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About Dr. Thomas E Ahlering

Dr. Thomas E Ahlering, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Orange, CA. He has 39 years of experience. His specialties include Urology. Dr. Ahlering is affiliated with Lakewood Regional Medical Center. Dr. Ahlering has received 8 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

45 Ratings with 21 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Thomas E Ahlering is Excellent. Dr. Thomas E Ahlering has been rated by 45 patients. From those 45 patients 21 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Thomas E Ahlering is 4.5 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

University of California Irvine

333 City Blvd W Ste 2100
Orange, CA 92868
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Specialties

Dr. Thomas E Ahlering has the following 1 specialty

  • Urology

    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.

  • Expertise

    16 Expertise

  • Kidney Stones
  • Overactive Urinary Bladder
  • Prostate Surgery (Prostatectomy)
  • Prostatitis
  • Cancer
  • Urologic Emergencies
  • Lymph Node Excision (Lymph node removal)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Urinary Bladder Cancer
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Testis Cancer (Testicular Neoplasm)
  • Laproscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)
  • Erectile Dysfunction (ED)
  • Bladder Issues
  • Urinary Catheterization

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Reviews

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Extensive study, single takeaway

An exhausting study coupled with insider feedback lead me to select Dr. Ahlering and Robotic Prostatectomy. A 40 years career in surgery, urologist friends references , many personnel friends from the robot company comments, clinical research in all the professional venues and having observed the procedures open, laparoscopic and robotically I was sold on this combination of doctor and treatment. At 64, pain was .5, due to anesthesia, which surprisingly had no shoulder pain, no pain medication every taken or needed. Shocking! Zero leakage and felt 100% ready to play golf 7 days post op. Passed of course. The A-team at surgery center, Ana and Lydia and Dr. Ahlering patiently and timely responded to all request. The team was great and each person was experienced and very knowledgeable. I can't underscore enough that this practice focuses exclusively on the prostate. The data was painstaking validated so the margins could be best managed. In my selection I would have traveled anywhere in the US to get the best surgical hands to treat this fragile anatomy, without a doubt this center is top 5 clinically and I was his 1,700 robotic patient. The focus is unequaled patient care which is a scarcity in todays modern medicine. I'm cancer free, no post op complications and looking forward to the 90 day PSA 0 validation.

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Amazing Experience

Dr Ahlering and his staff are amazing. It's been a while since a ran across a doctor and staff that were so kind. Dr. Ahlering is at the pinnacle of his field and is committed to implementing better and better ways to conduct robotic prostatectomy. I highly recommend him. I was completely continent one week after surgery.

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Five Stars

He is an A plus doctor. They do not come anymore qualified or dedicated than Dr. Ahlering.

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The best of the best

Excellent surgeon and professional in all aspects. Dr. Thomas Ahlering has done close to 1500 robotic surgeries. He knows his stuff and takes pride in his work. His staff is top notch and very caring. I would highly recommend him. I had surgery 10 days ago and all is going very well with my recovery. I'm off all medications and everything is working just as they were prior to surgery. I am very thankful to Dr. Ahlering and his staff.

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Exceptional Results

After considerable research, including the prospect of using proton treatment, I elected to use Dr. Alhering to treat my prostate cancer. I was impressed by every aspect of my pre and post-op. What was absolutely amazing is that I was pad free (no leakage) only one day after removing my catheter. Now, only 10 days since surgery, my prospects for having normal sexual function already looks good. It could hardly get any better than that. Great job, Dr. Ahlering.

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  • Awards

    8 Awards

  • America's Top Doctors for Cancer

    America's Top Doctors for Cancer (2017)

    Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® For Cancer are specialists who are highly recommended by their peers and other healthcare professionals as being the best in preventing, diagnosing, and treating cancer and its related ramifications. The Castle Connolly research staff reviews both professional qualifications and professional reputation prior to Top Doctor status being awarded. This recognition identifies the top medical specialists throughout the country who possess a high level of medical skill and expertise.

  • Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors (2017)

    Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® are specialists who are highly recommended by their peers and other healthcare professionals. The Castle Connolly research staff reviews both professional qualifications and professional reputation prior to Top Doctor status being awarded. This recognition identifies the top medical specialists throughout the country who possess a high level of medical skill and expertise. Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® are specialists who are highly recommended by their peers and other healthcare professionals. The Castle Connolly research staff reviews both professional qualifications and professional reputation prior to Top Doctor status being awarded. This recognition identifies the top medical specialists throughout the country who possess a high level of medical skill and expertise.

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2015, 2014)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree

    Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2014, 2015)

    Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree recognizes doctors with the highest scores in bedside manner for five consecutive years. This honor is granted to a few distinct doctors in the United States based on experiences shared by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014, 2012, 2015, 2013, 2011, 2010, 2016)

    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.

  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award

    Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2015, 2013, 2014, 2012)

    The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2011, 2012, 2010, 2015, 2008, 2014, 2009, 2013)

    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.

  • Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area

    Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Ahlering is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    39 Years Experience

  • Saint Louis University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1979

  • Lac Usc Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Thomas E Ahlering accepts the following insurance providers.

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Locations & Directions

University of California Irvine, 333 City Blvd W Ste 2100, Orange, CA

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