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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?”

Oct 30, 2016

Dr. Brandt takes you through the process of doing a health inventory prior to seeing a primary physician to get a physical.  Aimed towards men who are turning 50 and are establishing care with a primary caretaker.


Oct 12, 2016

Dr. Brandt discusses Ben Stiller's announcement that the actor had been treated for prostate cancer in 2014 after a screening PSA test was elevated.

Dr. Brandt outlines 7 things that we can learn from Ben Stiller's journey.

1. Discuss PSA testing with your physician.

2. Repeat the test if it's elevated.

3. See a...


Oct 4, 2016

Dr. Brandt discusses the Gleason grading system of prostate cancer.  

Much of Dr. Gleason's personal story is taken directly from "Patterns, Art, and Context: Donald Floyd Gleason and the Development of the Gleason Grading System" published in UROLOGY, May 2009