About Clinic

Our clinic days and hours of operations are Mon-Fri, 9 AM – 5 PM.

Our clinic’s location is

2460 Samaritan Drive,
San Jose, CA 95124

No, you do not need a referral from your primary care physician to visit an Erectile Specialist clinic. You can schedule an appointment directly with our clinic.
Erectile Specialist specializes in helping men who suffer from erectile dysfunction (ED) and generalized sexual dysfunction through board-certified urologists who have been one of the preeminent urological groups in the San Jose, CA, area for more than 30 years.
You will undergo a thorough medical evaluation during your first visit, including a physical exam and a semen analysis. You may also be asked to provide a medical history and undergo additional diagnostic tests.

About Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction, also known as ED, is a condition in which a man has difficulty getting or maintaining an erection firm enough for sexual intercourse.
A variety of factors, including physical conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, and obesity, can cause erectile dysfunction. It can also be caused by psychological factors such as stress, anxiety, and depression.
Erectile dysfunction is a common condition, affecting around 30 million men in the United States alone. It becomes more common as men get older, but it can affect men of all ages.
The primary symptom of erectile dysfunction is difficulty getting or maintaining an erection. Other symptoms can include reduced sexual desire or libido, difficulty achieving orgasm, and premature ejaculation.
Erectile dysfunction is usually diagnosed through a physical examination and medical history. Your doctor may also recommend blood tests, urine tests, or imaging tests to help identify any underlying medical conditions that could be contributing to your symptoms.
Several treatment options are available for erectile dysfunction, including medications, as well as other therapies such as shockwave therapy, penile injections, vacuum devices, and penile implants. Your doctor will work with you to determine the best treatment approach for your individual needs.
The effectiveness of treatments for erectile dysfunction can vary depending on the individual and the condition’s underlying cause. In general, medications such as Viagra are effective in around 70-80% of cases, while other therapies, such as penile injections, can be effective in up to 90% of cases.
Side effects of treatment for erectile dysfunction can include headaches, dizziness, flushing, and stomach upset. More serious side effects are rare but can include changes in vision or hearing or an erection that lasts longer than four hours.
In some cases, lifestyle changes such as quitting smoking, losing weight, and exercising regularly can help improve erectile dysfunction. Your doctor may also recommend changes to your diet or other lifestyle modifications to help manage your symptoms.
While there is no surefire way to prevent erectile dysfunction, maintaining a healthy lifestyle and managing underlying medical conditions can help reduce your risk. Regular exercise, a healthy diet, and avoiding smoking and excessive alcohol consumption can also help.
Erectile dysfunction can sometimes be a symptom of an underlying medical condition such as diabetes or heart disease. If you are experiencing symptoms of erectile dysfunction, it is important to speak with your doctor to determine whether further testing is needed to identify any underlying conditions.
It is common to feel embarrassed or ashamed about seeking treatment for erectile dysfunction, but it is important to remember that it is a common condition that can be successfully treated. Your doctor is there to help you and can provide guidance and support throughout the treatment process.

About Shockwave Therapy

Shockwave therapy is a non-invasive treatment for erectile dysfunction that uses low-intensity sound waves to improve blood flow to the penis and promote the growth of new blood vessels.
During the treatment, a device delivers low-intensity sound waves to the penis, stimulating the growth of new blood vessels and improving blood flow to the area. This can help improve the strength and duration of erections.
No, shockwave therapy is not painful. Some patients may experience mild discomfort during the treatment, but this is generally well-tolerated.
A typical shockwave therapy session takes around 20-30 minutes.
The number of shockwave therapy sessions needed varies depending on the individual patient and the severity of their condition. Most patients will require a series of sessions, usually spaced several days or weeks apart.
Yes, shockwave therapy is generally safe and well-tolerated. It is non-invasive and does not require anesthesia or surgery.
Some patients may experience mild side effects such as redness, swelling, or bruising at the treatment site. However, these side effects are generally temporary and mild.
Yes, shockwave therapy can be used in combination with other treatments for erectile dysfunction, such as medication or therapy.
Many patients report improvement in their erectile dysfunction symptoms within a few weeks of starting shockwave therapy. However, the full benefits of the treatment may take several months to fully manifest.