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Dr. Lyle D Griffith 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.
Dr. Lyle D Griffith has the following 8 expertise
- Urologic Emergencies
- Erectile Dysfunction (ED)
- Prostate Cancer
- Overactive Urinary Bladder
- Bladder Issues
- Urinary Incontinence
- Kidney Stones
Dr. Lyle D Griffith has 1 board certified specialty
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Dr. Lyle D Griffith is Board Certified in 1 specialty
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My mother(40 yrs old; no medical history) has a kidney stone and had been seen in Hanford by Dr. Griffith, her first procedure was held in Madera. In an attempt to relieve the stone he inserted a stent in hopes that she'd pass it. She did not and was scheduled for another surgery in Bakersfield at the Good Samaritan hospital.. This was honestly the worst hospital i have ever been in, the staff was terrible and I'll explain how her stay went. When the nurses were prepping her for surgery, they poked her three times to find a vein. In her hand they missed yet continued to wiggle around the plastic casing in her skin to try and hit the vein. After th nurse became frustrated she removed it. Automatically bruised my moms hand, then they tried her forearm, and missed. The nurses blamed the incompetence on my mothers "fasting and the Cold room" and kept telling her "you must've forgotten to pack your veins today". Which makes no sense to me seeing as how she's never had a problem before with her veins and has fasted and been kept in cold prepping stations in previous surgeries with no complications.. During the surgery the doctor attempted to locate the stone with a special scope and couldn't find it, he then proceeded to open her kidney and search for it. My mother ended up with 16 staples and a kidney stone. His two attempts to find the stone have failed. She will have a huge scar on her abdomen for the rest of her life and no results. His next plan was now to keep her in the hospital over night and put her on some new medicine that would "dissolve the stone"... (Why he didn't do this after the first procedure I haven't the slightest clue!) she woke up hours later very lethargic and sedated on morphine. While we were there I witnessed a male CNA attempt to take her temp. While she was asleep! She woke up to him trying to stick a thermometer into her mouth and she jumped. He didn't say anything to her before or gently reach out to her to wake her! Nothing. Then another nurse came in and began arguing with him right in front of us over paperwork. Because the surgery was in Bakersfield and we expected a quick outpatient surgery neither of us were prepared to stay, I drove home that night (an hour and a half away) and leaving her there alone after seeing how they acted I knew it would be a mistake (there'd also be no where in the room to stay, it was a shared space with two hospital beds and an expected roommate) I left her for the night and returned in the morning. Upon returning my mother told me that she had needed to go to the restroom and that a caregiver came in, unhooked her IV and walked out of the room.. My mother had 16 staples in her abdomen and should not have had to get herself out of bed without any help from these people, yet she did.. All in all the staff was the worst group of people I have ever seen, they didn't care about her comfort or her at all. This is the third review I've written for this doctor and this hospital because it was so bad that I want everyone to really reconsider sticking with this doctor.. I'm praying that this dr can finally get it right with the meds he prescribed and she heals correctly so that no legal action has to be taken against this man.
Dr. Griffith is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
50 Years Experience
University Of Washington School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1968
University Of Washington Medical Center
Dr. Lyle D Griffith accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna HMO Deductible Plan CA only
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
Blue Shield California
- BS CA Platinum 90 PPO
- Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
- Blue Shield CA Bronze 60 PPO SHOP
- Blue Shield CA PPO
- Blue Shield CA Platinum Access+ HMO 25
- Blue Shield CA Silver 70 PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- UHC West SignatureValue Alliance
- UHC West SignatureValue HMO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
Locations & DirectionsGriffith Urology Clinic, 1004 N Douty St, Hanford, CA
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