The California Urologist Dr. Shahram Shawn Gholami of San Jose and Los Gatos offers cutting edge advanced urology treatments for our patients. Our physicians are skilled in minimally invasive procedures that include "scar -less" techniques, lasers, laparoscopy. By being skilled in state-of-the-art techniques, We offer patients more choices for the treatment of urologic disease.
The VASCLIP procedure is the less invasive alternative to vasectomy. The VASCLIP is a locking plastic band designed to close the vas deferens in a manner that reduces tissue damage. Eliminates all cutting, suturing and cauterizing (burning) of the vas deferens. Reduces potential complications related to damage of the vas deferens.
Men's Health refers to any aspect of overall health that may affect well-being, energy level, sexual dysfunction or fertility. Erectile dysfunction (ED) is defined as the inability to achieve or maintain an erection sufficient for satisfactory sexual performance. Erectile dysfunction is strongly age related and affects as many as 30 million American men.
There are two possible operations that should be offered to complete a successful vasectomy reversal. Both of these are performed through a small incision in the scrotal area. At the time of surgery your physician will examine the fluid present at the testicular side of the vasectomy site in the vas tube.
Infertility affects 15% of couples attempting pregnancy in the United States. Roughly speaking, about half of these couples will have a male factor involved, and a male factor will be the sole cause of infertility in about 25% of cases.
Penile Injection Therapy has been used for several years to stimulate erections in men with erectile dysfunction. It has also been used by men with poor erections due to diabetes and other medical problems for many years and the technique is simple and has few complications.
Testosterone is the primary male sex hormone and an anabolic steroid. In male humans, testosterone plays a key role in the development of male reproductive tissues such as testes and prostate, as well as promoting secondary sexual characteristics such as increased muscle and bone mass, and the growth of body hair.
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) has been espoused by many as the key to reduce many physical issues that men experience, especially as they age. The hormone testosterone is incredibly important for a man's optimal health.
da Vinci Prostatectomy is performed with the assistance of the da Vinci Surgical System – the latest evolution in robotics technology. The da Vinci Surgical System enables Dr. Gholami to operate with unmatched precision and control using only a few small incisions.
Benign prostatic hyperplasia—also called BPH—is a condition in men in which the prostate gland is enlarged and not cancerous. Benign prostatic hyperplasia is also called benign prostatic hypertrophy or benign prostatic obstruction.
Facing any kind of urologic surgery creates a great deal of anxiety for most men. Among your concerns is: “Will my body function normally following surgery?” Traditional open urologic surgery – in which large incisions are made to access the pelvic organs – has been the standard approach when surgery is warranted.
The gold standard treatment option for men under 70 with early-stage, organ-confined cancer is surgical removal of the prostate using nerve-sparing radical prostatectomy. Prostatectomy is also the most widely used treatment for prostate cancer today in the US.
Brachytherapy is a form of radiotherapy where a sealed radiation source is placed inside or next to the area requiring treatment. Brachytherapy is commonly used as an effective treatment for prostate, and kidney cancer.
Menopausal hormone therapy (MHT)—also called postmenopausal hormone therapy and hormone replacement therapy—is a treatment that doctors may recommend to relieve common symptoms of menopause and to address long-term biological changes.