Western States HIFU and HIFU Prostate Services – Physician Educational Open House

March 14, 2016 2:13 pm Published by

HIFU Information Seminar in Los Angeles, CA

On Saturday, March 12, 2016, Dr. Robert Pugach and Robert Colvin of HIFU Prostate Services* welcomed physicians to the Los Alamitos Surgical Center to learn more about High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU).  The purpose of this educational open house was to educate physicians on how HIFU works and the advantages of the HIFU procedure for prostate cancer.  HIFU can cure cancer without the two common, life-altering side effects that radical surgery (robotic or traditional) and radiation can cause.

Robert G. Pugach, MD is the medical director of Western States HIFU, LLC. Dr. Pugach is acknowledged as one of the most experienced HIFU practitioners in the world.  He is the fourth most experienced HIFU physician in the United States.  Dr. Pugach also is Medical Director of Pacific Coast Urology Medical Center.

HIFU offers patients a minimally-invasive, outpatient, prostate cancer treatment option that has been seen to be as effective as surgery and radiation with fewer side effects, such as impotence and incontinence.   HIFU is radiation-free and designed as a one-time treatment, but can be repeated if needed and does not preclude any future therapy such as surgery or radiation.

HIFU near Los Angeles

The initial treatment site for Western States HIFU, LLC is in Los Alamitos, California at the Los Alamitos Surgery Center. Renowned for its expert clinical staff, the anesthesiologists, nurses and technicians at the center pride themselves on providing personalized, expert care. 

About HIFU Prostate Services in Los Angeles

*HIFU Prostate Services (HPS)  is the nation’s leading provider of minimally-invasive prostate cancer treatment using high intensity focused ultrasound. HPS was founded to provide men access to a less invasive treatment option for prostate cancer that has the ability to eliminate cancer and preserve patient quality of life.

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