Dr. Sunil Purohit, MD

Dr. Sunil Purohit, MD

Urology | Male | 48 years old

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I had a vasectomy performed in July of 2013. Was not covered by my insurance so I had to pay out of pocket. No problem. I was given a price and paid in full. It's now July of 2015 and I am still being hounded for a balance that was already paid. Incompetence.
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Specialties

  • Urology

Board Certifications

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  • Urology

Conditions Treated

  • Bladder Atony
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Obstruction of Ureteropelvic Junction
  • Congenital Obstruction of Ureterovesical Junction
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypospadias
  • Incontinence
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Chronic
  • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
  • Kidney Stones
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Peyronie's Disease
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostatitis
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spermatocele
  • Testicular Cancer
  • 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
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux
  • Yeast Infections

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Adrenalectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Complete Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystometry
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • da Vinci® Sacrocolpopexy
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Excision of Testicular Lesion
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Orchiectomy
  • Partial Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Penile Implants
  • Prostate Removal
  • Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • Total Cystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Incontinence Surgery
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Urology Procedure
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
  • Vasectomy
  • Wound Repair

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans

    Graduated in 1994

  • Internship Hospital
    Tulane U Sch Med

    Completed in 1996

  • Residency Hospital
    Tulane University School Of Med

    Completed in 2001

  • Undergraduate School
    Vanderbilt University

    Graduated in 1990

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

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Dr. Purohit'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 Louisiana not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Purohit's Office & Staff

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Dr. Purohit's Care Philosophy

Our main focus is to treat each patient with the attention and compassion they deserve. We intend to treat each patient's urological condition using the latest technology to allow for the quickest and easiest recovery.