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Nearly 20 million visits to an Urologist occur annually in the U.S. Most urologic providers are older males. Although the most common patient seeing an Urologist is an older male, a significant number of patients do not fit within these demographics. The field of Urology entails discussion and treatment of personal and sensitive health issues, thus some patients may prefer or would be most comfortable with their physician to process similar like qualities.
Charlotte Family Health Center
Urology, Referral, Patient Preferences
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Medical Education | Primary Care | Urology
Larson, Troy R., "The Urologic Referral: from the patient's perspective" (2016). Family Medicine Clerkship Student Projects. 129.