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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 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....


Aug 25, 2018

 

Ken Mitchell is a physician’s assistant (PA) with a special expertise in Men’s Health.  In this interview Ken and I talk about his progression from PA school, through his early practice in primary care, his transition to Men’s Health and into our practice, and his current position at the Meharry Medical College...


May 31, 2017

I recently did a webinar in conjunction with American Medical Systems (AMS), a maker of penile implants.  This was to be an online version of a Patient Education Seminar (PES) usually given by a physician and a patient to other patients struggling with a similar problem.  In the case of the PESs I have done with AMS, we...


Nov 20, 2016

Dr. Brandt is inspired to move for Mo-vember by an article in the NYT highlighting competitor John Gilmour, a legendary Australian runner who, at 97 year-old, competed recently in the World Masters Athletic Championship.

Awesome!

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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.