Pacific Coast Urology Medical Center Blog

 

Two New Procedures For Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)

History of BPH Minimally Invasive Treatments and New Procedures It was 19 years ago that I brought minimally invasive treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) to Southern California.  I have closely followed the clinical trials in the U.S. and in Europe and enrolled several of my patients in the trials.  While the first and second […]

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Dr. Robert Pugach Forms Zero Prostate Cancer Run/Walk Team

Support  Zero Prostate Cancer Run Walk on July 16th at Shoreline Aquatic Park in Long Beach  Did you know that one in eight fathers, sons, husbands, brothers, partners, and friends will be diagnosed with prostate cancer?  This year in California alone 14,520 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer. You can help end prostate cancer […]

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Miracles Do Happen…Evans Tran, PA Medical Mission to the Philippines

We are very proud of our colleague and friend, Evans as she completed her second annual medical missionary trip.  Once again Evans volunteered with the Philippine Medical Society of Northern California Missionary group to provide much needed medical and surgical services to thousands of residents of Dumaguete City in the Philippines from January 16 to […]

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Evans Tran, PA departs for the Philippines to participate in the 2017 Medical Mission

Evans Tran, PA at Pacific Coast Urology Medical Center, leaves Los Angeles, CA today for her 2nd trip to volunteer with the Philippine Medical Society of Northern California* missionary group.  This diverse group of medical personnel will provide needed medical and surgical services to residents of Dumaguete City in the Philippines.  The medical mission will […]

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VASECTOMY PROCEDURE NOT LINKED TO PROSTATE CANCER

THE DEFINITIVE ANSWER! Even though the majority of research has shown there is NO association between vasectomy and prostate cancer, there still remains some question on the risk. A newly released study in Journal  of  Clinical Oncology may finally answer concerns about this important concern. The conclusion of the extensive research in this 10 year […]

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Pacific Coast Urology Congratulates Marcela Hernandez on her Graduation from Medical Assistant College

Dr. Robert Pugach and the staff of Pacific Coast Urology Medical Center celebrated Marci’s  graduation from her medical assistant back office training with a surprise party. Marci didn’t know her mother, husband and three children were in on the surprise as they joined Dr. Pugach and the staff at a local restaurant to congratulate her. […]

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Kelly Lam shadows Evan Tran, PA for a day to help prepare her for her career as a physician assistant

Pacific Coast Urology Medical Center is committed to training medical personnel Kelly, a recent graduate from the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) spent a day at Pacific Coast Urology Medical Center (PUMC) to experience firsthand how a Physician Assistant works in a busy medical practice. Kelly graduated with a degree  in accounting from UCSB but […]

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How do you select a doctor to treat your prostate cancer? The number of rating stars on review sites is NOT enough!

The number of rating stars on review sites is NOT enough! Perhaps you have visited some of the many physician reputation and rating sites that are found on the Internet. You may have even looked at websites that rate doctors along with restaurants, cleaners and other businesses.  While these sites may be useful to give […]

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Advanced Education in Women’s Bladder Control …Demystifying Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation Training in Orlando, FL

Training attended by Evans Trans, PA and Aurora Castellon, MA on March 11-12, 2016 on women’s bladder control.  Understanding that bladder control problems affect 50 million Americans and are one of the most common health problems that women face, it is important that Evans Tran, PA, and Director of the Women’s Bladder Control Center of […]

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