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About

Meet Dr. Arnold

Paul Arnold, MD, FACS

Hospital Affiliations

  • Advent Health North Pinellas
  • Mease Countryside Hospital – Baycare
  • Mease Dunedin Hospital – Baycare
  • Medical Center of Trinity – HCA

Sugery Center Affiliations

  • Baycare Surgery Center
  • Laufer Institute of Plastic Surgery

Special Talks

  • Ask the Expert (moderator)
  • Girls’ Talk (panelist)
  • Men’s Only Health (moderator)
  • Advent Health North Pinellas – over last 7 years
  • ‘Healthy Happenings’ – monthly/quarterly community health presentations (Advent Health North Pinellas)

Paul Arnold, MD, FACS

  • Board Certified Urologist in Palm Harbor, FL
  • Over 20 years of experience in Urology
  • Born in Miami, FL
  • Graduated University of Florida with BS in Zoology in 1990
  • Graduated University of South Florida College of Medicine in 1995
  • Completed Surgery/Urology training at The Ohio State University in 2000
  • Board Certified – American Board of Urology
  • Fellow: American Urological Association
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS)
  • Current Board of Directors Member – Advent Health North Pinellas
  • Current Medical Executive Committee – Advent Health North Pinellas
  • Past Chief of Staff – Florida Hospital (Advent Health North Pinellas)
  • Past Chief of Surgery – Helen Ellis/Florida Hospital (Advent Health North Pinellas)
  • National Preceptor/physician trainer for Rezum therapy for BPH
  • Involved with Medicare/First Coast to help obtain the reimbursement-coding for the Rezum procedure
  • First Urologist in Florida to perform laser BPH procedures using the ProTouch Laser
  • National speaker/physician trainer at AUA conference for over 5 years on the ProTouch Laser
  • First Urologist in Florida and Pennsylvania to perform GreenLight Laser therapy for BPH
  • National/International preceptor/physician trainer for the GreenLight Laser procedure for over 12 years
  • One of the most experienced HIFU physicians in Florida for treatment of prostate cancer
  • National proctor/physician trainer for HPS (HIFU Prostate Services) – for prostate cancer
  • First Urologist to implant the Axonics device in the Advent Health Hospital System and Pinellas County
  • Proficient in Testosterone Replacement Therapy and Men’s health for low testosterone
  • Inducted into the first ever class of the National Collegiate Flag-Football Hall of Fame
  • 9-time National Collegiate Flag-Football 1st Team All-American
  • 5-time National Collegiate Flag-Football National Champion
  • 2x Surgery Resident Teacher of the Year – The Ohio State University
  • Married to (Mary Jo Arnold) — 3 children (Chase, Avery, Hayden)
  • Extracurricular activities: Avid triathlete, Cycling, Swimming, and Fishing
  • Special Interests: Minimally Invasive BPH therapy, Urge Incontinence, HIFU, Testosterone Replacement Therapy, Kidney stone Disease, Vasectomy
  • Serving: Palm Harbor, Tarpon Springs, Clearwater, Largo, Dunedin, Tampa Bay, St. Pete, Trinity, New Port Richey, Port Richey, Wesley Chapel

 

Dr. Arnold’s Prostate Cancer Interview on WFTS

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