Erectile Dysfunction (ED)

Erectile dysfunction is the inability to obtain or maintain an erection. This can occur at any age.
There are many causes of ED and finding a precise diagnosis allows us to tailor treatment to the individual’s or couple’s specific needs.

Diagnostic workup may include:

  • Comprehensive medical history including current and previous medications
  • Detailed physical exam
  • Blood tests
  • Penile ultrasound with Doppler technology to look for structural abnormalities, abnormal blood flow, scar tissue, or penile curvature.

Once we establish a diagnosis, we work with each patient to create a customized treatment plan. This may include:

  • Behavioral and lifestyle changes
  • Couples and sex therapy
  • Specialized physical therapy
  • Medications
  • Vacuum assist devices
  • Penile injections
  • Penile prosthesis surgery

Penile prosthesis: When conservative treatment strategies fail, a penile prosthetic implant is a successful method of achieving reliable and rigid erections. Dr. Rubin has advanced training and special expertise in penile prosthetic surgery. She offers a variety of different implant options tailored to each patient’s specific needs.