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Specializes in Urology • Male • Age 69

2943 Northgate Dr
Iowa City, IA 52245
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  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
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Iowa City, IA 52245
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    Dr. Goldsmith Jr.'s Experience

    Specialties

    • Urology

    Board Certifications

    • Urology
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    • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
    • Incontinence Sling Procedure
    • Lithotripsy
    • Orchiectomy
    • Prostate Removal
    • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
    • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
    2
    • Bladder Atony
    • Bladder Cancer
    • Bladder Infection
    • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
    • Chronic Kidney Diseases
    • Diverticulum of Bladder
    • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
    • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
    • Erectile Dysfunction
    • Hydronephrosis
    • Kidney Stones
    • Neurogenic Bladder
    • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
    • Overactive Bladder
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Prostatitis
    • Renal (Kidney) Cancer
    • Sexual Dysfunction
    • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
    • Testicular Cancer
    • Ureteral Stones
    • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
    • Urinary Incontinence
    • Urinary Stones
    • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
    • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
    • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University of Ia Roy J & L Carver Com
    Graduated in 1970

    Internship Hospital

    San Francisco General Hospital
    Complete in 1971

    Residency Hospital

    University Ia
    Complete in 1978
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Goldsmith Jr. & Staff

    • English
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    • Aetna
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    Mercy Urology
    2943 Northgate Dr
    Iowa City, IA 52245
    (319) 338-1197 (Office)
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