Janice Lee Arnold, MD
Degrees, Training, and Certificates:
Janice Lee Arnold, M.D., is a board certified urologist with over 20 years of practice in the Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C. area. She received a B.S. degree in biology and graduated with honors from the Illinois Institute of Technology. She attended medical school at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and completed her residency at the University of Chicago Hospitals and Clinics where she was Chief Resident.
Dr. Arnold has served on the National Advisory Panel for Prostate Cancer for the American Cancer Society at its national office in Atlanta, Georgia, and has served as Chairman of the Department of Urology at Reston Hospital Center. She is on the Cancer Committee there also. She served on the Loudoun County Board of Directors of the American Cancer Society, the Board of Directors for the Northern Virginia Medical Society and the National Society of Women in Urology.
Areas of Expertise:
Dr. Arnold’s area of expertise is lower urinary tract disorders involving the prostate and urinary bladder. She is one of the area’s leading specialists in the treatment of urinary incontinence. She has been featured on a nationally televised prostate cancer special “Prostate Cancer: Are you at Risk” with General Colin Powell and Senator Robert Dole. She has also appeared at the United States Capitol as a guest speaker to help raise awareness and promote research funding of prostate cancer.
Kidney Stones, Prostate Cancer, BPH, Kidney Tumors, Bladder Cancer, Urinary Incontinence, Overactive Bladder, Urodynamic Studies, Neurogenic Bladder, Elective Sterilization, Erectile Dysfunction, Recurrent Urinary Infections, Vaginal Dryness.
Men: Are You At Risk for Prostate Cancer?
If you have an elevated PSA or untreated prostate cancer, schedule an appt. to learn about a successful non-surgical, non-radiation treatment with High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU). Out-patient and Quicker Recovery. The American Cancer Society recommends that men make an informed decision with their health care provider about whether to be screened for prostate cancer. The discussion about screening should take place at:
- Age 50 for men who are at average risk of prostate cancer
- Age 45 for men at high risk of developing prostate cancer. This includes African Americans and men who have a first-degree relative diagnosed with prostate cancer at an early age (<65).
- Age 40 for men at even higher risk (those with more than one first-degree relative who had prostate cancer at an early age).