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Welcome to the Why Urology podcast with Dr. Todd Brandt.

This podcast is my personal attempt to teach you about your genito-urinary tract, what can go wrong, and how your urologist may just become your superhero.

The name of the podcast comes from my ongoing need to answer the question that I get so often from patients, friends, and family, “Why Urology? Why did you choose to become a urologist?”

Nov 17, 2019

In this episode we are going to compare betting on horse races to a man choosing a prostate cancer treatment path when first diagnosed with prostate cancer.

When a man is diagnosed with prostate cancer he is faced with many choices. He has to weigh the odds and he has to step up, lay his money down, and try to pick a...


Nov 3, 2019

Dr. Joseph Mahon sits down with me for a conversation about Men's Health. 

Dr. Mahon is a fellowship trained specialist in men's health just starting his career.  I think you will hear his intelligence, passion, and his kindness come through in this interview.

You can find more information about our SIMS protocol...


Oct 27, 2019

I am far from perfect but "professional, as always" was a comment made about me by a patient. It has become my new standard of excellence. In this episode I talk about professionalism as a combination of a physicians competency, character, and consistency.

Most of the ideas I steal from here 

Kennedy RG. The...


Oct 12, 2019

In this episode, I am talking about the undescended or cryptorchid testicle.

 

The undescended testicle is a testicle that stops along its normal path of embryologic descent from the abdomen and does not descended in to the scrotum. The cryptorchid testicle is one that not only has not descended into the scrotum but...


Aug 31, 2019

What is Peyronie’s Disease? Peyronie’s’ disease is a condition of scarring in the shaft of the penis, specifically a layer called the tunica albuginea. The scarring is a disorganized, excessive deposition of collagen that results in formation of a collagen plaque. Peyronie’s disease most often manifests in a...