Chesapeake Urology is now offering HIFU for localized prostate cancer at its Summit Surgery Center, Maple Lawn location in Fulton, Maryland. Dr. Anup Vora, director of prostate cancer focal and ablative therapy at Chesapeake Urology treated the first HIFU patients at the center in January 2018.
Chesapeake Urology’s AAAHC Certified Summit Surgical Center is comprised of 17 ambulatory surgical centers conveniently located throughout Maryland in Baltimore, Harford, Howard, Carroll, Montgomery, Prince George’s, and Anne Arundel counties and in Baltimore City. AAAHC accreditation means that a healthcare organization meets or exceeds nationally-recognized Standards for quality of care and patient safety.
Chesapeake Urology, including Summit Surgical Center, was formed in September 2006 through the merger of three urology groups in the greater Baltimore, MD area and now offers patients access to the 17 ambulatory surgical centers:
- Legacy Chesapeake Urology Associates
- Maryland Urology Associates
- Urologic Surgery Associates
The mission of the treatment centers is to provide compassionate, ethical, surgical care in a comfortable and supportive environment. Their surgical staff consists of specialty-trained surgical nurses and board-certified anesthesiologists. They have the latest state-of-the-art equipment and can accommodate a variety of procedures requiring either local or general anesthesia.
In addition to HIFU for prostate cancer, the network of surgical centers offers a wide range of outpatient procedures including:
Prostate Biopsy (TRUS)
Tubeless Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy (PCNL)
3D Ultrasound/MRI Fusion Biopsy for Prostate Cancer
Brachytherapy for prostate cancer
Orchiectomy for testicular cancer
Circumcision; Circumcision Repair
Minimally invasive treatments for BPH
Microsurgical Vasectomy Reversal
The Summit surgery centers are known for being the first to offer all types of treatments including a tubeless PCNL surgery and a SpaceOar prostate injection for radiation therapy patients. It was also selected in the Top 100 Best Places to work in Healthcare in the US by Becker’s ASC Review.
Interested in HIFU at Maple Lawn Summit Surgery Center? Learn more about Dr. Anup Vora here or find out more information about Summit Surgery Center and Chesapeake Urology here.