Erectile Dysfunction

Alfred Shtainer, MD, FACS -  - Urologist

Adult and Pediatric Urology

Alfred Shtainer, MD, FACS

Urologist located in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, NY & Queens, Rego Park, NY

Dr. Alfred Shtainer and the staff of Adult and Pediatric Urology serve the residents of Queens, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and the nearby New York area. Dr. Shtainer specializes in conditions that affect the male reproductive system, including impotence and erectile dysfunction.

Erectile Dysfunction (Impotence) Q & A

What is Impotence or Erectile Dysfunction?

Erectile dysfunction(ED) or impotence is simply an inability to maintain a rigid erection for satisfactory sexual activity and intercourse. Premature ejaculation (PE) may cause an early decrease in erection and also interfere with satisfactory sexual experience, however, PE is treated differently from ED.

What Causes ED?

Serious metabolic and health conditions- such as: Diabetes, high blood pressure, thyroid disease, psychiatric disorders, cardiovascular disease and medications used to treat these conditions.
Low testosterone (Low T) and other hormonal imbalances
Performance anxiety, stress and lack of adequate sleep
Radiation and surgery for Prostate Cancer
Peyronie’s Disease (penile curvature and plaques)

How do we diagnose causes of ED?

Detailed medical history
Physical exam
Blood work including testosterone and other related hormones
Penile Doppler Ultrasound to assess penile blood flow

How is ED Treated?

Optimize metabolic and health conditions
Weight loss, proper diet and supplements
Temporary “Band aid medications” Viagra, Cialis, Levitra, Stendra
Low T replacement therapy with Bioidentical Testosterone (injections, creams, patches and pellets)
Penile injection therapy with Bimix/ Trimix
Penile Implants
New Therapies which improve penile health and blood flow
Low Intensity Shock Waves
Stem Cell Therapy

Dr. Shtainer (founder of Better Man Institute) will diagnose your specific causes of ED and customize ED therapy specifically for you.

Insurances Accepted

Adult and Pediatric Urology accepts most insurance plans. If you do not see your insurance listed here, please call our office for more information.

Affinity Health Plan
Anthem Blue Cross
Empire Plan
Fidelis Care (NY)
Health First
Health Plus
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
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