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Urology Services


Geisinger Urology consists of a distinguished team of experts dedicated to patient care, education and research. Geisinger's urology program is one of America's premier centers for the diagnosis and treatment of male and female urological conditions and is one of a select few centers in Pennsylvania to treat both pediatric and adult patients with urological disorders. Our specialty trained physicians provide a full-range of diagnostic procedures and treatments, using the most advanced robotic surgical technology, as well as:

  • Cryosurgery for prostate and kidney cancer
  • Radical and partial nephrectomies
  • Robotic and laparoscopic prostatectomy
  • Radiofrequency ablation
  • Immunotherapy
  • Endoscopic resection
  • Intravesical chemotherapy

Our team of experts offers high, quality care for the most general urologic conditions to the most complex urologic oncology diagnoses and treatments. And, having performed more than 1,100 robotic surgeries since 2005 the urology team at Geisinger brings patients an extraordinary level of experience and expertise.

Robotic Appendicovesicostomy

Joel Sumfest, MD, department of urology, narrates his surgical technique using the daVinci robot. This demonstrates surgical transference of the isolated appendix so that it can be used as a conduit for urinary diversion from the bladder to the skin in children with cloacal exstrophy or neurogenic bladder, making a route for insertion of a catheter.

DaVinci Robotic Surgery

DaVinci robotic Surgery State-of-the-art surgical system helps your surgeon see vital anatomical structures more clearly.

Pediatric Urology

pediatric urology Geisinger's Janet Weis Children's Hospital is the only hospital in the region with a pediatric urologist.