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Putting Patients First Welcome to Fifth Avenue Urology, the practice of Dr. Yaniv M. Larish. We are located in Manhattan, in New York City’s beautiful Upper East Side. We offer the most advanced state of the art diagnosis and treatment for all problems of the male and female urological and reproductive systems. Dr. Larish served… Continue Reading

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What Is a Vasectomy and A Vasectomy Reversal?

A vasectomy is an operation for men that ensures their partners will not get pregnant. The procedure can take place in the urologist’s office without putting you to sleep. The purpose of this treatment is to stop sperms from leaving the testicles. As a result, it prevents your partner from getting pregnant. Vasectomy Under normal… Continue Reading

Urology: Overactive Bladder

An overactive bladder (OAB) is a very troublesome and embarrassing condition, which leads to sudden urination or frequent urge to urinate. This can be a serious problem at certain moments, and it is unfortunately a lot more common than most people believe. Nearly 33 million Americans suffer from some form of overactive bladder, which means… Continue Reading

Urinary Incontinence: Men vs. Women

Urinary incontinence is quite a common condition among people of all ages. Millions of people in the United States alone suffer from Urinary incontinence. These people differ in age, race, and of course gender. While it is definitely more likely for women to have urinary incontinence, men also suffer from this condition at an unprecedented… Continue Reading

Urological Treatments for Kidney Stones

Do you have kidney stones? Your urine contains a large number of minerals and salts that it carries out of your body. But if your urine has too many of these minerals and salts, you can develop stones inside the body. Now, usually these stones are very small and don’t lead to very serious problems.… Continue Reading

Testicular Cancer

What is testicular cancer? The testicles are some of the most important parts of the body, as they house most of the male hormones. They also produce testosterone, which is responsible for the development of all male reproductive organs and other physical characteristics. This makes the threat of testicular cancer all the more worrying, as… Continue Reading

Signs of a Good Urologist

What are the signs of a good urologist? Urologists are some of the most important medical professionals in health care today. Their expertise in urinary healthcare makes them crucial to both men and women alike. However, not all urologists are the same. It is imperative for you to know how to tell the difference between… Continue Reading

Prostatitis Information

Do you need Prostatitis information? The prostate is a small walnut sized gland that is responsible for the secretion of seminal fluid. It nourishes the sperm as well as transports them out of the penis. On the other hand, prostatitis is a disease that swells the prostate gland and causes inflammation, leading to a slew… Continue Reading

Prostate Cancer: Symptoms & Treatments

Prostate Cancer: Symptoms & Treatments The prostate is one of the smallest organs in the body located just before the groin. Urine in your body passes through your prostate as it controls the flow of urine outside of the body. The prostate is also responsible for nourishing and protecting the sperm with the help of… Continue Reading

Peyronie’s Disease Causes & Symptoms

What are the causes and symptoms of peyronie’s disease? Diseases or conditions near or on the genitals can be incredibly troublesome. Not only can they take a long time to heal, but also cause a lot of pain and discomfort, making it much harder for people to move around. One of these conditions is called… Continue Reading

Erectile Dysfunction: Causes and Treatments

What are the causes and treatments of erectile dysfunction? Erectile dysfunction is an ailment that can occur in men of all ages. While it is not very common among young boys, it becomes a lot more common among men over the age of 30. And while it is common for men to experience difficulty in… Continue Reading

What is Urinary Incontinence?

Urinary incontinence is a serious bladder problem that can put you in an embarrassing position. Incontinence, or loss of bladder control, can range in severity and types but all of them are quite troublesome. While on the lowest level, men experience small leaks of urine when coughing or sneezing, the extreme condition is when men… Continue Reading

Benign Prostate Hyperplasia (BPH)

What is Benign Prostate Hyperplasia (BPH)? The prostate is one of the most essential parts of the body. It is responsible for the transfer of urine out of the body as well as nourishing the sperm in semen fluid. However, regardless of the importance of the prostate, it is still incredibly susceptible to various diseases… Continue Reading

What is a Urethral Stricture?

Urethral stricture: An Overview The narrowing down of urethra, the tube via which urine passes from the kidneys to the bladder, is known as urethral stricture. Formation of scar tissue inside a specific segment of the urethra causes the stricture. An individual with urethral stricture will experience difficulty urinating, and the urine will fill up… Continue Reading

I have erectile dysfunction

Erectile Dysfunction: Treatment Options & Procedures Many men who we see at our practice often opine, “I have erectile dysfunction.” We tell our patients that not having an erection once in a while should not bother them. We recommend the patients to consult our urologists only when they fail to have an erection consistently. Our… Continue Reading

What is Benign Prostate Hyperplasia (BPH)?

What is benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH)?  We’ve outlined relevant details about BPH in this article, including common symptoms, causes, risk factors, diagnosis methods, and treatment options. Benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH) Benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH) implies a urological condition where the bladder becomes enlarged. BPH exclusively affects men aged 51-60 who experience a blockage in the smooth… Continue Reading

I have Peyronie’s Disease. What are my options?

Peyronie’s Disease causes a male’s penis to bend or curve abnormally when he experiences an erection. The growth and proliferation of fibrous plaques (fibrous scar tissue) beneath the skin of the penis cause the curvature. The anomalous bending of the penis during erection can be quite painful for the individual. It is quite normal for… Continue Reading

Best Treatments for Kidney Stones

at our Fifth Avenue practice have amassed extensive experience in effectively dealing with nearly the entire gamut of urological issues. We specialize in both surgical and conventional modes of treatment for BPH, kidney cancer, prostatitis, UTI, and a host of other urological conditions. We strictly maintain ethical standards of treatment and carry out day to… Continue Reading

Kidney Cancer: Treatments & Outlook

Kidney Cancer Overview Renal or kidney cancer stands for any cancer about the kidney or kidneys. We reiterate to our patients that hypertension, smoking, obesity, and aging constitute high-risk factors for the occurrence of kidney cancer. Kidney cancers chiefly develop in the renal pelvis and renal tubule-two vital sections of kidneys. One out of every… Continue Reading

Overactive bladder: Causes & Treatments

In this review, we inform our patients about the causes of and treatment options for overactive bladder. Overactive bladder: Synopsis Innumerable men and women contact our urologists in East Upper Side (Manhattan) to know about ‘overactive bladder: causes & treatments.’ We make it clear that overactive bladder refers to their sudden and uncontrollable urge to… Continue Reading

Future Outlook for Prostate Cancer Treatment

All patients diagnosed with prostate cancer who visit our urology clinic, inevitably ask ‘what is the future outlook for prostate cancer treatment?’ Prostate cancer, like any other type of cancer, can be life-threatening, especially when it is an advanced stage. However, even the most experienced cancer specialists and urologists may not be able to say… Continue Reading

Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment of Prostatitis

Prostatitis is an infection that exclusively affects males. A male is diagnosed with acute prostatitis when his prostate gland becomes infected, leading to the organ’s inflammation. The prostate is a small gland that surrounds a man’s urethra, the tube that takes urine and semen out of the body. The prostate supplies nutrients to semen, performing… Continue Reading

The Doctor speaks about Urinary Tract Infections (UTI’s)

Urinary Tract Infections What our doctor speaks about urinary tract infections could go a long way in making patients aware about the same. UTIs affect kidneys, ureters (tubes carrying urine from kidneys to the urinary bladder), and urinary bladder. UTI is caused by bacteria infesting the urinary tract when they break through the body’s defense… Continue Reading

Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment of Urinary Incontinence

Generally speaking, urinary incontinence is a grave health issue where an individual’s ability to hold urine weakens or is completely lost. It is prevalent in geriatric or old people, and is more predominant in women, compared to men. Urinary incontinence: Causes We at Fifth Avenue Urology have observed that urinary incontinence could adversely affect the… Continue Reading

How Does the Vasectomy Procedure Work?

We at Fifth Avenue Urology have several years of experience in providing urological care to individuals of all age groups. As highly experienced urologists, we offer various urological services including but not limited to vasectomy, prostate cancer, and erectile dysfunction treatments. Our medical specialists, Drs. Michael S. Brodherson, Leonard Glickman, and Yaniv M. Larish are… Continue Reading

The Effects of Erectile Dysfunction on the Lives of Men 

The branch of medicine known as urology deals with a range of health problems and diseases, one of which is erectile dysfunction, also known simply as ED. This is a very common condition in men but, naturally, men that suffer from ED feel very alone and it can feel like they are the online ones… Continue Reading

How to Choose the Best Urologist

If you suffer from problems relating to the bladder, kidneys, and related areas, the usual professional that can provide expert help and treatment is a urologist. In this article we will discuss how to choose the best Urologist. These medical specialists have expert knowledge and training to deal with issues such as these. This is… Continue Reading

How Premature Ejaculation Problems can Affect Men

When it comes to their sexual performance, men can be extremely embarrassed in terms of discussing premature ejaculation problems. While those that feel they perform well generally have no problem talking about these matters, those that experience issues tend to hide them away and steer clear of the subject even with their own partner. One… Continue Reading

Do You Experience a Burning Sensation When Urinating? 

Many people know the discomfort and pain of a burning sensation when urinating. For some people, the sensation is so severe it puts them off going to the toilet when they need to urinate because they don’t want to have to go through the pain. However, this can then lead to other issues such as… Continue Reading

What is Prostate Cancer and How Is It Treated?

Prostate cancer is one of the most widespread cancers in men and it is estimated that about 1 in 9 men will be diagnosed at one point or the other in their lives. But still so much is unknown about this form of cancer. Without proper knowledge, the chances of catching symptoms early and successfully… Continue Reading

5 Medical Conditions treated by NYC Urologists

There are many specialist branches of medicine, one of which is the field of urology. This article will discuss conditions treated by NYC urologists. Experts in urinary tract conditions, NYC urologists can deal with a variety of conditions and have the expertise and training to make speedy diagnoses and administer relevant treatment. People go to… Continue Reading

Cancer of the Bladder

Cancer of the Bladder: The Risk Factors As is the case with other types of cancer, there are a number of key risk factors linked to cancer of the bladder. This is a form of cancer that can affect men and women, and diagnosis and treatment can be dealt with by a qualified urologist. There… Continue Reading

The Most Common Causes of Erectile Dysfunction

What Are The Most Common Causes of Erectile Dysfunction? Erectile dysfunction is a problem that affects most men from time to time, however, if it becomes an ongoing problem then it can be something that needs medical attention. Erectile dysfunction can be a symptom of a number of different conditions. In some cases, it should… Continue Reading

Enlarged Prostate Information

Seeking Advice for an Enlarged Prostate  There are many men that suffer with various problems with their prostate gland and for some it can cause a lot of issues. This gland is one that is only found in men and as men get older, the risk of prostate problems can increase. One of the issues… Continue Reading