|Scott R. Serels
|Stephen J. Batter
Dr. Batter is certified by the American Board of Urology.
Chosen as a Urologist "Top Doctor in Connecticut - Connecticut Magazine" 2008-2015
Stephen Batter, MD earned a B.A. in biochemistry from Cornell University in 1987. He then went on to receive his medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine in 1992. While in medical school, he was honored with two fellowships for research, including one from the American Cancer Society. He has had research experience at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, Harvard Medical School and Dana Farber Cancer Institute.
Dr Batter's postgraduate training included general surgical training and a Urology residency at the Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School. He also was an Instructor of Surgery at MGH/Harvard Medical School after his residency was completed in 1998.
Dr. Batter has numerous clinical interests including BPH, kidney stones and GU cancers. He has been recognized locally for his expert care by being nominated for the Magida award by the Fairfield County Medical Association. He is currently the Chief of Urology at Norwalk Hospital and has been selected for several key positions in the Credentials Committee, Medical and Surgical Executive Committees at Norwalk Hospital. He is a frequent lecturer for physicians, physician assistants and patient groups. Outside of medicine, his passions include his children, tennis, paddle tennis, ice hockey, soccer and fishing.
Dr. Serels is certified by the American Board of Urology. He is also board certified in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery.
Dr. Serels graduated Magna Cum Laude from Brandeis University in 1988 with a B.A. in both biology and economics. He then completed his medical degree at New York University School of Medicine in 1992 where he was the recipient of the Samuel Soifer Memorial Award. He completed his urologic residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center in New York. While in residency, he studied at both Memorial Sloan Kettering hospital for urologic oncology and at UCLA for urogynecology. He was recognized for his outstanding clinical work during this time by receiving an award from Montefiore Medical Center.
Dr. Serels then joined the Cleveland Clinic Foundation as an attending physician in the department of female urology and voiding dysfunction where he also was fellowship trained in urogynecology. While there, he developed an expertise in female urology, neurourology and voiding dysfunction for both males and females. He has published extensively in all aspects of urology, with an emphasis on urinary incontinence and vaginal vault prolapse.
Dr. Serels has been involved in many innovations in urogynecology, and has received the Scallon award in recognition of these surgical efforts. These innovative procedures have specifically focused on treating stress urinary incontinence with "sling" procedures as well as using Botox in the bladder to treat over-activity. He regularly lectures to physicians both nationally and internationally on topics pertaining to urinary problems and vaginal vault prolapse.
In July 1999, Dr. Serels joined Urology Associates of Norwalk. When he joined the Urology Associates of Norwalk, he founded the Bladder Control Center of Norwalk which offers a full range of diagnostic and treatment modalities related to bladder control, urinary incontinence, and pelvic prolapse.
Dr. Serels is Chief of Urogynecology at Norwalk Hospital. In 2009, he was named to the list of top doctors in the state of Connecticut.
He authors articles and contributes regularly to professional journals. View a list of references and recent publications.
Dr. Serels is certified by the American Board of Urology.
Dr. Bernie is certified by the American Board of Urology
Dr. Bernie attended the University of Pennsylvania and received degrees from The Wharton School and the College of Arts and Sciences. He completed his medical degree at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. He then completed two years of surgical residency, followed by four years of urologic surgery residency at the University of California, San Diego Medical Center.
Dr. Bernie then spent one year at The Indiana University School of Medicine where he developed expertise in Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery.
Dr. Bernie has published extensively in all aspects of urology and has received several awards for both his surgical skills and clinical research, including the Prostatectomy Excellence Award in 2011, 2012 and 2013.
Dr. Bernie is the Chief of Robotic Surgery at Norwalk Hospital, which is ranked as one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgery.