SILVERDALE, WA– 02/18/2020 – Prostate relief just became more accessible to Kitsap County residents suffering from Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, or BPH. NeoTract, a wholly owned subsidiary of Teleflex Incorporated focused on addressing unmet needs in the field of urology, today announced Amy Li, MD of Kitsap County’s The Doctors Clinic has been designated as an UroLift® Center of Excellence.
This is the second Center of Excellence for The Doctors Clinic and the only two in Washington. The designation recognizes Dr. Li’s high level of training and experience with the UroLift® System and her demonstrated commitment to exemplary care for men suffering from symptoms associated with BPH or an enlarged prostate.
"The exciting part of the UroLift System is how it offers a safer way to treat BPH patients without causing severe side effects,” said Jay Burghart, executive director of The Doctors Clinic. "We’re thrilled Dr. Li will join Dr. Marc Mitchell as the only Urology department designated as a Center of Excellence in the State of Washington offering the UroLift procedure.”
Dr. Li works alongside The Doctors Clinic’s Silverdale Urology team of Dr. Marc Mitchell, MD, Todd Gavin, MD, Randall Moeller, MD and Jan Ryan, PA-C who are all trained in the UroLift system. The Doctors Clinic a part of Franciscan Medical Group, and has been serving patients across Kitsap County, WA for more than 70 years.
With more than 80 healthcare professionals and 7 locations throughout Kitsap County, The Doctors Clinic physicians and specialists are committed to providing excellent patient care every day.
The UroLift Center of Excellence program is designed to highlight urologists who are committed to educating their patients on BPH and the UroLift System as a treatment option and consistently seek to deliver excellent patient outcomes and experiences.
"Dr. Amy Li has earned the UroLift Center of Excellence designation for her dedication to improving the lives of men who previously suffered from BPH symptoms and delivering superior patient outcomes with the UroLift System treatment,” said Dave Amerson, president of the Teleflex Interventional Urology business unit.
More than 40 million men in the United States are affected by BPH, a condition that occurs when the prostate gland that surrounds the male urethra becomes enlarged with advancing age and begins to obstruct the urinary system. Symptoms of BPH often include interrupted sleep and urinary problems and can cause loss of productivity, depression and decreased quality of life.
Medical professionals from throughout the county and media are invited to attend a celebratory lunch to honor Dr. Li’s designation from 11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 20th at Maynard’s Restaurant in Silverdale.