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In His Own Words: Dr. Frank Simoncini, D.O., Cancer Survivor

April 17, 2019

What is HIFU? High Intensity Focused Ultrasound. For many years, thousands of men suffering from prostate cancer have benefited from prostate cancer treatment with robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy, radiation therapy, and HIFU. HIFU has been cleared for use in the USA for the ablative treatment of prostate cancer since 2015.

My personal belief, as a physician, surgeon and cancer survivor is that prostate cancer treatment in the United States is very good. Most likely the best the world has to offer is in the United States. I do not believe in a ‘one size fits all’ approach to prostate cancer.

Blog Tags: HIFU, Patient Perspective, Prostate Cancer Treatment Options, and Quality of life.

Vituro Voice with CEO Clete Walker: 2018 Wrap Up, 2019 Unwrap

March 4, 2019

As high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) enters its third full year, 2018 was a big transitional year, not only for us but for the industry. We’re seeing more demand and more doctors interested in offering the procedure as part of their comprehensive programs. HIFU is the least invasive procedure with the lowest chance of side effects and gives patients an opportunity to cure their cancer without sacrificing their quality of life.

Blog Tags: HIFU, Prostate Cancer Treatment Options, PSA, and Quality of life after prostate cancer.

Patient Perspective: Biff Kinney

September 10, 2018

My name is Biff Kinney, I am 57 years young and live in Atlanta, Georgia. For 32 years I have been employed by a major Japan-based company and am responsible for business development globally. I have worked in most Asian countries and travelled Europe, South America, Canada and the United States extensively. I ride Harley Davidson Motorcycles which are customized to my designs. In addition I am an avid roller skater and design all of my own skates. Most importantly I am married to Tracy, the love of my life since we met in 1977. I have a big and beautiful life, it is like being in a custom built mansion where the sun always shines.

Employee Spotlight: Director of Clinical Operations

September 4, 2018

Meet Toni, Director of Clinical Operations. Toni joined the team in April 2018 and is our director of clinical operations. Based in the Birmingham, Alabama office she serves as a vital part of our patient care team.

How To Choose Your HIFU Physician

June 20, 2018

Some HIFU physicians lack the years of experience and technical training required to master this complex, yet highly effective procedure. A handful of U.S.-based physicians, including Vituro Health Medical Director Stephen Scionti, M.D., have been performing HIFU for many years.


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