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Welcome to the Why Urology podcast with Dr. Todd Brandt.

This podcast is my personal attempt to teach you about your genito-urinary tract, what can go wrong, and how your urologist may just become your superhero.

The name of the podcast comes from my ongoing need to answer the question that I get so often from patients, friends, and family, “Why Urology? Why did you choose to become a urologist?”

Oct 17, 2020

Consider this a top ten list of things to ask your doctor about your upcoming surgery or procedure.

1. What is my diagnosis?

2. What is the name of the procedure you are recommending?

3. What are the goals and benefits and what can I expect to gain from this procedure?

4. What are the risks?

5. Are there alternative...

Apr 12, 2020

In this episode I have a conversation with Dr. Alex Tatem. Dr. Tatem  is a men’s health specialist in Indianapolis with Urology of Indiana


Dr. Tatem's video

Dr. Brandt's video

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Jul 14, 2019

In today’s episode, we will be focusing on an idiom, “in the can.”

Today’s use of “in the can” is a film industry expression. In the pre-digital days of shooting motion pictures, movies were shot, edited, and ultimately delivered to theaters in canisters that held spooled reels of film. Putting a movie “in...

Jan 10, 2019

This is part 2 of a two-part series about urologists dabbling in the movies. In this two-part series, we are not talking about making cinematic dramas here but rather discussing how to employ video content into urologic education. 

I found online an article called Effective Educational Videos by Cynthia Brame from the...

Jan 7, 2019

The is episode number 59 and we are going to go to the movies.

Actually, don’t get your hopes up folks. We are not going to the cinema. No. Today we are strictly low-brow, asking the question: should doctors and specifically urologists should dabble in making movies?

Actually, the question has already been answered....