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Reconstructive Surgery

The urinary tract can be effected by many insults such as prior surgery, trauma, radiation therapy, infections, neurologic disorders, and aging. Problems resulting from these injuries can cause significant distress and difficulty for men and women. Some examples of these problems are:

  • Urethral stricture
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Neurogenic bladder
  • Pelvic organ prolapse
  • Urinary fistula
  • Ureteral stricture
  • Concealed penis

Treatment Options

The reconstructive team at Upstate Urology specializes in the management of these complex problems. We offer innovative treatment options for men and women such as:

  • Urethroplasty
  • Robotic ureteral reconstruction
  • Robotic vaginal suspension
  • Robotic and open urinary diversion
  • Urinary incontinence procedures
  • Genital reconstruction
  • Penile prosthesis placement
  • Sacral nerve modulation for overactive bladder
  • Robotic and open urinary fistula repair

Meet Our Team

Stephen A Blakely, MD
Stephen A Blakely, MD
315 464-1500

Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: University of Colorado Health Science Center, 2016, Reconstructive Urology
  • Residency: SUNY Upstate Medical University, 2015, Urology

Elizabeth K Ferry, MD
Elizabeth K Ferry, MD
315 464-1500

Education & Fellowships

  • Residency: Case Western Reserve University, 2016, Urology
  • Internship: Case Western Reserve University, 2011, General Surgery
  • MD: SUNY Upstate Medical University, 2010

Natasha Ginzburg, MD
Natasha Ginzburg, MD
315 464-1500

Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 2015, Female Pelvic Surgery/Female Urology
  • Residency: Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center, 2013, Urology
  • Internship: Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center, 2008
  • MD: Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 2007

Dmitriy Nikolavsky, MD
Dmitriy Nikolavsky, MD
315 464-1500

Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: University of Colorado School of Medicine, 2012, Reconstructive Urology
  • Residency: William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI, 2011, Urology
  • Residency: William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI, 2007, General Surgery
  • MD: Wayne State University School of Medicine, 2004

J Trussell, MD
J Trussell, MD
315 464-1500

Education & Fellowships

  • Internship: Balboa Naval Hospital
  • Residency: SUNY Upstate Medical University
  • MD: Temple University School of Medicine, 1992

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