Arnon Krongrad

Bio

Prostate surgeon Arnon Krongrad, MD introduced minimally invasive (laparoscopic, robotic) prostate surgery into the United States in 1999 as a treatment for prostate cancer; the technique is in clinical trial as a treatment for the most severe forms of treatment-resistant chronic prostatitis. The Krongrad Institute offers concierge-level services to patients from throughout the U.S. and abroad. Dr. Krongrad is also chief executive of Mobile Surgery International, which develops quality:cost optimized bundled surgical services for domestic and foreign patients and payers; here is a talk on health care reform. You can see relevant videos here and here. And you can join Dr. Krongrad on Facebook and Twitter. And you can post questions to Ask Arnon.

 

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Urology:

    MONDAY, April 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Pelvic exercises can benefit men with chronic premature ejaculation, according to a new study.

    Premature ejaculation -- defined as occurring within one minute -- affects many men at some point in their lives. Although different treatments exist, ...Full Article

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    SATURDAY, March 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Anti-cholesterol drugs known as statins may help impotent men have stronger erections, a new evidence review suggests.

    But typical effects appear to be much smaller than those caused by Viagra-like drugs, and it may be barely noticeable to many...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Interventional Radiology:

    MONDAY, March 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new noninvasive procedure may bring long-term relief from symptoms caused by an enlarged prostate, a new study suggests.

    As men age, the prostate gland grows larger and may begin to press on the urethra. Enlarged pros...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Urology:

    MONDAY, March 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A blood test alone is not enough to diagnose low testosterone levels in men, and it should be used in tandem with a physical exam, a panel of experts says.

    The number of men in the United States diagnosed with low testo...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Urology:

    WEDNESDAY, March 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Surgery may trump a "watch-and-wait" approach when it comes to treating prostate cancer, especially in younger patients, according to a new study.

    Death and the spread of cancer were less likely for men who underwent a radical prostatectomy to...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Urology:

    FRIDAY, Feb. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The tools of war have changed. With the increased use of powerful explosive devices, men and women patrolling on foot in bomb-laced areas of combat are increasingly suffering traumatic injuries to the groin and genitals, experts say.

    Those injurie...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Endocrinology/diabetes/metabolism:

    MONDAY, Feb. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Following the recent announcement from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration about the potential hazards of using testosterone supplements in older men, another group of experts is raising concerns about the popular treatments.

    In a statement, spe...Full Article