Though men and women share many health concerns, men have unique needs and risks, and a urologist is a crucial component of a man’s health care team. At his practice in New Rochelle, New York, board-certified urologist Larry Roberts, MD, treats conditions of the urinary tract and male reproductive system with a focus on the whole person. To see Dr. Roberts for men’s health care, call or click today.
Though many men’s health issues involve the male reproductive system, men’s health means more than just urology. Conditions like prostate cancer and low testosterone are specific to men, but beyond that, many conditions affect men differently than women or at higher rates, including:
Many men are at higher risk of preventable illnesses because they engage in risky behaviors and don’t seek medical treatment. The reasons men avoid going to the doctor and endanger their health at higher rates than women are varied and complicated. Regardless, it’s important to recognize that you can lead a longer, healthier life as long as you pay attention to your physical and emotional wellbeing.
Urologists are physicians who specialize in diseases affecting the urinary tract in both men and women and specifically the male reproductive system. As a urologist, Dr. Roberts is experienced in diagnosing and treating:
Your reproductive and urinary health often provide clues to your overall health. For example, erectile dysfunction may result from unmanaged diabetes or heart disease, and kidney stones are often a sign you need to follow a healthier diet. Dr. Roberts plays a central role in your medical treatment by supporting you to make healthy choices and refers you to other specialists as needed.
You can prevent many illnesses and feel your best day to day if you take charge of your health. That includes:
To book an appointment with Dr. Roberts, call or use the online booking tool.