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TO OUR PATIENTS:
Due to the effects of Hurricane Michael, Panama City Surgery Center is closed until further notice. We will work to notify our patients of resuming our regular operations as soon as possible. We apologize for any inconvenience.

TO OUR EMPLOYEES:
Payroll will be processed this week (October 15-19). Should you have any questions or concerns, contact Angie Frost at (850) 819-3915.

Umar Karaman, MD

Umar Karaman, MD was raised in Panama City, Florida and has returned to join the Advanced Urology Institute. After he earned his bachelor’s degree with honors in Human Nutrition at the University of Florida, he graduated from Florida State University College of Medicine in 2013 where he was elected to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Upon completion of his internship in general surgery, Dr. Karaman trained in urologic surgery for four years at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, Louisiana. He served as chief resident in his final year and was awarded the “Outstanding House Officer Award” from across all other residency programs at the LSU Health Sciences Center.

Dr. Karaman is trained in minimally invasive laparoscopic and robotic surgery to treat benign and malignant conditions of the genitourinary system. He is skilled at performing minimally invasive surgeries for kidney stones and developing strategies to help prevent their formation. In addition, he is experienced in treating patients with various urinary complaints including urinary tract infections, overactive bladder, and urinary incontinence. An advocate for Men’s Health, he provides high-quality care for prostate enlargement, erectile dysfunction, and low testosterone.

He has written several publications in peer reviewed journals, papers and multiple book chapters on issues including: surgical treatment of female stress urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, OAB, BPH and testicular cancer. He has presented research at both regional and national meetings.

Specialties

Urology
Robotic Surgery
Laser Surgery