Top Peyronie’s Disease Specialists in NYC.
Specialists in Treatment of Penile Curvature, Pain in the Penis, Penis Shortening and Narrowing, and Erection Problems.
Dr. Alex Shteynshlyuger is a Board Certified Urologist at New York Urology Specialists. He is experienced in caring for men with Peyronie’s disease using non-invasive non-surgical as well as surgical treatment methods including a Penile prosthesis and plaque excision with grafting. He is among the few first urologists in New York City who has been approved to participate in the XIAFLEX REMS program and can administer Xiaflex for treatment of Peyronie’s disease to eligible men.
Peyronie’s Disease: What You Need to Know.
Peyronie’s disease is a significant medical problem that affects men. It can cause curvature of the penis, pain in the penis, shortening of the penis, narrowing of the penis and erectile dysfunction (difficulty obtaining or maintaining erections, loss of erection hardness).
Penile curvature is usually up or to the side but may also point down or be ‘corkscrew’.
Peyronie’s disease may also cause a palpable ‘nodule’ or hard mass in the penis often called “Peyronie’s plaque“. Peyronie’s disease can cause a narrowing of the penile shaft with a constricting band or waist, which is often called “hourglass appearance”.
The severity of Peyronie’s usually corresponds to the angle of curvature with >30 degrees curvature more likely to cause typical Peyronie’s symptoms.
What are the Most Common Symptoms of Peyronie’s Disease
Any of the symptoms below may be an indication of Peyronie’s disease. While many patients may have more than one symptom, some may only show one of the symptoms below and not others.
- Curved, crooked or bent Penis
- Pain in the penis with or without curvature
- Shrinkage or narrowing of the penis
- Palpable lump or mass in the penis
- The softness of the penis
What are the Treatment Options for Peyronie’s Disease Offered at New York Urology Specialists?
- Xiaflex (Collagenase clostridium) injections
- Verapamil injections.
- Interferon injections
- Penile Traction therapy
- Plaque excision / incision with grafting
- Penile prosthesis placement with plaque excision/grafting
- Penile Plication.
What to Expect: Your First Visit to New York Urology Specialists for Treatment of Peyronie’s disease
You can expect to have a thorough examination. We will obtain your past medical history. Treatment approaches will be discussed based on your particular circumstances. Penile Doppler ultrasound of the penis will be scheduled to evaluate the extent of the plaque as well as vascular function.
What You Need to Know About Xiaflex Treatment for Peyronie’s Disease
- Learn more about Xiaflex treatment at New York Urology Specialists
- Patient Selection Criteria for Xiaflex Treatment at New York Urology Specialists
- Xiaflex Treatment Schedule
- Xiaflex Cost and Insurance Coverage
Peyronie’s Disease Classification: Acute and Stable Phase
Peyronie’s disease has traditionally been classified into two stages: the active phase and stable phase. The relevance of this classification is that surgical treatment is not advisable during the “active phase” of the disease.
The first phase is called acute or active stage and refers to the first 12-18 months after the appearance of symptoms or curvature. During this phase, the disease process is evolving. In some men with active phase disease, the disease occasionally can go away spontaneously (this happens in 10-15% of men – but maybe an illusion in some cases); however more commonly disease progresses and gets worse. Thus early evaluation and initiation of treatment is advisable to limit disease severity. Appropriate treatment options during the active phase of Peyronie’s disease include penile traction therapy and injection therapy.
The second stage of the disease is called chronic or stable phase. This usually refers to a disease that has stabilized after the initial 12-18 months after the appearance of symptoms or with at least 6 months of no change in symptoms. It is unlikely that symptoms improve spontaneously in men with stable disease however the curvature and symptoms may get worse.
While the diagnosis of Peyronie’s disease can be made from history – based on the presence of curvature and/or pain in the penis, it is important to establish an objective diagnosis with objective measurement of the curvature and measurement of the plaque size to track the progress of disease and success of treatment.
Penile ultrasound with a Doppler study after injection of medications to produce an artificial erection is performed by urologists specializing in Peyronie’s disease.
If I Have Bent Penis, Do I Have Peyronie’s Disease?
There are a number of causes that lead to penile curvature, Peyronie’s disease is one of the most common causes but you may also have curved penis caused by one of the other causes of penile curvature which include:
- Congenital chordee
- Frenulum breve
- Penile malformation
- Skin tethering
Why Choose New York Urology Specialists for Treatment of Peyronie’s Disease?
- All treatment is performed by a board-certified urologist experienced in treating men with symptoms of Peyronie’s disease including penile curvature, narrowing of the penis, shortening of the penis, pain in the penis, and ED.
- We are one of the few practices in the region to offer a full range of options for treatment of Peyronie’s disease, 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 (Xiaflex, Verapamil injections, Interferon), shockwave therapy for penile pain, penile plication, plaque excision and grafting, 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.
Scheduling Appointments for Peyronie’s Treatment at New York Urology Specialists
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by Robert Clarke 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.
by Oliver on Jul 18, 2019
Staff were all very welcoming. Dr. Alex Shteynshlyuger was very knowledgeable and attentive during my time spent with him.
by JOHN on Jul 18, 2019
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by Allan B. 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!!!
by Charles Thompson on Jul 06, 2019
I am a 54 year-old male who is extremely happy with my care at New York Urology Specialists. I came to see Dr. Alex out of near desperation after consulting with three other urologists. Literally over one night, I began experiencing severe penile pain and burning. None of the other urologists were able to help diagnose what my problem was and seemingly didn't take my problem very seriously. In fact, one of them specifically told me at it had nothing to do with my prostate. After 6 weeks of suffering, I saw Dr. Alex. He examined me and gave me some tests and lab work. He very quickly ascertained that my problem was due to an enlarged prostate. He proscribed medicine to deal with my pain in the short-term and keep my prostate size in check over the long-term. My problem quickly disappeared. Today, 5 years later, I feel great. Dr, Alex listens to you as a patient, takes your opinion and health concerns seriously and knows his field inside-and-out so that you can get proper treatment for your problem. I can't thank him enough for diagnosing and solving my malady - you sometimes can't appreciate a problem until you have it. Getting rid of it and getting back to normal is so important - I am so glad that I saw Dr. Alex for my problem.
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by DAM BEN STANTON on Sep 24, 2018
From the very appointment to the last follow-up visit, I felt I was at the right place and with the right people around me. Dr. Alex Stheynshlyuger and his staff made it easy and confortable. I would recommend them to every man.
by Winston on Sep 15, 2018
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by Lee St. James on Sep 01, 2018
Dr Alex and his staff are through professionals in every sense of the word. From initial diagnosis to a period of evaluating and ruling out options, we decided upon a surgical solution, which appears for the most part to have corrected the issue. Thanks to Ana, and the staff, especially Dr. Alex for treating me so well. Best regards, Lee
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by JD on Jan 15, 2018
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by Bob Brown on Nov 19, 2017
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.
by Clarence Brown on Sep 14, 2017
I am very much thankful for meeting Dr Alex .I had a very serious medical problem I visited many doctors but none could not help me it was very difficult for me until I visited Dr Alex after a couple visits my medical problem is no more I feel very great also I felt almost 20 years younger Dr Alex is second to none fantastic doctor. Thanks again Dr Alex from my family.
by Michael on Jul 03, 2014
I am feeling better now after visiting clinic New York urology specialists. Excellent staff and appointment on time.
by George & Sally R 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
by Joyce T 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.
Peyronies Disease and ED Are Treatable in Nearly Every Man
At New York Urology Specialists, our urologists are specially trained in the evaluation and treatment of Peyronie’s disease and erectile dysfunction. We understand the challenges that Peyronie’s disease and ED create for our patients, their relationships and their self-esteem. We help you find a treatment for Peyronie’s disease that fits your needs, your lifestyle and your preferences.
Urologists are doctors specializing in the treatment of men with sexual problems including Peyronie’s disease and 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 Peyronie’s disease and erectile dysfunction.
We Treat Some of the Most Complex ED Problems Including:
- Hourglass narrowing of the penis
- Shortening of the penis and loss of penile length
- Penis curvature with worsening erections
- Peyronies disease in men with diabetes and weak erections in men with diabetes.
- Peyronie’s disease and erectile dysfunction in men with prostate cancer after radical prostatectomy
- Erectile dysfunction in men with Peyronie’s disease
- Erectile dysfunction in men for whom Viagra and Cialis do not work.
Schedule an Appointment with Dr. Shteynshlyuger:
Dr. Alex Shteynshlyuger is a fellowship-trained board-certified urologist with expertise in 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.
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