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Dr. Mark Lyon

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Specialty: Dr. Lyon is a fellow of Minimally Invasive Urologic Surgery


Undergraduate: Bachelor of Art, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Medical School: M.D., University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
Internship: University of Chicago Medical Center General Surgery, Chicago, Illinois
Residency: University of Chicago Medical Center Urology Department, Chicago, Illinois
Fellowship: Austin Hospital, Section of Urology, Melbourne, Australia


A.U.S- Midwest Urology
12800 S. Ridgeland Ave.
Palos Heights, IL 60463

Site of Service


UroLift Local Anesthesia Protocol

UroLift Anesthesia Protocol:  This information is presented in conjunction with Dr. Lyon. Surgical technique, medication and anesthesia regimens are based on his experience with the UroLift System. Medical practice is solely the responsibility of the treating physician and not the named physicians or NeoTract, Inc.

  • The steps in this protocol are presented in the sequence performed by Dr. Lyon.
    • Nitrous:
      • Nitrous Pro-Nox System, 50/50 mix
      • Self-administered, via self-held mouthpiece, 5 minutes prior to procedure and continued use throughout the procedure
    • Local:
      • 2% Lidocaine gel, (Urojet) administered
      • Clamp penis for 20 minutes, prior to procedure
No additional monitoring is required, as the Pro-Nox unit controls the 50/50 mix and no titration is required

Group Type


First UroLift Case Date

  • 2017


Program Agenda:


Demonstrate the Premier Patient Experience offered by the UroLift® System treatment in the clinic setting with Nitrous anesthesia.

Location & Logistics:


  • Arrival:
    • Into ORD or MDW
    • Before 4:30pm
    • Attendee transportation to and from airport via UC or Uber/Lyft
  • Lodging:
    • DoubleTree Hilton
    • 5000 W 127th St., Alsip, IL 60803
  • Dinner
    • Time: 6:30pm
    • Loaction: TBD
    • Attendee transporation to and from restaurant via UC


  • Preceptor Event Address:

A.U.S-Midwest Urology

12800 S. Ridgeland Ave

Palos Heights, IL 60463

  • Attire:Scrubs or Business Casual
  • Arrival to Event: 8:30am
  • Depart:12:45pm
  • Departure Flights: 
    • Out of ORD or MDW
    • After 3:00pm


8:30 AM – Attendees Arrive and Welcome
• Breakfast and Introductions
• Personal Experience
• Work-up and reasons for selection UroLift System treatment

9:00 AM – First Procedure
• Facility Tour
• UroLift System as part of the standard of care for BPH
• Clinical Date: Risks and Benefits

9:45 AM – Second Procedure

10:30 AM – Third Procedure
• Best Practices: Pateint selection, consultation and expectations

11:15 AM – Fourth Procedure

12:00 PM – Fifth Procedure

12:45 PM – Wrap-Up/Departure

*Agenda may differ based on patient scheduling.