The Urology Program at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi’s Surgical Subspecialties Institute treats patients who have problems with the bladder, prostate, and kidneys, as well as the reproductive organs in men. This may include problems with erections, ejaculation, and infertility.
The Urology Program is recognized for the high standard of Patients First care in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of urological problems.
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi’s Urology Program is now at the forefront of performing kidney transplantation through its multidisciplinary transplant program, including live donor kidney transplant with laparoscopic kidney retrieval. The program also stands out as the first and only center in the United Arab Emirates that treats men with prostate cancer using minimally invasive robotic surgery. These minimally invasive kidney and prostate surgeries allow for less pain, reduced use of pain medication, and much faster recovery for the patient.
The Urology Program offers highly specialized, personalized care for conditions such as:
The Urology Program’s expert team treats a range of kidney conditions, including offering kidney transplant surgery for patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD). Kidney conditions treated by the program’s expert team include:
When a patient requires a renal transplant, the Urology Program is equipped to apply the latest technologies to perform kidney transplant surgery, including both living related kidney transplant (kidney donated by a living relative) and deceased donor kidney transplantation. In the case of living related kidney transplant, the donor is offered kidney retrieval with minimally invasive laparoscopy, resulting in faster recovery after the surgery.
Specialist physicians offer men treatment for conditions of the prostate, including minimally invasive prostate cancer surgery. The team addreses:
Male Reproductive System Conditions
The Urology Program team is equipped to assist patients with a wide range of conditions of the male reproductive system, including:
Pelvic Floor Disorder
Pelvic floor disorder can often be successfully treated and improve quality of life. The caregivers in the Pelvic Floor Program at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi work as a multidisciplinary team that includes specialties from: Colorectal Surgery, Gastroenterology, Urology, Physical Therapy, Radiology and Nursing.
Diagnosis with Urology
At the first appointment, Urology Program physicians ask patients to provide a medical history and discuss the full history of their symptoms. This is followed by testing to obtain a detailed diagnosis. Diagnostic testing may include:
Once the condition is correctly identified, physicians discuss medical and surgical treatment options with the patient.
Treatment with Urology
Medical or surgical treatment options may be available for urologic conditions. The Urology Program’s caregivers are experienced in performing a number of advanced procedures to treat urologic disease, including:
The Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi Surgical Institute’s Urology Program is able to offer minimally invasive, laparoscopic surgery to eligible patients for selected procedures. The Urology Program team performs laparoscopic surgery for adrenalectomy, partial or radical nephrectomy, prostatectomy, and radical cystectomy. Prostatectomies and cystectomies can be performed as cutting-edge, robotic surgical procedures.
All patients who have surgical treatment must return to Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi for a routine follow-up appointment with the surgeon.
The Urology Program at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi’s Surgical Subspecialties Institute is a multidisciplinary team of caregivers working together to provide discreet and compassionate treatment to patients.
Caregivers involved in patient care for this program include:
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