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VA Boston Healthcare System

 

Urology

image of a Minimally Invasive Robotic Assisted Surgery in progress with 3 medical personnel working together operating various equipment

VA Boston Section of Urology is committed to providing high quality, patient-centered care serving all of our veterans in the New England area with basic and complex urologic care. All members of the Section of Urology strive to provide the best customer service and most up-to-date specialty urology care to our patients and their families.

Services

As urologists, we provide sub-specialty surgical care to adults for surgical conditions affecting the kidneys, ureters, bladder, urethra as well as the prostate, seminal vesicles, testicles, epididymis and penis in male patients. We work in coordination with the specialists in Gynecology to provide care to female patients with urinary incontinence and other urogynecologic conditions.

The Urology Section of VA Boston Healthcare System provides medical and surgical care for basic and complex urologic conditions:

  • Urologic cancers (bladder, prostate, kidney and testis) with minimally-invasive, robotic-assisted laparoscopic and open surgical procedures as well as radiation and brachytherapy (radioactive seed implantation) with the Radiation Oncology Department
  • Kidney stones including percutaneous and endoscopic surgery with lasers as well as Extra-Corporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy with VA Providence
  • Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy (BPH) including minimally-invasive surgery and laser ablation/encucleation (HOLAP/HOLEP) therapy
  • Voiding Dysfunction & Incontinence using advanced Urodynamic testing and surgery
  • Female Urology
  • Erectile Dysfunction including medications, injections and Penile Implant Surgery
  • Urethral/Bladder Reconstructive Surgery for urethral strictures and bladder dysfunction
  •  Infertility with microsurgical vasectomy reversals
  • Neurogenic Bladder & Urologic Spinal Cord Injury Care

Make An Appointment 

Veteran can be referred by the Primary Care Provider (PCP) for an initial Urology Consultation. Veterans, who are followed in Urology, can use the numbers to the individual clinics listed.

A Veteran should bring any non-VA records or X-Rays with them when coming to their appointment.

Locations

Jamaica Plain
Floor 6c
Rm 16

857-364-6150

 

West Roxbury
Building 3
Floor 1
Rm GA-121

857-203-6551

Brockton
Building 3
Floor 2
Rm B202

774-826-3833

Hours of Operation

M,W,TH,F 9:00AM-3:30pm 
TU 9AM-12:30PM

M,W,TH,F 9:00AM-3:30pm 
TU 9AM-12:30PM

W&F-9AM-3:30PM

Seven Memebers of the Urology staff stand together in the West Roxbury lobby

Staff Physicians:

Ruslan Korets MD
Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Training: Columbia University Medical Center (Urology)
Columbia University (Fellowship: Endourology and Minimally Invasive Oncology).

B. Price Kerfoot MD
Medical School: Harvard Medical School
Training: Harvard Program in Urology

Jerilyn M. Latini, MD
Medical School: Dartmouth Medical School
Training: Lahey Clinic Medical Center (Urology)
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
(Fellowship: Reconstructive Urologic Surgery & Neurourology)

Ralph Orlando, MD, (Acting) Section Chief
Captain/US Navy/Medical Corps-Retired
Medical School: Tufts University
Training: Naval Hospital, San Diego(Urology)
MD Anderson Hospital & Tumor Institute (Urologic Oncology Fellowship)

David S. Wang MD
Medical School: Yale University School of Medicine
Training: Massachusetts General Hospital (General Surgery)
Lahey Clinic Medical Center (Urology)
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
(Laparoscopic Surgery and Endourology Fellowship)

Denise Jimenez, NP-C (Nurse Practitioner)
Nursing School: MS (Nursing)- Regis College
BS (Nursing)- Regis College
College: BA-Regis College

Rebecca Charette, PA-C (Physician Assistant )
PA School: MS/PA Studies- MCPHS University
College: BS/Biochemistry- Suffolk University 

Contact Info

Location

  • Jamaica Plain
    West Roxbury
    Brockton

Contact Number(s)

  • 857-364-6150

Hours of Operation

  • hours varies by location