Patient Care & Information
University Urology provides the following information and web links for patients, their families and/or caregivers, physicians, and other healthcare professionals. University Urology is not responsible for the accuracy or update of information posted on these websites. Please utilize the information and links provided solely as a tool for broadening your knowledge on urologic diseases and the associated treatments.
- Information for Patients
- Treatments for Prostate Cancer
- Minimally Invasive Treatments for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)
- Anatomical Images
- Glossary of Urologic Terms
1. Question: Do I need to fast before any of my visits?
Answer: No, fasting is not required for the laboratory exams that we routinely draw. Fasting is only usually required if you are participating in a clinical trial. Your study coordinator will let you know if fasting is required.
2. Question: Who do I call if I have a medical issue that needs immediate medical attention?
Answer: If you are calling during regular business hours, call the front desk at 212-686-9015. If it is after business hours call the main office phone number and the answering service will contact the physician on call. If there is an emergency, please contact 911.If it is a non emergency medical issue, please contact:
- Betsy RN at ext 9 for Dr. Kaminetsky
- Brooke at ext 24 for Dr. Provet
3. Question: Who do I call if I need medical records, prescriptions, or test results?
Answer:If you are a patient of Dr. Kaminetsky, contact Edith at extension 26.
If you are a patient of Dr. Provet, contact Brooke at extension 24. Please note that all requests will take 24 to 48 hours to process.
4. Question: I am coming in for a PSA blood test. What should I do before my visit?
Answer: If coming in for a PSA test, it is best to abstain from ejaculation for 24 – 48 hours prior.
5. Question: I am a new patient. What should I bring to my first visit?
Answer: New patients should bring complete list of medications and previous urologic records to their first visit.
6. Question: How are copayments determined?
Answer: Copayments vary and depend on what type of health insurance you may have, If your coverage requires a copayment, it is expected by the time of the visit.
- Notice of Privacy Practices – This notice describes how medical information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information.
- Demographic Form for Jed Kaminetsky, M.D. – Please complete this form if you are an incoming patient of Dr. Kaminetsky.
- Demographic Form for John Provet, M.D. – Please complete this form if you are an incoming patient of Dr. Provet.
- International Index of Erectile Function (IIEF) – Please complete this form if you are coming to discuss sexual/erection issues.
- AUA Symptom Index for BPH – Please complete this form if you are a male coming to discuss urination issues.
- Medical Release Authorization Form – Please complete this form if you are requesting medical records from another physician.
- Research Intake Form – Kaminetsky – Please complete this form if you are interested in participating in a clinical trial.
- Research Medical History Checklist – Kaminetsky – Please complete this form if you are interest in participating in a clinical trial
Dr. Kaminetsky accepts all medical insurances EXCEPT for the following:
- UHC HMO
Dr. Provet accepts all medical insurances EXCEPT for the following:
- UHC HMO
- Oxford Liberty
Schedule an Appointment
Jed C. Kaminetsky, M.D., F.A.C.S.
215 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10016