Richard R. Lotenfoe, M.D., F.A.C.S. is a Diplomat of the American Board of Urology and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons who graduated with an M.D. degree from the University of Nijmegen, Netherlands. After serving in the Royal Netherlands Air Force as a flight surgeon, he transferred to the United States and completed his Urology Residency, Chief Residency and Fellowship at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida in 1994.
Dr. Lotenfoe, the founder of Urology Health Solutions, Inc. is firmly committed to embracing modern technology and perfecting the latest surgical techniques. Since 1994, he has been one of the select groups of urological surgeons in the United States to offer the most state-of-the-art, minimally invasive and extreme minimally invasive procedures to his patients, which minimize discomfort and side effects.
To enhance his goal to remain at the forefront of medicine, Dr. Lotenfoe performs outpatient procedures at his offices in Celebration:
- No scalpel, no needle vasectomy
- Cystoscopy, bladder biopsy and installations
- Prostate biopsy
In addition to traditional urological procedures, Dr. Lotenfoe is please to be able to offer the following innovative procedures, which are only performed by a select group of urologists nationwide:
High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU)*:
a revolutionary extreme minimally invasive outpatient procedure that destroys cancerous prostate tissue while minimizing sexual and bladder control side effects. Treatment can be administered focally in select cases minimizing side effects even more.
- Sonablate® HIFU is approved for investigational use in the USA and is currently FDA approved Phase 3 clinical trials. Sonablate HIFU is available in other countries worldwide.
Laser vaporization of the prostate (Greenlight® Laser):
outpatient laser procedure for prostate enlargement. Dr. Lotenfoe is a leader in the Central Florida and a nationwide preceptor for this procedure.
minimally invasive outpatient treatment for prostate cancer and kidney cancer. This treatment also allows focal treatment in select cases, which minimizes side effects even more.
Sacral nerve modulation (Interstim®):
outpatient treatment for certain bladder dysfunctions.
Botox® injection for certain bladder dysfunctions.