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Congratulations Robert Mordkin, MD, FACS, Andrew Joel, MD, FACS and Gregory Bernstein, MD, FACS for being named in Washingtonian Magazine’s 2017 TOP DOCTORS!



Urology at Virginia Hospital Center delivers compassionate and state-of-the-art medical care for the diagnosis and management of a wide variety of genitourinary issues. Our mission, simply stated, is to provide the best urologic care possible.

Founded in June 2005, Virginia Hospital Center Physician Group - Urology is a premiere urological surgery practice that delivers compassionate, skilled, and innovative medical care for patients experiencing a wide variety of genitourinary conditions.

To this end, we seek to educate our patients regarding the extensive array of treatment options before they make significant health-related decisions. Our primary areas of expertise include urological oncology, urological laparoscopic surgery (including robot-assisted laparoscopy), general urology, reconstructive urology, male infertility, medical and minimally invasive surgical management of benign prostate enlargement, male sexual health, and male and female incontinence.

Robotic Surgery is one of the primary areas of emphasis at Virginia Hospital Center Physician Group - Urology.

Expertise in Laparoscopic Surgery

Virginia Hospital Center Physician Group - Urology has extensive experience in performing a number of laparoscopic procedures. Drs. Joel, Mordkin and Bernstein have performed many robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomies. In addition, Drs. Mordkin and Joel are instructors for Intuitive Surgical, the makers of the da Vinci® robotic surgical system.

Procedures and Conditions Treated Include, But Are Not Limited To, the Following

  • Adrenal Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
  • Upper Urinary Tract Tumors
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Urethral Cancer
  • Continent Urinary Diversion
  • Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Urethral Stricture Disease
  • Hematuria
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Urinary Diversion
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Kidney Stones
  • Vasectomy
  • Vasectomy Reversal
  • Varicocele
  • Non-surgical & Surgical Management of Erectile Dysfunction
  • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy
  • Penile Cancer
  • Laparoscopic Prostatectomy
  • Penile Prosthesis for Erectile Dysfunction
  • Peyronie’s Disease
  • Robot-assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Laparoscopic Ureteropelvic Junction Repair
  • Prostatitis
  • Radical Cystectomy
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease
  • Male Infertility

Our physicians have significant experience with the most advanced, effective, and minimally invasive treatments available. Furthermore, they take the time to educate and counsel patients regarding the extensive array of treatment options that exist.

Testicular Cancer Patient Success Story

Patrick Ryan was shocked when the ultrasound revealed a stage 1 seminoma on his left testicle. He survived the cancer that no guy wants to discuss. And he’s not afraid to talk about it. Arlington Magazine Article

Robot-assisted Surgery

The computer-enhanced da Vinci® Surgical System's robotic technology takes surgery beyond the limits of the human hand, introducing precise, versatile instrument movement combined with a magnified, three-dimensional view of the organ itself. Our urologists Dr. Joel and Dr. Mordkin have performed hundreds of da Vinci robotic surgeries. Read more

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