What are the most common procedures Urologists perform?

The most common procedures which urologists perform in an office setting include:

  • Vasectomy or permanent male birth control
  • Cystoscopy or visual scope inspection of the urethra and bladder and prostate in men
  • Removal of stents
  • Dilatation of the Urethra
  • Urodynamic studies


The common procedures performed in an operating room setting include:

  • Removal of the kidney or prostate owing to cancer
  • Transurethral surgeries for benign prostate hypertrophy and bladder tumors
  • Removal of kidney stones or ureteral stones
  • Anti-incontinence surgeries for men and women.
  • Vasectomy reversals
  • Placement of penile prostheses.