Dr. Lyle D. Griffith, MD

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Dr. Lyle D. Griffith, MD

Pediatric Urology | Male

Griffith Urology Clinic 1004 N Douty St, Hanford, CA 93230 Get Directions
(559) 582-4245

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"A doctor like they used to make them." Dr. Griffith was educated and trained at University of Washington, Duke University and Stanford University. He has 30 years of experience in private practice and is committed to state-of-the-art medical and surgical urology. Dr. Griffith has taken advanced training in the latest urologic developments and brings an enormous breadth of knowledge and experience to this region. Dr. Griffith has special interest in oncology and the treatment of bladder, kidney and prostate cancer. He places particular importance on listening to the needs of patients and providing comprehensive urologic care.Read more

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    Specialties

    • Pediatric Urology

    Board Certifications

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    • Urology

    Conditions Treated

    • Anticholinergic Syndrome
    • Atrophic Vaginitis
    • Balanoposthitis
    • Bladder Cancer
    • Bladder Diseases
    • Bladder Diverticulum
    • Bladder Incontinence in Pregnancy
    • Bladder Infection
    • Bladder Papilloma
    • Bladder Stones
    • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
    • Bone Cancer
    • Cancer
    • Congenital Hydronephrosis
    • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
    • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
    • Epididymitis
    • Epididymo - Orchitis
    • Erectile Dysfunction
    • Female Incontinence
    • Female Pelvic Disorders
    • Female Urinary Stress Incontinence
    • Genital Warts
    • Genitourinary Cancers
    • Hernia
    • Hydrocele
    • Hydronephrosis
    • Incontinence
    • Industrial Injury
    • Infertility
    • Interstitial Cystitis
    • Kidney Cancer
    • Kidney Disease
    • Kidney Failure
    • Kidney Inflammation
    • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
    • Kidney Stones
    • Leakage of Urine
    • Male Infertility
    • Neurogenic Bladder
    • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
    • Obstructive Nephropathy
    • Overactive Bladder
    • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
    • Pediatric Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
    • Pelvic Floor Disorders
    • Penile Cancer
    • Penile Diseases
    • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
    • Phimosis
    • Polyuria
    • Prolapse
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Prostatitis
    • Proteinuria
    • Proteus Syndrome
    • Renal Artery Stenosis (RAS)
    • Renal Cell Cancer
    • Renal Dysplasia, Diffuse, Cystic
    • Renal Hypertension
    • Renal Pelvis and Ureter - Transitional Cell Cancer
    • Renal Tuberculosis
    • Restless Leg Syndrome
    • Sleep Disorders
    • Spermatocele
    • Testicle Disorders
    • Testicular Atrophy
    • Testicular Cancer
    • Testicular Dysfunction
    • Testicular Torsion
    • Testosterone Deficiency
    • Ureteral Cancer
    • Ureteral Stones
    • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
    • Urethral Diverticulum
    • Urethral Obstruction Sequence
    • Urethral Stricture
    • Urethral Syndrome
    • Urethritis
    • Urge Urinary Incontinence
    • Uric Acid Disorders
    • Urinary Disorders
    • Urinary Incontinence
    • Urinary Outflow Obstruction
    • Urinary Retention
    • Urinary Stones
    • Urinary Tract Cancer
    • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
    • Urinary Tract Tumor
    • Urinary Urgency
    • Urine Retention
    • Urologic Malignancies
    • Urological Trauma
    • Urosepsis
    • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
    • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
    • Valley Fever
    • Varicocele
    • Vesicoureteral Reflux
    • Work-Related Injuries

    Procedures Performed

    • Biopsy
    • Bladder Function Test
    • Bladder Reconstruction
    • Bladder Repair Surgery
    • Bladder Surgery
    • Bladder Suspension Surgery
    • Bone Density Scan
    • Cancer Counseling
    • Circumcision
    • Circumcision, Infant
    • Complex Penile Surgery
    • Cryoablation
    • Cryoablation of Prostate
    • Cryosurgery
    • Cryosurgery for Prostate Cancer
    • Cyst Aspiration
    • Cystectomy
    • Cystoscopy
    • Cystourethrogram
    • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
    • Doppler Test
    • Dorsal Slit of the Foreskin, Adult Male
    • Electronic Shock Wave Lithotripsy
    • Employment Physical Examination
    • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
    • Excision of Skin Lesion
    • Excision of Testicular Lesion
    • Incontinence Sling Procedure
    • Incontinence Surgery
    • Indigo Laser Treatment
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Kidney Cryosurgery
    • Kidney Removal
    • Laparoscopic Kidney Surgery
    • Lithotripsy
    • Microwave Treatment of Prostate
    • Nephrostomy
    • Nerve Blocks
    • Neurolytic Nerve Block
    • Orchiectomy
    • Orchiopexy for Undescended Testicle
    • Pain Management
    • Penile Implants
    • Prostate Procedures
    • Prostate Removal
    • Prostate Surgery
    • Prosthetic
    • Restorative Proctocolectomy With Ileal-Anal J Pouch
    • Sphincterotomy
    • Stenting
    • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
    • Ultrasound
    • Ultrasound Guided Procedures
    • Ultrasound, Pelvic
    • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
    • Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration
    • Ultrasound-Guided Injection
    • Ureteroscopic Lithotripsy
    • Ureterscopies
    • Uretheropyeloscopy
    • Urethral Catheterization
    • Urethral Dilation
    • Urethral Reconstruction
    • Urethral Sling
    • Urinalysis
    • Urinary Incontinence Surgery
    • Urinary Tract Endoscopy
    • Urinary Tract Procedure
    • Uroflowmetry
    • Urologic Reconstruction
    • Urological Surgery
    • Urology Procedure
    • Uterine Prolapse Surgery
    • Varicocele Repair
    • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
    • Vasectomy
    • Vasectomy Reversal
    • Venipuncture
    • Wound Repair

    Background Check

    • 0
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      Sanctions

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    • 0
      Board Actions

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    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Washington School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1968

    • Internship Hospital
      University Of Washington, University Hospital

      Completed in 1969

    • Residency Hospital
      Chief Resident, University Of Washington Dept. Of Urology

      Completed in 1974

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Nephrology Fellowship, Duke University

      Completed in 1972

    • Undergraduate School
      Washington State University

      Graduated in 1963

    • Other Education
      Cryoablation Of Prostate and Kidney Cancer, Endocare Physician Training

      Completed in 2004

      Laparoscopic Approach To Female Urinary Stress Incontinence, University Of Southern California

      Completed in 1994

      Masters Degree In Experimental Pathology, University Of Washington

      Completed in 1968

      Ultrasound Training, Stanford University Dept. Of Urology

      Completed in 1990

    Awards & Recognition

    • Awards & Honors
      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
      • Founders Award, Seattle Indian Health Board, 1990
      • Thesis Honors, University of Washington School of Medicine, 1968
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    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    Dr. Griffith's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in Pediatric Urology
    • Board certified in Urology
    • No malpractice claims found
    • No sanctions found
    • No board actions found
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    Dr. Griffith's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes

    Experience with Dr. Griffith

    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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    Dr. Griffith's Care Philosophy

    "A doctor like they used to make them." Dr. Griffith was educated and trained at University of Washington, Duke University and Stanford University. He has 30 years of experience in private practice and is committed to state-of-the-art medical and surgical urology. Dr. Griffith has taken advanced training in the latest urologic developments and brings an enormous breadth of knowledge and experience to this region. Dr. Griffith has special interest in oncology and the treatment of bladder, kidney and prostate cancer. He places particular importance on listening to the needs of patients and providing comprehensive urologic care.