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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?”

Dec 25, 2019

In this episode I have a discussion with Dr. Edward Uchio urologic oncologist currently serving as the Director of Clinical Research in the University of Calfornia, Irvine Department of Urology.

Dr. Uchio was willing to sit down with me for a remote interview to talk about focal treatment of prostate cancer.

According...


Prostate Cancer: HIFU and Focal Therapy; An Interview with Dr. Edward Uchio ep 78

Dec 25, 2019

In this episode I have a discussion with Dr. Edward Uchio urologic oncologist currently serving as the Director of Clinical Research in the University of Calfornia, Irvine Department of Urology.

Dr. Uchio was willing to sit down with me for a remote interview to talk about focal treatment of prostate cancer.

According...


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...


Sep 30, 2017

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Although September is nearly over I wanted to sneak in a quick episode relevant to Prostate Cancer. Prostate Cancer is the leading cancer in men after skin cancer. According to the National Cancer Institute 160, 000 men will be diagnosed this year with prostate cancer and...


Apr 30, 2017

In this episode I interview for a second time one of my partners Dr. Peter Sershon. Dr. Sershon has made a name for himself both as a cancer specialist as well as a robotic surgeon within our community. He and I have operated together at least one day a week for nearly ten years. Occasionally a surgeon finds himself...