The urology clinic provides state-of-the-art surgical and non-surgical treatment of all stone disease-related conditions, giving patients the best outcomes possible. Urology specialists will give patients a full evaluation resulting in an individualized treatment plan that includes preventative care to reduce the possibility of future episodes.
- Kidney stones
- Ureteral stones
- Bladder stones
Specialists in the department also use endourology and laparoscopic surgery as treatment techniques. Endourology is a minimally invasive approach to treating primarily kidney stones, but also other urologic conditions, such as ureteral/intra-renal strictures and other disorders obstructing the urinary flow.
For some patients, laparoscopy is a treatment option that can be used to both diagnose and treat a number of urological conditions. Laparoscopy provides a minimally invasive approach to treating surgical disorders of the kidney, including stones and kidney cancers.
Blake D. Hamilton, M.D.Dr. Hamilton has several areas of interest and expertise.His primary interest is minimally invasive kidney surgery. This began at the Cleveland Clinic in the 1990’s, where he was in the forefront of urologic laparoscopy. From there, he brought to Utah extensive experience in laparoscopic renal and adrenal surgery. He has been... Read More
As a general urologist I see both men and women of all ages with a variety of urologic complaints. Currently I see patients at both the University of Utah main campus, as well as at the new Farmington Health Center. I care for patients with most urologic disorders and have special interests in the management of complex or recurrent kidney stones, p... Read More