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Urology

Urology is the practice of medicine that treats problems of the urinary tract and system that arise due to disease or dysfunction. Urologists treat males and females but often specialize in the male reproductive system.

Urology care in Western North Carolina

If you experience a urologic issue, our caring doctors are here to help.

The urology specialists at Mission Health Physicians provide comprehensive care and listen to your concerns. They have expertise in leading-edge care methods for a variety of urologic conditions, including cancer, kidney stones, incontinence and erectile dysfunction.

Urologic conditions we treat

Our urology team is experienced treating a wide range of conditions of the male and female urinary tract, including:

  • Benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH)
  • Enlarged prostate
  • Erectile disfunction (ED)
  • Incontinence
  • Kidney stones
  • Male infertility
  • Neurogenic bladder
  • Overactive bladder (OAB) syndrome
  • Pelvic floor disorders
  • Pelvic organ prolapse
  • Prostate cancer
  • Prostatitis
  • Testicular cancer
  • Urinary tract infection (UTI)
  • Urologic cancers
  • Varicoceles
  • Vascular malformations

Our urology treatments and services

We use a variety of diagnostic tests, noninvasive procedures and, when needed, surgical interventions tailored to address your specific needs.

Diagnosing urologic conditions

Our urologists use a variety of diagnostic tests to identify and understand your specific condition. These include:

  • Blood tests
  • Cystoscopy
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • MRI and ultrasound prostate biopsy
  • Prostate cancer screening
  • Ultrasound imaging
  • Urinalysis
  • Urodynamic testing

Noninvasive and minimally invasive urologic procedures

Therapies and interventions that do not involve surgery are generally your first options for treating urologic conditions. These include:

  • Bladder injections
  • Botulinum toxin (commonly known as “Botox”) injections
  • Brachytherapy
  • Chemotherapy
  • Collagen injection
  • Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy
  • Hormonal therapy
  • Neuromodulation
  • Pelvic physical therapy
  • Posterior tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS)
  • Prostate artery embolization (PAE)
  • Radiation therapy
  • Sacral nerve neuromodulation
  • Hydrogel placement
  • Ureteroscopy
  • Urethral dilation
  • Urethral implants
  • Urodynamics to evaluate bladder function
  • Varicocele embolization

Urologic surgery

If your condition requires it, your provider will discuss possible surgical options with you, including:

  • Artificial sphincter implant
  • Bladder suspension surgery
  • Cystocele repair
  • Kidney transplant
  • Midurethral sling implantation
  • Penile implant / penile prosthesis
  • Percutaneous nephrolithotomy
  • Prostate biopsy
  • Prostatectomy
  • Prostate lift
  • Rectocele repair
  • Robotic prostatectomy
  • Sacrocolpopexy
  • Sphincteroplasty
  • Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP)
  • Vasectomy

Erectile dysfunction

We discuss options available for men with erectile dysfunction. These treatments include medicines, techniques, devices and surgeries that can help you in achieving erections.

Our Urology Locations

Mission Community Urological Specialists
189 Hospital Drive
2nd Floor
Spruce Pine, NC 28777
 (828) 766-3555
Mission Community Urological Specialists
189 Hospital Drive
2nd Floor
Spruce Pine, NC 28777
 (828) 766-3555
Mission Urology - Brevard
187 Medical Park Drive
Suite B
Brevard, NC 28712
 (828) 883-5858
Mission Urology - Asheville
1 Hospital Drive
Suite 4100
Asheville, NC 28801
 (828) 254-8883