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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY, August 14, 2019 — Dr. Brandon Otto, a fellowship-trained urologist in endourology and minimally invasive surgery, has joined Saratoga Hospital Medical Group – Urology. He adds specialized expertise in kidney stone management to the array of services now available in the Saratoga region.
Otto is highly skilled in a minimally invasive procedure—known as percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL)—that uses a small incision and scope to remove problematic large kidney stones. He also has extensive experience in robotic and laparoscopic surgery for prostate and kidney cancer and use of MRI to evaluate prostate cancer.
“Our practice continues to grow in response to increased demand for advanced, high-quality urology care in our region,” said Dr. Seth Capello, director of robotic surgery at Saratoga Hospital and a founding member of Saratoga Hospital Medical Group – Urology. “Dr. Otto’s exceptional skills and his collaborative, patient-focused approach make him an excellent fit for our practice and our community.”
Otto comes to Saratoga Hospital after three years at the University of Florida, where he was an assistant professor of urology. A graduate of Cornell University, Otto earned his medical degree from Weill Cornell Medical College. He completed an internship and residency at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College and a fellowship at the University of Florida.
Otto is board certified in urology and is a member of the American Urological Association and the Endourological Society.
For more information on urology services at Saratoga Hospital, go to www.saratogahospital.org. To make an appointment, call 518-583-0111.
About Saratoga Hospital: Saratoga Hospital is the Saratoga region’s leading healthcare provider and the only acute-care facility in Saratoga County. The hospital’s multispecialty practice, Saratoga Hospital Medical Group, provides care at more than 20 locations, ensuring easy access to programs and services that can have the greatest impact on individual and community health. Saratoga Hospital has maintained Magnet designation for nursing excellence since 2004. Through its affiliation with Columbia Memorial Health and Albany Med, Saratoga Hospital is part of the largest locally governed health system in the region. For more information: www.saratogahospital.org or www.facebook.com/SaratogaHospital.
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