Dr. Shaw on Let’s Get Healthy with Bill Swail

December 16, 2015

Dr. Koushik Shaw is no stranger to Austin media. He makes regular appearances on Dudley and Bob and he’s a frequent guest on Austin news channels. The other day, he made the jump to the AM side of the dial to appear on Let’s Get Healthy – a medical news and advice show sponsored by Peoples RX. Dr. Shaw and the hosts talked prostate cancer, vasectomy, female birth control and… Read more

Can Prostate Cancer Spread to the Bladder?

December 15, 2015

When caught early and treated, patients with prostate cancer have a high chance of being cancer-free after surgery. This will depend on the grade and extent of the cancer, as well as the patient’s other medical problems. While prostate cancer is considered a slow-growing cancer, it is still important to follow-up, and have proper screening done. If prostate cancer has spread beyond the prostate, it first spreads to the lymph… Read more

Dr. Shaw Talks Kidney Transplantation on KEYE

December 14, 2015

There’s a major dearth of kidney donors in the United States, which means that Americans suffering from kidney disease must undergo time-consuming dialysis treatments in order to lead a normal life. One Austin family is using the holidays as a way to get more exposure for the need for kidney donors, and hopefully find a kidney for a local woman who was born with a kidney defect. Dr. Koushik Shaw… Read more

Saving Your Sperm at a Sperm Bank

December 8, 2015

If you’re suffering from a urologic issue that may affect your body’s production of sperm, sperm banking can be done to preserve or freeze sperm that may later be used if you are planning to have a child in the future. This is referred to as cryopreservation. Fairfax Cryo Bank in Austin, TX provides this service. Sperm banking can be done prior to vasectomy and also prior to treatment for… Read more

Austin Urology Institute Treats Patients from Around the World

December 4, 2015

Leading-edge da Vinci robotic surgery is rare, which is why patients from around the globe travel all the way to Austin to receive robotic surgery treatment from Dr. Shaw and the Austin Urology Institute team. Over the years, we’ve had the privilege of meeting and helping people from amazing places and with amazing stories. We’re proud that Austin Urology Institute’s combination of personal care and urologic expertise has made us… Read more