Dr. Lawrence J. Alter, MD

Dr. Lawrence J. Alter, MD

Urology | Male | 63 years old

Urology Associates of North Texas
7200 State Highway 161 Ste 200
Irving, TX 75039 Get Directions
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Dr. Alter specializes in Urology and practices in Irving, TX. He practices at 2 locations.

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First visit as a patient and paid $300 out of pocket with insurance to find out nothing. He wanted to schedule ct scan two weeks out and I ended up in the ER prior to that Bc my symptoms were so bad. Calling the office is worse than calling a credit card company. You have to go through an answering service to get anyone. Called before the ER to tell about my symptoms and some lady called me back 5 minutes before the office closed...answers from a specialist would be nice.
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  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Urology
  •  Board certified in Urology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Urology

Conditions Treated

  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bladder Atony
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bladder Stones
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Obstruction of Ureteropelvic Junction
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypospadias
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
  • Kidney Stones
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Diseases
  • Prostatitis
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spermatocele
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Hesitancy
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis

Education

  • Medical School
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical School - Galveston

    Graduated in 1979

  • Internship Hospital
    Vanderbilt University-Medical School
  • Residency Hospital
    Washington University School of Medicine
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Vanderbilt University-Medical School
  • Undergraduate School
    Rice University

    Graduated in 1975

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Urology

Procedures Performed

  • Bladder Surgery
  • Cystometry
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Lithotripsy
  • Orchiectomy
  • Prostate Removal
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy