Dr. Mulugeta Kassahun, MD

Dr. Mulugeta Kassahun, MD

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Urology | Male | 53 years old

Urology Specialists Of Nevada
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Dr. Kassahun specializes in Urology and practices in Las Vegas, NV. He practices at 1 location.

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kassahun to family and friends
2.8
based on 48 total surveys (4 with reviews)
Key Survey Insights
  • Trustworthiness
     (48)
  • Helpfulness
     (48)
  • Staff
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  • Scheduling
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Experience with Dr. Kassahun
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (48)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (48)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (48)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
     (47)
Dr. Kassahun's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
     (47)
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
     (46)
  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
     (47)
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (41)
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in North Las Vegas, NV |
Not sure about the Doctor but his answering service is horrible and has no clue of what he has going on nor where he's work on any given day.
in Las Vegas, NV |
Amazing Surgeon.. This man performed a very difficult kidney removal on me and did a fantastic job. I would refer him to anyone.
in North Las Vegas, NV |
Dr. Kassahun removed my right kidney six weeks ago using the da Vinci robotic system. The surgery was difficult and took about three hours. I was impressed with Dr. Kassahun's professionalism and surgical expertise. He visited me the day after the surgery (Saturday) in the hospital because the surgery had been so complex. I'm 76 years old and pleased that the surgery was so non-invasive. I experienced very little pain after the surgery. My recovery has been excellent. Thank you, Doctor!
Very quick and unfriendly. No advice, help or support. Dr was in a hurry younger to other patients. Tried to cancel my appointment one day before.
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Specialties

  • Urology

Board Certifications

Why It Matters: Dr. Kassahun's Board Certifications

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  • Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Urology

Conditions Treated

  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bedwetting
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bladder Stones
  • Blood in Semen (Hematospermia)
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Chronic
  • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
  • Kidney Stones
  • Male Infertility
  • Male Sexual Conditions
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Penile Cancer
  • Peyronie's Disease
  • Premature Ejaculation
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostatitis
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spermatocele
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
  • Ureterocele, Congenital
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux

Procedures Performed

  • Adrenalectomy
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Complete Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Cystectomy
  • 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
  • Partial Cystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Partial Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Penile Implants
  • Prostate Removal
  • Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Ureteroneocystostomy
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
  • Vasectomy
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

  • 2
    Malpractice Claims

    Dr. Kassahun has 2 malpractice claims

    More What is medical malpractice
    • Settlement  (10/11/2012)
    • Amount or Range: $94,675.00
    • Nature of Complaint: Alleges vasectomy was performed rather than the consented left scrotal sebaceous cyst removal, resulting in right vas being dissected.
    • State: Nevada
    • Settlement  (10/26/2015)
    • Amount or Range: $24,563.52
    • Nature of Complaint: Plaintiff alleges insured and/or hospital staff failed to accurately account for an 8-inch forcep during a surgical procedure and, as a result, it was retained in the plaintiff's body resulting in complications and additional surgery.
    • State: Nevada
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    Sanctions

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    What is a sanction or disciplinary action
  • 1
    Board Action

    Dr. Kassahun has 1 board action

    More What are board actions
    • Other  (9/7/2012)
    • Action Taken: Education
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • State: Nevada
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Wisconsin Medical School
  • Internship Hospital
    University of Rochester

    Completed in 1999

  • Residency Hospital
    University of Rochester

    Completed in 2004

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors

    Dr. Kassahun has no awards or honors listed.

  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Amharic

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

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Urology
  • Board certified in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery and Urology
  • Malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • Board actions found
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Dr. Kassahun's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

Experience with Dr. Kassahun

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