I've had lithotripsy in the past at Columbia
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Both Diabetis and BP are under control
Urologist: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 2 months ago

Ok good. If you are looking for the best, ***** ***** going to get better care at a larger university hospital. That is where I would go

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
I will look into it This is minimally invasive but of course there are always concerns
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Well there is NY presbyterian - Hudson Valley hospital
Urologist: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 2 months ago

Yes, that would be my choice

the urology department there

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