Dr. John B. Bak, MD

Dr. John B. Bak, MD

Urology | Male | 49 years old

John B. Bak, MD, is a board certified urologist, specializing in the treatment of adult and pediatric patients with urologic conditions. He has particular medical interest in treating urologic cancers, incontinence and impotence, and laparoscopic surgery for a range of conditions. Dr. Bak believes every patient should be treated with kindness and respect, and that patient education is just as important as treatment. He likes to involve his patients in the decision-making process and overall treatment plan for their health condition.In his leisure time, Dr. Bak enjoys golf, skiing, swimming and travel.Read more

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John B. Bak, MD, is a board certified urologist, specializing in the treatment of adult and pediatric patients with urologic conditions. He has particular medical interest in treating urologic cancers, incontinence and impotence, and laparoscopic surgery for a range of conditions. Dr. Bak believes every patient should be treated with kindness and respect, and that patient education is just as important as treatment. He likes to involve his patients in the decision-making process and overall treatment plan for their health condition.In his leisure time, Dr. Bak enjoys golf, skiing, swimming and travel.Read more

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Specialties

  • Urology

Board Certifications

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  • Urology

Conditions Treated

  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bladder Stones
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Obstruction of Ureteropelvic Junction
  • Congenital Obstruction of Ureterovesical Junction
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypospadias
  • Infertility
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Infection, Chronic
  • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
  • Kidney Stones
  • Male Infertility
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Penile Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostatitis
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spermatocele
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Cancer
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Urinary-Genital Tract Fistula, Female
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux
  • Yeast Infections

Procedures Performed

  • Adrenalectomy
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Brachytherapy
  • Complete Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Cystometry
  • Cystotomy
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Destruction of Kidney Lesion
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Orchiectomy
  • Orchiopexy for Undescended Testicle
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Penile Implants
  • Prostate Removal
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Ureteroneocystostomy
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy

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Education

  • Medical School
    Georgetown University Medical School
  • Residency Hospital
    Upstate Medical University At Syracuse

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean

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  • Specializes in Urology
  • Board certified in Urology
  • Malpractice claims in Washington not available
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  • No board actions found
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Dr. Bak's Care Philosophy

John B. Bak, MD, is a board certified urologist, specializing in the treatment of adult and pediatric patients with urologic conditions. He has particular medical interest in treating urologic cancers, incontinence and impotence, and laparoscopic surgery for a range of conditions. Dr. Bak believes every patient should be treated with kindness and respect, and that patient education is just as important as treatment. He likes to involve his patients in the decision-making process and overall treatment plan for their health condition.In his leisure time, Dr. Bak enjoys golf, skiing, swimming and travel.