DR. NEIL BAUM
Dr. Neil Baum, urologist, New Orleans, LA Dr. Neil Baum is Associate Clinical Professor of Urology at Tulane Medical School and Louisiana State University Medical School, both in New Orleans, LA. He is also on the medical staff at Touro Infirmary in New Orleans, and East Jefferson General Hospital in Metairie, LA.
Dr. Baum received his medical degree from Ohio State University Medical School in Columbus. He completed an internship at the University of California at Los Angeles, a residency in surgery at Harbor General Hospital, Torrance, California, followed by a second residency in surgery and a residency in urology, both at Baylor College of Medicine in Texas. Dr. Baum is certified by the American Board of Urology.
Dr. Neil Baum is a nationally recognized urologist, speaker, and author. He has been in the private practice of urology in New Orleans, LA, since 1978. He offers state-of-the-art evaluation and treatment of many urologic conditions including urinary incontinence, erectile dysfunction (ED), kidney stones, male infertility, and Prostate cancer.
As a speaker, Dr. Baum shares his extensive experience from his urologic practice. He regularly speaks to practices, hospitals, and pharmaceutical and medical manufacturing companies on improving communications between physicians and patients, practice management, guerilla marketing and practice promotion and motivation. Dr. Baum has authored five books, including Impotence: It’s Reversible, and over one hundred and fifty articles addressing an array of urology topics.
Dr. Baum’s research interests have been focused on treatments for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), erectile dysfunction (ED), overactive bladder (OAB) disease, and lower urinary tract infections.
Dr. Baum has trained with some of the nation’s leading urologists, including Dr. Paul Perito, the innovator of the minimally invasive penile implant technique.
Among Dr. Baum’s contributions to the medical press are numerous journal articles on such topics as management of BPH and interstitial cystitis, treatments for carcinoma of the prostate, and ED in diabetic and geriatric populations, as well as for ED of psychogenic origin. Dr. Baum has served as a member of the editorial boards of Postgraduate Medicine, Medical Aspects of Human Sexuality, Options in Medicine, Clinical Geriatrics, Doctor’s Digest, and other periodicals. He has co-authored six books, including two on the treatment of ED. Among more than 250 presentations at medical meetings and symposia, he has most recently presented on treatment strategies for the minimally invasive treatment of BPH, use of radio frequency to treat stress incontinence in women, evaluating and treating ED, and deciding when to treat or refer patients with overactive bladder syndrome.
Dr. Baum is a member of the American Urological Association (AUA), the Southeastern Section of the AUA, the American Fertility Society, the Urodynamics Society, the Louisiana State Medical Society, and the Orleans Parish Medical Society.
WHAT PATIENTS ARE SAYING...
You turned my life around
Dr. Baum has taken care of my elderly father for many years. He has an elevated PSA level but Dr. Baum has explained the concept of "wacthful waiting" and I and my father appreciate this plan of management.
PSA Testing For Prostate Cancer-To Screen or Not Screen, What’s the Answer?
I am frequently asked by patients about screening for prostate cancer with PSA testing. This article will discuss the evidence as well as my recommendations for my patients.
Drip, Drip, Drip-When the Prostate Gland Causes Constant Dribbling
Some men have a blockage to the flow of urine and the bladder no matter how much it contracts or squeezes cannot fully empty the urine contents residing in the bladder. As a result, there may be a constant dribbling of urine. This is referred to as overflow incontinence. Overflow incontinence is more common in older men and is often due to an enlarged prostate.
5 Things Men Should Know About Benign Prostate Gland Enlargement
Benign enlargement of the prostate gland is natural consequence of aging. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) will be present in about one quarter of men by the time they reach the age of 55. This figure reaches 50% of all men age 75 and older. The prostate gland that produces fluid for the transport of sperm and surrounds the urethra that carries urine from the bladder to the outside of the body, can have a tendency to grow with age for reasons not entirely known and results in compression of the urethra resulting in symptoms of decrease in urine flow, dribbling after urination, and getting up at night to urinate. Here are 5 facts men should know about their prostate and benign enlargement of the prostate gland:
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