Greater Boston Urology Blog

How is a Nurse Practitioner Different from a Doctor?

In addition to our world-class urologists and urogynecologists, we also have world-class nurse practitioners (NPs) who see patients in our various care...

Testicular Cancer: Signs, Diagnosis, and Next Steps

April is Testicular Cancer Awareness Month. While testicular cancer can happen at any age, the American Cancer Society reports that it is "largely a disease of...

When to See a Urogynecologist: The 5 Top Reasons

What is a "urogynecologist?" A urologist? A gynecologist? Something else? This blog post will clear up any confusion by answering the following questions: ●...

What is Aquablation Therapy for BPH?

Dr. Steven Craig Gillard in our Plymouth Care Center uses Aquablation therapy to treat patients dealing with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Below, we...

FAQs About UTIs: Get the Facts

Anyone who's ever had a urinary tract infection (UTI) knows they are no fun. The burning, the urgency, the feeling of not being able to fully empty your...

Your Peyronie's Disease Questions, Answered

Peyronie's disease is the development of scar tissue along the tunica albuginea, which is the fiber sheath that surrounds the erectile tissue of the male...

What is Prostate Artery Embolization (PAE)?

We recently announced the opening of our IR Centers at GBU. "IR" stands for interventional radiology, a medical specialty in which board-certified,...

How Mental Health Can Affect Urologic Health

Our mental health—or as the CDC describes it, our emotional, psychological, and social well-being—can affect our physical health. Anyone who's ever lost sleep...

Greater Boston Urology Reflects on 2022

Every December, our team likes to take a step back and reflect on the last 12 months at GBU. Below are some of the highlights.