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Specialty Areas: Peyronie’s Disease

Peyronie's disease is a connective tissue disorder of the penis that can cause bent erections, erectile pain and scar tissue that creates palpable penile lumps and/or penile curvature. The condition can resolve on its own, but sometimes treatment is needed — especially if symptoms prevent sexual activity.  

Peyronie’s Disease: Why Choose Johns Hopkins 

  • We specialize in treating Peyronie’s disease and other sexual medicine conditions, and are very sensitive to the stress Peyronie’s can have. 
  • Our approach to treatment focuses on managing the disorder with the latest proven treatments, while addressing the common side effect of erectile dysfunction
  • Our surgeons specialize in genital reconstruction and are experienced operating on even the most complex cases of Peyronie’s disease. 

What to Expect

Your initial consultation will help us understand how much impact the disorder is having on your everyday life.  

Your urologist will conduct a thorough diagnostic workup that includes: 

  • Questions about your current and past sexual function 
  • Personal and family medical history 
  • Evaluation of risk factors for erectile dysfunction 
  • A physical examination 

Your urologist will discuss your treatment options which may include watchful waiting or surgery if your symptoms are severe.  

Peyronie’s Disease Experts 

Our highly skilled urological surgeons are dedicated to helping you find a treatment approach that improves your quality of life and restores sexual function. 

 

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