We are UCI

March 11, 2020

The most advanced urological care in the region. In one convenient location.

It’s almost time! Urology Center of Iowa (UCI) is preparing to move into our brand new, state-of-the-art location at 12129 University Ave., Clive, Iowa, and we can’t wait for you to see it!

Slated to start seeing patients July 8, 2020, this 10,000 square-foot facility is the most comprehensive center for urologic care in Central Iowa. We have invested in a vast array of diagnostic and therapeutic services to better serve you, including an in-office dispensary to assist patients in getting medications covered and delivered in a cost-effective and efficient manner.

This flagship office will also be home to the most comprehensive Advanced Prostate Cancer Clinic in central Iowa. Unlike anything else in the area, the Advanced Prostate Cancer Clinic will provide improved coordination of care for this patient population.

Comprehensive Urologic Care for Men and Women

At UCI, we are passionate about patient experience and making the healthcare journey from diagnosis through treatment as easy and stress-free as possible! Through unmatched integration and access for patients, partner hospitals and other physicians in the community, we provide world-class urologic care in an attentive environment where you are at the center of all we do.

Conditions we treat include:

  • Urologic cancers (prostate, bladder, kidney, testicular, ureteral)
  • Minimally invasive surgery including robotic surgery with the most experienced robotic surgeons in Central Iowa
  • Prostate cryotherapy - Central Iowa's only urologists offering prostate cryotherapy
  • Kidney stone disease (including the most advanced technology for lithotripsy)
  • Overactive bladder including the only urologists in Central Iowa performing interstim sacral neuromodulation
  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) including Greenlight Laser Photovaporization of the prostate and UroLift® (We are Central Iowa's only UroLift Center of Excellence)
  • Urinary incontinence and voiding dysfunction
  • No-scalpel vasectomy
  • Vasectomy reversal
  • Reconstructive urology including urethroplasty for urethral strictures
  • Male infertility
  • Pediatric urologic concerns

Our onsite testing capabilities set us apart from most other urology practices in the region. From molecular testing for UTIs and in-office MRI fusion biopsies for prostate cancer diagnosis to digital pathology for prostate biopsies and urodynamics, we seek to make your entire experience seamless and convenient.

Advanced Treatments for Enlarged Prostate

An enlarged prostate (BPH) is a common urologic problem many men face as they age. This can start as early as age 40. By age 60, about 7 in 10 men will have symptoms related to BPH.

The prostate is normally the size of a walnut and aids in sexual reproduction. As the prostate grows, sometimes getting as big as a baseball or softball, it can begin blocking the flow of urine from the bladder to the urethra. The blockage will lead to weak stream, straining, and starting and stopping of flow. It will also lead to problems with the bladder, which results in frequency, urgency and feeling like you can't empty. In some cases, the blockage can result in bladder failure requiring a permanent catheter, kidney failure, bladder stones, and recurrent urinary infections.

At UCI, we are dedicated to finding the right solution for you. Treatment options depend on the severity of your symptoms and the degree of blockage. At UCI, we are proud to offer the latest advancements in the area of prostate health, including UroLift for benign prostate enlargement and GreenLight Laser Therapy.

Schedule an appointment today and let us help you find relief and solutions for your prostate problems.

Iowa Proud

Established in Des Moines in 2019, UCI is led by a group of dedicated physicians, all hailing from the state of Iowa. Our experienced team is deeply committed to serving the people of Central Iowa.

Meet the Team:

Kevin Birusingh, MD
McCabe C. Kenny, MD
Mark A. Kellerman, MD
Ryan Schulte, MD
Brian Gallagher, MD
Richard Glowacki, MD
Trevor T. Wild, MD
Stephanie Pothoven, DO, FACOS

Uncomplicated access. Compassionate care. Integrated approach. That’s UCI.

We look forward to seeing you soon! Schedule your appointment today.

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