“Florida, specifically South Florida, is a very tough place to practice. There’s a fairly prominent infiltration of Medicare HMOs with a lot of obstruction to doing anything for the patient that’s necessary," says one urologist.
“I think the main thing is being able to empathize with your patients—simply because a lot of these patients become patients we end up having a pretty long relationship with," says one urologist.
"There isn’t any problem as long as it’s done in the context of caring," says one urologist.
“Unless there’s a contraindication, they have to try medications. ‘I don’t feel like taking it’ is not failing a medication,” says one urologist.
“If the PRECISION study results hold up in future research, any time you can avoid an invasive procedure with risks, obviously that’s good for patients,” says one urologist.
"Personally, I’ve tried to use a lot more NSAIDs and over-the-counter pain medications but there are times where I give very short-course Percocet or Norco to cover a patient for surgery," says one urologist.
"One thing I would like to see some guidance on is what to do about patients who use marijuana recreationally," says one urologist.
"If you embrace change with curiosity, you’re going to stay ahead of the times," says one urologist.
“My practice has seen a tremendous increase in patients’ awareness of HIFU as a treatment option," says one urologist.
"It’s absolutely important. Because we have so much overlap in our patient population, our patients are best served by us working together," says one urologist.