Dr. Eric Giesler
Dr. Eric Giesler was raised in Houston, TX. He obtained his undergraduate degree at the University of Virginia and returned to Texas to attend medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. Dr. Giesler completed his general surgery internship and urology residency at the University of Cincinnati in Ohio.
Dr. Giesler has witnessed the evolution of the robotic surgery from its inception to its current state of the art technique. The first cases took 6-8 hrs to complete. Today, with improved techniques, the average time for surgery is less than 3 hrs. During his training, Dr. Giesler participated in over 100 robotic prostatectomies. As an Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Cincinnati, Dr. Giesler taught laparoscpic and robotic surgery to urology residents and fellows. Dr. Giesler again expanded surgical options for prostate cancer patients to include HIFU.
His patient care philosophy is that of a Team Approach. He believes the combination of his expertise, participation by the patient and the patient’s family, and collaboration with the primary care physician are invaluable for a successful outcome.
AREAS OF INTEREST
Dr. Giesler has pursued extensive training in minimally invasive treatments in urology. He has experience performing laparoscopic and robotic surgery on the kidney, bladder and prostate. He is certified in the use of lasers and other minimally invasive techniques for treatment of an enlarged prostate (BPH). Dr. Giesler’s experience also includes the treatment of kidney stones using shock-wave lithotripsy, endoscopic and/or percutaneous techniques.
Board Certified: American Board of Urology
Private Practice: The Urology Team P.A.
Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Cincinnati
Urology Residency, University of Cincinnati
General Surgery Internship, University of Cincinnati
Medical Doctorate, University of Texas Health Science Center Houston
Bachelor of Arts, University of Virginia
Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Cincinnati, Department of Surgery/Urology Division.