Urology surgery includes interventions for disorders such as renal stones, urinary tract infections, benign prostate disease, impotence/sexual dysfunction, male infertility, neurogenic bladder disorders, and cancer (adrenal, renal, bladder, prostate, and testis). Some common procedures include circumcision, cystoscopy, nephrectomy, urethral sling, prostatectomy, transurethral resection (bladder or prostate), and vasectomy Please note, not all Interior Health hospitals are equipped to provide all types of urological procedures; discuss with your physician for more information. Learn more about surgery in Interior Health.

Resources

Canadian Urological Association

Canadian Urological Association

Surgical Checklist

Surgical Checklist

HealthLinkBC

HealthLinkBC

Canadian Urological Association

Canadian Urological Association

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) for Radial Cystectomy Patients

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) for Radial Cystectomy Patients

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) for Nephrectomy

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) for Nephrectomy

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) for Radical Prostatectomy

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) for Radical Prostatectomy

Frequently Asked Questions

Are there pre-service instructions for the patient

Yes. You will be contacted by a pre-surgical nurse and an anesthesiologist prior to your surgery date.

Is a referral required?

Yes. Physician referral required.

Is there a cost?

For residents of BC most procedures are covered under the Medical Services Plan (MSP). There may be additional charges for medical services in some cases.

Do I need a ride home?

Yes. You are considered legally impaired for 24 hours and can not operate a vehicle.

More Locations

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East Kootenay Regional Hospital
Urology Surgery
East Kootenay Regional Hospital

13 - 24th Avenue N
Cranbrook BC V1C 3H9

250-426-5281(main switchboard)
KGH Front Entrance
Urology Surgery
Kelowna General Hospital

2268 Pandosy Street
Kelowna BC V1Y 1T2

250-862-4000(main switchboard)
Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital.
Urology Surgery
Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital

1200 Hospital Bench
Trail BC V1R 4M1

250-368-3311(main switchboard)
Penticton Mental Health & Substance Use
Urology Surgery
Penticton Regional Hospital

550 Carmi Avenue
Penticton BC V2A 3G6

250-492-4000(main switchboard)
Royal Inland Hospital.
Urology Surgery
Royal Inland Hospital

311 Columbia Street
Kamloops BC V2C 2T1

250-374-5111(main switchboard)
Vernon Jubilee Hospital
Urology Surgery
Vernon Jubilee Hospital

2101 - 32nd Street
Vernon BC V1T 5L2

250-545-2211(main switchboard)

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