Penile Doppler Ultrasound Can Help Determine the Cause of ED in Men 

by Alex Shteynshlyuger MD

When it comes to the treatment of erectile dysfunction – New York Urology Specialists are a step ahead.  Better Science Means Better Care.   


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Penis Ultrasound with Doppler

What is Penile Color Doppler Ultrasound?

Ultrasound of the penis is a painless procedure performed in the offices of New York Urology Specialists

Penile ultrasound is performed to evaluate the anatomy of the penis.  Color Doppler penile ultrasound is used to measure blood flow in the penis as part of vascular function evaluation and to help diagnose vascular abnormalities in the penis.

How is Penile Ultrasound Performed?

Penile ultrasound was performed using a high-quality very sensitive penile ultrasound machine that uses sound waves to map the tissues of the penis.   New York Urology Specialists is one of a small number of urology practices in the United States that is licensed to perform penile doppler study. We only use certified and highly experienced ultrasound technicians who perform the study.

Typically, we perform penile color Doppler ultrasound in 2 parts: first, penile ultrasound is performed and relevant measurements are done. Then, the injection of medications to induce erection is given and penile ultrasound measurements are repeated to compare ‘before’ and ‘after’ response of the penis to injection of medications.

Usually, injection of medications such as prostaglandin E1 or Trimix is given during the procedure to induce an erection and to increase blood flow in the blood vessels of the penis in order to evaluate the vascular function of the penis.  Penile ultrasound can also be used to evaluate penile masses to see if there is blood flow; if they are calcified, and where they originate.   

If there is scar tissue, the scar is visualized and measured using ultrasound. If there is a noticeable curvature to the penis, the curvature is measured. Because of the complexity of the procedure, it can take 1-2 hours to perform.

When is Penile Ultrasound Used?

Penile ultrasound is useful for evaluation of the following conditions:

  1. Erectile Dysfunction
  2. Peyronie’s Disease
  3. Penile pain
  4. Lumps and masses in the penis
  5. Penile fracture

What are the Benefits of Penile Doppler Ultrasound?

Penile color Doppler ultrasound can provide a number of useful pieces of information and helps the treating urologist at New York Urology Specialists to guide patients with treatment.

For patients with erectile dysfunction, peak systolic velocity (PSV) and End Diastolic Velocity (EDV) is measured. These parameters help us to evaluate whether the cause of erectile dysfunction is due to arterial insufficiency or venous leak (veno-occlusive insufficiency).  The diameter of cavernosal arteries is also measured on the right and left before and after the injection of vasogenic medication such as prostaglandin or Trimix.  With normal vascular function, we expect a significant increase in arterial diameter.  Penile anatomy, as well as the presence of any calcifications or scar tissue, is noted.

What You Should Know About Penile Color Duplex Ultrasound Use in Erectile Dysfunction

It is important to understand that a variety of factors can affect vascular parameter measurements including anxiety, lack of sexual stimulation and arousal.  An inadequate dose of vasoactive medications can contribute to misdiagnosis.  On the other hand, a high dose of vasoactive medications such as alprostadil and Trimix can mask the underlying borderline vascular disease.  We see many patients who are misdiagnosed with a variety of problems based on penile vascular parameters.

Erectile dysfunction cannot be diagnosed solely on the basis of a penile ultrasound examination.  The presence of organic or vascular erectile dysfunction cannot be excluded solely on the basis of penile ultrasound examination without a proper clinical context.

Who Performs Penile Ultrasound?

At New York Urology Specialists, our experienced urologists and ultrasound technicians perform all penile ultrasounds. Our urologists and ultrasound technicians are certified to the highest standards in the field.

Affordable Cost for Penile Ultrasound in NYC and Insurance Coverage

At New York Urology Specialists we offer affordable prices for a penile ultrasound performed by certified specialists.  Most health insurances cover the cost of penile ultrasound as medically necessary for the diagnosis of erectile dysfunction, penile trauma, priapism, and Peyronie’s disease among others.  For patients with no insurance, high-deductibles, high-copays, and health plans that do not cover the cost of penile doppler ultrasound, we offer discounted rates of up to 80% compared to hospital prices and financing options.

Where to Get Penile Ultrasound for Evaluation of Erectile Dysfunction in NYC?

At New York Urology Specialists, we offer specialized treatment for ED for men. Same-day appointments are available.

Call/text today: 1-646-663-5211 or make an appointment online.  

We treat sexual and erection problems and offer comprehensive STD testing for infections.  We treat penile problems in men, including phimosis, balanitis, penile irritation, and penile redness. We perform a no-scalpel vasectomy, vasectomy reversal, cosmetic circumcision, circumcision revision, penile frenuloplasty. We offer confidential appointments.

Our prices are ED treatment prices are affordable with or without insuranceLow-cost Viagra (sildenafil) and Cialis (tadalafil) are available to our patients.  We offer free insurance verification.

Read Real Stories of Men who Underwent Treatment for ED at New York Urology Specialists.

We offer ED treatment to patients within driving distance to our offices as well as from other states and countries.  Our patients come from New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut, and over 30 countries worldwide.

What do Penile Problems Look Like?

You can find pictures of penile problems including before and after treatment images in our image gallery.

What You Need to Know:

Why Choose New York Urology Specialists for Treatment of Erectile Dysfunction?

  • All treatment is performed by a board-certified urologist experienced in treating men with symptoms of ED, premature ejaculation, and other sexual problems using medical therapy, minimally invasive therapies, lasers, and surgery.
  • We are one of the few practices in the region to offer a full range of options for the treatment of sexual, and erection problems in men.
  • We offer diagnostic testing in our office which avoids hospital costs.
  • Extensive Experience: Thousands of men have treated successfully using medical therapy, shockwave therapy for ED, penile injections with Trimix, and penile implant surgery.
  • Confidential and Understanding Care. We understand that most of our patients desire privacy.  We see patients with a variety of urological problems. Your reason for visiting us is entirely confidential.
  • We are one of the few practices in the region to offer a full range of options for the treatment of sexual and erection problems in men.
  • We are conveniently located within 30-60 minute commute to men who are seeking ED treatment in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Westchester, Long Island, Bronx, and New Jersey.

Scheduling Appointments for Ultrasound of Penis at New York Urology Specialists


If you have any questions, to schedule a consultation, please contact us or call/text: 1-646-663-5211.

We have excellent reviews from patients and their partners.  Information for out-of-state and international patients.  Find out our office hours or directions to our office

We offer affordable prices with or without insurance.  Low-cost Viagra (sildenafil) and Cialis (tadalafil) are available to our patients.

We offer weekday, weekend, and evening office hours.

Dr. Alex Shteynshlyuger is a board-certified urologist, who specializes in all aspects of care for sexual problems in men including ED, premature ejaculation, and other sexual concerns.  He has successfully treated hundreds of men with sexual problems including ED and poor libido.


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Peronis Disease
by on Aug 04, 2019

Dr Alex was both knowledgeable and concise with his diagnosis and advice which was well received. Dr was her knowledgeable in the subject and provided good advice.

3P Removal
by on Jul 24, 2019

Went to get my penile papule remove. Got done same day, it was fast, great staff, and most importantly, pleased with the result.

Recommendation
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Urology Visit
by on Jul 18, 2019

Staff were all very welcoming. Dr. Alex Shteynshlyuger was very knowledgeable and attentive during my time spent with him.

Outstanding
by on Jul 09, 2019

Went in for a procedure with Dr. Alex and he was very calm and thorough about the the operation and the recovery. From the front desk to his assistants, everyone was very courteous, professional and polite. I highly recommend NY Urologist Specialist. They are outstanding!!!

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Surgical Procedure
by on Sep 01, 2018

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by on Aug 15, 2018

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My wife was elated
by on Jan 15, 2018

Well I put it to use last night and man, good job. My wife was elated. u made it much better somehow, so thank u for fixing my penis

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by on Dec 05, 2017

"Cannot express how thankful I am I found Dr. Shtetnshlyuger. After undergoing surgery to correct a penile torsion I couldn't be happier with the results. A great doctor who is clearly good at what he does. With something as important as your private area, It's nice to be able to rest easy and know you are in good hands.." via HealthGrades.com 12/5/2017

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I am writing to thank dr. Alex. He is thorough, professional, knowledgeable, helpful and friendly. I have seen him for ED and prostate issues, and he has explained all my options clearly, and found solutions that have been a great help. thank you! I highly recommend both Dr. Alex and his staff, which I find to be helpful, friendly, knowledgeable and very professional. They are a pleasure to deal with and all have been a great help.

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by on Jul 03, 2014

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Thank you for excellent care
by on Jan 07, 2013

Dear Dr. Alex: We want to thank you for the excellent care you provided for George during his emergency operation and the follow up treatment. Your quiet, confident manner was reassuring to us during a very scary time for us. We will never forget you. George Sally R. Date: 2013

We love you!
by on Feb 16, 2012

Dr. Alex Shteynshlyuger and Staff – Thank you so much for taking care of my husband Bob. Dr. Alex: I thank God everyday for you. You were an answer to prayer.

ED is Treatable in Nearly Every Man

Excellence-Urology_Care-banner2At New York Urology Specialists, our urologists are specially trained in the evaluation and treatment of erectile dysfunction.  We understand the challenges that ED creates for our patients, their relationships, and their self-esteem.  We help you find a treatment for erectile dysfunction that fits your needs, lifestyle, and your preferences.

Urologists are doctors specializing in the treatment of men with erectile dysfunction. By the virtue of our experience and skill, we are able to offer an effective treatment option for nearly every man who desires an effective treatment for ED.  We offer medical and surgical treatment for erectile dysfunction.

We Treat Some of the Most Complex ED Problems Including:

Schedule an Appointment with Dr. Shteynshlyuger:

Call/text today: 1-646-663-5211 or make an appointment online

Dr. Alex Shteynshlyuger is a fellowship-trained board-certified urologist with expertise in the evaluation and treatment of sexual and erection problems in men using modern effective and proven treatment methods.  We offer inflatable penile implant, shockwave therapy for ED, and treatment for Peyronie’s disease.

He is highly recommended by top primary care physicians in the New York area. If you or someone you know has been experiencing urological symptoms, make an appointment to take advantage of Dr. Shteynshlyuger’s expert advice. Please feel free to contact us with any questions.


If you have any questions, to schedule a consultation, please contact us or call/text: 1-646-663-5211.

We have excellent reviews from patients and their partners.  Information for out-of-state and international patients.  Find out our office hours or directions to our office

We offer affordable appointment prices with or without insurance.  Low-cost Viagra (sildenafil) and Cialis (tadalafil) are available to our patients.

We offer weekday, weekend, and evening office hours.

 

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