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Stephen W. Leslie, MD


Questions concerning erectile dysfunction, kidney stones and prostate disorders including prostate cancer. I have a special interest in kidney stone disease prevention.

Experience in the area

Full time practicing urologist with 30 years experience. Associate Professor of Surgery and Chief of Urology at Creighton University Medical Center. Editor in Chief of eMedicine Urology internet textbook. Author of only NIH approved book written for patients by a urologist on the subject of kidney stones "The Kidney Stones Handbook". Inventor of the "Parachute" and "Escape" kidney stone baskets and the "Calculus" stone prevention analysis computer program.


American Urological Association, Ohio State Medical Association, Sexual Medicine Society


Men's Health, Journal of Urology, Urology, Healthwatch Magazine, Emergency Medicine Monthly, eMedicine, "The Kidney Stones Handbook", and numerous articles in various newspapers. He is also the editor of the Urology Board Review by McGraw-Hill used by urologists to study for their Board Certification Examinations.


Graduate of New York Medical College with residencies completed at Metropolitan Hospital New York, Albany Medical Center and University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Awards and Honors

Thirlby Award of the American Urological Association. Rated as one the country's Best Urologists by the Independent Consumer's Research Institute

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Recent Answers from Stephen W. Leslie, MD

2016-10-18 una duda.....:

Anton:    These numbers seem way off.  In the US, our normal range is around 4 ng/ml or less so I find it hard to interpret levels up to 3,200 that are called "normal".  I'm sorry but I cannot analyze

2016-10-17 bumps in my urethra:

Micha,     Sorry, but it's not possible to be sure of the diagnosis from only your brief description. One possibility is genital warts but it could also be a caruncle. Both can appear somewhat like your

2016-10-16 utis:

Howard    Maybe, maybe not. A thorough look for etiology call factors needs to be done. High residuals? Prostatitis?  Stones? If you are getting the same bacteria with the same sensitivities, then the

2016-10-16 Loss of erections and no libido:

Jose    It is unlikely you did any permanent damage, but cannot be certain. Obviously, some degree if damage is theoretically possible. Loss of libido may or not be related, but a simple blood test for

2016-10-14 Ureteroscopy:

Lee    A nocturnal emission will not cause a problem.    10 days is a little long for a Stent in an uncomplicated ureteroscopy as 5 days is more common.    There is no reason why ejaculation should be


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