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Dr. Andrew Siegel

Urology
Hackensack, NJ
41 years experience

Locations

Bergen Urological Associates

Hackensack, NJ

Address

20 Prospect Ave., Suite 715, Hackensack, NJ
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My office hours

Wednesday: 7:30am - 4:30pm
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Fax

2013424222

Office

Hackensack, NJ

About

Bio

Andrew Siegel received his medical degree from the Chicago Medical School, where he was elected to the AOA Honor Medical Society. He completed a residency in general surgery at the North Shore University Hospital, an affiliate of Cornell University School of Medicine and pursued residency training in urology at the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine. Thereafter, he did a fellowship in female pelvic reconstructive surgery at the UCLA School of Medicine prior to joining Bergen Urological Associates in Hackensack, New Jersey, where he has been in practice since 1988. Dr. Siegel is a diplomate of the American Board of Urology and a member of the American Urological Association, the New York Section of the American Urological Association, the Society for Urodynamics and Female Urology, The International Continence Society and the American Uro-Gynecologic Society. He has authored chapters in textbooks including Current Operative Urology and Interstitial Cystitis, and has published articles in numerous journals including: Urology, Journal of Urology, Urology Clinics of North America, Postgraduate Medicine, Radiotherapy and Oncology, Neuro-Urology and Urodynamics, and International Urogynecology Journal. He has presented papers at professional meetings for many medical societies including the Philadelphia Urological Society, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the American Urological Association, both nationally and internationally. Dr. Siegel serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Urology at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, actively involved in medical student and resident education. Dr. Siegel is an avid believer in remaining young, healthy and fit through the practice of exercise, nutritional conscientiousness and intelligent lifestyle choices. He is the author of FINDING YOUR OWN FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH: The Essential Guide to Maximizing Health, Wellness, Fitness and Longevity, published in 2008. His second book, PROMISCUOUS EATING— Understanding and Ending Our Self-Destructive Relationship with Food, was published in 2011. He is passionate and enthusiastic about wellness advocacy and his goal is educating the community about healthy lifestyles and preventative measures that help ensure maximum fitness, nutrition, disease avoidance and longevity. Website : www.BergenUrological.com Blog: www.promiscuouseating.wordpress.com/ You Tube page : www.youtube.com/incontinencedoc Face Book page : www.facebook.com/promisceating

Specialties
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Urology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

118 Answers
154 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 41 years experience
Nonsurgical treatmen: Interventional radiologist treats these varicose veins of the spermatic cord using coils passed into the veins as an alternative to surgery.
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 41 years experience
Virus: Caused by herpes virus and spread by skin-to-skin contact.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 41 years experience
Variable: Often vaginal dryness, decrease libido, decreased arousal, sometimes painful intercourse, decreased orgasm ability and intensity.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 41 years experience
Very unlikely: The success rate for vasectomy is well above 99%. If there is any doubt, he needs to have a semen analysis.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 41 years experience
See urologist: Stricture is scar in urethra that can make for difficult urination. Is easily diagnosed and readily treated by urologist.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 41 years experience
Urethritis: Often a std that infects and inflames the urethra, such as gonorrhea or chlamydia.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 41 years experience
Peyronie's disease: This is one possible cause for painful erections. It also usually causes a penile angulation as well as the presence of a lump in the penis and often ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 41 years experience
Not usually: Generally by 18, the testes and scrotum have achieved adult size, unless there is substantially delayed puberty, .
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 41 years experience
FSD: Female sexual dysfunction including issues of libido, lubrication, arousal, orgasm and pain.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 41 years experience
Yes possibly.: Hpv can cause a wart anywhere there is skin.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 41 years experience
As a young child: Oab can occur at any age.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 41 years experience
Unlikely: Hpv is virus spread by human-to-human contact.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 41 years experience
Yes: You can tattoo any area of skin.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 41 years experience
Variable: In micro-hematuria, you lose a negligible amount of blood. With visible hematuria, it can run the gamut from a small amount to a significant amount, ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 41 years experience
Yes: Perfectly normal and will continue along with taking the vitamins.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 41 years experience
Yes: Getting recently vaccinated does not render one incapable of transmitting hpv.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 41 years experience
Scope or dipstick: Microscope or dipstick as opposed to visible or "gross" hematuria, where it is evident to the naked eye.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 41 years experience
Hydration status: The more you drink, the clearer will be the urine; the less you drink, the more amber will be your urine.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 41 years experience
Prostatitis: During ejaculation, the smooth muscle in the prostate contracts to push prostatic fluid through the ducts. In the event of infection or inflammation o... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 41 years experience
Aging: With aging process and coincident with prostate enlargement, there is often less seminal volume, ejaculatory force and trajectory and diminished sensa... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 41 years experience
Maybe: Would fix only if symptomatic causing terrible pain or fertility issues or if it bothering you cosmetically.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 41 years experience
Variable: Usually requires a small catheter in bladder, a rectal catheter and EMG patch electrodes around anal area. So, certainly will be annoying, but most t... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 41 years experience
Usually quickly: Can usually return to work and activities quickly, unless broken particles get lodged in ureter, creating an obstruction.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 41 years experience
See below: Smooth, well supported bladder without reflux, filling defects or diverticula; bladder neck is competent and with voiding there is relaxation of the o... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 41 years experience
Yes: Anything that lowers BP can result in decrease blood flow to the penis.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 41 years experience
Yes: It is used to prevent recurrent calcium oxalate as well as uric acid stones.
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 41 years experience
Adolescence: By the time your body is full grown, at the time of adolesence.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 41 years experience
Urethritis: An inflammation or infection of the urethra.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 41 years experience
Anxiety channelled: People can channel anxiety and stress into the bladder causing frequent voiding, just as anxiety can be channeled into migraines, ulcer disease and ir... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 41 years experience
Yes: Still can climax, even without erection.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 41 years experience
Blueberries: Both blueberries and cranberries have a chemical that may play a role in preventing bacterial adhesion to the bladder cells.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 41 years experience
Hygiene; dry; air: Keep the head of the penis clean, dry and exposed to air and sunlight. It is a dark, warm, moist environment that promotes yeast and bacterial growth... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 41 years experience
Yes: Many men have asymptomatic varicoceles and no fertility issues.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 41 years experience
Good question: Impossible to answer without knowing specifics...Male or female, pain on penetration, climax, etc.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 41 years experience
Yes: Cystoscopy is a much better test for detecting bladder cancers than sonography.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 41 years experience
Variable: Definite decrease in semen volume; occasional erectile dysfunction; lowering of psa which needs to be factored in; hair growth on head.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 41 years experience
May mean many things: Nocturia can cause a serious sleep disruption. It can be on basis of problems of prostate, bladder, kidney, overzealous drinking, diabetes, etc. Wom... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 41 years experience
No: It is not harmful to ejaculate twice in a day.
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 41 years experience
Many ways: Be patient when you urinate; shake; use tissue; contract your pelvic floor muscles; can strip the urethra from under the scrotum, drawing forth toward... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 41 years experience
Pigments: Pigments called urobilens.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 41 years experience
Variable: Headache; nasal and sinus congestion; flushed cheeks; blue haze to vision.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 41 years experience
Epididymis: The epididymis is where sperm are stored.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 41 years experience
Possibly Peyronie's: Peyronie's disease often presents with a painful erection, typically accompanied by a lump or deformity, an abnormal angulation and sometimes with e.D... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 41 years experience
Yes: If underlying cause is overactive bladder, the anti-cholinergic class of medication can be of great utility.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 41 years experience
Usually asymptomatic: Most kidney tumors are picked up incidentally on imaging for other reasons. The classic triad of symtoms--bleeding, flank pain, mass--is rarely occur... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 41 years experience
Variable: It is a mechanical device and can malfunction at any time; however, they are very well engineered and often will last many years until they require a ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 41 years experience
Might be: This could be a mechanical phenomenon from seminal fluid in the urethra, although this usually would not last for an entire day. Alternatively can be ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 41 years experience
Variable: May be asymptomatic, but can cause the worst colicky pain conceivable, often with nausea, vomiting and inability to achieve a comfortable position. C... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 41 years experience
Few different docs: Internist, family practitioner, dermatologist, urologist.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 41 years experience
Yes: Bacteria in urine can be asymptomatic, but typically cause burning, pain, urgency, frequency, fever, chills, etc.

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Siegel is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Siegel is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thanks alot, had all three of the symptoms, thought I was getting sick.
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Thanks , what can we differential for urethral caruncle?
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This saved my life. Thank You! Thanks helps a great deal

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Rosalind Franklin University - Chicago Medical School, IL
Graduated 1981MD

Awards

Alpha Omega Alpha
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