Diagnosis & Treatment

Erectile Dysfunction Specialists in San Jose, CA

If you think you have Erectile Dysfunction (ED) disorder, you are at the right place. At ErectileSpecialist, we provide the most advanced technology treatment of erectile dysfunction.

How Is ED Diagnosed?

If you are unable to achieve or maintain an erection adequate for sexual function you are suffering from erectile dysfunction (E.D.). To Diagnose Erectile Dysfunction, you doctor need only need to ask you some questions, perform a non-invasive brief physical exam, and do some simple blood tests. You may need to perform the certain test as well, such as:

Laboratory Test

Based on your physical exam as well as your medical and sexual history, your doctor may want to conduct a variety of laboratory tests to determine the cause of your ED. 

These tests may include the following:

  • Urine test
  • Complete blood count
  • Urine test
  • Prolactin level test
  • Lipid profile
  • Fasting blood glucose test
  • Morning serum testosterone test
  • Serum creatinine test

 They will use these to check for problems that can lead to ED, such as:

  • Diabetes
  • Heart disease
  • Kidney disease
  • Hormonal problems such as low testosterone


To check your blood flow in the penis during sexual intercourse. This is a painless, non-invasive test done only by urologists who specialize in sexual health conditions.

Treatment options

Oral Medications

  • Work in a majority of men who still have reasonable blood flow and innervation to the penis. 
  • Can develop a tolerance to the medication over time
  • Very safe
  • Very common first line therapy

Hormonal Therapy

  • Very effective for the right type of patient.
  • Often used in combination with other therapies.

Penile Injections

  • Useful in patients with moor vascular flow
  • Easier to learn than patient think
  • Very effective in the right patient
  • Mildly invasive

Penile Implants

  • Are not recommended until other methods have been tried first
  • A 45-minute outpatient procedure
  • Risk of infection
  • Good results in the right patients

Shockwave Therapy

  • Novel non-invasive therapy to induce new blood vessel into the penile erectile tissue
  • Excellent initial results in the medical literature for those with reasonable initial blood flow
  • Easy non-invasive office procedure
  • Should be done ONLY by true ED specialists
  • Quality of the shock wave generator MATTERS! We use the Storz Duolith machine from the World's leader in shock wave technology