Our Medical Team, led by Dr. Ralph Madeb has received the highest honors in sexual medicine.
Vitalize Medical Center is the region's first comprehensive Male Wellness Center. Our dedicated office specializes in two common male concerns: erectile dysfunction (ED) and low testosterone/hypogonadism (Low T). We also address other wellness concerns, such as weight loss and cardiovascular health. And we're the only Center in the region with a team of dedicated experts providing personalized care for men in a private and confidential setting. At the Vitalize Medical Center, we pride ourselves on a low volume, boutique approach to medicine. Our comfortable, private offices reflect our commitment to personal attention.
Sometimes it's not just such physical symptoms as your love life disappearing. We understand the feeling of losing a part of yourself. At Vitalize Medical, we offer the most advanced care available to get you feeling like your old self again, both physically and mentally. Our trained medical staff has helped diagnose and treat thousands of men for ED and Low-T. We provide a comprehensive arsenal of treatments and therapies including state-of-the-art medical services, preventative treatments, and naturopathic therapies.
Our Expert Medical Team
Our staff of specialists - an MD whose specialty is men, a male medical specialist, a nutritionist, and a hormone expert - will design an individualized plan that's as unique as you are.
Dr. Ralph Madeb, MD FACS
Dr. Ralph Madeb earned his medical degree from Technion Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel. He completed a surgical internship and residency and his urology residency at the University of Rochester School of Medicine. Dr. Madeb is board certified in urology by the American Board of Urology and is an Assistant Professor at the University of Rochester School of Medicine. He is also a diplomate of the American College of Surgeons. He belongs to many societies including Sexual Medicine Society of North America, International Society for Sexual Medicine, American Urological Association, Society for Urologic Oncology, American Medical Association, and American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Madeb is the Medical Director of the Finger Lakes Urology Institute, Chief of Surgery at Newark-Wayne Community Hospital and the Medical Director for the Office of Telehealth at Newark-Wayne Community Hospital. Dr. Madeb has been published in more than 40 journal articles on his extensive training, research and expertise in treating urologic cancers and conditions. He is trained in minimally-invasive (robotic) surgery techniques, offering his patients shorter hospital stays and faster recovery times.
Javier Betancourt - ORST
Javier is a wellness and fitness enthusiast with expertise from an impressive background of disciplines that support successful outcomes for our clients. He has worked the past several years as the lead surgical liaison for Dr. Madeb, assisting in both robotic surgery and office-based medical urologic care. He has created a niche in men’s health and wellness and serves as a pioneer in body sculpting and male fitness training.
Javier has extensive experience in bariatric care and administration as critical lead in the development of protocols instituted for the Bariatric Group of Western NY. This culminated in special recognition as a Center of Excellence by the Surgical Review Committee in conjunction with the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).
Javier's clinical background, combined with his knowledge of supplements and dieting, adds more valuable dimensions to his contribution to the Vitalize team.
Jason M. Donovan RPA-C
Physician Assistant Expertise – Urology, Erectile Dysfunction, Hypogonadism, and Low Testosterone
Jason Donovan is a certified Physician Assistant with nearly 10 years of clinical experience and with over 5 years of experience in male erectile and sexual dysfunction. Jason actively promotes men’s health and has participated in numerous community programs to educate men about sexual function and dysfunction. His practice interests include general men’s health, erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation, priapism, peyronie’s disease, and hypogonadism.
He is currently an associate member of the Sexual Medicine Society of North America (SMSNA), and the Urological Association of Physician Assistants (UAPA). Jason received a Bachelor’s degree in Sports Medicine from Radford University (1999), his EMT certification at Monroe Community College (2000), and his Physician Assistant degree from Rochester Institute of Technology(2003).
Meet Our Medical Advisory Board
|Carla Culhane, ANP |
Expertise – Urology, Male Wellness, Hormonal Balance
Undergraduate Education: BS, Nursing, St. John Fisher College - 2002
Graduate Education: MS, ANP, University of Rochester - 2006
Work Experience: Emergency Medicine, Endocrinology, Cardiology, Urology
Board Certification: ANCC Adult NP, NCBDE CDE, CDR RO
Professional Memberships: Rochester Area Diabetic Educators (RADE), American Diabetes Association (ADA), American Association of Diabetic Educators (AADE), American College of Nurse Practitioners