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The Center for Urology and Kidney Diseases provides comprehensive care for all urological disorders from general urology to more specialized issues. We will combine a complete range of the latest treatments and services with exceptional care to help patients living with urology disorders.

Common Conditions Treated:

  • Male and Female General Urology
  • Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Advanced Prostate Cancer
  • Urological Cancer
  • Incontinence
  • Urinary Tract Conditions
  • Bladder Prolapse
  • Kidney Stones and Related Stone Diseases
  • Ureteral Disease
  • Erectile Dysfunction

To schedule an appointment, please call 315.592.7375.


Felix Oben, MD

Felix Oben, MD received his Medical Degree from the University of Yaounde in his home country of Cameroon in 1990. He completed his residency in urology at Howard University Hospital in Washington, D.C. Dr. Oben has been practicing in the community more than 10 years.

Dr. Oben is the recipient of several academic awards including: The 2002 Pfizer Scholars in Urology Awards, second place in the 2002 Roland and Waldean S. Nickens Scientific Research awards competition and the 2003 Washington Urological Association prize among others.

Natasha Ginzburg, MD

Natasha Ginzburg, MD received her Medical Degree from Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia where she was also fellowship trained in Female Pelvic Surgery/Female Urology. She completed both an internship and residency in urology from Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center. Dr. Ginzburg is also an Assistant Professor of Urology at Upstate University.

Oleg Shapiro, MD

Oleg Shapiro, MD received his Medical Degree from SUNY Upstate University. He completed his residency in urology at Upstate University Hospital. Dr. Shapiro is also a Vice Chair of Urology and an Associate Professor in both Urology and Radiation Oncology at Upstate University.

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