International and Out-of-the-Area Patients: What You Need to Know

New York Urology Specialists welcomes patients from around the world for the treatment of Peyronie’s disease and other medical problems.  We understand that many innovations in urological care take many years to become available in other countries. Also, many patients wish to take advantage of the best specialists when it comes to caring for their urological needs.

We are here to help you answer financial questions, locate hotels in New York City, and arrange coordinated medical care for your urological and non-urological healthcare needs.  If you do not speak fluent English and do not have a translator, we can arrange a translator for you.

Additional Information for Visitors Traveling to New York City

Click for additional information for out-of-state US-based patients.

Click here for additional information for international visitors, including travel visa information and hotels.  You can also review detailed financial information for international patients.

There are many hotels nearby and a variety of restaurants.

Language Translation

If you do not speak English, please bring a translator. If you need a translator, we can suggest reputable and affordable translators for your visit.  If you do not have a translator, we also offer a phone translation service for over 150 languages (no extra fee).

Please bring all your test results and a summary of your relevant medical history translated in English to your first visit. You may also send them to us electronically by email or fax prior to your visit.

Traveling for Treatment at New York Urology Specialists

Experienced urologists at New York Urology Specialists perform treatment for Peyronie’s disease including Xiaflex injections, penile plication, plaque excision with grafting and penile implant, and other surgeries for men who live outside New York City area.

Patients from other states in the United States as well as international patients who are traveling to New York City on business, pleasure, or medical tourism can arrange to have treatment for enlarged prostate performed during their visit. Please contact us in advance to arrange an appointment in coordination with your visit to New York City.

Advisory consultation

Patients who plan to come to New York Urology Specialists for the Xiaflex injections, penile plication procedure, plaque excision, and grafting or penile implant surgery are advised to schedule an Advisory Video Consultation before traveling to New York and scheduling an appointment for the procedure.  This will help you review the necessary steps to prepare for the procedure and will answer any informational questions about the treatment options for Peyronie’s disease.

Patients From Other States and Countries Interested in Peyronie’s Treatment at New York Urology Specialists

Appropriate evaluation is necessary for all patients who interested in undergoing Peyronie’s treatment at New York Urology Specialists.  Patients who live far from our offices and traveling for care may choose to have an initial evaluation and testing performed by their local urologist or may come to our office in New York for a full evaluation.

For a patient to be scheduled for Xiaflex injections or surgery the following evaluation is necessary:

Blood tests:

  • PSA test within 12 months – Patients with elevated PSA need appropriate evaluation for prostate cancer which may include prostate biopsy prior to treatment.
  • Serum creatinine within 6 months
  • Liver function tests: AST and ALT
  • CBC (hemoglobin, hematocrit, platelets)
  • Lipid profile (cholesterol, triglycerides)
  • Testosterone levels

Urine tests

  • Microscopic urinalysis and urine culture within 1 month
  • Patient with microscopic red blood cells in urine or visible blood in the urine should have appropriate evaluation including CT urogram and cystoscopy

Our Location:

We are conveniently located in Midtown Manhattan with all parts of Manhattan easily reachable by public transportation, taxi or limousine.

New York Urology Specialists is a referral center for patients with complex urological needs from the Middle East, Africa, Japan, Latin, and South America, the Caribbean, Asia, and Europe.

Make an Appointment:  please inform us that you are traveling so that we can advise you best on making the most efficient arrangements for your visit to New York.

Financial Information: we offer affordable rates for consultations, in-office procedures, diagnostic and laboratory tests, and surgical services.  You may pay as you go; many international patients can benefit from our inclusive packages that allow a continuation of care and coordination of care while patients are back in their home countries.

Travel, Visa and Hotel Information

You can learn more about Visa requirements, hotels, and restaurants on our Visitor website.

Hotels and Accommodations near our office.

Where do our Patients Come from?

  • Canada
  • The Caribbean, Latin, and South America
  • Turkey
  • Japan
  • Pakistan
  • India
  • China
  • Germany
  • UK
  • Italy
  • France
  • Venezuela
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Many other countries

Can I pay for my treatment in installments?

Treatment costs must be repaid fully, in advance, prior to treatment.  We are not able to extend credit but there are companies that offer financing and credit for healthcare expenses. There are private companies that may offer loans and credit for patients.

Do You Require All Medical Records to be in English?

If you have medical records from your other physicians they need to be translated to English. We cannot accept any non-English documents.   If necessary we can facilitate the translation of your documents.

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 the 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.
  • We offer diagnostic testing in our office which avoids hospital costs.
  • We are conveniently located within a 30-60 minute commute to men who are seeking ED treatment in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Westchester, Long Island, Bronx, and New Jersey.

What does Peyronie’s Penile Curvature Look Like?

You can find before and after treatment images in our image gallery.

Scheduling Appointments for Peyronie’s Treatment at New York Urology Specialists


If you have any questions, to schedule a consultation, please contact us or call/text: 1-646-663-4050.

We have excellent reviews from patients and their partners.  Information for out-of-state and international patients.  

We offer affordable prices with or without insurance.

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Peyronies Disease and ED Are Treatable in Nearly Every Man

Excellence-Urology_Care-banner2At 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, 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 Peyronie’s Problems and Men’s Health Problems Including:

Schedule an Appointment with Dr. Shteynshlyuger:

Call/text today: 1-646-663-4050 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: 1-646-663-4050.

We have excellent reviews from patients and their partners.  Information for out-of-state and international patients.  

We offer affordable prices with or without insurance. 

 

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