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Kidney/Ureteral Stone

Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines Manage with pain medication until the appointment. Patients in extreme pain should go the Emergency Department to be evaluated.

May be seen by Family Medicine if stone is <5 mm
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit KUB, stone protocol CT or IVP to identify where stones are within 1 week.
Patient Education/Information (includes preps) University of Michigan Urology Kidney Stone/Lithotriptor Program
Appointment Timeframe Controllable pain: within 2 weeks

Uncontrollable pain: urgent referral to Emergency Department

Without pain: Next available
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See MiChart
External Patients: Fax relevant clinic notes, laboratory results, diagnostic test results, operative notes to 734-232-1610
Clinic Contact Information Physicians: 800-962-3555
Patients: 734-936-7030
Clinic Location Sites Brighton Health Center
Livonia Center for Specialty Care
Taubman Healthcare Center
UM Consulting Physician Urology Physicians / Providers

Sapan Ambani, MD
Chandy Ellimoottil, MD
Joel J. Heidelbaugh, MD (stones less than 4mm)
Masahito Jimbo, MD (stones less than 4mm)
Sue Parsell, NP
Karl Thomas Rew, MD (stones less than 4mm)
Revised on: 01/29/2016



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