Blog Archive

Understanding the Two Phases of Peyronie’s Disease Oct 1st, 2022

According to Johns Hopkins Medicine, as many as one in 11 men have Peyronie’s disease, making it a relatively common problem. Even so, many patients don’t understand what it is or what happens when you have it.  Dr. Paul Chung and his staff have the knowledge and skills to effectively treat Peyronie’s...

Consider These Two Surgical Solutions for Stress Urinary Incontinence Sep 1st, 2022

Urinary incontinence, or the involuntary loss of urine, can be a difficult issue. You may find yourself unwilling to participate in activities you normally enjoy or even to socialize with friends and family. Stress incontinence is when you lose urine when you cough, sneeze, lift something heavy, or otherwise put...

What’s Causing You to Have a Buried Penis? Aug 1st, 2022

Buried penis is a relatively rare medical condition, usually diagnosed at birth. However, it can be acquired as an adult. It can cause both physical and psychological complications, but it’s also very treatable.  Sometimes, discussing issues involving your sexual health can be very difficult. It’s important to seek the care...

Are You Suffering These Telltale Signs of Urethral Stricture Disease? Jul 1st, 2022

Urethral stricture disease is a narrowing of the urethra. It generally affects only men, and is a fairly common issue. Men older than 55 are most at risk, and risk rises with age.Dr. Paul Chung and his highly qualified staff are experienced in diagnosing and treating urethral stricture disease. We recognize that...

Serious Health Conditions That Are Linked to Erectile Dysfunction Jun 1st, 2022

Erectile dysfunction, or ED, is quite common. Experts disagree on the exact prevalence of ED, but it’s likely somewhere between 30% and perhaps as much as 75%. The good news is that there are very effective treatments available, and if you discuss it with your doctor, you’re likely to get help.  Dr....

How Common Is Urinary Incontinence in Men? May 8th, 2022

Urinary incontinence, or the involuntary loss of urine, can be an embarrassing problem, and one that affects your emotional and psychological well-being in addition to your physical health. It’s not an inevitable part of aging, either. There are treatments that can help.  Dr. Paul Chung is an expert in treating men’s...

Who’s at Risk for Peyronie’s Disease? Apr 7th, 2022

According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), about 1 in every 100 men in the United States has been diagnosed with Peyronie’s disease. However, researchers believe the number may be much higher, perhaps as high as 1 in 10.  Dr. Paul Chung is a highly qualified...

How Hormone Therapy Can Rev Up Your Sex Life Mar 14th, 2022

Experts estimate that about one in 50 men experience low testosterone. If you’ve ever heard of TD (Testosterone Deficiency Syndrome) or Low-T (Low Testosterone), you probably know some of the symptoms: low sex drive, fatigue, decreasing muscle mass, erectile dysfunction, and depression.  Dr. Paul Chung helps men in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Cherry Hill, New...

9 Surprising Facts About Erectile Dysfunction You Didn't Know Feb 22nd, 2022

No one expects they will develop erectile dysfunction, so most men are surprised when they have this problem. Dr. Paul Chung and the entire staff in our offices in Cherry Hill, New Jersey and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania are here to help! Many of our patients have misconceptions regarding this condition. In...

How Long Does Urinary Incontinence After Prostate Surgery Last? Jan 16th, 2022

The survival rate for prostate cancer is steadily improving, with the current 10-year survival rate is 98%. This is in large part due to better early detection, but also may be due to better surgical intervention. However, about 6-8% of men who have prostate surgery experience urinary incontinence, or leakage,...

Painful Erections and Peyronie’s Disease: What You Need to Know Dec 13th, 2021

Peyronie’s disease is the most common cause of penile pain, with around 4 in 100 men between the ages of 40 and 70 experiencing it. Aside from the pain involved, Peyronie’s disease can cause considerable stress and depression.  Dr. Paul H. Chung is an expert in diagnosing and treating Peyronie’s...

When is a Penile Implant the Best Choice for Erectile Dysfunction? Nov 30th, 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...