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Reconstruction & Prosthetic Surgery

UH Experts Offer Advanced Surgical Reconstruction for Cancer Survivors

Radiation therapy is often used as part of the treatment plan for cancers of the bladder, prostate, uterus and cervix. Although it can be highly effective in treating cancer, radiation to the organs of the genitourinary systems can sometimes cause secondary yet devastating side effects such as scar tissue, fistulas and sexual and urinary problems.

In the highly specialized field of reconstructive urology, UH urology experts work closely with oncologists and other specialists including colorectal and plastic surgeons to help patients restore genitourinary function that has been compromised by cancer and/or cancer treatments.

Quality Outcomes Depend on Exceptional Surgeons

Optimal outcomes of reconstructive urology procedures after cancer survivorship are highly dependent on the expertise and experience of the surgeon. University Hospitals is pleased to offer patients the most advanced care and surgical techniques through our reconstructive urology program led by Shubham Gupta, MD, FACS, fellowship-trained reconstructive urologist. Dr. Gupta and his team offer a wide variety of medical and reconstructive procedures to restore patients functionally, psychologically and cosmetically and improve their quality of life.

Advanced Treatments for Genitourinary Complications after Cancer

UH experts combine medical, psychological and advanced surgical techniques to address a wide range of conditions that can occur in men and women following treatment for genitourinary cancers.

The most common concerns include: