Dr. Roscoe S. Nelson, MD

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Dr. Roscoe S. Nelson, MD

Urology | Male

Arizona Center for Urology 6320 W Union Hills Dr Ste 2600B, Glendale, AZ 85308 Get Directions
(602) 942-5600

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Dr. Roscoe Nelson is a nationally recognized, Board Certified Urologist. His practice encompasses all urologic conditions with a strong focus...   Read More

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      Outstanding in every way!!! I had bladder cancer, and he treated me, saving my bladder, so that I do not have to carry a bag. Many others would have just removed the bladder, especially from a man of my age.(i was 77 at the time, I'm 81 now. Just simply: Rocky is the best!
      in Page, AZ |
      I am 71 yrs. old and I've seen a lot of doctors over the years but I've never a met a more professional and personable doctor than Dr. Nelson. When I was diagnosed with possible prostate cancer, there isn't a doctor in the country that I would have rather trusted my life with. Can I say more than that!
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      Specialties

      • Urology

      Board Certifications

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      • Urology

      Conditions Treated

      • Atrophic Vaginitis
      • Balanoposthitis
      • Bladder Cancer
      • Bladder Diseases
      • Bladder Diverticulum
      • Bladder Infection
      • Bladder Stones
      • Blood in Semen (Hematospermia)
      • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
      • Cancer
      • Congenital Obstruction of Ureteropelvic Junction
      • Congenital Obstruction of Ureterovesical Junction
      • Cystitis
      • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
      • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
      • Erectile Dysfunction
      • Genitourinary Cancers
      • Hydronephrosis
      • Hypospadias
      • Incontinence
      • Interstitial Cystitis
      • Kidney Cancer
      • Kidney Disease
      • Kidney Infection
      • Kidney Infection, Acute
      • Kidney Infection, Chronic
      • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
      • Kidney Stones
      • Male Infertility
      • Neurogenic Bladder
      • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
      • Overactive Bladder
      • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
      • Pelvic Organ Prolapse
      • Peyronie's Disease
      • Polycystic Kidney Disease
      • Prostate Cancer
      • Prostate Cyst
      • Prostate Diseases
      • Prostatitis
      • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
      • Sleep Disorders
      • Spermatocele
      • Testicular Atrophy
      • Testicular Cancer
      • Testicular Dysfunction
      • Testosterone Deficiency
      • Ureteral Stones
      • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
      • Urethral Stones
      • Urethral Stricture
      • Urinary Disorders
      • Urinary Hesitancy
      • Urinary Incontinence
      • Urinary Stones
      • Urinary Tract Cancer
      • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
      • Urinary-Genital Tract Fistula, Female
      • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
      • Vaginal Prolapse
      • Vesicoureteral Reflux
      • Yeast Infections

      Procedures Performed

      • Adrenalectomy
      • Bladder Surgery
      • Brachytherapy
      • Circumcision
      • Complex Penile Surgery
      • Cystectomy
      • Cystometry
      • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
      • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
      • Electronic Shock Wave Lithotripsy
      • Excision of Testicular Lesion
      • Hormone Replacement Therapy
      • Incontinence Sling Procedure
      • Incontinence Surgery
      • Indigo Laser Treatment
      • Kidney and Ureter Removal
      • Kidney Removal
      • Kidney Stone Removal
      • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
      • Kidney Surgery
      • Laparoscopic Nephrectomy
      • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
      • Lithotripsy
      • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
      • No-Scalpel Vasectomy
      • Orchiectomy
      • Orchiopexy for Undescended Testicle
      • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
      • Penile Implants
      • Percutaneous Procedures
      • Prostate Removal
      • Prostate Surgery
      • Prosthetic
      • Pubovaginal Sling
      • Radical Prostate Removal
      • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
      • Transurethral Microwave Thermography of the Prostate
      • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
      • TURP (Transurethral Resection of the Prostate)
      • Ureterscopies
      • Urethral Dilation
      • Urethral Sling
      • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
      • Uroflowmetry
      • Vaginal Prolapse Surgery
      • Vaginal Surgery
      • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
      • Vasectomy
      • Vasectomy Reversal
      • Wound Repair

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      Education

      • Medical School
        University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine

        Graduated in 1993

      • Internship Hospital
        University Of California Davis Medical Center

        Completed in 1994

      • Residency Hospital
        University Of California At Davis

        Completed in 1999

      • Undergraduate School
        Brigham Young University

        Graduated in 1989

      Awards & Recognition

      • Awards & Honors
        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
        • Valedictorian - Brigham Young University, April 1989
        • Regents Scholarship - UCLA, Sept. 1989
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      • Media & Publications
        • New Method for Large Suprapubic Tube Placement Using a Nephrostomy Balloon Dilator., Sept. 2009
        • Vaginal Wall Sling: Long-Term Outcome Analysis of Factors Contributing to Patient Satisfaction and Surgical Success., April 1997
        • Re-evaluation of Renal Cell Carcinoma Tumor Thrombus Extension by Intraoperative Transesophageal Echocardiography., April 2000
        • Is Fluorescence In Site Hybridization Positivity a Reliable Indicator of Bladder Cancer?, Jan 2010
        • Evaluation and Management of Male Urinary Incontinence, 1997

      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Norwegian
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      Dr. Nelson'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 Urology
      • Malpractice claims in Arizona not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Nelson's Care Philosophy

      Dr. Roscoe Nelson is a nationally recognized, Board Certified Urologist. His practice encompasses all urologic conditions with a strong focus on prostate cancer, incontinence, kidney stones and male sexual health. He has a special interest in virtually painless anesthesia for vasectomies using the No-Scalpel and No-Needle techniques. His goal is to provide personalized, state-of-the-art care for all patients.