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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?”

May 16, 2021

In this episode I have a conversation with Dr. Spencer Hart about the enlarged prostate, what is known as BPH. 

In this conversation we try to answer the question, “I have an enlarged prostate, now what?”

We start with a relatively brief introduction to the problem, move on to some of the first evaluation we do in...


May 9, 2021

We live in a social media-driven world. Facebook, twitter, Linked In, Instagram, YouTube, TikTok and many other platforms vie for our attention, and of course the advertising dollar.  Medical practices have been trying to figure out social media, medical review sites, and online marketing for years now.  Sadly, it is...


Apr 25, 2021

Medical education, we are told, that is aimed at our patients should be written at a sixth-grade level if we want to have a majority of our patients understand what we are trying to tell them. Many, many people do not read or understand material aimed higher than a sixth-grade level, nor do they want or have time to, so...


Mar 28, 2021

In this episode I answer the ten question about Nesbit Plication, as surgery used to treat curvature of the erect penis caused by Peyronie's Disease.

We first discussed Peyronie's Disease in episode 72 of this podcast.

Question #1. Doctor, what is my diagnosis? Can you describe it?

Peyronie’s disease is a scarring...


Feb 27, 2021

This is episode number 104 of this podcast that I started as a personal exploration into podcasting, the field of urology, and how we can combine the two to educate a general listening audience about different topics in urology.

 

Today’s topic is bladder cancer, and I want to focus specifically on a procedure that is...