Dr. Ricky L. Bare, MD

Dr. Ricky L. Bare, MD

Urology | Male | 52 years old

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A native of West Jefferson, NC, Dr. Bare completed his undergraduate studies at Wake Forest University in Winston Salem, NC....Read more

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Asheville, NC |
Performs inadequate informed consent, exam and gives impersonal post op care.
We are very sorry that your experience with our office was not pleasant. We would like the opportunity to regain your confidence. We take comments like this very serious and will use this as a tool for improvement.
in Barnardsville, NC |
He is the Urologist that my physicans see for themselves. That is good enough for me.
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A native of West Jefferson, NC, Dr. Bare completed his undergraduate studies at Wake Forest University in Winston Salem, NC. He remained on the teaching faculty of the Wake Forest University Department of Urology as a member of a Multidisciplinary Urologic Oncology Team before moving to Asheville. Dr. Bare has practiced urology in Asheville since 1998. Dr. Bare's special interests include the treatment and prevention of kidney stones, the diagnosis and treatment of genitourinary cancer, and vasectomy procedures. Dr. Bare is board certified by the American Board of Urology and is a member of the American Urological Association.

Dr. Bare is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS).

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  •  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
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diseases
  • 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, Acute
  • Kidney Infection, Chronic
  • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
  • Kidney Stones
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Peyronie's Disease
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostatitis
  • Spermatocele
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
  • Urethral Stones
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis

Education

  • Medical School
    The Brody Sch Of Med At E Carolina Univ

    Graduated in 1990

  • Internship Hospital
    Bowman Gray School Of Medicine
  • Residency Hospital
    Wake Forest University Baptist Med Center
  • Undergraduate School
    Wake Forest University

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Urology

Procedures Performed

  • Adrenalectomy
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Cystometry
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Incomplete Circumcision Repair
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lithotripsy
  • Orchiectomy
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Prostate Removal
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Urostomy
  • Vasectomy

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