MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Urology/Genito-Urinary Surgery
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Dr. Deepak M is a Urologist in Besant Nagar, Chennai and has an experience of 27 years in this field. Dr. Deepak M practices at Nanthini Hospitals in Besant Nagar, Chennai. He completed MBBS from Madurai Kamaraj University in 1983,MS - General Surgery from Madurai Kamaraj in 1989 and MCh - Urology/Genito-Urinary Surgery from THE TAMIL NADU DR.M.G.R.MEDICAL UNIVERSITY in 1994. He is a member of USI,SOUTH ZONE USI,TAPASU and MUS.
Q: Who is a urologist?
A: A urologist is a doctor specially trained in and who treats diseases of the urinary tract in both males and females. Urologists may also treat diseases of the male reproductive system.
Q: What diseases can urologists treat?
A: Urologists commonly treat diseases such as urinary tract infections (UTI), cystistis, urinary incontinence, bladder stones, kidney stones,cancers, prostate enlargements, scrotal diseases. etc.
Q: What is the difference between an urologist and a nephrologist?
A: A nephrologist is a medical physician who specially treats complex diseases that affect the kidneys such as nephritis, kidney stones, polycystic kidney disease, and acute and chronic kidney failure. An urologist treats the urinary tract system in both men and women.
Q: When should I visit a urologist?
A: One should visit a urologist if there are symptoms such as burning and pain during urination, presence of blood in urine, pain in abdomen, incontinence or repeated urinary tract infections (UTIs).
Q: Can a urologist treat diseases of the female reproductive system?
A: Urologists can treat common illnesses in females such as urinary tract infections, bladder inflammations, prolapse and cancers. For conditions related to uterus, ovaries, fallopian tubes, they are referred to a gynecologist.