UROLOGY TREATMENT CENTER.A world-class clinical and research practice.
This state-of-the-art clinical practice and medical research center was established in Sarasota in 1978 by Dr. Winston E. Barzell. He, along with Dr. Willet F. Whitmore III, is internationally known for the development of the Brachystand, a device that facilitates the implantation of radioactive "seeds" in the cancerous prostate.
The center's focus on the treatment of prostate and other urologic cancers is recognized through the awarding of grants to study treatment protocols. The Urology Treatment Center has been identified to represent urology treatment service for the Sarasota area on the world's largest patient-physician urology Internet site, Urology Channel, www.urologychannel.com/Sarasota.
Since opening, the practice has grown to include four more board-certified urologists: Drs. Whitmore, Alan Treiman, Edward Dunne and Kenneth Bregg. Dr. Gerard A. Curtis was recently added and soon will be followed by another physician. Individually, each physician possesses an impressive resume; collectively, they offer 65 years of experience and expertise, creating a dynamic practice serving Sarasota and surrounding communities.
Dr. Barzell completed clinical fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center The Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) in New York City is a cancer treatment and research institution founded in 1884 as the New York Cancer Hospital. The main campus is located at 1275 York Avenue, between 67th and 68th Streets, with other locations in New in New York New York, state, United States
New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the Canadian province of . Involvement with the development of radioactive seed implantation there served as the basis for his continued work, and recognized expertise, in prostate cancer prostate cancer, cancer originating in the prostate gland. Prostate cancer is the leading malignancy in men in the United States and is second only to lung cancer as a cause of cancer death in men. treatment.
Dr. Whitmore joined the practice in 1984 after training at Harvard University, where he was involved in teaching and research at the Brigham and Women's Hospital Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) is a hospital in the Longwood Area of the Boston, Massachusetts neighborhood of Mission Hill. With Massachusetts General Hospital, it is one of the two founding members of Partners HealthCare. . His research interest continues through a number of ongoing research protocols.
Dr. Treiman was awarded a clinical fellowship in oncology by the American Cancer Society American Cancer Society,
n.pr established in 1913, this national volunteer-based health organization is committed to the elimination of cancer through prevention and treatment and to diminishing cancer suffering through advocacy, scholarship, research, to complete urology training at Harvard. His advanced training in urologic stone disease brought laser treatment of stones to Sarasota Memorial Hospital. He is a founding member and medical advisor to the national prostate cancer support group, Man-to-Man.
A Georgetown University fellowship graduate, Dr. Dunne was one of the country's first physicians to train in treating urinary stones by way of lithotripsy Lithotripsy Definition
Lithotripsy is the use of high-energy shock waves to fragment and disintegrate kidney stones. The shock wave, created by using a high-voltage spark or an electromagnetic impulse, is focused on the stone. . He has special interests in reconstructive surgery and pediatric urology.
Dr. Kenneth Bregg completed urologic residency at Cornell Medical Center and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and a urologic fellowship at UCLA UCLA University of California at Los Angeles
UCLA University Center for Learning Assistance (Illinois State University)
UCLA University of Carrollton, TX and Lower Addison, TX . He specializes in treatment of urinary incontinence, as well as lithotripsy and laser to treat kidney stones.
Dr. Gerard Curtis completed fellowship in urologic oncology at Shands Hospital, University of Florida University of Florida is the third-largest university in the United States, with 50,912 students (as of Fall 2006) and has the eighth-largest budget (nearly $1.9 billion per year). UF is home to 16 colleges and more than 150 research centers and institutes. , where he developed expertise in reconstructive bladder surgery. Dr. Curtis authored "Locally Invasive Prostate Cancer, a chapter in Carcinoma of the Prostate.
All UTC (Coordinated Universal Time, Temps Universel Coordonné) The international time standard (formerly Greenwich Mean Time, or GMT). Zero hours UTC is midnight in Greenwich, England, which is located at 0 degrees longitude. physicians have active staff privileges at Sarasota Memorial Hospital, Columbia Hospital and The Cape Surgery Center. They see patients at the Waldemere Office Building and their Blackburn Point location.