Demographics of the Nocturia Patient - Jeffrey Weiss

(Length of Discussion: 19 min)

Benjamin Brucker, MD interviews Jeffrey Weiss, MD on the prevalence and demographics of the nocturia patient and when nocturia becomes problematic.  Weiss highlights the quality of life versus profound health concerns, in terms of epidemiology and severe nocturia.  He explains where early mortality fits in and the side effects patients are more prone to, including falls and fractures at night and daytime drowsiness.

Biographies:

Jeffrey P. Weiss, MD, FACS is a urologist in Brooklyn, New York and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Long Island Jewish Medical Center and NYC Health and Hospitals/Kings County. He is Professor and Chairman at SUNY Downstate Medical Center; Department of Urology, Staff Urologist, Veterans Affairs NY Harbor Healthcare; Department of Urology. He received his medical degree from University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years. He is one of 68 doctors at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and one of 5 at NYC Health and Hospitals/Kings County who specialize in Urology.

Benjamin M. Brucker, MD

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