urology

‘It’s a more common problem than most people realize,’ says UCLA Health’s Dr. Jesse Mills

By uclahealth • November 19, 2021

Dr. Mills reminds men about the importance of prostate exams

By uclahealth • September 18, 2020

First diagnosed by several doctors (not UCLA associated) as prostate related but unable to relief my pain. After one year suffering pain I decided to seek help at UCLA. The urologist at UCLA diagnosed after 3 visits that not prostate is the problem and sent me to another department (Dr. [...]

By Janik • August 30, 2020

Learn how UCLA Health is breaking down barriers with its LGBTQ initiative

By uclahealth • June 19, 2020

“In Los Angeles, with traffic, 20 miles can be an hour and a half of driving, so we want to facilitate patients to have UCLA quality care close to home,” explains Dr. Erin Mellano, a urogynecologist at UCLA Health Torrance and the Center for Women's Pelvic Health at UCLA. “I [...]

By uclahealth • November 19, 2019

“This is not about us trying to get people to come into the hospital because we want their money. It’s about showing that we actually care,” says Yadira Zuniga, a PRIDE volunteer who works in the patient communication center for Urology and Gynecology at UCLA Health. “You don’t have [...]

By uclahealth • July 9, 2019

The crowd at Dodger Stadium on a recent night received a reminder (and a reassurance) of something many prefer not to think about: prostate cancer. UCLA Urology Chair Dr. Mark Litwin threw [...]

By Ryan Hatoum • September 21, 2018

Infertility is often characterized as a woman’s issue, but male infertility accounts for an estimated 40% of fertility problems in couples who have difficulty conceiving. And when it comes to a man’s fertility, a number of common factors can be at play, says UCLA urologist Dr. Jesse Mills. [...]

By Ryan Hatoum • June 14, 2018

It’s been 20 years since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Viagra for the treatment of erectile dysfunction. Nicknamed the "little blue pill," Viagra has become one of the most recognized drugs on the market. But Viagra's impacts go far [...]

By Ryan Hatoum • March 27, 2018

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, men are less likely than women to see a doctor on a regular basis. But neglecting one’s health and missing important screenings can result in bigger health problems. So how can women help make sure their male counterparts receive [...]

By uclahealth • December 26, 2017