Beaumont hosts women's urology and sexual function education program Sept. 20

Beaumont will offer a free community lecture on urologic and sexual dysfunction with and sexual health expert, , director, San Diego Sexual Medicine at Alvarado Hospital.

The community education program is Thursday, Sept. 20, 6 to 8 p.m. in the auditorium at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak (3711 W. 13 Mile Road).

Topics include sexual function, incontinence, interstitial cystitis and chronic pelvic pain - a health condition that impacts one in six women.

Registration is required to attend the free lecture. To register, call 248-551-0803 by Monday, Sept. 17. Seating is limited.

"Sharing the stage with Dr. Goldstein is both an honor and privilege. He is a world-renowned physician and researcher, who is highly respected in the medical community," says Dr. Peters, director of Beaumont Women's Urology Center. "Our goal is to encourage open communication about conditions that affect so many women in our community and throughout the country. Women need to know that a variety of treatment options are available."

Dr. Peters specializes in the treatment of voiding dysfunction and female urology. He has performed innovative studies on neuromodulation to treat voiding dysfunction, lumbar to sacral nerve re-routing to restore voiding in spina bifida patients, and adult human stem cell injection for stress urinary incontinence. Dr. Peters is a professor of Urology at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine.

Dr. Irwin Goldstein has authored more than 325 publications in the field of sexual dysfunction. He is editor-in-chief of the Journal of Sexual Medicine, the official journal of the International Society for Sexual Medicine, its regional affiliate societies, and the International Society for the Study of Women's Sexual Health. Dr. Goldstein is the director of Sexual Medicine at Alvarado Hospital, Clinical Professor of Surgery at University of California at San Diego and director of San Diego Sexual Medicine.

About Beaumont Urology
Beaumont urologists offer endoscopic, robotic and laparoscopic surgical options as well as traditional surgeries. They also specialize in treatment for kidney stones; painful bladder conditions such as overactive bladder and incontinence; sexual dysfunction; urologic cancer; prostate conditions; male infertility; voiding dysfunction; and erectile dysfunction. Beaumont offers a specialized Women's Urology Center to address urology, sexual function and pelvic pain conditions women often experience. Beaumont, Royal Oak is ranked on U.S. News and World Report's "America's Best Hospitals" 2011-12 list for urology.

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