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Dr. Rohit Dhir

Urology
Houston, TX
14 years experience male

Locations

North Houston Urology

Houston, TX

Address

1900 North Loop West, Suite 580, Houston, TX, US
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 9:00am - 4:00pm
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Fax

(713) 691-3945

Insurances accepted

Medicare

Aetna

Amerigroup

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas

Cigna

Medicaid

Tricare

UnitedHealthcare

WellCare Health Plans

About

Bio

Dr. Dhir is a board-certified urologic surgeon assisting his patients in the greater Houston area as well as Humble, TX. Dr. Dhir has a completely bilingual staff and treats patients at 4 convenient locations. Dr. Dhir is also available for telemedicine online consultations on healthtap.com! Dr. Dhir earned his medical education from the prestigious Georgetown University School of Medicine, where he was awarded clinical honors in many areas including the surgical subspecialties. He then completed his surgical internship and urologic surgical residency at the University of Texas at Houston/MD Anderson Cancer Center, where he was chief resident. Hospital affiliations in the Houston area include Houston Northwest Medical Center, Memorial Hermann Northwest, Memorial Hermann Northeast, Kingwood Medical Center, and Methodist Willowbrook. He is a member of the American Urological Association, Texas Medical Association, and Harris County Medical Society. Dr. Dhir has longterm experience treating patients experiencing kidney stones, enlarged prostates, erectile dysfunction, low testosterone, elevated PSAs, hematuria, and incontinence. He offers all standard procedures including vasectomy, TURP, circumcision, lithotripsy, and urethral slings. Additionally, Dr. Dhir is up to date on the newest surgical techniques and offers treatment for prostate, kidney, bladder, and testicular cancers. He is skilled in both open procedures as well as laparoscopic, robotic, and endoscopic modalities.

Specialties
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Urology

Doctor Q&A

33 Answers
10 Agrees
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rohit Dhir
Urology 14 years experience
No: Epididymitis is a clinical diagnosis with symptoms such as swelling of the testicle/epididymis, tenderness to the touch, fevers/chills, etc. A scrota... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rohit Dhir
Urology 14 years experience
PDE5: PDE5 inhibitors (Cialis/Viagra) are very helpful for ED. Avoid these if you take nitrates.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rohit Dhir
Urology 14 years experience
Common findings: Cysts on kidney tend to be incidental findings on imaging tests. If they are "simple cysts", then nothing needs to be done. If they show complexity ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rohit Dhir
Urology 14 years experience
Medical evaluation: A physical exam with urinalysis is in order. I would make an appointment with an internist to start.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rohit Dhir
Urology 14 years experience
Cold shower?: Unfortunately you are the envy of most middle-aged men. Increasing masturbation will not help. If it is really bothersome you could always try an ic... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rohit Dhir
Urology 14 years experience
Yes: It is definitely possible, although given your age it is unlikely. Renal cell carcinomas are typically diagnosed during CT workups of other medical p... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rohit Dhir
Urology 14 years experience
No problem: Your residual urine is minute and I would not worry. Only when residuals are greater than 150cc is there any real clinical significance.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rohit Dhir
Urology 14 years experience
Rule out infection: A physical exam is needed to differentiate inflammatory pain versus an infection of the testicle or epididymis. If the pain is severe and acute in na... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rohit Dhir
Urology 14 years experience
? kidney stone: Sharp pain from the left side radiating to penis could mean you are about to pass a kidney stone from your ureter into your bladder. Other possibiliti... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rohit Dhir
Urology 14 years experience
Depends: Completely depends on the type of STI you have contracted. STIs such as gonorrhea or chlamydia are typically fully treated with antibiotics. Other S... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rohit Dhir
Urology 14 years experience
Be careful: I would not trust any over the counter remedies claiming to boost libido, erections, and/or testosterone. If you are worried about low testosterone p... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rohit Dhir
Urology 14 years experience
Kidney stone?: Back and side pains, in the urology realm, could indicate passing stone. Pain is usually intense and can involve urinary frequency and urgency. "Ye... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rohit Dhir
Urology 14 years experience
See a urologist: I would make an appointment to see a urologist for comprehensive physical exam. You may need additional workup like CT and/or cystoscopy (camera in t... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rohit Dhir
Urology 14 years experience
Many causes: Causes include urethritis, prostatitis, UTI, bladder cancer, bladder stone, et cetera. If you are experiencing this, go see a urologist.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rohit Dhir
Urology 14 years experience
Not necessarily: You are likely describing an inguinal hernia, with bowel and fat contents herniating through abdomen into inguinal canal and sometimes into the scrotu... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rohit Dhir
Urology 14 years experience
Kidney disease?: Proteinuria can be an early sign of medical kidney diseases. A nephrologist can help with some further testing.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rohit Dhir
Urology 14 years experience
It can: Severe constipation can occasionally cause urinary retention.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rohit Dhir
Urology 14 years experience
Yes: Your total Testosterone level is within normal limits. I usually get two readings between 8-10am to verify however.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rohit Dhir
Urology 14 years experience
Be careful: High doses of vitamin C are lithogenic (increased risk of kidney stones). I would avoid and just take daily multivitamin. That's all you should real... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rohit Dhir
Urology 14 years experience
Repeat imaging: A repeat CT or PET/CT will be needed to assess how effective the EP chemo was in downstaging your tumor burden. Please followup with your oncologist ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Rohit Dhir
Urology 14 years experience
Urologic evaluation: You will need to see a urologist for recurrent UTI. Often times a source can be identified or a plan started to prevent additional infections.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rohit Dhir
Urology 14 years experience
UTI?: I would make an appointment to see a physician. You will need a urinalysis run as symptoms you are describing is most likely a urinary tract infectio... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rohit Dhir
Urology 14 years experience
Possibly: It can, but more likely it is coming from your urethra or prostate. You may have a bacterial infection or STI. I would see a physician for more test... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rohit Dhir
Urology 14 years experience
Gross hematuria: Blood in the urinary tract, or hematuria, is a condition that will need to be investigated with a CT scan and a cystoscopy (in-office camera into blad... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Rohit Dhir
Urology 14 years experience
MD appointment: Many symptoms here that can be multiple issues. Back pain and frequent urinating could be a urinary tract infection, suggest MD evaluation with urina... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rohit Dhir
Urology 14 years experience
I would wait: Your prescribing doctor needs to repeat testing to ensure the STD was fully treated. Sex should wait until this is confirmed, since you may be contin... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Rohit Dhir
Urology 14 years experience
Highly unlikely: I would highly doubt it. Make sure to always practice safe sex and use protection.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rohit Dhir
Urology 14 years experience
You have options: Try cutting your fluids 2 hours before bedtime and empty your bladder before bed. This may help you with your sleep pattern.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rohit Dhir
Urology 14 years experience
Foreskin?: Are the tears in the foreskin? If so, you may want to avoid sex until they heal, and you also may need a circumcision.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rohit Dhir
Urology 14 years experience
Stricture unlikely: Urethral strictures typically involve a slow stream with incomplete bladder emptying and urinary frequency. If your flow is good I would not worry.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rohit Dhir
Urology 14 years experience
Therapies availale: There are numbing creams (EMLA) as well as medication (paxil) that can help increase time to ejaculation. You should see a urologist to help you.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rohit Dhir
Urology 14 years experience
Depends: There is no normal frequency for masturbation. It is up to each individual person to define.

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Testimonials
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HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Dhir is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
no they are not. i have no foreskin. Please respond. Went to doc. Gave me mupirocin and antibiotic, despite no signs of infection? Safe to take and apply? Please respond. What is this?
HealthTap member
This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you so very much for your response to my kidney question. You explained it quite well. Appreciate it. Thanks again, Cathy
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This saved my life. Thank you. Thank you I'm very scared about this.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Georgetown University School of Medicine, DC
Graduated 2008MD

Residency

University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Division of Urology
Completed 2013

Awards

Board Certified By The American Board of Urology

Affiliations

Harris County Medical Society
American Urological Association
Texas Medical Association
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