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Dr. Edward B Paraiso Jr has the following 1 specialty
A urologist is a physician who specializes in diagnosing and treating conditions affecting the male reproductive system, as well as the urinary tracts of both males and females.
These doctors cover the kidneys, ureter, urinary bladder, adrenal glands, urethra, and the male reproductive organs which include the testes, epididymis, vas deferens, seminal vesicles, prostate and penis. Some common disorders that urologists treat are urinary tract infections (UTI), stress incontinence, benign prostatic hyperplasia, kidney stones, erectile dysfunction, kidney cancer, prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and cystitis. These urological specialists also perform vasectomies and vasectomy reversals.
- Urologic Emergencies
- Bladder Issues
- Erectile Dysfunction (ED)
- Prostate Cancer
- Kidney Stones
- Overactive Urinary Bladder
- Urinary Incontinence
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
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I have never reviewed a physician online before, but have found my experience with Dr. Paraiso to be so frustrating, I am writing this review in the hopes that I can help someone else from avoiding a similar experience. I have had to call the practice repeatedly seeking test results, and only received those results after nine days and three phone calls. The results were given to me in a very rushed phone call at the end of the day, and the next steps were poorly outlined for me. I had to call again and follow up with other staff members to make sense of my diagnosis and follow up testing protocol. I have been awaiting more test results for two tests, one conducted several weeks ago. I have already called once and have waited several days for a response. I have never had to call a doctor repeatedly to receive test results and discuss next steps. I am left wondering how much time would go by before I was contacted by Dr. Paraiso if I did not repeatedly call for my results. I do not feel as if my discomfort or health are of much concern to Dr. Paraiso.
I was a patient of Dr. Paraiso. I had a couple of appointments with him for a problem with my bladder. both times I waited over an hour to see him. I was still not feeling well and called asking if I could speak to him about maybe getting on some new medication or something. The assistant got on the phone and told me he said I would HAVE to be seen. So the staff gave me an appointment for the next morning. This time I waited about 2 hours to see him. My appointment was for 11. I saw him at about 1. He came in the room where I was sitting in a chair in the corner still wearing my coat. I started to tell him how I was just wanting to speak to him over the phone and he cut me off, telling me he did not know what was wrong with me and to go to a different doctor because I might need surgery. I said "For this I waited 2 hours? For you to tell me this?" He then got up and left the room without even examining me. A nurse did not examine me either. They didn't even do so much as take my temperature. He couldn't care less that I waited 2 hours for nothing and showed no compassion or concern at all for me. I got no apology for the long wait from him or his staff. I have transportation problems so I had to take a cab up and back, which cost me 40 dollars and then I also had the 25 dollar co pay. All for this doctor to spend a total of 30 seconds just talking to me. I also got the feeling he was trying to upset and frighten me because he didn't like the fact that I still had questions. I don't know about you, but if I was dying and this doctor had the only cure, I would not go back.
Patients' Choice Award (2011)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Dr. Paraiso is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
24 Years Experience
Albert Einstein College Of Medicine
Graduated in 1994
Suny Health Science Center
Dr. Edward B Paraiso Jr accepts the following insurance providers.
- Anthem CT HMO BlueCare
- Anthem PPO Century Preferred CT
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
- BCBS MA Preferred Blue PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- Connecticare Flex Connecticut
- Connecticare Passage
- First Health PPO
- Harvard Pilgrim ChoiceNet HMO
- Harvard Pilgrim HMO
- Harvard Pilgrim PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- Oxford Freedom
- Oxford Liberty
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
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Locations & DirectionsUrological Associates of Bridgeport, 160 Hawley Ln Ste 2, Trumbull, CT
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