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Urology services offered in Bronx, NY

If you struggle with urinary issues, Nirmala Tummalapenta, MD, and the expert urologists at Boulevard Medical HealthCare/Tender Medical Care, P.C. in the Bronx, New York, can help. The team offers comprehensive urology services for New York City patients to maximize health and wellness in a warm, nurturing environment. Call their office  schedule your appointment or request one online today. 

Urology Q & A

What is urology?

Urologists treat urinary problems and issues with reproductive organs in men and women. Examples include prostate enlargement, certain types of cancers, urinary incontinence, and more.

The team uses the latest advances in technology and procedures to provide patients with the best outcomes.

What are common urology conditions?

Urology problems you or a loved one might encounter include:

  • Bladder cancer
  • Kidney cancer
  • Prostate cancer
  • Testicular cancer
  • Other cancers
  • Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)
  • Erectile dysfunction (ED)
  • Kidney stones
  • Kidney tumors
  • Overactive bladder
  • Urinary tract infections (UTIs)
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Pelvic organ or small bowel prolapse
  • Peyronie’s disease
  • Urethra problems

The team, evaluates, diagnoses, and treats these and other conditions to offer symptom relief and reduce the risk of complications.

What are the signs of urology problems?

Signs and symptoms of common urology problems include:

  • Pain or burning with urination
  • Blood in urine
  • Frequent urination
  • Changes in urinary patterns
  • Not being able to urinate
  • Urinary incontinence (leaking urine)
  • Weak urine stream
  • Lower abdominal pain
  • Frequent UTIs
  • A mass in the testicles
  • Erectile dysfunction (ED)
  • Frequent urinary tract infections (UTIs)

See your provider at the first sign of a problem, as early detection and treatment is the best way to prevent serious complications.

What happens during urology visits?

During urology visits, the team checks your vital signs, reviews your symptoms, and discusses your medical history. They complete a physical exam to check for signs of a problem. 

Your provider may recommend you undergo urine tests, blood tests, biopsies, ultrasounds, or other procedures to diagnose your condition and develop a treatment plan.

What are common urology treatments?

Common treatments your provider may recommend, depending on the type and severity of the urology problem, include:

Lifestyle changes

Adopting healthy habits is one of the best ways to prevent or treat urology issues. Get regular exercise, eat healthy foods, get plenty of sleep, keep stress levels low, and don’t smoke. In addition, your specialist may suggest you complete exercises to strengthen the muscles responsible for bladder control.


Taking medications can help you heal from a urology condition, improve sexual health, reduce unpleasant symptoms, and lower your risk of complications.


Injections can treat various urology issues, improve bladder control, and restore sexual function.


Surgery can eliminate cancer or kidney stones, repair tissues, or treat other urology problems.

If you struggle with urinary problems, don’t wait a moment longer. Call the office to schedule a visit or request an appointment online now.