About Us - Urology of St Louis - St. Louis, Missouri

UCL was founded in the 1960's and currently has 11 physicians who share a commitment to quality patient care and patient education. 

In Missouri, our office is located at the Walker Medical Building South Tower at 12855 North Forty Drive, Suite 375.  Additionally, we have offices in Maryville and Belleville, IL. For our patients convenience, we have an on-site Imaging Center which is Accredited by the American College of Radiology and staffed by 2 registered technologists.

About Urology

Urology is classified as a surgical subspecialty.  Urologists must graduate from an approved medical school and complete an ACGME accredited urology residency program that is a minimum of 5 years. 

Front left to right: Charles Short MD, Elizabeth Williams MD, David Keetch MD, Lexxie Gramke MSN-AGPCNP, Etai Goldenberg MD, Matthew Spellman MD, James Rybak MD Back left to right: Courtney Shands MD, Christopher Vulin MD, Jeffrey Parres MD, Travis Bullock MD, Brad White MD, Demetrios Katsikas MDD
Not Pictured: Matthew Johnson MD, Joel Slaton MD, Danielle Fries MSN-AGNP-BC, Melissa Lowe

One year is spent in general surgery, 3 years in clinical urology, and a minimum of 6 months in general surgery, urology, or a clinical discipline relevant to urology.  The final year of training must be spent as a senior/chief resident in urology with appropriate clinical responsibility.

Patient Education at UCL

  • Video Tapes

  • Community educational lectures on prostate cancer

  • Educational programs on urinary incontinence

  • Informational instruction in:
    • Self catheterization
    • Care of external appliances
    • Self tests exam
    • Surgery preparation

Payment Options

Urology of St Louis physicians are providers for most PPO and HMO managed care plans as well as commercial insurance plans in the states of Missouri and Illinois. We accept Medicare Assignment. For your convenience we also accept payment by Visa, Mastercard, or Discover, Debit Credit.

Note: Urology of St Louis has instituted a “no-show appointment policy.”  A fee of $30 will be charged for appointments cancelled without a full 24 hour notice.  Thank you for properly notifying us with an appropriate notice.  This allows us to give the appointment to other patients.

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Walker Medical Building (South Tower)
12855 North Forty Drive Suite 375 • St. Louis, MO 63141-8635
314-567-6071 or Toll Free 800-776-5335


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