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Dr. Riccardo Ricciardi, Jr.

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Specialty: BPH, Female Incontinence, and Erectile Dysfunction


Undergraduate: Skidmore College
Medical School: New York Medical College
Internship: North Shore University/Cornell Medical College
Residency: Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center
Fellowship: Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center


Advanced Urology Centers of New York
Bayside Division
210-08 Northern Boulevard, Suite 3
Bayside, NY 11361
718-539-5100 / 516-829-1313 (Phone)

UroLift Local Anesthesia Protocol

• UroLift Anesthesia Protocol: This information is presented in conjunction with Dr. Ricciardi. 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. Ricciardi:
Day Before:
Oral antibiotic and fleets enema

Day of Procedure:
1-Percocet and Valium when you arrive
2-Transrectal Ultrasound guided peri-prostatic block with lidocaine
3- Transurethral lidocaine block

Day after Procedure:
Uribel and Toradol

Program Agenda:


  • Demonstrate the Premier Patient Experience offered by UroLift System treatment in the office setting under local with a TRUS block or in the ASC under sedation.

Location & Logistics:

  • If driving, arrive by 7 am the morning of scheduled cases
    Departure by noon

    Attire: Casual business attire or Scrubs

    o Office: 210-08 Northern Blvd, Suite 3, Bayside, NY 11361
    o ASC: 340 Broadhollow Road, Farmingdale, NY 11735

Evening before case observations –

  • Dinner the evening before is optional and can be arranged and location TBD

Didactic presentation

  • UroLift System as part of the standard of care for BPH
  • Clinical Data: risks and benefits
  • Coding, reimbursement, & economics
  • Personal Experience