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I am Dr. Todd Brandt. I am a urologist. 

These are words I couldn't have imagined myself saying as I was growing up thinking about medicine as a career. 

And I have been asked many, many times why I went into urology as a medical specialty. In this podcast I attempt to explain how I got here. Why did I choose urology as a specialty? Why do I like it? Why, if you are someone with a urinary tract, should you care? Get it? Why Urology.

This podcast is a personal experiment in medical audio content. I make the obvious disclaimer that this is not medical advice. You should be going to your own physician for that.

These episodes are meant to educate, entertain, inspire or inform you in some way with urology as the launching point for each episode. Each episode is varied in format and length as I have experimented with content. 

Listen, follow, share, rate, review, know what to do.

If you have kidney stones, or prostate cancer, or another urologic health concern this podcast may help you.

If you have a loved one with any urologic health concern this podcast may help you. 

If you are someone who has asked, "How does my bladder do it's thing?", this podcast may help you.

If you make urine, or even if you don't, this podcast may help you.

Thank you for listening to this podcast. I do appreciated any feedback I get so please reach out to me at the link provided on this website. 

Be well,

Dr. Todd Brandt

Aug 31, 2021

Six things to ask yourself before you see your doctor

In the previous episode of this podcast, I reviewed five things you need to do before seeing your doctor for your next appointment. 

In that episode I said that the very first thing you need to do before even making an appointment is to sit down with a piece of paper...

Aug 28, 2021


Five Things You Need To Get Ready for your next Doctor’s Appointment

Here is the problem for this episode.  Many people are not prepared for their doctor appointments.

Think about it for a second. Let’s say your elbow hurts and you want to have it looked at. You call the doctor, maybe your primary care physician...

Aug 15, 2021

Here are my answers to the ten questions about the male urethral sling procedure.

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What is the diagnosis?

            The diagnosis is urinary stress incontinence. A male urethral sling is placed for men with stress urinary...

Aug 8, 2021

Recently I have been working on putting some videos together using my ten questions model for the artificial urinary sphincter and the male sling procedures used to treat post prostatectomy incontinence.

We last time talked about the artificial urinary sphincter was back in episode 15.


These are simple videos done...