Even Urologists Get Kidney Stones: An Essential Guide to Kidney Stone Treatment and Prevention (Paperback)
ABOUT THE BOOK
In "Even Urologists Get Kidney Stones," Dr. Evan R. Goldfischer provides an in-depth guide with everything you need to know about kidney stones--from causes to treatments to prevention. If you have experienced kidney stones and really, truly do not want to experience that pain again, it is important that you review the guidelines and information in this book.
Dr. Goldfischer has first-hand experience with kidney stones (he's had two calcium-based stones), and he is able to apply personal experience, knowledge, and medical expertise to help kidney stone sufferers prevent future stones from occurring.
"Kidney stones can make a man groan. A kidney stone can bring a man to his knees and beg for relief. If you have had or you are at risk for having a kidney stone, you will want to read this book and follow the sage advice of Dr. Goldfischer. He's been there and knows your pain, but more importantly can help you avoid having a repeat episode(s). This is truly the bible for all those who have experienced the misery and rigors of a kidney stone as you will be informed of the latest treatments and prevention suggestions to have a life of being stone free. I am recommending the book to all of my patients with kidney stones."
--Dr. Neil Baum, Professor of Clinical Urology, Tulane Medical School
"Dr. Goldfischer provides a tour de force on understanding kidney stones. He points out having a kidney stone is more painful than having a baby. Men and women alike ask, 'Why do I get them?' and 'What should I do if I have one?' This book provides all of the answers in one place. Dr. Goldfischer shares his years of experience and expertise in this invaluable book. It is a must-read for all patients dealing with kidney stones "
--David Chaikin, MD; Clinical Assistant Professor of Urology, Weill Cornell Medical College
ABOUT DR. GOLDFISCHER
Dr. Evan R. Goldfischer is a board-certified urologist, member of the Endourological Society, and fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Goldfischer was the Director of Urology at Vassar Brothers Medical Center, where he served on the medical executive and quality improvement committees. He is the founder and Chair of the Board of Premier Cares Foundation.
Dr. Goldfischer is the author of Even Urologists Get Kidney Stones and the Editor-in-Chief and co-author of Practice Management for Urology Groups - LUGPA's Guidebook. He has published 115+ articles/abstracts/newsletters for peer reviewed medical journals, conceived and developed the award-winning Premier Health magazine for the practice, and has lectured nationally and internationally on kidney stone disease, minimally invasive surgery, and male/female sexual dysfunction. In addition, he has served as Principal Investigator for numerous clinical trials.
In 2008, Dr. Goldfischer was awarded the Health Care Heroes award from Hudson Valley Parent and Hudson Valley Life magazines. Having suffered from kidney stones himself, Dr. Goldfischer is able to apply personal experience, knowledge and medical expertise to help kidney stone sufferers prevent future stones from occurring.