Dr. Erik Goluboff

Urology
New York, NY
33 years experience

Locations

Office

New York , NY

Address

10 union square east, New York , NY
Directions

Fax

(212) 844-8901

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Specialties
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Urology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

13 Answers
2 Agrees
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Erik Goluboff
Urology 33 years experience
Not generally: Having a Foley catheter to drain the urine from the bladder usually prevents incontinence. Occasionally, the bladder has spasms because of the cathet... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Erik Goluboff
Urology 33 years experience
Cancer: Cancer of the prostate bladder kidney penis testicle ureter urethra specialist
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Erik Goluboff
Urology 33 years experience
Scar: Minifractures can cause scarring that causes pain and curvature later.
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A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Erik Goluboff
Urology 33 years experience
Neither: Orchiectomy is permanent and is a small surgical procedure (cheap). Lhrh treatment (exp) means seeing your doctor every 1-6 months for an injection (... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Erik Goluboff
Urology 33 years experience
Prevention: I assume you mean urethral stricture, which is a narrowing in the urethra usually caused by scar tissue. Causes of this are previous surgery or instr... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Erik Goluboff
Urology 33 years experience
Pain then gain: Vasectomy is usually done in a urologist's office under local anesthesia and takes about 20 minutes to perform. There is mild discomfort during the p... Read More
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A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Erik Goluboff
Urology 33 years experience
Orchiectomy OK but: The standard of care is an lhrh agonist (such as lupron, zoladex) injection combined with a drug taken by mouth called casodex. The Casodex should be... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Erik Goluboff
Urology 33 years experience
Less than 5%: For people without risk factors, the risk of kidney cancer is less than 5%. Risk factors include smoking, obesity, renal failure, family history, cer... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Erik Goluboff
Urology 33 years experience
Yes, twice a day: If you are uncircumsized, pull back the foreskin gently and use warm water and any kind of soap. Twice a day should be enough.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Erik Goluboff
Urology 33 years experience
Urine culture based: If Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is not working, i would have a urine culture checked and see if a different antibiotic would be better.
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Erik Goluboff
Urology 33 years experience
Worry: Any testicular abnormality should be evaluated by a urologist and scrotal ultrasound.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erik Goluboff
Urology 33 years experience
Behavioral: Urination is to some degree a learned behaviot so stress can certainly impact urinary frequency. Nothing to be concerned about, just be aware of it.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erik Goluboff
Urology 33 years experience
Likely cancer: A 13cm mass in a kidney is almost always a cancer. Generally a biopsy is not needed before treatment. Surgery is usually done to remove the kidney a... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Goluboff is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Goluboff is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Really helpful
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Peyronie's disease then? Is this for sure?
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, MD
Graduated 1990MD

Residency

Columbia university

Awards

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