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Dr. Richard Levin

Urology
Aventura , FL
33 years experience

Locations

Office

Aventura , FL

Address

21150 Biscayne Blvd, Suite 104, Aventura , FL
Directions

About

Bio

I grew up in New York and migrated south as my career progressed. Trained in Washington DC, Fellowship at the National Cancer Institute and then off to Florida, where I performed the first Laparoscopic Nephrectomy and Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy in Miami Beach. Since then I have pushed the envelope on minimally invasive urologic surgery and state of the art care. My focus is health and well being. As a Urologist I am expert in Cancer, Stones, Incontinence, Fertility and Andrology.

Specialties
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Urology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

80 Answers
28 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Levin
Urology 33 years experience
Depends: sterouds are complex molecules with extremely varied and yet overlapping functions. A question is truly impossible to answer as there are hundreds of... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Levin
Urology 33 years experience
Peyronies: The Peyronies plaque is not likely to blame. More likely there is a global penile hypovasculariry and/or inflammation. When erect the blood flow incr... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Levin
Urology 33 years experience
Uti's & food: Uls are not aggravated by diet, however painful bladder syndrome may be. These folks should avoid acidic foods and stay well hydrated.
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Levin
Urology 33 years experience
Yes and no: A normal test may mean there is sperm , but the critical details are lacking. An abnml test means there is a problem.
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Levin
Urology 33 years experience
Heartburn: Certainly this could be a type of heartburn. Adjust your diet, small meals, no chocolate or tomatoes or oil/fatty foods after 5 pm. Also, must se yo... Read More
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A 74-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Levin
Urology 33 years experience
Caution: Taking both can lower blood pressure too much. Try one for two weeks if not satisfied try the other then chose.
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A member asked:
Dr. Richard Levin
Urology 33 years experience
Priapism: Priapism: erection lasting over 4 hrs. Get to the emergency room stat! to minimize risk of permanent impotence and to figure out why this happened.
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A 62-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Levin
Urology 33 years experience
Prostatitis : There are few varieties of prostatitis, howevevr fevers chills, burning on urination , slow stream, frequency, urgency, and the feeling of pain or pr... Read More
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A 75-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Levin
Urology 33 years experience
Kegels no change: Kegels will no likely help nor hurt.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Levin
Urology 33 years experience
Depends: Depends on your relationship and the new family dynamics
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Levin
Urology 33 years experience
Surgery can hurt: Circumcision has generated many fables as well as benefits. It can hurt. Pain is perceived differently as an infant. Local anesthetic can be very e... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Levin
Urology 33 years experience
Emotional: Loss of interest is without a doubt beyond the scope of a urologist. Self assessment and possibly a sex therapist would be very helpful.
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A 80-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Levin
Urology 33 years experience
Low T: Please be certain you need the testosterone. Also fatigue should be evaluated with cardiologist and blood tests.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Levin
Urology 33 years experience
Acute Scrotum: Get seen asap and evaluate for tumor torsion hernia infection.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Levin
Urology 33 years experience
Urinary pain: Ct and sonograms would find most stones or tumors. Nothing substitutes for a thorough urological evaluation including urine analysis and maybe cystos... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Levin
Urology 33 years experience
Rapid: Flomax (tamsulosin) is a nice Alpha blocker. There are many similar. My experience is about 2 hrs to onset lasting about 19 hrs.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Levin
Urology 33 years experience
Urosepsis: Infections can be minor or serious. You should not be feeling badly after 24 hrs antibiotics.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Levin
Urology 33 years experience
Could be: Gross painless hematuria is bladder czncer until proven otherwise.
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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Levin
Urology 33 years experience
Yes: Immediate treatment including your partner, with antibiotics should have a good chance.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Levin
Urology 33 years experience
Not likely: Nbmost of these stones cannot be dissolved, except uric acid stones.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Levin
Urology 33 years experience
Great medicine: Zofran (ondansetron) is very safe works sensually, meaning via the central nervous system, and works on as far as I know, all types of nausea. Nausea... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Levin
Urology 33 years experience
Muscle pain: exercise induced pain that is relieved upon completion of exercise is usually musculoskeletal and not renal. This may simply be diaphragmatic pain fro... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Richard Levin
Urology 33 years experience
Venous thrombosis: you may have a venous thrombosis which is treated with warm compresses and aspirin, however I insist that this type of problem must be evaluated in pe... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Levin
Urology 33 years experience
Hypogonadism: i'm sorry for your troubles, you should have a proper urological endocrine evaluation. You should be sure that your pituitary gland's and testicles a... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Levin
Urology 33 years experience
Urinary retention: You describe a condition consistent with urinary retention and bph, typically relieved with meds or surgery. Further evaluation needed by a urologist... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Levin
Urology 33 years experience
Renal colic: There are numerous causes for renal colic and abdominal pain. Typically the evaluation includes a good history and physical exam as well as proper im... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Levin
Urology 33 years experience
Yes: You may have both or either start with otc for vaginal yeast and if no better than go to dr to check for UTI and abx may be needed.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Levin
Urology 33 years experience
Radiation: Radiation exposure is not safe. You should check with manufacturer regarding how much radiation your set may give off and recommended viewing distance... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Levin
Urology 33 years experience
Scrotitis: Certainly it can be distressing to have a discolouration on skin on any part of your body especially the genitalia . It is likely that is what we are... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Levin
Urology 33 years experience
Look for infection: If this a new fishy odor, infection with parasite or std is my main concern. Be aware some people ( you or partner). May have anatural odor as well.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Levin
Urology 33 years experience
Androgens: Libido is very complex. It is well accepted that Progesterone a mild androgen boosts libido. Testosterone is a stronger androgen. It does wok on ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Levin
Urology 33 years experience
Yes: Vaginal delivery is associated with pelvic floor weakness.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Levin
Urology 33 years experience
Parenting: I recommend it to all patents prior to age of intercourse. Parents do not need permission to vaccinate minors. It is your oblgation to protect the c... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Levin
Urology 33 years experience
Frequency of urinati: Often referred to as a small bladder, it is a common symptom of many different problems. Training is of limited value. Medications usually help.
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A member asked:
Dr. Richard Levin
Urology 33 years experience
Forever: Chlamydia or ngu can be sub clinical or undetectable for many years. Especially on a woman.
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A 74-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Levin
Urology 33 years experience
Unrelated.: Flomax (tamsulosin) is an excellent treatment for symptoms of bph. A penile ring is an accepted but somewhat dangerous sexual aid, especially if ther... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Levin
Urology 33 years experience
Highly unlikely.: Consider other issues like stress or infection first.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Levin
Urology 33 years experience
Poly cystic kidneys: Not usually but certainly can.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Levin
Urology 33 years experience
Beware stones: Protein powders. As supplement to normal nutrition raise risk of toxicity presenting as kidney stones and possibly many other pro lens. Stay well hyd... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Levin
Urology 33 years experience
Cremaster spasm: Muscle spasm is common in young men during any type of sex. Of course you may also have a hernia. The groin and scrotum are very difficult to evalua... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Levin
Urology 33 years experience
Shut down: Eventually sperm production slows down and subsides. That is why reversals are difficult after 15 years.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Levin
Urology 33 years experience
Hypogonadism: There is quite a large range, and labs use different terms, but typically 400-600. There is daily and diurnal variation as well.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Levin
Urology 33 years experience
Incontinence: Sounds like early stages of incontinence. You must be checked to see if you have an infection and get treated. These early stages can improve sponta... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Levin
Urology 33 years experience
Recurring uti's: Need a full urological evaluation. Maybe more antibiotics, maybe not really infections
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Levin
Urology 33 years experience
Urine pigmentation: Dark urine may be simple concentration from dehydration or more concerning like hemolysis from strenuous exercise. Drink moe water and get checked ou... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Levin
Urology 33 years experience
Get seen: You need a full urologic eval. Including imaging, exam, urine tests, and cystoscopy.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Levin
Urology 33 years experience
Groin and testis: Pain in the scrotum can be acute and or emergent, or mild and non emergent. Hernia, torsion (twisting), tumor and infection are the most likely culpri... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Levin
Urology 33 years experience
AAA: Yes as it progresses and chokes off other arteries. This could be an emergency.
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A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Levin
Urology 33 years experience
Colic: Colic or abdominal pain is very nonspecific and may require a ctt scan and thorough evaluation.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Levin
Urology 33 years experience
Acute scrotum: Get seen for an acute scrotum. The workup includes physical exam urinalysis and culture and scrotal ultrasound. Further valuation maybe necessary.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Levin is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Levin is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Jan 13, 2012
great advice. fast response.
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! I am 79 years old . In two days I have an appointment with my urologue
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you so very much. I appreciate your response.
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thank you , but because i went limp while having sex, i thought it was physical

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

George Washington University Medical School, DC
Graduated 1989MD

Awards

Top Urologist , Third Place, Florida - Summer
2013
Top Urologist, First Place, Florida - Spring
2017
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