EVAN R. GOLDFISCHER, M.D., MBA
UROLOGIST, DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH, UROLOGY DIVISION, PREMIER MEDICAL GROUP

EVAN R. GOLDFISCHER, M.D., MBA
UROLOGIST, DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH, UROLOGY DIVISION, PREMIER MEDICAL GROUP

Are You Ready For Kidney Stone Season?

Are You Ready For Kidney Stone Season?

As strange as it may sound, there is a “season” for #KidneyStones. Doctors have found a spike in the number of patients reporting kidney stones during the summer months. Due to warmer weather, the body sweats more, leading to dehydration. When partaking in physical...

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Do Kidney Stones Increase Your Cancer Risk?

Do Kidney Stones Increase Your Cancer Risk?

I’ve written about how kidney stones are diagnosed, the various procedures and medications we use to treat them, and how you can prevent kidney stones in the future. But there’s one subject I haven’t addressed yet—and it’s one that patients may worry about, even if...

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Kidney Stones: Deciphering Truth from Quackery

Kidney Stones: Deciphering Truth from Quackery

Coping with the aches and pains of any medical condition, but especially kidney stones, can be a real struggle. Some days, the pain may be so overwhelming that you become desperate for an immediate solution, and in that state of mind you may be willing to try...

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How to Prevent Kidney Stones

How to Prevent Kidney Stones

If you’ve had a kidney stone, by now you should know what type of stone you have. This information is important, because the prevention plan your doctor prescribes will differ based on the type of stone. I know I’ve said this lots of times, but the number-one thing...

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Crazy Ways to Treat Kidney Stones

Crazy Ways to Treat Kidney Stones

You want that kidney stone out, and you’re hoping that it will pass on its own. Because of that, you may have looked online and found some pretty wacky ways to get a stone out of your body without medical intervention. Here are three of my crazy favorites. I can’t...

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Kidney Stone Treatment: Open Surgery

Kidney Stone Treatment: Open Surgery

So far, I’ve discussed the three most common options for treatment of kidney stones—ureteroscopy, shock wave lithotripsy, and percutaneous nephrolithotomy. But there is one more treatment that deserves mention: open surgery. Open surgery is the most invasive option...

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Kidney Stone Treatment: Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy

Kidney Stone Treatment: Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy

There are some stones that are just too big, aren’t accessible by a ureteroscopy procedure or do not respond to shockwave lithotripsy. These may need to be treated with a procedure called a percutaneous nephrolithotomy or percutaneous nephrolithotripsy, which are just...

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Kidney Stone Treatment: Shock Wave Lithotripsy

Kidney Stone Treatment: Shock Wave Lithotripsy

In this, the second of four posts about common treatments for kidney stones, I’m going to discuss a procedure called shock wave lithotripsy (SWL). If your kidney stone is located inside your kidney and has not traveled down into the ureter, you may be a candidate for...

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Kidney Stone Treatment: Cystoscopy and Ureteroscopy

Kidney Stone Treatment: Cystoscopy and Ureteroscopy

Why do people get kidney stones? There are lots of reasons. Fortunately, there are a number of treatments available for kidney stones, and in the next several blog posts I’m going to explore them in some detail. The first of these treatments, cystoscopy and...

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7 Top Risk Factors for Kidney Stones

7 Top Risk Factors for Kidney Stones

Statistics say that one in 10 Americans will have a kidney stone at some time in their lives. Aside from already having had a kidney stone attack, what can increase the odds that a person will have the misfortune to develop stones? Here are a few factors. Age Studies...

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For press inquiries contact the website admin at evangoldfischermd @gmail.com