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Dr. Robert Valenzuela

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Specialty: Urologic prosthetic, Peyronie’s Disease, erectile dysfunction, male urinary incontinence, Prostatic implants 

Education

Undergrad: Herbert H. Lehman College
Medical School: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Internship: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
Residency: Surgery Beth Israel Medical Center

Practice

Washington Heights Urology
286 Fort Washington Ave
New York, NY 10032

Site of Service

In-Office

UroLift® System Local Anesthesia Protocol

  • UroLift Anesthesia Protocol:  This information is presented in conjunction with Dr. Valenzuela. 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. Valenzuela:
    • Local Anesthesia Protocol

Group Type

LUGPA

First UroLift System Case Date

August 2015

Program Agenda:

Objective:

Demonstrate the Premier Patient Experience offered by UroLift® System treatment in the office under local anesthesia and teach surgeons to replicate this in their own practice.

Location & Logistics:

  • Arrive by 5pm the evening before cases at Laguardia, JFK or Newark Airport
  • Depart afternoon of cases after 5pm from Laguardia, JFK or Newark Airport
  • Hotel: Hilton Midtown NYC
  • Office address: 286 Fort Washington Ave, NY, NY  10032
  • Attire: casual or scrubs
  • Direct flights are available from these airports.

Evening before case observations – 6:30 PM dinner (Location TBD)

  • Meet & greet with attending surgeons 
  • Review guest objectives 
  • Overview of cases and what to expect on case day

Didactic presentation

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

Agenda

9:30 AM

  • Case 1 Preview: history, work-up & reasons for selecting UroLift System treatment

10:00 AM

1st Case
After 1st Case

  • Case 2 Preview: history, work-up & reasons for selecting UroLift System treatment
  • Best Practices: Patient selection, consultation, and expectations

11:00 AM

2nd Case 
After 2nd Case 

  • Review patent education tools
  • Case 3 Preview: history, work-up & reasons for selecting UroLift System treatment

12:00 PM

3rd Case 
After 3rd Case 

  • Review staff training, utilization, esp. mid-levels
  • Case 4 Preview: history, work-up & reasons for selecting UroLift System treatment

1:30 PM

4th Case 
After 4th Case

  • Review Patient Awareness activities, Advocacy, Practice Efficiency, Staff Engagement, etc.
  • Case 5 Preview: history, work-up & reasons for selecting UroLift System treatment

2:30 PM

5th Case 
After 5th Case

  • Q&A
  • Wrap-up

  • Goals for implementing learning

3:30 PM

  • Departure for airport