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New KCUC Women's Clinic Featured on Better Kansas City Video

April 11 2013 — KCUC urologist Dr. Sam Kuykendall and two patients explain how the new Women's Clinic can positively affect the quality of life for women suffering from urinary issues.

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SMMC Hits 2,000 Robotic Surgeries in February

March 28, 2013 — On Wednesday, February 27, the Shull Institute for Surgical Robotics at Shawnee Mission Medical Center (SMMC) performed its 2,000th robotic surgery. The procedure was a robotic cholecystectomy, which is the removal of the gallbladder. Scott Ellison, MD, performed the surgery.

SMMC was the first hospital in a five-state area to begin using the da Vinci® surgical robot in 2002. The da Vinci is used for a variety of procedures at SMMC including urology, kidney, thoracic, single and multi-site general surgery, as well as gynecologic surgeries including myomectomies.

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3 KCUC Physicians Receive 435SouthMagazine “Top Doctors Awards”

January 24, 2013 — Leawood, KS, — Congratulations are in order for 3 Kansas City Urology Care physicians, Mark Austenfeld, MD; David Bock, MD and John Strickland, MD. They were within the 6 doctors specializing in urology selected in 435SouthMagazine’s “Top Doctors 2013” peer-reviewed survey.

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KCUC Urology Has ZERO Tolerance For Prostate Cancer

Thomas B. Herrick MD, FACS of Kansas City Urology Care Attends Summit to End Prostate Cancer in Our Nation’s Capital

Kansas City urologist Thomas B. Herrick MD, FACS joined nearly 250 professionals and concerned citizens from 32 states this September in Washington D.C. for the 2012 Summit to End Prostate Cancer.

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KCUC Urologist to Lead National Organization

Mark S. Austenfeld MD, FACS, of Kansas City Urology Care, Assumes Presidency of the AACU

SCHAUMBURG, ILL. (September 28, 2012) — Kansas City urologist Mark S. Austenfeld MD, FACS, assumed the Presidency of the American Association of Clinical Urologists Board of Directors Sept. 23, 2012. In addition to this transition, Richard S. Pelman, MD, and Mark D. Stovsky, MD, MBA, were elected AACU President-elect and State Society Network Chair respectively.

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KCUC First With REZUM®

View Rezūm Patient Education from REZUM on Vimeo.

Kansas City Urology Care is the first practice in Kansas City to offer NxThera’s REZUM® treatment for BPH. REZUM uses radio-frequency (RF) energy to create sterile water vapor to delivery targeted, precise thermal energy treatments in a simple, office-based setting with minimal discomfort. REZUM was FDA cleared in August of 2015.

Schedule an appointment today and ask a KCUC urologist about this therapy.

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