Men’s Prostate Health Event – Dec. 12th in River Falls

Know Your Stats Conference - Dr. Gaertner, Dr. Knoedler

Dr. Gaertner and Dr. Knoedler have been invited to speak at the Dec. 12th Men’s Prostate Health Event in River Falls, WI. The event will be held at River Falls Area Hospital Conference Rooms. At the conference, Dr. Gaertner and Dr. Knoedler will present on the latest advancements in prostate screenings and other risk factors, options and treatments. The event will contain patient stories, presentations and videos.

One lucky attendee will with a $100 Cabellas gift card!

To register call 715-307-6060. Space is limited.

“A Novel Modification of a Robotic Prostatectomy: Posterior Approach” by Dr. Robert (Bob) Gaertner

NCS: North Central Section of the AUA, Inc

As a leader in the urologic robotic surgery field, Dr. Gaertner was asked to present on new advances in the field of minimally invasive urologic surgery at the NCSAUA conference in October, 2012 in Chicago, IL. Dr. Gaertner presented on “A Novel Modification of a Robotic Prostatectomy: Posterior Approach” using his vast experience in the robotic surgery field to critically outline the pros and cons of surgical prostatectomy, energy based focal therapy, various forms of radiation therapy, as well as robotics in the treatment of LRPC.

This event, which attracts the best surgeons from around the country on an annual basis just had it’s 86th annual meeting. As a noted speaker at such an event, Dr. Gaertner is clearly known as one of the most renowned urologic surgeons in the country.

For more information about Dr. Gaertner, visit Dr. Gaertner’s bio page.

Dr. Gaertner Brings Robotic Surgery Experience to the Twin cities


The first private practice robotic prostatectomy in the upper midwest was preformed by Dr Gaertner and his partner Dr. Knoedler in 2004. Since then, they have dedicated the past 8 years developing and perfecting advanced techniques in robotic surgery.


Dr. Gaertner has been a partner with Metro Urology since 1996. He serves on the Board of Directors and is active in Metro Urology’s Cancer Center. Dr. Gaertner sees patients in Maplewood and Woodbury, Minnesota and River Falls, Wisconsin.


To learn more about Dr. Gaertner [Click Here].