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Thomas E. Burns, M.D.

Board Certified Urologist

Dr. Burns graduated from the University of Illinois with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology in 1989. He received his medical degree from Rush Medical College in Chicago in 1994. He completed his residency in urology at Loyola Medical Center in 2000. He joined Advanced Urology Associates in July 2000. Dr. Burns is involved in advancing the field of urology. He is a member of the American Urologic Association and the North Central Section of the AUA.

His specialties include treatment of kidney stones, BPH therapies, prostate and bladder cancer, overactive bladder, as well as male infertility.

Dr. Burns is certified by the American Board of Urology.

Appointments in Joliet and New Lenox, IL.

Dr. Burns Achievements in Advanced Urology Care

Dr. Burns has been a leading urologist in advanced urology care and treatment at Advanced Urology Associates since 2000. Dr. Burns continues to expand his focus on the latest technological advancements for minimally invasive surgeries and treatments for urological conditions including BPH, prostate cancer, overactive bladder (OAB) and vasectomy procedures.

• Dr. Burns performs the “scalpleless” technique. He has performed several thousand vasectomies using this technique. He offers various anesthetic options including Valium and Niotrous Oxide to keep his patients comfortable.

Overactive Bladder Treatment
• Dr. Burns offers a wide variety of treatments for his overactive bladder patients including medical management, pelvic floor physical therapy as well as sacral neuromodulation

BPH Treatment
• Dr. Burns has performed hundreds of Urolift, Rezum and Greenlight BPH procedures

Prostate Cancer Treatment
• Dr. Burns performs SpaceOar and Fiducial Markers in the office with several anesthetic options

Clinical Instructor
2008 – present
• Associate instructor at Midwestern Universities Urology program

Member of Will-Grundy County Medical Society

Chairman of Presence St. Josephs Medical Center ByLaws Committee

Chairman of Presence St. Josephs Medical Center Credentials Committee

Chairman of Presence St. Josephs Medical Center Charity Golf Classic

Recipient of Pandola-Lewis Award

President of Advanced Urology Associates

Dr. Thomas E. Burns In the News

Is Your Urologist Board Certified?

Is Your Urologist Board Certified?

Here’s why you should check and select one who is
Anyone needing a specialized surgical procedure or cutting-edge medical care will want to be treated by a physician that has the highest level of training possible, which Board Certification provides. A general practitioner, for example, won’t be as knowledgeable in urology-related patient care as a Board Certified urologist who has received additional training and stayed current with the latest medical advances, including the most up-to-date medications, surgical equipment, and surgical techniques available.

UroLift® Procedure For Enlarged Prostate Surpasses Medications

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UroLift® Procedure For Enlarged Prostate Surpasses Medications By the time they're in their sixties, approximately 70% of men in the U.S. will have an enlarged prostate, also referred to as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). One very effective treatment...