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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 25, 2018

Doctors are burned out.

William Osler warned us of this is his Speech Aequanimitas that I highlighted a couple of episodes back. In a speech given in 1889 to the graduation medical students at the University of Pennsylvania:

“…I would warn you against the trials of the day soon to come to some of you—the day of...


Nov 9, 2018

It is November. And this month each year the Movember Foundation encourages us to grow facial hair, specifically a mustache, to raise awareness and money for men’s health issues­­–prostate cancer, testicle cancer, and men’s health issues of depression and suicide prevention.

Three quarters of suicides are men....


Oct 11, 2018

In this episode of the podcast I interview Dr. Steven Siegel. This is part 2 of 2 episodes that I made from this interview.

Dr. Siegel is the director of the Metro Urology Centers for Female Urology and Continence Care.

 Dr. Siegel is internationally recognized for his work related to urinary incontinence and voiding...


Oct 7, 2018

This episode of the podcast I interview Dr. Steven Siegel about the treatment of Overactive Bladder (OAB).

 Dr. Siegel is the director of the Metro Urology Centers for Female Urology and Continence Care.

Dr. Siegel is internationally recognized for his work related to urinary incontinence and voiding dysfunction. Dr....


Sep 16, 2018

Thou must be like a promontory of the sea, against which, though the waves beat continually, yet it both itself stands, and about it are those swelling waves stilled and quieted. 

                                                                     Marcus Aurelius

  

In Latin “Aequanimitas” refers to a state of...