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Dr. David Albala, MD

Urology •  Male • Age 63

  16 Reviews
Dr. Albala
1226 E Water St Ste 3K Syracuse, NY 13210
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Dr. David Albala, MD is an urology specialist in Syracuse, NY and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Michigan State University College Of Human Medicine in 1983 and specializes in urology.

At a Glance

  • Explains conditions well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Hospital satisfaction Patients said they were highly satisfied at this doctor's hospital. See hospitals
  • Practices at top hospital Prostate Surgery Excellence Award™ See hospitals

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(315) 478-4185

Dr. Albala accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Albala's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Urinary Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Albala treats Urinary Disorders more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Albala treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Kidney Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Albala treats Kidney Cancer more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Albala treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Chromophobe Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Familial Renal Cancer
  • Familial Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Papillary Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Renal Cell Cancer
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Albala treats Enlarged Prostate (BPH) more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Albala treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Albala's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bladder Atony
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bladder Stones
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Interstitial Cystitis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Complete Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Congenital Obstruction of Ureteropelvic Junction
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystometry
  • Cystotomy
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
  • Gonorrhea Infections
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Infection, Chronic
  • Kidney Lesion Marsupialization
  • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
  • Kidney Stone Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Stones
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Orchiectomy
  • Orchiopexy for Undescended Testicle
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Partial Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Percutaneous Destruction of Kidney Lesion
  • Peyronie's Disease
  • Polyuria
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Cyst
  • Prostate Removal
  • Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Prostatitis
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spermatocele
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
  • Ureteroneocystostomy
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Hesitancy
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Urinary-Genital Tract Fistula, Female
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Urostomy
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
  • Vasectomy
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux
  • Yeast Infections

Dr. Albala's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Albala

3.9

Based on 16 reviews

5 Stars
68.75%
(11)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
6.25%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
25%
(4)

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Horrible bedside manner .Full of them self needs to go back to teaching and stop surgery.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. David Albala, MD is an urology specialist in Syracuse, NY and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Michigan State University College Of Human Medicine in 1983 and specializes in urology.

Specialties

  • Urology

Board Certifications

Education

Dartmouth Hitchcock M C
Residency Hospital
1991
Wash U Mc
Fellowship Hospital
1984
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Mc
Internship Hospital
1983
Michigan State University College Of Human Medicine
Medical School

Awards

Affiliated Hospitals

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Crouse Hospital

Syracuse, NY

62% Patient experience rating, 7% lower than the national average

  • Prostate Surgery Excellence Award™ (2018)

76% Patient experience rating, 7% higher than the national average