Lancaster General Hospital offers medical and surgical services to treat these diseases and problems. Day surgery and inpatient procedures are both used to help treat patients.
U.S. News & World Report magazine looked at the number of services provided by Lancaster General Hospital as well as patient outcomes and ranked Lancaster General Hospital 45 out of the top 50 in the country for Urology Services. Lancaster General Hospital provides a high number of services that have positive outcomes. The urologists work closely with the nursing staff to provide high quality care to the patients and their families. Together they provide the best care for our community of patients.
Examples of urological procedures include:
Radical prostatectomy surgery is frequently performed to treat prostate cancer. The patients are admitted the day of surgery usually to a hospital room and return post-surgery.
Transurethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP) is done for enlargement of the prostate. The goal of this surgery is to improve voiding issues for the men. Bladder suspension surgery is done to treat female incontinence.
Cystectomy (removal of the bladder) is done to treat bladder cancer.
Kidney stones are treated both medically and removed surgically. Pain control and nausea can be an issue with these patients.
Nephrectomy (removal of the kidney) is done to treat kidney cancer and infection. An urologist is also consulted for impotence treatment. This is done on an outpatient basis.
To find a Urologist, please call 888-LGH-INFO(717-544-4636) or click here to use our online search.