Dr. Erwin Winkel III, MD

Urology •  Male • Age 57

  

Dr. Erwin Winkel III, MD is an urology specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 25 years. He specializes in urology and male adult urology.


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4.8

Based on 117 reviews

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Dr. Winkel made an embarrassing situation seem normal and put me at ease immediately. I sincerely appreciated his demeanor, backed by knowledge of my problem and a swift and easy solution. I highly recommend him and his very professional and friendly staff.
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It was a normal visit. Dr. Winkel was his usual wonderful, inspiring, professional, caring self. We agreed on a path forward and I left.
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Dr. Winkel and his staff were very friendly, welcoming and professional. The office visit started right at appointment time without any delays. The staff communicated what would be done and what to expect next, avoiding any surprises. The office is also very clean.
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Had a great first time meeting with Dr. Winkel, very straight forward and knows exactly what I needed. Gives you a lot of options on the most cost effective way.
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Reviewed and discussed issues with in-depth exchange and agreed on personal plan to address issues discussed...
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I recently went to Dr. Winkel's office for a follow up visit. As always, it was good to see him and visit with him. He explained my situation to me in a simple and caring way. I really appreciate that.
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Easy to talk to. Very knowledgeable. Wait time is not excessive.
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Dr. Winkle is great Doctor who has been mine for almost 20 years, and is proven to be the Dr. that gets the results every Man needs when it comes to putting your life and your urinary problems back on track, Dr. Winkle has shown me that he genuinely cares for all his patients and will always choose the right procedure needed for your problem, I can say this with ease, Dr. “Chip” Winkle is my Physician and my good friend on or off the job!... if I could give him 100 ?? I would!!! Thanks for always making my problems disappear Dr Winkle!!
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Excellent Doctor. Takes time with you and listens to you
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Dr. Winkel III accepts the following insurance:

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
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. Winkel III's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Testicular Dysfunction
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Winkel III treats Testicular Dysfunction more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Winkel III treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Winkel III treats Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Winkel III treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Winkel III treats Enlarged Prostate (BPH) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Winkel III treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Winkel III's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bedwetting
  • Bladder Atony
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bladder Stones
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Blood in Semen (Hematospermia)
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Interstitial Cystitis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • 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 Cancers
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypospadias
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Infection, Chronic
  • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Stones
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Lithotripsy
  • Male Infertility
  • Male Sexual Conditions
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Orchiectomy
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Penile Cancer
  • Penile Implants
  • Peyronie's Disease
  • Premature Ejaculation
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Cyst
  • Prostate Removal
  • Prostate Surgery
  • 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 Sling
  • Urethral Stones
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Hesitancy
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Urologic Malignancies
  • Urology Procedure
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
  • Vasectomy
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux
  • Wound Repair
  • Yeast Infections

About Me

Dr E.C. "Chip" Winkel is committed to providing excellence in urologic care with a focus on a compassionate, patient-focused environment. A board certified urologist, Dr. Winkel is trained in leading edge technology, offering his patients access to the most up-to-date treatment options.

Specialties

  • Urology
  • Male Adult Urology

Board Certifications

Education

1995
Baylor University Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1992
UAMS Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1989
Baylor University
Medical School
1985
University of Texas
Undergraduate School

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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65% Patient experience rating, 4% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

78% Patient experience rating, 9% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2017)

88% Patient experience rating, 19% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2017)