Dr. Stephen Ponas, MD

Dr. Stephen Ponas, MD

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56 y/o
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Dr. Stephen Ponas, MD is an urology specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 31 years. He specializes in urology.

Affiliated Urologists, Ltd

5133 N Central Ave Ste 206

Phoenix, AZ 85012
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • Assurant Health
  • AZ Benefit Options
  • Bankers Life and Casualty
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Benesight
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource

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Dr. Ponas' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Male Sexual Conditions
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ponas treats Male Sexual Conditions more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Ponas treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ponas treats Enlarged Prostate (BPH) more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Ponas treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Urinary Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ponas treats Urinary Disorders more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Ponas treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Ponas' conditions and procedures:

Bladder Atony
Bladder Cancer
Bladder Diseases
Bladder Diverticulum
Bladder Infection
Bladder Repair Surgery
Bladder Stones
Bladder Surgery
Blood in Semen (Hematospermia)
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Chronic Interstitial Cystitis
Circumcision
Complete Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
Complex Penile Surgery
Cystoscopy
Cystotomy
Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
da Vinci® Prostate Removal
da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
Electronic Shock Wave Lithotripsy
Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
End-Stage Renal Disease
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Erectile Dysfunction
Excision of Testicular Lesion
Gynecologic Cancer
HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
Hormone Replacement Therapy
Hydronephrosis
Incomplete Circumcision Repair
Incontinence
Incontinence Sling Procedure
Kidney and Ureter Removal
Kidney Cancer
Kidney Disease
Kidney Infection
Kidney Infection, Chronic
Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
Kidney Stone Removal
Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
Kidney Stones
Kidney Surgery
Laparoscopic Nephrectomy
Laser Lithotripsy
Lithotripsy
Lithotripsy for Kidney Stones
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Male Infertility
Male Sexual Conditions
Neurogenic Bladder
Neutropenia
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
Orchiectomy
Orchiopexy for Undescended Testicle
Overactive Bladder
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Partial Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
Penile Cancer
Penile Implants
Percutaneous Destruction of Kidney Lesion
Peyronie's Disease
Peyronie's Disease Injection Therapy
Polyuria
Premature Ejaculation
Prostate Cancer
Prostate Cyst
Prostate Diseases
Prostate Procedures
Prostate Removal
Prostate Surgery
Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
Prostatitis
Radical Prostate Removal
Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
Sexual Dysfunction
Sperm Abnormalities
Spermatocele
Testicular Atrophy
Testicular Cancer
Testicular Dysfunction
TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
Undescended Testicles
Ureteral Stones
Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
Ureteroneocystostomy
Ureteroscopic Lithotripsy
Ureterscopies
Urethral Dilation
Urethral Stones
Urethral Stricture
Urinary Disorders
Urinary Hesitancy
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Urinary-Genital Tract Fistula, Female
Uroflowmetry
Urology Procedure
Uterine Cancer
Uterine Diseases
Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
Vascular Disease
Vasectomy
Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. Stephen Ponas, MD is an urology specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 31 years. He specializes in urology.

Specialties

  • Urology

Board Certifications

Education

Barnes Jewish Hospital, One Barnes Jewish Hospital Plaza St. Louis, MO 63110
Fellowship Hospital
Barnes Jewish Hospital S Campus
Residency Hospital
Barnes Jewish Hospital, One Barnes Jewish Hospital Plaza St. Louis, MO 63110
Internship Hospital
1988
University of Texas Medical School At San Antonio
Medical School
1988

Awards

Dr. Ponas' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ponas

3.3

Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
50%
(6)
4 Stars
8.333333333333334%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
8.333333333333334%
(1)
1 Star
33.333333333333336%
(4)

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Dr. Ponas' Performance
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  • Staff friendliness
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I have had appointments with Dr Ponas and EVERY time i have had to wait an inordinate amount of time. This last time after an hour i was told they were waiting for a room to be available. God only knows how long the wait would be. I had to pick my mother up from her school and had to reschedule....Read More
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I have been at Dr Ponas office for over 3 hrs to find out they had me in the wrong room waiting on the wrong doctor. Then finally when we saw Dr Ponas he had the worst bed side manners I have ever experienced Also was not accurate on anything about my situation.
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I liked that his office was right to business and I did not have to wait a long time to be seen.
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I am deaf patient. Dr. Ponas has excellent patience and take his time to work with me via ASL Interpreter. He would assured that you understand this and that before doing next thing. He is awesome!
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AARP
Aetna
Aetna HMO
Aetna PPO
American Republic
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Motorola Health Plans
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
Assurant Health
AZ Benefit Options
Bankers Life and Casualty
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Benesight
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Advantage PPO
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Traditional
Federal Employee Program
CareOregon
Medicaid
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Open Access
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
Compusys
Conseco
Coventry Health Care
EBMS
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Health Net
Health Net PPO
Medicaid
Health Net of Arizona, Inc.
Health Net of Arizona HMO
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Gold
Husky Health
Medicaid
Indian Health Service
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
LifeWise
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medica
Medicaid
Medicaid
Medical Mutual of Ohio
Mercy Care
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
AHCCCS without Prior Authorization
MetLife
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
MultiPlan
One Health
Operating Engineers Health & Welfare Plan
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Phoenix Health Plan
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
Physicians Mutual
Principal Life
Prudential
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
Tricare
TriCare for Life
Triwest
TriCare/TriWest
UniCare
United Healthcare Community Plan
AHCCCS Medicaid
United Healthcare Life Insurance Company
UnitedHealthCare
AARP MedicareComplete SecureHorizons Plan 2 HMO
Arizona Physicians IPA
Basic PPO
Choice EPO
Choice HMO
Choice Plus EPO
Choice Plus POS
Compass
Core
Core PPO
Definity Health
Dual Complete HMO-SNP
FlexPoint PPO
Golden Rule HMO
Golden Rule PPO
Medicaid
Medicaid HMO
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Metra Health
Navigate
Options POS
Options PPO
Optum Choice
OptumHealth Care Solutions
PacifiCare Arizona PPO
Secure Horizons PPO
Select Plus EPO
Select Plus HMO
UHC Illinois PPO
UMR
UMR United Medical Resources
United Behavioral Health HMO
United Behavioral Health POS
United Behavioral Health PPO
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare PPO
United Healthcare West
UnitedHealthCare HSA
Wausau Benefits
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid

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