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Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer

Urology
New York, NY
16 years experience male

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New York, NY

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-, New York, NY, US
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About

Bio

Matthew Wosnitzer, MD is a urologist specializing in male infertility, microsurgical reconstruction, varicocele, erectile dysfunction, and low testosterone issues. Dr. Wosnitzer completed his undergraduate studies with honors at Columbia University. Subsequently, Dr. Wosnitzer completed medical school at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Jersey, urology residency in the Department of Urology at Columbia University Medical Center/NY Presbyterian Hospital in New York City, and the Male Infertility/ED Fellowship at Weill Cornell Medical College. His research interests include male infertility, study of microsurgical techniques for vasectomy reversal. Dr. Wosnitzer has published many peer-reviewed publications/chapters, received numerous awards for presentations at national meetings

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Urology

Doctor Q&A

122 Answers
65 Agrees
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
Urology 16 years experience
Several reasons.: Trace blood can be identified in urinary tract infection. Your physician may consider checking how many red blood cells are actually seen in a urine ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
Urology 16 years experience
This is ok: This is not a problem, unless you are trying to achieve pregnancy, then you should abstain for 48-72 hours prior to attempting intercourse timed with ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
Urology 16 years experience
Need examination: Varicocele is abnormal dilation of testicular veins. These veins normally drain blood from the testicles and send it back toward the heart. Pooling ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
Urology 16 years experience
No good data: There is no good data. Best to see a urologist for workup and possible treatment.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
Urology 16 years experience
Absolutely: Following pelvic surgery including prostate surgery, the nerves to the penis are often manipulated, injured, or removed. Ask your urologist about pen... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
Urology 16 years experience
Yes: Erectile dysfunction can be due to poor arterial blood flow, poor venous occlusion (trapping the blood), or nerve problems just to name a few possibil... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
Urology 16 years experience
No: Condoms are never 100% effective to prevent stds due to failure (breakage for example) that may occur. Your best bet is safe and responsible intercou... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
Urology 16 years experience
Yes: When a condom breaks, one must be concerned that any std could be transmitted. You must know the history of your partner and be tested.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
Urology 16 years experience
Possible: This is possible if your protection was not foolproof (such as a condom break) or unprotected sex before or after condom use.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
Urology 16 years experience
Most likely not.: The second testicle (if normally functioning) is able to "pick up the slack" and produce adequate testosterone without a change in your "manhood". Ho... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
Urology 16 years experience
Not known: Small testes and mumps post puberty will make it difficult to obtain sperm. Sperm would need to be identified with microsurgical testicular sperm ext... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
Urology 16 years experience
Pharmacy: See your physician for examination and possible prescription if you are a candidate. Would not recommend internet/other country sources as these medi... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
Urology 16 years experience
Obesity: Obesity can lower a man's testosterone (low energy, sex drive, poor erection). Weight loss can help.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
Urology 16 years experience
Many: Many types, most frequent cause due to dehydration. If pain and fever>100.4, medical emergency.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
Urology 16 years experience
Unclear: See an erectile dysfunction specialist. Is this curvature new or have you had it for as long as you can remember? It could be associated with erecti... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
Urology 16 years experience
No.: No relationship between the two issues.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
Urology 16 years experience
Yes: Foul smelling urine can indicate a possible urinary tract infection. You need a urinalysis and urine culture done by your physician to assess and pos... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
Urology 16 years experience
Yes: Yes, you can have a UTI or bladder infection without dysuria (painful urination). Instead you could have urinary frequency (need to go often) or urge... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
Urology 16 years experience
Absolutely not.: There is no relationship between alcohol and blood in urine. See urologist immediately for full workup (urinalysis, urine culture, other urine tests)... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
Urology 16 years experience
Testis pain: Testicular pain can happen with arousal. However if this persists, you should be evaluated by a urologist. Do you ever have pain in the testes when ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
Urology 16 years experience
Could be either: Need to see urologist to investigate this. Could be anything from a result of irritation to and std, to other abnormalities which need to be seen by ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
Urology 16 years experience
Multiple signs : The signs of postop urinary retention include inability to urinate and increasing discomfort in the lower abdomen and pelvis. Common reasons include... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
Urology 16 years experience
Abnormal: If she is urinating with frequency, then she must be examined by a physician with a urinalysis and urine culture. She could have an infection or othe... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
Urology 16 years experience
Unclear: You may be passing the stones or stone fragments through the penis. Alternatively you could have a urinary tract infection. Does it hurt when you ur... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
Urology 16 years experience
No: Bacteria in the urine would mean that there is a urinary tract infection. You need additional testing (urine, or swabs or viral tests) for each std t... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
Urology 16 years experience
Possibly: It is possible for a sexually transmitted infection might cause microscopic blood in the urine, but any bleeding in the urine must be worked up to rul... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
Urology 16 years experience
See MD: Your husband should see a urologist to have an exam and scrotal ultrasound to identify if there is an issue with the right or with the left testicle. ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
Urology 16 years experience
No: Despite tour relatively young age, i would add that you should have a microscopic urinalysis based on a clean catch urine as well as urine culture. If... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
Urology 16 years experience
No: You should not continue to have bleeding in the urine after passing a kidney stone. It may take a short time for irritation to subside, however, if g... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
Urology 16 years experience
Need more info: Need more info. Do you feel one small testis on the left? Do you feel a normal testis and an additional small "ball"? If two "balls" on left side ar... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
Urology 16 years experience
See MD: See erectile dysfunction specialist to sort this out based on history, medications, etc. This can be psychological or based on health issues (diabete... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
Urology 16 years experience
See urologist: See urologist for examination and testing, and following this possible medications (pills or injections); only if these do not work, then other option... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
Urology 16 years experience
Diabetes?: Urine can be sticky, foamy, sweet smelling in patients with diabetes that is poorly controlled. See your physician to check your urinalysis for gluco... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
Urology 16 years experience
See urologist: See urologist for full workup and possible penile ultrasound, treatment with pills, injections or other therapy as appropriate for your condition.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
Urology 16 years experience
Abrasion?: It sound like you mean the foreskin or corona of the penis. Either could be abraded from rough sex. Try to go easier; if this fails, try alternative... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
Urology 16 years experience
Normal : This is a normal part of fertilization and does not hurt.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
Urology 16 years experience
Need more info: Not sure where these bumps are located. You should be seen by urologist to make sure that these are not an std. There should not be bumps beside the... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
Urology 16 years experience
Unclear: This could be due to residual irritation of the urinary tract if you had blood initially. You should have a repeat urinalysis and urine culture, and ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
Urology 16 years experience
Testis: You need to have your testes examined by a physician. One testis hanging lower than the other can be normal. It is especially worrisome if there is ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
Urology 16 years experience
Yes: There should not be any particular relationship between the two.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
Urology 16 years experience
Not necessarily: If one kidney fails, the other kidney (if healthy) will compensate by increasing the blood flow (GFR) through it. If one kidney fails completely, the... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
Urology 16 years experience
False: Ed can be a barometer or measure of your body's overall health and blood flow. Sometimes it can be the first sign of heart disease or vessel disease ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
Urology 16 years experience
Hygiene and genetics: Some patients have cells lining their urinary tract that allow certain bacteria with p-pili (an example of a type of bacterial attachment arm) to ente... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
Urology 16 years experience
Depends: Cause of erectile dysfunction must first be determined. At 24, most likely anxiety. Most common algorithm for appropriate candidates starts with ora... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
Urology 16 years experience
Absolutely: Varicoceles can contribute to abnormalities in semen parameters as well as sperm dna fragmentation both of which can hinder ability to get partner pre... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
Urology 16 years experience
Safe: Safe protected intercourse, seeing physician immediately if any discharge noted.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
Urology 16 years experience
If: If men are taking narcotic medication for back pain, you may have low testosterone. Ask your doctor.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
Urology 16 years experience
Men: Men with sleep apnea can often have low testosterone; poor energy, sex drive, erection- ask your doc.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
Urology 16 years experience
No: No relationship between these issues and masturbation. Erectile dysfunction and low sperm count are two different issues as well. These may both occ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
Urology 16 years experience
Hydration: Hydration (lots of water), citrus juice, and if severe pain, nausea, vomiting, or fever, go to er.

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Sep 21, 2013
Great doc!
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Wosnitzer is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Wosnitzer is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! UA and PSA normal,prostate enlarged seeing a urologist oct.1st
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Thanks for your quick reply! No its only after some minutes after arousal and not always..
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Its only 2 week now since I have been treated for it..thanks so much

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, NJ
Graduated 2006MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, NJ
Graduated 2006MD

Residency

COLUMBIA

Awards

NIH-Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child and Human Development (NICHD) Clinical Research/Reproductive Scientist Training (CREST) Scholar Award
NIH Trainee Travel Award, American Society of Andrology (ASA) Annual Meeting
Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA)

Affiliations

American Urological Association
American Society of Reproductive Medicine
American Society of Andrology
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