What To Look For When Finding A Urologist

Choosing a urologist, a doctor who specializes in urinary tract health and in men’s reproductive medicine, is an important undertaking.

Use the tips below to find the best doctor for you.

  • Ask around for a recommendation from friends. Also check with your doctor for two or more referrals.
  • Find out where the doctor received his or her medical training and whether or not they’re board-certified in urology.
  • During your first visit to the doctor, be sure to ask questions.

After your visit, take time to ask yourself the following questions:

QUESTIONS

  1. Was the doctor willing to take the time to explain things in a language you could understand?
  2. Were your questions answered with respect? You should never feet silly about asking questions. If a subject is important to you, it should be important to your doctor.
  3. Were you comfortable with this person?
  4. Is this doctor available to answer questions over the telephone?

 

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