Dr. Michael Albo, MD

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Dr. Michael Albo, MD
Michael E. Albo, MD, is a board-certified urologist who specializes in voiding dysfunction, urinary incontinence, urodynamics, female urology, pelvic floor reconstruction, and urogenital conditions caused by neurologic disorders. Dr. Albo's expertise includes performing pelvic floor reconstruction surgeries in both women and men; surgery for urinary incontinence; neuromodulation; and botulinum toxin (Botox) injections. He is also trained in a wide variety of medical and surgical techniques to manage voiding disorders and prostate disorders in men. Dr. Albo is the founder and co-director of UC San Diego Health's Women's Pelvic Medicine Center. The WPMC is San Diego's only multi-specialty clinic dedicated to the evaluation and treatment of female pelvic floor disorders. The center brings together physicians and therapists from urology, gynecology, general surgery and physical therapy to bring the latest diagnostic tools and treatments to women who have urinary incontinence and pelvic floor disorders. The WPMC is also committed to educating physicians of the future in this field and is involved in research on the national and regional levels.Dr. Albo is a professor in the Department of Urology and the vice chair of the Division of Urology, where he instructs medical students, residents and fellows. He has co-authored over 25 peer-reviewed articles and his work has appeared in Journal of Urology, The New England Journal of Medicine and the American Journal of Obstetrics and GynecologyDr. Albo completed his fellowship training at UCLA School of Medicine and residencies in general surgery and urology at University of Virginia School of Medicine. He earned his medical degree from the University of Utah School of Medicine. Dr. Albo is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and is board-certified in urology and female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery.He is a member of many national and local medical societies. Dr. Albo is consistently elected as one of San Diego's Top Doctors through San Diego Magazine’s "Physicians of Exceptional Excellence" annual survey performed in collaboration with the San Diego County Medical Society.

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    10 to 15 minutes
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Michael E. Albo, MD, is a board-certified urologist who specializes in voiding dysfunction, urinary incontinence, urodynamics, female urology, pelvic floor reconstruction, and urogenital conditions caused by neurologic disorders. Dr. Albo's expertise includes performing pelvic floor reconstruction surgeries in both women and men; surgery for urinary incontinence; neuromodulation; and botulinum toxin (Botox) injections. He is also trained in a wide variety of medical and surgical techniques to manage voiding disorders and prostate disorders in men. Dr. Albo is the founder and co-director of UC San Diego Health's Women's Pelvic Medicine Center. The WPMC is San Diego's only multi-specialty clinic dedicated to the evaluation and treatment of female pelvic floor disorders. The center brings together physicians and therapists from urology, gynecology, general surgery and physical therapy to bring the latest diagnostic tools and treatments to women who have urinary incontinence and pelvic floor disorders. The WPMC is also committed to educating physicians of the future in this field and is involved in research on the national and regional levels.Dr. Albo is a professor in the Department of Urology and the vice chair of the Division of Urology, where he instructs medical students, residents and fellows. He has co-authored over 25 peer-reviewed articles and his work has appeared in Journal of Urology, The New England Journal of Medicine and the American Journal of Obstetrics and GynecologyDr. Albo completed his fellowship training at UCLA School of Medicine and residencies in general surgery and urology at University of Virginia School of Medicine. He earned his medical degree from the University of Utah School of Medicine. Dr. Albo is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and is board-certified in urology and female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery.He is a member of many national and local medical societies. Dr. Albo is consistently elected as one of San Diego's Top Doctors through San Diego Magazine’s "Physicians of Exceptional Excellence" annual survey performed in collaboration with the San Diego County Medical Society.

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  •  Specializes in Urology
  •  Board certified in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery and Urology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Urology

Conditions Treated

  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Bedwetting
  • 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)
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Peyronie's Disease
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostatitis
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spermatocele
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
  • Urethral Stones
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Hesitancy
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Urinary-Genital Tract Fistula, Female
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Yeast Infections

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Utah School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1988

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Virginia School Of Medicine
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Uc Los Angeles, David Geffen School Of Medicine

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Urology
  • Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystometry
  • Cystotomy
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Orchiectomy
  • Prostate Removal
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Ureteroneocystostomy
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Vasectomy
  • Wound Repair