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When is a Penile Implant the Best Choice for Erectile Dysfunction? Oct 18th, 2021

Bedroom performance can be fickle. Now and then, you may have trouble getting or keeping an erection. But if the problem persists, don’t suffer in silence.  Paul H. Chung, MD, is renowned for his expertise in the field of reconstructive urology and men’s health, and he helps men feel and...

Educational Video: Causes and Treatments Options for Erectile Dysfunction Jan 13th, 2021

Dr. Paul H. Chung discusses causes and treatment options for Erectile Dysfunction in this educational video. He is Director of Reconstruction, Prosthetics, and Trauma at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA. He completed fellowship training in genitourinary reconstruction and is a specialist in the medical and surgical management of erectile...

Which Type of Penile Implant is Best for You? Dec 28th, 2020

Less patients prefer to receive a malleable or semi-rigid penile implant (AMS Tactra or Coloplast Genesis). However, this may be the best option for some patients who prefer a more straightforward device or have a history of complex abdominal surgery or kidney transplantation. The implant may be bent into the...

Dr. Chung Interviewed on Erectile Dysfunction and Urinary Incontinence on FOX Sports Radio Sep 17th, 2020

Dr. Paul H. Chung, MD is a fellowship-trained reconstructive urologist with a specialty focus on prosthestics for erectile dysfunction and stress urinary incontinence. He is experienced with penile implants, urethral slings and artificial urinary sphincters for first-time surgical patients, patients who require a revision of an existing device and those who require replacement of a...

Does My Insurance Cover Penile Implants? Jun 24th, 2020

Are penile implants covered by insurance? Yes, penile implants are covered by Medicare and most private insurance plans. Dr. Chung’s office will work with your insurance company to conduct a thorough evaluation. Am I able to check coverage with my insurance company? Yes, you may also contact your insurance company...

Is Low-Intensity Shockwave Therapy, GAINSwave, Effective for Treatment of Erectile Dysfunction? Apr 18th, 2020

What is erectile dysfunction (ED)? Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a pathologic condition when a man cannot attain or maintain a penile erection sufficiently firm enough to have sexual intercourse. It is a common concern among men and affects about 50% of men aged 50 and above.1 Not only does ED...

PRP, P-Shot, Priapus Shot: Is it an effective treatment for ED? Apr 18th, 2020

What is erectile dysfunction (ED)? Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a condition when a man cannot obtain or maintain an erection firm enough for sufficient sexual intercourse. It is a common concern among men and affects about 50% of men aged 50 and above.1 Not only does ED affect our quality...

Dr. Chung Speaks on Peyronie's disease at the 3rd Annual Jefferson Urology Symposium Feb 8th, 2020

Dr. Paul H. Chung, MD co-directed the 3rd Annual Jefferson Urology Symposium in Philadelphia, PA. The Men's Health Forum was aimed at regional urologists interested in expanding their knowledge of urological issues. Topics included low testosterone, erectile dysfunction, BPH, urinary incontinence, and Peyronie's disease. Dr. Chung spoke on his experience...

Dr. Chung Serves on Boston Scientific's Emerging Implanters Insight Panel Nov 9th, 2019

Dr. Paul H. Chung, MD is a fellowship-trained reconstructive urologist with a specialty focus on prosthestics for erectile dysfunction and stress urinary incontinence. He is experienced with penile implants, urethral slings and artificial urinary sphincters for first-time surgical patients, patients who require a revision of an existing device and those...

Dr. Chung Discusses Men's Sexual Health Issues at a Barbershop Talk Nov 2nd, 2019

Many people may find openly discussing one's sexual health issues to be challening and embarassing. Dr. Paul H. Chung, MD teamed up with JeffPEERS (People Empowered, Educated and Ready to Support) at Jefferson Hospital to provide a welcoming and supportive atmosphere to encourage men to take charge of their overall...

Dr. Chung Attends the 77th Mid-Atlantic Section of the American Urological Association Meeting Oct 28th, 2019

Dr. Paul H. Chung, MD was invited to moderate the reconstructive urology scientific session at the 77th Mid-Atlantic Section of the American Urological Association Annual Meeting. As a moderator, Dr. Chung set the tone for the program and ensured discussion was appropriate and educational. He also presented his work on...

Dr. Chung Travels to Athens, Greece for the 39th Congress of the Société Internationale d'Urologie Oct 20th, 2019

Dr. Paul H. Chung, MD collaborates with urologists on an international level to learn the best and most up to date techniques for his patients. He was invited to speak at the the 39th Congress of the Société Internationale d'Urologie in Athens, Greece. He discussed new urethroplasty techniques for urethral stricture...